Happy International Women's Day! - Books for Kids and Teens

March 8, 2020

Happy International Women's Day! - Books for Kids and Teens

Today, March 8th, we recognize the amazing works of women around the world. Not just today, but every day. Here are the children's and teen's books by women and about women that we want to celebrate indefinitely.

Aujourd'hui, le 8 mars, on reconnait les publications remarquables de femmes venant des quatre coins du monde. Pas juste aujourd'hui, mais tout le temps. Voici des livres pour enfants et ados au sujet des femmes que nous célébrerions à tous les jours.  

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La ligue des super féministes

Mirion Malle

Une boite à outils drôle et pédagogique destinée aux adolescents et préadolescents pour initier une réflexion féministe et positive.

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Woman World

Aminder Dhaliwal

The hilarious and wildly popular instagram comic about a world with no men With her startling humor, it's no surprise that Aminder Dhaliwal's web...

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The Greatest of Marlys

Lynda Barry

Welcome to the world of Marlys and Maybonne Lynda Barry's comics were my YA, before YA really even existed. She's been writing teen stories...

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The Hate U Give

Angie Thomas

8 starred reviews · Goodreads Choice Awards Best of the Best  ·  William C. Morris Award Winner · National Book Award Longlist · Printz...

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Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me

Mariko Tamaki

All Freddy Riley wants is for Laura Dean to stop breaking up with her. The day they got back together was the best one...

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Culottées: Intégrale

Pénélope Bagieu

Rock star ou femme à barbe, athlète ou chamane, exploratrice ou travailleuse sociale, les Culottées ont tracé leur voie. Trente portraits de femmes qui ont...

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Aya de Yopougon

Marguerite Abouet

Côte d'Ivoire, 1978. Aya, dix-neuf ans, vit à Yopougon, un quartier populaire d'Abidjan. Ça sent le début des vacances mais très vite les choses...

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This Woman's Work

Julie Delporte

A profound and personal exploration of the intersections of womanhood, femininity, and creativity. This Woman?s Work is a powerfully raw autobiographical work that asks vital...

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The Girl and the Wolf

Katherena Vermette

While picking berries with her mother, a little girl wanders too far into the woods. When she realizes she is lost, she begins to...

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Life Doesn't Frighten Me (Twenty-fifth Anniversary Edition)

Maya Angelou, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Sara Jane Boyers

Shadows on the wallNoises down the hallLife doesn't frighten me at all Maya Angelou's brave, defiant poem celebrates the courage within each of us, young...

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The Princess in Black

Shannon Hale, Dean Hale

Who says princesses don’t wear black? When trouble raises its blue monster head, Princess Magnolia ditches her flouncy dresses and becomes the Princess in...

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Hot Comb

Ebony Flowers

An auspicioius debut examining the culuture of hair from the Rona Jaffe Foundation award-winning cartoonist Hot Comb offers a poignant glimpse into Black women's...

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Coyote Doggirl

Lisa Hanawalt

A raucous and fierce Western by the BoJack Horseman producer/production designer and award-winning cartoonist Coyote is a dreamer and a drama queen, brazen and...

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I Hope We Choose Love

Kai Cheng Thom

What can we hope for at the end of the world? What can we trust in when community has broken our hearts? What would...

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Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me

Mariko Tamaki

All Freddy Riley wants is for Laura Dean to stop breaking up with her. The day they got back together was the best one...

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Sharon M. Draper

Eleven-year-old Isabella’s blended family is more divided than ever in this thoughtful story about divorce and racial identity from the award-winning and New York...

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Mary Who Wrote Frankenstein

Linda Bailey

The inspiring story of the girl behind one of the greatest novels -- and monsters -- ever, perfectly timed for the 200th anniversary of...

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The Girl Who Named Pluto

Alice B. McGinty

An empowering, inspiring--and accessible!--nonfiction picture book about the eleven-year-old girl who actually named the newly discovered Pluto in 1930.When Venetia Burney's grandfather reads aloud...

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Pemmican Wars

Katherena Vermette

Echo Desjardins, a 13-year-old Métis girl adjusting to a new home and school, is struggling with loneliness while separated from her mother. Then an...

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Tillie Walden

Tillie Walden's Eisner Award winning graphic memoirSpinningcaptures what it’s like to come of age, come out, and come to terms with leaving behind everything...

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Moi, je m'aime!

Karen Beaumont

See below for English description.« Même si j'avais des verrues, des poux ou un ridicule groin de porc, il n'y a pas de doute...

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Lullabies for Little Criminals

Heather O'Neill

A new deluxe edition of the international bestseller by Heather O’Neill, the Giller-shortlisted author of Daydreams of Angels and The Girl Who Was Saturday...

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Le chemin de Jada

Laura Nsafou , Barbara Brun

Jumelles, les héroïnes ont pourtant une couleur de peau différente. Lors d'une partie de cache-cache qui se prolonge jusqu'à la nuit tombée, l'une d'elle...

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Princess Princess Ever After

Katie O'Neill

Available for the first time in paperback, Princess Princess Ever After is the award-winning, queer graphic novel from Katie O'Neill, the author of The Tea Dragon Society.  2014 Cybils...

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Rookie on Love

Tavi Gevinson

A single-subject anthology about the heart's most powerful emotion, edited by Tavi Gevinson. Featuring exclusive, never-before-seen essays, poems, comics, and interviews from contributors like...

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Premières Amours


Comment résister à des mots doux murmurés dans une langue étrangère ? Comment survivre aux amours qui finissent, parfois même sans un au revoir...

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Chelsea Johnson, LaToya Council, Carolyn Choi

[A] celebration of solidarity, allyship, and community...A welcoming resource for conversations about equality and social justice that shows readers how identities are made up...

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Women Artists A to Z

Melanie LaBarge

An empowering and educational alphabet picture book about women artists, perfect for fans of Rad American Women A-Z.How many women artists can you name?...

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Les couleurs de mes saisons

Jillian Tamaki

See below for English description.L'illustratrice Jillian Tamaki, lauréate des prix Caldecott et Printz, offre aux lecteurs une exploration poétique de la couleur et de...

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Feminist Baby

Loryn Brantz

Feminist Baby likes pink and blue.Sometimes she'll throw up on you! Feminist Baby chooses what to wearand if you don't like it she doesn't...

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La princesse qui voulait devenir générale

Sophie Bienvenu

Emma n'est pas une princesse comme les autres. Dans le royaume que son père, Philippe le 118e, gouverne d'une poigne de fer, elle veut...

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