Non-fiction for little people: stories of real women

   

So parents, when you have had your fill of Disney princesses, how about some stories of real women, such as What to do about Alice? how Alice Roosevelt broke the rules, charmed the world, and drove her father Teddy crazy, the story of President Teddy Roosevelt's daughter, or Here come the girl scouts, the amazing all true story of Juliette "Daisy" Gordon Low and her great adventure, or Miss Moore thought otherwise, the story of the first "children's" librarian.

Here are some other books which which would make fine shared reading:

Jazz Age Josephine

Henrietta King: loving the land

She loved baseball: the Effa Manley story

Sky high: the true story of Maggie Gee  

The librarian of Basra: a true story from Iraq

Mama Miti: Wangari Maathai and the trees of Kenya