There’s nothing your adventurous kidlet loves more than kicking it with a good book. And, when she finally slows down to read her current page-turner, she’s on the lookout for relatable characters, ones with chutzpa and passion to match her own. Whether she wants to revisit classic “go girl” characters or be introduced to some newbies, we’ve got the scoop on who to add to the list. Flip through to meet them!

Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls

Ages: 3-18

Read your little rebel to sleep with these bedtime stories and she’ll dream the impossible. This “most funded book in crowd funding history” features short, page-long bios on 100 seriously smart, driven women from around the world, so your little dreamer can learn what it takes to reach the same heights as Freda Kahlo, Jane Goodall and the Williams’ sisters, to name a few. Dream big, kiddos!

Buy it:, $35.

Do you have a favorite girl power book to add to the list? Tell others about it in a comment.

—Allison Sutcliffe

featured photo: Mamaelsey via flickr