Herstorical JFIC

Hello, jFIC fans,

In celebration of Women’s History Month, here’s a list of 40+ historical fiction juvenile books with girl protagonists (all written by women, of course).

Before We Were Free by Julia Alvarez

Beyond the Bright Sea by Lauren Wolk

Birchbark House (The) and sequels by Louise Erdrich

Blue Birds by Caroline Starr Rose

Breadwinner (The) and sequels by Deborah Ellis

Countdown, Book 1 of The Sixties Trilogy by Deborah Wiles

Devil’s Arithmetic (The) by Jane Yolen

Endless Steppe: Growing Up in Siberia (The) by Esther Hautzig

Esperanza Rising and sequel by Pam Muñoz Ryan

Evolution of Calpurnia Tate (The) and sequel by Jacqueline Kelly

Full Cicada Moon by Marilyn Hinton

Gifts from the Sea by Natalie Kinsey-Warnock

Glory Be by Augusta Scattergood

Green Glass Sea (The) by Ellen Klages

Here Today by Ann M. Martin

I Lived on Butterfly Hill by Marjory Algosin

Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai

Last Cherry Blossom (The) by Kathleen Burkinshaw

Lily’s Crossing by Patricia Reilly Giff

Lions of Little Rock (The) by Kristin Levine

Lyddie by Katherine Paterson

Mad Wolf’s Daughter (The) and sequel by Diane Magras

Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool

Night Diary (The) by Veera Hiranandani

Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

One Crazy Summer and sequels by Rita Williams-Garcia

Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse

Paper Wishes by Lois Sepahban

Penny from Heaven by Jennifer L. Holm

Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor

Rooftoppers by Katherine Rundell

Skylark’s War (The) (Love to Everyone) by Hilary McKay

Stella by Starlight by Sharon M. Draper

Stolen Girl by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch

Turtle in Paradise by Jennifer L. Holm

War That Saved My Life (The) and sequel by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

West of the Moon by Margi Preus

Witch of Blackbird Pond (The) by Elizabeth George Speare

Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk

Zora and Me by Victoria Bond and T.R. Simon

Happy reading!

“A woman is like a tea bag – you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.” ~Eleanor Roosevelt

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