Great Books for Girls: More Than 600 Books to Inspire Today's Girls and Tomorrow's Women (Paperback)

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Description


Completely revised and updated with nearly 300 new titles, this volume remains a valuable tool for anyone who wants to help shape the literary life of a young girl.

About the Author


Kathleen Odean has been a children's librarian for seventeen years in schools and public libraries. She is chair of the 2002 Newbery Award Committee and previously served on the Caldecott Award Committee and the American Library Associations's Notable Children's Books Committee. She is also a contributing editor for "Book: The Magazine for the Reading Life," Her two other guides to children's books are "Great Books for Girls: More than 600 Books to Inspire Today's Girls "and "Tomorrow's Women and Great Books for Boys: More than 600 Books for Boys 2 to 14,"

Praise For…


“I recommend it for all those who want girls to grow up strong, free bold and kind.”
–MARY PIPHER
Author of Reviving Ophelia


“With superb literary taste and an eye for books depicting strong-minded girls and women, [Odean] recommends more than 600 outstanding titles.”
U.S. News & World Report

Product Details
ISBN: 9780345450210
ISBN-10: 0345450213
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Publication Date: April 30th, 2002
Pages: 432
Language: English