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The Best Mighty Girl Books of September 2018

A Mighty Girl's top picks of new girl-empowering releases for children and teens.

September is always a big month for new book releases, but with so many new titles, it can be challenging to keep track of the best new Mighty Girl books. With gorgeous new picture books, inspiring tales about real-life female role models, new additions to popular chapter book series, and thought-provoking young adult fantasy, there's something new for every lover of girl-empowering literature! And, for even more options, you can find over 3,000 Mighty Girl books for all ages, sortable by recommended reader age and theme, in our main Book Collection.

Mighty Girl September Book Releases

Strong Girls Gift Set

Strong Girls Gift Set

Written by: Brad Meltzer
Illustrated by: Christopher Eliopoulos
Recommended Age: 4 - 8

This box set of popular titles from the best-selling Ordinary People Change the World series features four female heroes: Amelia Earhart, Harriet Tubman, Jane Goodall, and Sacagawea. With its first person perspective and fun cartoon illustrations, Meltzer makes history come to life for children while striking a perfect balance between information and inspiration. Each picture book ends with photos, a timeline, a list of additional resources, and an inspiring quote from each groundbreaking woman who changed the world in her own unique way. For another box set from this series featuring books on Amelia Earhart, Rosa Parks, Abraham Lincoln, and Albert Einstein, check out the Ordinary People Change the World Gift Set.

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A$97.47 (AUD)
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$29.49 (USD)

Rock What Ya Got

Rock What Ya Got

Written by: Samantha Berger
Illustrated by: Kerascoët
Recommended Age: 4 - 8

When an artist draws a cartoon of a little girl, she's not quite satisfied — and tries to erase her. But Viva isn't going to just let her individuality be erased! In fact, the more the artist tries to "fix" Viva, changing her hair, shape, and other features, the more she proclaims that everyone needs to "rock what ya got!" Author Samantha Berger's text is as ebullient as her main character, while Kerascoët's colorful drawings create a vivid world for Viva to inhabit. This affirming and empowering story celebrates the joy of loving yourself just as you are.

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A$40.42 (AUD)
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$11.44 (USD)

Dreamers

Dreamers

Written by: Yuyi Morales
Illustrated by: Yuyi Morales
Recommended Age: 4 - 8

In this gorgeously illustrated picture book, based loosely on the author's experience of moving from Xalapa, Mexico with her American husband and their infant son to San Francisco in 1994, a woman travels with her son to the United States. There, she discovers an oasis of hope: the public library. Book by book, she untangles the language of this strange new land, and learns to make a home within it, observing that at the library: “We learned to read,/ to speak,/ to write,/ and/ to make/ our voices heard.” Five-time Pura Belpré Award winner Yuyi Morales uses poetic language and elegant illustrations to capture both an immigration journey and the importance of libraries as a welcoming home for new members of a community.

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The Princess in Black and the Science Fair Scare

The Princess in Black and the Science Fair Scare

Illustrated by: LeUyen Pham
Recommended Age: 5 - 8

Princess Magnolia is excited to present her project about seeds and plants at the Interkingdom Science Fair and see her science-loving princess friends. But when Tommy Wigtower's volcano starts yelling "EAAAAT!", Magnolia realizes that the monster-wrangling Princess in Black (Magnolia's alter ego) will need to stop by. To her delight, the Princess in Blankets arrives to provide backup, but the two heroes will need to use their scientific problem solving skills and get a little help from a few friends to defeat this goo monster! The sixth entry in the best-selling Princess in Black series is full of smashing science fair fun!

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Good Rosie!

Good Rosie!

Written by: Kate DiCamillo
Illustrated by: Harry Bliss
Recommended Age: 5 - 8

Rosie is a good dog, who adores her owner, George... but she doesn't have any dog friends, and sometimes that leaves her feeling lonely. When George takes Rosie to the dog park, she's a little intimidated by all the strange dogs, and when giant Maurice mistakes tiny Fifi for a dog toy, Rosie gets even more nervous! Fortunately, Rosie discovers that there are a few tricks to making friends — including knowing what to do when you make a mistake — and soon Rosie is playing with friends by her side. While kids will giggle at the humor in this story, they'll also relate to Rosie's friendship troubles and cheer when she works it all out.

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The Girl With A Mind For Math: The Story of Raye Montague

The Girl With A Mind For Math: The Story of Raye Montague

Written by: Julia Finley Mosca
Illustrated by: Daniel Rieley
Recommended Age: 5 - 9

As a 7-year-old during WWII, Raye Montague toured a captured German submarine and immediately set her sights on becoming an engineer. Little did she know that sexism and racism would challenge her dream every step of the way. Raye ended up working at the US Navy as a typist, studying engineering at night. One day, when all the engineers were sick with the flu, she astonished everyone by completing all of their work. She went on to become the first person to design a ship on a computer and the Navy's first female ship designer. This inspiring picture book from the Amazing Scientists series celebrates a pioneer who changed ship design forever.

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Lyric McKerrigan, Secret Librarian

Lyric McKerrigan, Secret Librarian

Written by: Jacob Sager Weinstein
Illustrated by: Vera Brosgol
Recommended Age: 5 - 8

There's a plot afoot: a villain is planning to destroy every book in the world! Even the world's best secret agents can't stop Doctor Glockenspiel and end up captured by his henchmen. But mysterious things are happening: a dissatisfied henchman gets a book called Your Boss Can't Do That from a plumber, and one of the agents finds a copy of How to Pick Locks in a bowl... Of course, it's all the work of Lyric McKerrigan, the Secret Librarian who is here to save the day! This clever mash-up of comic book-style hero and devoted reader is full of action, even as it reminds young readers about the power of having the right book at the right time.

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The Dam

The Dam

Written by: David Almond
Illustrated by: Levi Pinfold
Recommended Age: 5 - 9

At Kielder Water, generations of families tended their farms by day, and made music by night. But times are changing: a new dam will fill the valley with water, and the residents have been moved to new homes. A girl and her father say goodbye to their abandoned village, and as they do, she picks up her fiddle and plays one last tune to the empty houses. Music will not be gone forever — in the future, people will play by the lake the dam forms — but it's the last time melody will sing through the village. Hauntingly told and gorgeously illustrated, this volume captures the complex emotions of the villagers while also celebrating the power of music to evoke emotion and memory.

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$17.09 (USD)

She Made a Monster: How Mary Shelley Created Frankenstein

She Made a Monster: How Mary Shelley Created Frankenstein

Written by: Lynn Fulton
Illustrated by: Felicita Sala
Recommended Age: 6 - 9

Two hundred years ago, Mary Shelley and her friends were competing to write the best ghost story, but Mary had yet to be inspired. She wanted to be an author, like Mary Wollstonecraft, the mother she'd never known who inspired her to prove that "a woman’s writing could be just as important as a man’s." Then, she had a strange dream, one that featured a man who was not a man. Her story about Victor Frankenstein's creation, and the questions it raised about who was the real monster, became one of the world's most famous novels. This atmospheric picture book elegantly invites young readers to learn more about this iconic story.

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Turning Pages: My Life Story

Turning Pages: My Life Story

Written by: Sonia Sotomayor
Illustrated by: Lulu Delacre
Recommended Age: 5 - 9

As a child, Sonia Sotomayor devoured books. For her, they were everything: a connection with her family in Puerto Rico, a guide when she was diagnosed with diabetes, and a consolation and escape from grief when her father died. Most importantly, they were the source of a dream: a future in which she could do anything. In her own words, Sotomayor tells young readers her life story, while also conveying a powerful message about the value of literacy and the never-ending possibility when you turn pages in books and in life.

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Lights! Camera! Alice!

The Thrilling True Adventures of the First Woman Filmmaker

Lights! Camera! Alice!

The Thrilling True Adventures of the First Woman Filmmaker

Written by: Mara Rockliff
Illustrated by: Simona Ciraolo
Recommended Age: 5 - 9

Before most people in the world had even seen a movie, Alice Guy-Blaché was making them! The innovative filmmaker — the first female filmmaker in the world — would stop at nothing to create a truly exciting movie, experimenting with sounds, special effects, and more. She was also one of the first filmmakers to create a narrative fiction film — the precursor to the movies we enjoy so much today! In this vibrant picture book biography, Mara Rockliff introduces young readers to a creative force who changed the future of cinema forever.

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Ada Lace and the Impossible Mission

Ada Lace and the Impossible Mission

Written by: Emily Calandrelli
Recommended Age: 6 - 9

The fourth book in the Ada Lace series sees third grade inventor and detective Ada Lace turn her talents to spy work! Ada's new social studies teacher loves group projects, which means she and her best friend Nina are stuck working with their occasional nemesis Milton. Their scale model of an old silver mine seems like a top notch project until Milton says he added his "old Milton touch" before turning it in. What if Milton sabotaged all their hard work? To find out, Ada and Nina have to plan the heist of their lives... but can they pull it off without getting caught? For kids new to Ada's Adventures, they can find books one through three in this colorful box set.

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Judy Moody and the Right Royal Tea Party

Judy Moody and the Right Royal Tea Party

Written by: Megan McDonald
Illustrated by: Peter H. Reynolds
Recommended Age: 6 - 9

Judy has discovered something exciting — her family might be royalty! Grandma Lou's genealogy shows the Moodys (AKA the Mudeyes) might be related to the Queen herself. But when further family tree exploration shows some less desirable relations, Judy finds herself trying to keep some of her family secrets from her nemesis Jessica "Fink" Finch. Longtime fans of the Judy Moody series will be delighted with Judy's latest royal adventure! To complement this new release, you can get The Judy Moody Most Mood-tastic Collection, a box set featuring the previous twelve books with bold new cover art.

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Skyward: The Story of Female Pilots in WWII

Skyward: The Story of Female Pilots in WWII

Written by: Sally Deng
Illustrated by: Sally Deng
Recommended Age: 7 - 12

In the early part of the 20th century, three fictional young women — Hazel in America, Marlene in the UK, and Lilya in Russia — dream of being able to fly but in order to win their place in the cockpit, they would have to fight sexism on the ground more fiercely than enemies in the sky! As the world slowly moves towards another great war, they go to pilot school (in some cases in secret) and prove their mettle, eventually flying for their countries during World War II. Author/illustrator Sally Deng crafts a powerful story about the experiences of trailblazing pilots around the world in this gorgeously illustrated book that celebrates the joy of flight and following your dreams.

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Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster

Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster

Written by: Jonathan Auxier
Recommended Age: 9 and up

11-year-old Nan Sparrow is a 'climbing boy,' an orphan owned by a chimney sweep to do the dirty, dangerous work of cleaning flues in Victorian London. But, Nan isn't a boy and she's quite possibly the best chimney climber who ever lived, beating the odds again and again... until the day she's trapped in a chimney fire. When she wakes up safe in an attic, she discovers that she was saved by a mysterious creature — a golem — made from ash and coal. Together, the two outcasts will need to evade Nan's abusive boss and figure out how to create a better life in a world that's quick to label differences as monstrous. Told by master storyteller Jonathan Auxier, this powerful and heartwarming tale explores the search for home and family, in whatever form they take.

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Merci Suárez Changes Gears

Merci Suárez Changes Gears

Written by: Meg Medina
Recommended Age: 9 - 12

Merci is full of confidence and drive, but sixth grade will test even her. As a scholarship student at her Florida private school, she's always felt different from her peers, and this year, her required community service makes Merci the target of the school queen bee's jealousy. Meanwhile, her grandfather Lolo has been acting strangely, from forgetting things to getting angry over nothing, and no one will tell her what's going on. Fortunately, her take-charge personality helps her overcome all the bumps in the road! This Newbery Medal-winning coming-of-age tale stays light, while still tackling tough issues facing many middle-grade kids. Merci's story continues in Merci Suárez Can't Dance and concludes in Merci Suárez Plays It Cool.

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The Third Mushroom

The Third Mushroom

Written by: Jennifer L. Holm
Recommended Age: 9 - 12

After the events of The Fourteenth Goldfish, Ellie has gotten used to the idea that her world-renowned scientist grandpa Melvin is now a fourteen-year-old boy. In fact, she's delighted to have him around! The two of them make a terrific pair — especially when they decide to team up for the county science fair. In fact, they may have the formula for eternal youth... and when Ellie's beloved cat gets sick, nothing has seemed so important. Between the science fair, a possible romance, and a rekindling friendship, this fun story captures how life, like science, requires trial and error — and how risk is necessary for reward.

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Path to the Stars: My Journey from Girl Scout to Rocket Scientist

Path to the Stars: My Journey from Girl Scout to Rocket Scientist

Written by: Sylvia Acevedo
Recommended Age: 9 - 12

As a child in a Mexican-American community, everyone expected that Sylvia Acevedo would grow up to marry and stay at home with her children — but Sylvia yearned for adventure. Then she joined the Brownies and her life was transformed. Through the Girl Scouts, she found peers who shared her love of science and role models that fostered her confidence and independence. Acevedo would become a rocket scientist for NASA — and today, she's the CEO of the Girl Scouts, helping other girls follow their dreams. This inspiring memoir is a celebration of resilience and a testament to the transformative impact of the Girl Scouts on many girls' lives.

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Small Spaces

Small Spaces

Written by: Katherine Arden
Recommended Age: 10 - 13

When 11-year-old Ollie rescues a book that a strange woman is trying to destroy, she thinks it's just a creepy story about a sinister spirit that will grant your greatest wish for a price... until she goes on a school field trip and discovers the graves of the people in the story. When the school bus breaks down, the driver gives the students an eerie warning to flee, sending Ollie and her classmates Brian and Coco running into the woods nearby. If the book really is true, the "smiling man" is coming – and Ollie will need all her courage to save herself and her friends.

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Zora and Me: The Cursed Ground

Zora and Me: The Cursed Ground

Written by: T.R. Simon
Recommended Age: 10 - 13

Young Zora Neale Hurston and her friend Carrie Brown have discovered another secret: Mr. Polk, famous around town for being mute, can actually speak. So why does he stay silent? The answer is tied to a fifty-year-old story about an enslaved girl named Lucia... and Zora is determined to learn the truth. As Zora digs deeper (dragging Carrie along with her) they learn more about Lucia's search for freedom — and how it has rippled through decades to threaten their hometown, America's first incorporated black township. This sequel to Zora and Me explores the search for justice and the power of the truth; the series concludes with Zora and Me: The Summoner.

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The Beloved World of Sonia Sotomayor

The Beloved World of Sonia Sotomayor

Written by: Sonia Sotomayor
Recommended Age: 10 and up

Before she was a lawyer, a judge, and the first Hispanic person appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor was a girl in a Bronx housing project, struggling with juvenile diabetes, poverty, and family troubles. But when she found a big dream to pursue, nothing would stand in her way! In this middle-grade adaptation of her bestselling adult memoir, My Beloved World, Sotomayor tells her story in a relatable, appealing way, encouraging young readers to "dream big dreams" — and fight for what they know is right.

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The Iron Flower: The Black Witch Chronicles

The Iron Flower: The Black Witch Chronicles

Written by: Laurie Forest
Recommended Age: 13 and up

Elloren Gardner and her friends at the University were only seeking to right a few wrongs; the last thing they expected was to be thrust into a realm-wide underground resistance against Gardnerian conquest. Determined to keep her friends safe and fight back against the regime's growing oppression, Elloren finds it increasingly difficult to believe that she didn't inherit any of her grandmother's — the notorious Black Witch — power, as she's always been told. She's also finding it harder to deny her growing feelings for fellow resistance member Yvan Guriel, even though a relationship between a Gardnerian and a Kelt is unimaginable in such troubled times. This thrilling and thoughtful sequel to The Black Witch ups the stakes for Elloren and those she loves as dark forces are on the rise and the fight for the future becomes all too real; the story continues in The Shadow Wand.

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The Red Ribbon

The Red Ribbon

Written by: Lucy Adlington
Recommended Age: 13 and up

When 14-year-old Ella is detained on her way home school and sent to a concentration camp, she discovers an opportunity for survival: the camp runs a sewing workshop where prisoners make high-fashion dresses for the wives of the Nazi elite. There, the work is less dangerous, and Ella can conceal the realities of the camp from herself... until she meets Rose. Rose is a political prisoner, and she has no illusions about the camp — or the Nazi Final Solution. As Rose opens Ella's eyes, and the last days of the war bring chaos to the camp, friendship may be the one thing that endures through it all. This poignant novel explores a little-known piece of Holocaust history through one girl's gripping story.

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For a Muse of Fire

For a Muse of Fire

Written by: Heidi Heilig
Recommended Age: 14 and up

Jetta's family are famous shadow players... but the truth is that Jetta has the ability to see the souls of the recent dead, and bind them to the family's puppets. It's a secret she must keep carefully, because the old magical ways have been forbidden — but if Jetta can get to perform for the emperor, she might find a cure for illness that plagues her. However, rebellion is simmering and Jetta is discovering more and more dark truths, both about her family and about the horrors of war. This lush fantasy, the opener to a trilogy set in a rich world inspired by Asian cultures and French colonialism, boasts vibrant settings, a diverse cast, and an intriguing heroine struggling with mental illness.

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Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree

Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree

Recommended Age: 14 and up

With her dreams of studying at the university and becoming a teacher within reach, a teenage girl in Nigeria has a promising future ahead of her – until the day that Boko Haram terrorists descend on her village, killing her family and kidnapping her. Along with the other young women, the unnamed narrator is taken into the forest where she is forcibly married, subjected to serial rape, and forced to watch her best friend slowly accept their captors' radical beliefs. Despite it all, the young woman holds onto hope, determined to fight for a future of her own making. This harrowing yet empowering story is based on the true story of the 276 Chibok girls whose kidnapping spurred an international movement to "Bring Back Our Girls" in 2014.

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Wildcard

Wildcard

Written by: Marie Lu
Recommended Age: 14 and up

In the aftermath of the Warcross Championships, Emika Chen is furious and betrayed: Hideo Tanaka, the person she's always looked up to, has used his NeuroLink algorithm to take control of millions of users. Emika is determined to stop Hideo's plans, so she bands up with the Phoenix Riders... only to learn that there's a bounty on her head, and that Zero and his ruthless Blackcoats are the only protection she's got. But Zero has his secrets too, and Emika wonders if the ends justify the Blackcoats' means. Full of shocking twists and challenging, timely themes, this emotionally powerful sequel to Warcross is as addictive as Hideo's video games.

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Pride

Pride

Written by: Ibi Zoboi
Recommended Age: 14 and up

Zuri Benitez's pride in her Afro-Latino roots and her wild but happy family is coming face to face with the gentrification of her Brooklyn neighborhood and the wealthy Darcy family's two teenage sons, Ainsley and Darius. Even though she rolls her eyes when her older sister develops a crush on Ainsley, she slowly starts finding an unexpected connection with Darius. But with college applications upcoming and another possible love interest close at hand, will Zuri find her place in the neighborhood's new normal? This remixed take on Pride and Prejudice by the author of the critically acclaimed American Street tackles tough social issues while paying loving tribute to this classic novel.

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