7 Children’s Books Starring Girls Your Bookshelf Needs!

ABC Like a Girl is out now, and it is an awesome book that really showcases some great role models and values for kids. If you’re excited about ABC Like a Girl, and you’re looking for more engaging children’s books that feature girls, girls of color, and girls learning about STEM subjects, and just generally girls being awesome role models for all kids, then have no fear, this is the blog post for you!

ABC Like A Girl by Ariel Shultz ā€“ Children's book featuring strong female role models

A brand new ABC book featuring strong female role models and positive attributes!

ABC Like a Girl by Ariel Shultz
112 full color pages
Ages pre-K through 3rd grade
Available only from Amazon.com
More info here!

As a lifetime fan of children’s literature, and an Early Childhood Educator, I always have my eye out for great books that inspire kids. And while this post is going to focus on a lot of books that feature girls and women, don’t feel like that means those books aren’t for your boys. Boys benefit greatly from seeing women and girls as the heroes too!

Also, there are books on this list about girls of color, and while children of color benefit from seeing heroes like themselves, white children benefit from seeing kids of color represented, and represented in positive, and heroic ways! So, lets take a look at some great kids books: Read More

There is No Away Coloring Pages

There is No Away is my favorite book I’ve completed so far, and it has been a huge hit at the preschool I’ve been working at. There are quite a few kids who just know my by the book, and whenever they see me, they ask me to bring the book to their class (or to their house) šŸ™‚ I think protecting our planet is a great message for kids to start learning, and learning about ways to do can lead to independent, creative, community minded people! If you want to expand your conversation about where things go when they get thrown out, or even just use up the other side of some papers, here are some There is No Away coloring pages free to download and print! šŸ˜€

There is No Away sewing machine magic landfill


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