If you like Elizabeth I, red rose of the House of Tudor by Kathryn Lasky
Since you say you really enjoyed the Lasky book about Elizabeth I, I
think you should be aware that there are 19 more books in that series by a variety of authors. They cover many female world leaders such as
Queen Victoria, Mary: Queen of Scots, Anastasia, etc. You can find them
in our catalog by searching "series" and typing in "royal diaries."
You might also like the series "Girls of Many Lands." This series (of
about 8 books) also shows girls from around the world breaking out of
traditional roles and finding new and exciting adventures in unexpected
places where society says they don't belong.
You might also like to read Girl in a Cage by Jane Yolen. It is the
story of Princess Marjorie, daughter of the newly crowned Scottish king,
Robert the Bruce. She is captured and held prisoner by King Edward
Longshanks in order to bait and kill her father.