Gender Roles

The Princess Knight

By Cornelia Funke; Illustrations by Kerstin Meyer

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Princess Violetta is raised just like her older brothers and becomes the best jouster in the kingdom, finally winning her own hand in marriage! The story shows young girls that they can follow their own path in life. JE Fic Fun Suggested for ages 3-6.
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Pirate Girl

By Cornelia Funke

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Ferocious pirate Captain Firebeard THINKS that he and the ruthless crew of the "Horrible Haddock" rule the high seas. But Firebeard and his band meet their match when they kidnap a small but feisty girl named Molly. Even after the pirates threaten Molly with sharks and make her scrub the deck, she is utterly defiant -- and will NOT tell Firebeard who her parents are. JE Fic Fun
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The Night Pirates

By Peter Harris

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Despite the fact that he is "only a boy," Tom convinces the band of rough, tough, little girl pirates who have come to steal the front of his house to let him join in their adventures. JE Fic Har
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Flygirl

By Sherri L. Smith

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When America enters World War II, the Army creates the Women's Air Force Service Pilots (WASP). Having always dreamed of flying, Ida Mae Jones, a young African-American woman, suddenly sees a way to fly as well as do something significant to help her brother stationed in the Pacific.
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Hattie Big Sky

By Krby Larson

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After inheriting her uncle's homesteading claim in Montana, sixteen-year-old orphan Hattie Brooks travels from Iowa in 1917 to make a home for herself.
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Eon: Dragoneye Reborn

By Alison Goodman (Author)

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Sixteen-year-old Eon hopes to become an apprentice to one of the twelve energy dragons of good fortune and learn to be its main interpreter, but to do so will require much, including keeping secret that she is a girl.
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