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International Women's Day book list age 13+

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It's International Women's Day so we're sharing our favourite books by inspiring female authors. These books are suitable for ages 13 and above.

We Should All Be Feminists, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie ( Fourth Estate)

A personal and powerful essay from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

Things a Bright Girl Can Do, Sally Nicholls ( Andersen Press)

Through rallies and marches, in polite drawing rooms and freezing prison cells and the poverty-stricken slums of the East End, three courageous young women join the fight for the vote.

Noughts & Crosses, Malorie Blackman ( Penguin)

Noughts and Crosses are fated to be bitter enemies - love is out of the question. Then - in spite of a world that is fiercely against them - these star-crossed lovers choose each other. But this is love story that will lead both of them into terrible danger . . . and which will have shocking repercussions for generations to come.

Becoming, Michelle Obama ( Penguin)

An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States.

Find out more about this one and watch a video with Michelle Obama in our Behind the Cover Club review.

The Hate U Give, Angie Thomas ( Walker)

A powerful and brave YA novel about what prejudice looks like in the 21st century.

Break The Fall, Jennifer Lacopelli ( Penguin)

A fiercely told survivorship novel about one girl's determination to push her body to win gold at the Olympics, and the power of uniting as women to speak out.

I am Malala, Malala Yousafzai ( Orion Publishing)

I Am Malala will make you believe in the power of one person's voice to inspire change in the world.

Learn more about International Women's Day