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Stella M
05-01-2013, 12:33 AM
25 Children's Books with Strong Main Characters (http://peacefeminismequality.blogspot.com.au/2013/04/25-childrens-books-with-strong-main.html)

05-01-2013, 08:00 AM
Interesting list. What makes a main character "strong" I wonder. I mean, I wouldn't have picked the Moomins for a list like that, as much as I adore the Moomins.

05-01-2013, 08:41 AM
I love book lists! I enjoyed reading your dd's blog. What a thoughtful list of Earth Day activities. :)

05-01-2013, 10:59 AM
Winnie the Pooh???


Stella M
05-01-2013, 03:41 PM
Memorable characters, perhaps. Strongly written.

Not my list :) But I thought it was a nice selection of books.

05-01-2013, 04:26 PM
Vivid and memorable characters, definitely!

(I wasn't being snarky, I promise!)

05-01-2013, 04:41 PM
Stella, thank your daughter for me for adding Ramona Quimby. Those books were my all-time fave as a kid, I don't think they get enough credit.:) And I love that she had Winnie the Pooh on there! There is a lot of wisdom in that little old bear.

05-02-2013, 01:08 PM
Good Night Mr. Tom and Back Home were two of my favorite books growing up--I think I read them a dozen times each year in middle school.