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Literature About Women and Girls

Description: Recommend good books, written by men and women, telling positive stories about women and girls and examining women's issues. This is based on my massive reading list of books about women and girls, but additions are welcome.

Members: 33 participating members (show all)

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63,362 members, 1,241 reviews
4.38 stars (4.38 stars)

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): I would argue that Scout is trans, not a woman.

sturlington (186): There is no evidence to support that. She is also not a woman. She is a girl.

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64,493 members, 1,155 reviews
4.41 stars (4.41 stars)

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): Except for Elizabeth and Darcy's sister, all the other women are dolts.

sturlington (145): Elizabeth Bennett is one of the great heroines in literature.

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28,756 members, 309 reviews
3.39 stars (3.39 stars)

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): This didn't seem that positive to me, but it's been a while since I read it.

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30,241 members, 415 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)
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18,295 members, 303 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)
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17,376 members, 366 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)
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8,421 members, 96 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)
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7,855 members, 151 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)
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15,814 members, 286 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)
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11,619 members, 230 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)
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11,186 members, 204 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)
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8,577 members, 162 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)
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7,135 members, 102 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)
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40,310 members, 569 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)
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35,465 members, 1,182 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)
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18,174 members, 345 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)
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16,066 members, 496 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)
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14,758 members, 224 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)
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14,335 members, 347 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)
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6,351 members, 85 reviews
3.51 stars (3.51 stars)
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32,187 members, 504 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)
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27,024 members, 913 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)
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21,382 members, 319 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)
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21,313 members, 456 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)
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16,419 members, 400 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)
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15,247 members, 850 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)
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14,197 members, 267 reviews
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11,426 members, 257 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)
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11,262 members, 174 reviews
3.49 stars (3.49 stars)
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10,824 members, 250 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)
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9,837 members, 129 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)
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8,362 members, 172 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)
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8,051 members, 135 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)
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7,462 members, 109 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)
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6,796 members, 199 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)
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6,665 members, 313 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)
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6,053 members, 331 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)
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4,858 members, 222 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)
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30,956 members, 530 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)
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23,067 members, 578 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)
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16,567 members, 288 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)
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15,115 members, 166 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)
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14,243 members, 267 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)
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11,729 members, 612 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)
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11,651 members, 410 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)
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9,985 members, 216 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)
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9,084 members, 281 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)
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9,037 members, 204 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)
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8,126 members, 178 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)
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7,830 members, 264 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)
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7,603 members, 372 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)
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7,414 members, 165 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)
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5,642 members, 110 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)
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5,373 members, 116 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)
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5,239 members, 239 reviews
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4,599 members, 119 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)
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4,557 members, 134 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)
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3,991 members, 145 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)
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2,988 members, 124 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)
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2,596 members, 142 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)
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23,118 members, 456 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)
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18,396 members, 825 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)
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11,700 members, 199 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)
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11,457 members, 196 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)
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11,320 members, 251 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)
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11,308 members, 236 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)
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11,228 members, 176 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)
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10,107 members, 414 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)
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6,826 members, 254 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)
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6,722 members, 437 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)
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6,714 members, 74 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)
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6,552 members, 505 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)
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6,549 members, 120 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)
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6,192 members, 73 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)
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6,180 members, 311 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)
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5,677 members, 96 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)
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5,380 members, 123 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)
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About this list

Started by: sturlington (March 2014)

Type: Unnumbered

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