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Pippi Longstocking, by Astrid Lindgren
Credit: amazon.com

"It was wonderful finding a strong female character in the ’50s who knew how to break convention, have fun, and be kind." —Sharon Bandlow-Reese

To buy: Ages 8 to 12; $6, amazon.com.