Kirkus found quite a few novels with great girl characters to include among our Best Children's Books of 2010. See them all here.
For a complete list of the historical novels that are among Kirkus’ Best of 2010 for children, click here.
Zora and Me
Victoria Bond and T.R. Simon
Candlewick / October / 9780763643003 / $16.99 / ages 9-12