Red Knit Cap Girl to the Rescue by Naoko Stoop - An absolute lovely read for kiddos and beautifully illustrated.
Book of the Week: Want to Be in a Band? - Design Mom
Great Girls Your Daughter Should Know (Before she reads Twilight) -- This is seriously one of the greatest lists I've ever seen. I read almost all of those books and they made me, in part, the strong woman I am today. I cannot recommend this list enough. <-- previous pinner, couldn't delete such a great comment.