Who doesn't love a tomboy?

Books featuring a main character with the characteristics of a tomboy--love of sports, getting dirty, dresses in shorts or trousers, physical games outside the house usually with boys, climbs trees, shuns girls and girlish activities, doesn't like make-up and high heels,
aversion to pink... et cetera :)
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366 books · 545 voters · list created April 20th, 2012 by Emily (votes) .
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message 1: by Tytti (last edited Oct 02, 2015 07:16PM) (new)

Tytti Hmm... I just realised that on this list there is a book that is majorly spoiled just by putting it on this list because it reveals the twist the author has been hiding the whole book. I am talking about (view spoiler). Personally I would prefer it wouldn't be on the list, even though I did think it was a good book but as I said, it completely ruins the reading experience.


message 2: by BookLovingLady (last edited Nov 28, 2015 12:19PM) (new)

BookLovingLady I borrowed all Dutch editions I could lay my hands on of Enid Blyton's books about 'De Vijf' (Famous Five), all those years ago. For instance De Vijf en het gestrande goudschip. I absolutely loved those books :-) I must have been eleven or twelve when I read them and borrowed them from the local library at the time.

Same goes for Dick en Dallie en de ponies, by the way. Loved it! :-)


message 3: by Amalie (new)

Amalie It's sad to see how lists get spoiled when people vote for wrong books.


message 4: by BookLovingLady (last edited Apr 09, 2019 07:13PM) (new)

BookLovingLady Amalie wrote: "It's sad to see how lists get spoiled when people vote for wrong books."

One for the Money (#127) shouldn't be on this list in my opinion, as Stephanie isn't a tomboy...

I didn't vote for it, but Jo in Little Women (#10) can certainly be considered a tomboy 🙂


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