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Our Stories, Our Voices: 21 YA authors get real about injustice, empowerment, and growing up female in America

Your favorite YA authors comes an anthology of essays that explore the diverse experiences of injustice, empowerment, and growing up female in America.

Our Stories, Our Voices: 21 YA authors get real about injustice, empowerment, and growing up female in America

Amy Reed
- Editor
(Adult Nonfiction - 305.4209 Our)

Your favorite YA authors comes an anthology of essays that explore the diverse experiences of injustice, empowerment, and growing up female in America.


Our House is on Fire: Scenes of a Family and a Planet in Crisis

Steered by Greta's determination to understand the truth and generate change, they began to see the deep connections between their own suffering and the planet's. It is the story of how Greta decided to go on strike from school, igniting a worldwide rebellion.

Our House is on Fire: Scenes of a Family and a Planet in Crisis

Greta Thunberg
(Adult Nonfiction - 363.73874 Thu)

Steered by Greta's determination to understand the truth and generate change, they began to see the deep connections between their own suffering and the planet's. It is the story of how Greta decided to go on strike from school, igniting a worldwide rebellion.


Women in Art: 50 Fearless Creatives Who Inspired the World

"Illustrated profiles of 50 pioneering female artists--from the 11th century to today.

Women in Art: 50 Fearless Creatives Who Inspired the World

Rachel Ignotofsky
(Adult Nonfiction - 704.042 Ign)

"Illustrated profiles of 50 pioneering female artists--from the 11th century to today.


Moxie

Vivian Carter is fed up. Viv's mom was a tough-as-nails, punk rock Riot Grrrl in the '90s, and now Viv takes a page from her mother's past and creates a feminist zine that she distributes anonymously to her classmates. She realizes that what she has started is nothing short of a girl revolution.

Moxie

Jennifer Mathieu
(Young Adult Fiction - Y Mathieu)

Vivian Carter is fed up. Viv's mom was a tough-as-nails, punk rock Riot Grrrl in the '90s, and now Viv takes a page from her mother's past and creates a feminist zine that she distributes anonymously to her classmates. She realizes that what she has started is nothing short of a girl revolution.


Fight Like a Girl: 50 feminists who changed the world

Fight Like a Girl introduces readers to the history of feminist activism in the U.S. in an effort to celebrate those who paved the way and draw attention to those who are working hard to further the feminist cause today.

Fight Like a Girl: 50 feminists who changed the world

Laura Barcella
(Adult Nonfiction - 920 Bar)

Fight Like a Girl introduces readers to the history of feminist activism in the U.S. in an effort to celebrate those who paved the way and draw attention to those who are working hard to further the feminist cause today.


Reaching for the Moon: the autobiography of NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson

The inspiring autobiography of NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson, who helped launch Apollo 11.

Reaching for the Moon: the autobiography of NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson

Katherine G Johnson
(Juvenile Nonfiction - J 921 Johnson Joh)

The inspiring autobiography of NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson, who helped launch Apollo 11.


Astronauts: women on the final frontier

The trail-blazing women of Group 9, NASA's first mixed gender class, had the challenging task of convincing the powers that be that a woman's place is in space, but they discovered that NASA had plenty to learn about how to make space travel possible for everyone.

Astronauts: women on the final frontier

Jim Ottaviani
(Juvenile Graphic Novels - J GN 920.72 Ott)

The trail-blazing women of Group 9, NASA's first mixed gender class, had the challenging task of convincing the powers that be that a woman's place is in space, but they discovered that NASA had plenty to learn about how to make space travel possible for everyone.


I am Malala : the girl who stood up for education and was shot by the Taliban

When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education.

I am Malala : the girl who stood up for education and was shot by the Taliban

Malala Yousafzai
(Adult Nonfiction - 921 Yousafzai You)

When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education.


Six Angry Girls

An advice columnist unexpectedly helps Raina find new purpose in a pair of knitting needles and a politically active local yarn store. This leads to an unlikely meeting in the girls' bathroom, where Raina inspires Millie to start a rival team. The two join together and recruit four other angry girls to not only take on Mock Trial, but to smash the patriarchy in the process.

Six Angry Girls

Adrienne Kisner
(Young Adult Fiction - Y Kisner)

An advice columnist unexpectedly helps Raina find new purpose in a pair of knitting needles and a politically active local yarn store. This leads to an unlikely meeting in the girls' bathroom, where Raina inspires Millie to start a rival team. The two join together and recruit four other angry girls to not only take on Mock Trial, but to smash the patriarchy in the process.


The Radium Girls: The Scary but true story of the poison that made people glow in the dark

Now adapted for young readers! The incredible true story of the young women exposed to the "wonder drug" radium and their struggle for justice.

The Radium Girls: The Scary but true story of the poison that made people glow in the dark

Kate Moore
(Juvenile Nonfiction - J 363.1799 Moo)

Now adapted for young readers! The incredible true story of the young women exposed to the "wonder drug" radium and their struggle for justice.


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