Special Topics and Award Books

Women Who Dared: 52 Stories of Fearless Daredevils, Adventurers, and Rebels

This new compilation of brief biographies features women throughout history who have risked their lives for adventure―many of whom you may not know, but all of whom you'll WANT to know!

Women Who Dared: 52 Stories of Fearless Daredevils, Adventurers, and Rebels

Linda Skeers
(Juvenile Nonfiction - J 920.72 Ske)

This new compilation of brief biographies features women throughout history who have risked their lives for adventure―many of whom you may not know, but all of whom you'll WANT to know!


Warriors, Witches, Women: Mythology's Fiercest Females

Meet mythology’s fifty fiercest females in this modern retelling of the world’s greatest legends.

Warriors, Witches, Women: Mythology's Fiercest Females

Kate Hodges
(Adult Nonfiction - 202.114 Hod)

Meet mythology’s fifty fiercest females in this modern retelling of the world’s greatest legends.


The Radical Element: 12 Stories of Daredevils, Debutantes, and Other Dauntless Girls

An anthology of historical short stories features a diverse array of girls standing up for themselves and their beliefs, forging their own paths while resisting society's expectations.

The Radical Element: 12 Stories of Daredevils, Debutantes, and Other Dauntless Girls

Jessica Spotswood
(Young Adult Fiction - Y Radical)

An anthology of historical short stories features a diverse array of girls standing up for themselves and their beliefs, forging their own paths while resisting society's expectations.


Forgotten Women: The Artists

The Artists brings together the stories of 48 brilliant woman artists who made huge yet unacknowledged contributions to the history of art.

Forgotten Women: The Artists

Zing Tsjeng
(Adult Nonfiction - 750.922 Tsj)

The Artists brings together the stories of 48 brilliant woman artists who made huge yet unacknowledged contributions to the history of art.


Forgotten Women: The Scientists

The Scientists celebrates 48 unsung scientific heroines whose hugely important, yet broadly unacknowledged or incorrectly attributed, discoveries have transformed our understanding of the scientific world.

Forgotten Women: The Scientists

Zing Tsjeng
(Adult Nonfiction - 920 Tsj)

The Scientists celebrates 48 unsung scientific heroines whose hugely important, yet broadly unacknowledged or incorrectly attributed, discoveries have transformed our understanding of the scientific world.


Forgotten Women: The Leaders

The Leaders weaves together 48 unforgettable portraits of the true pioneers and leaders who made huge yet unacknowledged contributions to history.

Forgotten Women: The Leaders

Zing Tsjeng
(Adult Nonfiction - 920 Tsj)

The Leaders weaves together 48 unforgettable portraits of the true pioneers and leaders who made huge yet unacknowledged contributions to history.


Forgotten Women: The Writers

The Writers celebrates 48 unsung genius female writers from throughout history and across the world. Including writers from across a wide spectrum of disciplines including poets, journalists, novelists, essayists and diarists.

Forgotten Women: The Writers

Zing Tsjeng
(Adult Nonfiction - 800.922 Tsj)

The Writers celebrates 48 unsung genius female writers from throughout history and across the world. Including writers from across a wide spectrum of disciplines including poets, journalists, novelists, essayists and diarists.


Kingdom of Souls

Born into a family of powerful witchdoctors, Arrah yearns for magic of her own, but each year she fails to call forth her ancestral powers. She uncovers that the long-imprisoned Demon King is stirring, and if he rises, his hunger for souls will bring the world to its knees.

Kingdom of Souls

Rena Barron
(Young Adult Fiction - Y Barron)

Born into a family of powerful witchdoctors, Arrah yearns for magic of her own, but each year she fails to call forth her ancestral powers. She uncovers that the long-imprisoned Demon King is stirring, and if he rises, his hunger for souls will bring the world to its knees.


YA Black History Month

Early Departures

What if you could bring your best friend back to life--but only for a short time? Jamal's best friend, Q, doesn't know that he died, and that he's about to die again. He doesn't know that Jamal tried to save him. And that the reason they haven't been friends for two years is because Jamal blames Q for the accident that killed his parents. But what if Jamal could have a second chance?

Early Departures

Justin A Reynolds
(Young Adult Fiction - Y Reynold)

What if you could bring your best friend back to life--but only for a short time? Jamal's best friend, Q, doesn't know that he died, and that he's about to die again. He doesn't know that Jamal tried to save him. And that the reason they haven't been friends for two years is because Jamal blames Q for the accident that killed his parents. But what if Jamal could have a second chance?


YA Black History Month

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