Nominations are open for the 2018 Amelia Bloomer Project

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Amelia Bloomer

March 1, 2017, is the opening date for nominations for the 2018 Amelia Bloomer Project.  Nominations by committee members will be posted on this WordPress site.

If you are interested in submitting a field nomination for our consideration, please see “Submit Field Nominations.”

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Nomination: Dangerous Jane

Dangerous Jane

Slade, Suzanne. Dangerous Jane. Illus. by Alice Ratterree. 2017. 40p. Peachtree Publishers, $17.95 (9781561459131). Gr. 1-3.

Activist Jane Addams dedicated her life to helping the poor and to peace. Though her work upset some people and called her dangerous, she was recognized with the Nobel Peace Prize.

Nomination: “You’re in the Wrong Bathroom!”: And 20 Other Myths and Misconceptions About Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming People

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Erickson-Schroth, Laura, and Laura A. Jacobs. “You’re in the Wrong Bathroom!”: And 20 Other Myths and Misconceptions About Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming People. 2017. 200p. Beacon, $16.00 (9780807033890). Gr. 8-up.

The authors debunk common misunderstandings about trans and gender non-conforming people, including medical, social, psychological, and political topics.