2018 Amelia Bloomer Top Ten

The 2018 Amelia Bloomer Project committee selected the following titles, listed in alphabetical order by title, as our Top Ten. The complete list of titles will be available at http://www.ala.org/rt/srrt/feminist-task-force and https://ameliabloomer.wordpress.com/.


Ahimsa by Supriya Kelkar (Lee & Low/Tu Books).

Girl Rising: Changing the World One Girl at a Time by Tanya Lee Stone (Random House/Wendy Lamb).

Hand Over Hand by Alma Fullerton, illustrated by Renné Benoit (Second Story).

Malala’s Magic Pencil by Malala Yousafzai, illustrated by Kerascoet (Little, Brown BFYR).

Noteworthy by Riley Redgate (Abrams/Amulet).

#NotYourPrincess: Voices of Native American Women, edited by Lisa Charleyboy and Mary Beth Leatherdale (Annick).

The One Hundred Nights of Hero by Isabel Greenberg (Little, Brown).

Piecing Me Together by Renée Watson (Bloomsbury).

Saints and Misfits by S.K. Ali (S&S/Salaam Reads).

Shark Lady: The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean’s Most Fearless Scientist by Jess Keating, illustrated by Marta Alvarez Miguens (Sourcebooks Jabberwocky).


The Amelia Bloomer List is a project of the Feminist Task Force of the Social Responsibilities Round Table of the American Library Association.

Members of the 2018 Amelia Bloomer Project committee are Katelyn Browne (co-chair), University of Northern Iowa (IA); Lizz Zitron (co-chair), Pacific Lutheran University (WA); Kelly Dickinson, National Cathedral School (DC); Emily Fear, Sewickley Public Library (PA); Natasha Forrester Campbell, Multnomah County Library (OR); Kelsey Keyes, Boise State University (ID); Caitie Morphew, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (PA); Melissa Nemitz, West Windsor Branch of the Mercer County Library System (NJ); Leila Roy, Lyman Community Library (ME). Alternate: Ally Watkins, Mississippi Library Commission (MS).

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