Clarke, Cat. The Pants Project. 2017. 272 pages. Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, $16.99 (9781492638094). Gr. 4- 9.
When Liv starts at a new school with a strict uniform policy, he is forced to confront two things: one, that the policy states that girls must wear skirts and two, that he is a boy – but only he knows.
Kyi, Tanya Lloyd. Shadow Warrior. 64p. Annick Press, $12.95 (9781554519651). Gr. 3-6.
Chiyome uses her ninja training to open a ninja school for girls after her husband is killed in battle.
Smith-Liera, Danielle. Serena vs. Venus: How a Photograph Spotlighted the Fight for Equality. 2017. 64p. Capstone/Compass Point, $25.99 (9780756555337). Grades 5-9.
The groundbreaking legacy of the Williams sisters is captured in a photograph taken after the final match of the 2001 U.S. Open.
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.
Spanyol, Jessica. Clive and his Babies. 2016. Unpaged. Child’s Play (International) Ltd, $4.99 (9781846438820). Ages 1-3.
Clive likes to play with his baby dolls.
Feldman, Thea. Katherine Johnson. 2017. 48p. Simon & Schuster/Simon Spotlight, $16.99 (9781534403413). Gr. 1-3.
Katherine Johnson defied racial segregation and sexism to become a respected, ground-breaking mathematician with NASA.
Ignotofsky, Rachel. Women in Sports: 50 Fearless Athletes Who Played to Win. 2017. 127p. Ten Speed Press, $16.99 (9781607749783). Gr. 3-9.
This anthology highlights fifty accomplished women in sports with text and illustrations detailing their achievements and lives.