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With determined energy, the Amelia Bloomer Project curates a booklist of notable feminist literature for people from birth to age eighteen. Our work affirms the power of hearing, sharing, and trusting women’s voices. Continue reading
Beaton, Kate. Step Aside, Pops: A Hark! A Vagrant Collection. 2015. 166p. Drawn + Quarterly, $19.95 (978-1-77046-208-3). Gr.9-up.
Beaton skewers historical figures, literary characters, and popular misconceptions of feminism through incisive comics.
Okparanta, Chinelo. Under the Udala Trees. 2015. 328p. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $26.00 (978-0-544-00344-6). Gr.10-up.
Ijeoma struggles against patriarchal and heteronormative expectations to build a safe, honest life for herself.
Schiot, Molly. Game Changers: The Unsung Heroines of Sports History. 2016. 224p. Simon & Schuster, $25.00 (9781501137099). Gr.7-up.
Across sports, nations, and decades, these profiles call attention to celebrated and lesser-known women sports pioneers.
Stanley, Diane. Ada Lovelace, Poet of Science: The First Computer Programmer. Illus. by Jessie Hartland. 2016. Unpaged. Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman, $17.99 (978-1-4814-5249-6). Gr.Pre-3.
A great imagination and a rigorous mathematical education led Ada Lovelace to write the very first computer program.
Samancı, Özge. Dare to Disappoint: Growing Up in Turkey. 2015. 190p. Farrar Straus Giroux/Margaret Ferguson Books, $16.99 (978-0-374-316983). Gr.7-up.
Özge learns to hear her own voice and moderate others’ expectations as she grows up.