Abdulali, Sohaila. What We Talk About When We Talk About Rape. 2018. 224p. New Press, $24.99 (9781620974735). Gr. 10-up.
Based on her activism, her work at a rape crisis center, and her experience as a survivor of rape, Abdulali interrogates our cultural (mis)understandings of sexual violence.
Rich, KaeLyn. Girls Resist!: A Guide to Activism, Leadership, and Starting a Revolution. Illus. by Giulia Sagramola. 2018. 240p. Quirk, paper, $14.99 (9781683690597). Gr. 8-up.
An experienced feminist organizer shares practical advice for teen girls who want to create change.
Morrison, Eleanor. C is for Consent. Illus. by Faye Orlove. 2018. 14p. Phonics with Finn, board, $14.95 (9780999890806). PreS.
At a fun family party, Finn and his parents remind guests that mutual consent is important in all social interactions.
Reyes, Barbara Jane. Invocation to Daughters. 2017. 74p. City Lights, paper, $14.95 (9780872867475). Gr. 10-up.
Poems condemn physical, emotional, and structural violence against women and girls with a focus on Filipina experience and resistance.
Bond, Beverly, ed. Black Girls Rock!: Owning Our Magic. Rocking Our Truth. 2018. 256p. Simon & Schuster/Atria/37 INK. $30.00 (9781501157929). Gr. 7-up.
A diverse group of black women and girls reflect on their achievements and experiences.
Chmakova, Svetlana. Crush. 2018. 240p. Yen/JY, $24.00 (9780316363235). Gr. 4-7.
Jorge has found the courage to ask his crush to a school dance–but how will he contend with the increasingly toxic culture among his friends?
Moyer, Naomi M. Black Women Who Dared. 2018. 24p. Second Story, $18.95 (9781772600711). Gr. 3-8.
Ten portraits and profiles celebrate Black women whose work significantly influenced their Canadian and American communities.