Howe, James. Big Bob, Little Bob. Illus. by Laura Ellen Anderson. 2016. 32p. Candlewick, $15.99 (9780763644369). PreS-Gr. 1.
Next-door neighbors Big Bob and Little Bob have different hobbies. Will cultural understandings of masculinity keep them from becoming friends?
Kelkar, Supriya. Ahimsa. 2017. 304p. Lee & Low/Tu, $18.95 (9781620143568). Gr. 3-7.
Led by her mother, Anjali and her family become involved in the Indian freedom movement.
McGuire, Seanan. Down Among the Sticks and Bones. Illus. by Rovina Cai. 2017. 192p. Macmillan/Tor.com, $17.99 (9780765392039). Gr. 10-up. [krb]
Twins Jacqueline and Jillian, raised to conform to very strict gender expectations, escape to a dark fantasy world where different identities become available for exploration.
Krishnaswami, Uma. Step Up to the Plate, Maria Singh. 2017. 288p. Lee & Low/Tu, $16.95 (9781600602610). Gr. 3-6.
In 1945, Maria learns to play softball with her classmates and strategizes to protect her family’s farm in the face of racist and sexist laws.
Turtschaninoff, Maria. Maresi. Tr. by A. A. Prime. 2017. 244p. Abrams/Amulet, $17.95 (9781419722691). Gr. 9-up.
To protect her idyllic matriarchal society and its newest resident, Maresi faces her destiny.
Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi. Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions. 2017. 80p. Random/Knopf, $15.00 (9781524733131). Gr. 7-up.
In the form of parenting advice to a friend, Adichie makes practical suggestions for feminist living while delineating a clear theory of feminism.
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