Nomination: Sugar and Snails

9781773210056_346bbTsiang, Sarah. Sugar and Snails. Illus. by Sonja Wimmer. 2018. 32p. Annick, $18.95 (9781773210056). PreS – Gr. 2.

Girls and boys are made of a lot more than just sugar, spice, snips, and snails!

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Nomination: I’m Afraid of Men

9780735235939_89782Shraya, Vivek. I’m Afraid of Men. 2018. 85p. Penguin Canada, $16.00 (9780735235939). Gr. 11-up.

Shraya details how, since childhood, she has navigated aggression that harnessed the intersecting forces of sexism, toxic masculinity, transphobia, and homophobia.

Nomination: Rad Girls Can

cover138617-mediumSchatz, Kate. Rad Girls Can: Stories of Bold, Brave, and Brilliant Young Women. Illus. by Miriam Klein Stahl. 2018. 112p. Ten Speed, $16.99 (9780399581106). Gr. 4-8.

A series of short profiles focus on contemporary and historical women who made a significant difference before the age of twenty.