Nomination: In a Day’s Work: The Fight to End Sexual Violence Against America’s Most Vulnerable Workers

9781620973158_1fdddYeung, Bernice. In a Day’s Work: The Fight to End Sexual Violence Against America’s Most Vulnerable Workers. 2018. 240p. New Press, $25.99 (9781620973158). Gr. 10-up.

Immigrant agricultural and domestic workers, as well as advocates and journalists, work to push back against a culture of sexual violence in their workplaces.


Nomination: The Dinosaur Expert

9780553511437_5c5beMcNamara, Margaret. The Dinosaur Expert. Illus. by G. Brian Karas. 2018. 40p. Random/Schwartz & Wade, $17.99 (9780553511432). PreS-Gr. 3.

Kimmy wants to be a paleontologist, but a class trip to the museum leads her to doubt her ambitions. Can women be dinosaur scientists?

Nomination: Girl Running

9781101996683_3bb32Pimentel, Annette Bay. Girl Running: Bobbi Gibb and the Boston Marathon. Illus. by Micha Archer. 2018. 32p. Penguin/Nancy Paulsen, $17.99 (9781101996683). Gr. K-3.

Rules, restrictions, and a lack of proper running shoes couldn’t keep Bobbi Gibb from becoming the first woman to run the Boston Marathon.

Nominations and Recommendations are Open!

Nominations and field recommendations for the 2019 Amelia Bloomer List are now open.

Committee members will be posting their nominations to this blog between now (March 1st) and October 31st.

Readers who would like to recommend titles for consideration may submit Field Recommendations.

Publishers who are interested in submitting titles for committee consideration should contact the co-chairs at ameliabloomer project at gmail.