Shetterly, Margot Lee. Hidden Figures: Young Readers’ Edition. 2016. 240p. HarperCollins, $7.99 (9780062662378). Gr. 3-7.
The inspiring story of four African-American female mathematicians at NASA who made significant contributions to the space program.
Menon, Sandhya. When Dimple Met Rishi. 2017. 384p. Simon Pulse, $17.99 (9781481478687). Gr. 8-up.
A romantic comedy about two first-generation Indian-American teenagers whose parents try to arrange their marriage.
Frier, Raphaëlle. Malala: Activist for Girls’ Education. Illus. by Aurélia Fronty. 2017. 48p. Charlesbridge, $17.99 (9781580897853). Gr. 1-5.
An inspiring illustrated biography of Malala Yousafzai’s childhood and her ongoing activism
Myers, Lily. This Impossible Light. 2017. 352p. Philomel Books, $17.99 (9780399173721). Gr. 7-11.
With her life feeling out of control, Lily develops an eating disorder in this novel in verse.
Favilli, Elena and Francesca Cavallo. Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls. 2016. 224p. Timbuktu Labs, $35.00 (9780997895810). Gr. 3-6.
Inspiring bedtime stories about the lives of 100 extraordinary women. The brief biographies are illustrated by 60 female artists from all over the world.
Kaiser, Lisbeth. Emmeline Pankhurst. Illus. by Ana Sanfelippo. 2017. Unpaged. Frances Lincoln Children’s Books, $14.99 (9781786030207). PreS-Gr.3.
Emmeline Pankhurst, a political activist and leader of the British suffragette movement, fought for women to get the vote.
Jensen, Kelly. Here We Are: Feminism for the Real World. 2017. 240p. Algonquin Young Readers, $16.95 (9781616205867). Gr. 9-up.
Forty-four writers, performers and artists contribute essays, lists, poems, comics, and illustrations in this modern, intersectional feminist collection. An inclusive and diverse anthology and guide to contemporary feminism.