Nomination: The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy

516cxjoylpl-_sx329_bo1204203200_Lee, Mackenzie. The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy. 2018. 464p. Katherine Tegen Books, $26.99 (9780062795328). Gr. 9-up.

Felicity Montague dreams of studying medicine but is constantly denied opportunities due to her gender. Trying to find a place for herself in the world, Felicity travels across Europe with two female friends on an unforgettable adventure.

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Nomination: The Doctor With an Eye for Eyes: The Story of Dr. Patricia Bath

51chlwet0il-_sx258_bo1204203200_Mosca, Julia Finley. The Doctor With an Eye for Eyes: The Story of Dr. Patricia Bath. Illus. by Daniel Rieley. 2017. 40p. The Innovation Press, $17.99 (9781943147311). Gr. K-4.

An illustrated biography of Dr. Patricia Bath, an African-American woman who faced racism, poverty and sexism on her path to becoming an innovative doctor who revolutionized treatments for blindness.