Maniscalco, Kerri. Hunting Prince Dracula. 2017. 434p. jimmy patterson, $18.99 (9780316551663). Gr. 8-up.
In 1888, Audrey Rose, determined to continue her forensic medical studies, travels to Romania to attend school but quickly becomes embroiled in a murder investigation.
Spotswood, Jessica, ed. The Radical Element: 12 Stories of Daredevils, Debutantes & Other Dauntless Girls. 2018. 308p. Candlewick Press, $17.99 (9780763694258). Gr. 7-up.
A historical fiction anthology featuring original short stories from well-known YA writers about radical young women from different religions, backgrounds, socioeconomic groups, abilities, races and ethnicities, sexual orientations, and cultures.
Macdonald, Maryann. R. 2018. 64p. Abrams, $21.99 (9781419728501). Gr. 3-7.
Rosa Bonheur was one of the most famous female artists in the nineteenth century. Her dedication to realistic portrayal of animals led to unusual methods, such as keeping a menagerie of animals in her studio.
Stone, Tanya Lee. Who Says Women Can’t Be Computer Programmers?: The Story of Ada Lovelace. Illus. by Marjorie Priceman. 2018. Henry Holt & Co., $18.99 (9781627792998). Gr. 1-3.
This picture book biography tells the story of Ada Lovelace, the woman recognized today as history’s first computer programmer.
Hood, Susan. Shaking Things Up: 14 Young Women Who Changed the World. 2018. 40p. HarperCollins, $18.99 (9780062699459). PreS-Gr. 3.
Short poems and beautiful artwork introduce 14 revolutionary young women.
Harrison, Vashti. Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History. 2017. 96p. Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $16.99 (9780316475112). Gr. 3-7.
Illustrated biographies of 40 trailblazing black women in American history.
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.