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.
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.
Caletti, Deb. A Heart in a Body in the World. 2018. 355p. Simon Pulse, $18.99 (9781481415200). Gr. 9-up.
After a tragedy, Annabelle runs across the country, from Seattle to Washington D.C., becoming a reluctant activist, reclaiming her body and finding her voice along the way.
Blake, Ashley Herring. Girl Made of Stars. 2018. 295p. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $17.99 (9781328778239). Gr. 9-up.
Mara and Owen are twins. When Owen’s girlfriend Hannah accuses him of rape, Mara feels torn between family loyalty and her belief in Hannah.
Brantz, Loryn. Feminist Baby Finds Her Voice. 2018. 22p. Disney-Hyperion, $9.99 (9781368022798). PreS-Gr.1.
Feminist baby, and her friends, are finding their voices, saying what they think and standing up for equal rights.
Shen, Ann. Legendary Ladies: 50 Goddesses to Empower and Inspire You. 2018. 127p. Chronicle, $19.95 (9781452163413). Gr. 4-7.
A collection of illustrations and short essays of goddesses from around the world.
Norman, Abby. Ask Me About My Uterus: A Quest to Make Doctors Believe in Women’s Pain. 2018. 272p. Nation Books, $27.00 (9781568585819). Gr. 10-up.
An inspiring memoir of a woman experiencing chronic pain and the fight to have women’s health issues recognized and taken seriously.