Applications for the 2020 Amelia Bloomer Project committee (which begins its term of service on March 1, 2019) are now open!
See “Apply to join the Amelia Bloomer Project committee!” for more details and this year’s application, which is due by February 15, 2019.
Dahlqvist, Anna. It’s Only Blood: Shattering the Taboo of Menstruation. 2018. 245p. Zed Books, $14.95 (9781786992628). Gr. 10-up.
An exploration of the secrecy, shame and fear often associated with menstruation worldwide and a call for menstrual activism and justice.
Pomeroy, Sarah B. and Jeyaraney Kathirithamby. Maria Sibylla Merian: Artist, Scientist, Adventurer. 2018. 96p. Abrams, $21.95 (9781947440012). Gr. 4-7.
A beautifully illustrated biography of Maria Sibylla Merian, 17th century German entomologist and artist.
Richards, Cecile. Make Trouble: Standing Up, Speaking Out, and Finding the Courage to Lead. 2018. 276p. Touchstone, $27.00 (978501187599). Gr. 10-up.
This memoir of Cecile Richards, a lifelong activist and feminist icon, offers practical advice and inspiration for aspiring leaders.
Spanyol, Jessica. Rosa Loves Dinosaurs. 2018. Unpaged. Child’s Play (International) Ltd, $4.99 (9781786281241). Ages 1-3.
Rosa likes to play with dinosaurs.
Spanyol, Jessica. Rosa Loves Cars. 2018. Unpaged. Child’s Play (International) Ltd, $4.99 (9781783281258). Ages 1-3.
Rosa likes to play with her cars.
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.