Davis, Natalie. Princess Power. Illus. by Eda Kaban. 2020. 32p. Disney, $16.99 (9781368052942). Pres – K.
A young girl wakes up ready to start her day with the power of her favorite princesses to empower her be the best she can be.
Watson, Sarah. Most Likely. 2020. 377p. Little Brown / Poppy, $17.99 (9780316454834). Gr. 6-12.
Four life-long best friends navigate the big changes of senior year, not knowing that one of them will become the first female president of the United States.
Nurgaiv, Aisholpan and Liz Welch. The Eagle Huntress: The True Story of the Girl Who Soared Beyond Expectations. 2020. 198p. Little Brown, $17.99 (9780316522618). Gr. 5-8.
Aisholpan comes from a long line of Kazakh eagle hunters, but must work for her right to learn the craft as the first eagle huntress in her family.
Alvitre, Weshoyot, et al. Noisemakers: 25 Women Who Raised Their Voices & Changed the World. 2020. 224p. Kazoo Magazine, Random House/Alfred A. Knopf, $25.99 (9780525580171). Gr. 2-6.
A graphic biography collection of 25 amazing women who created, entertained, and did hard, brave things and changed the world in the process.
Mejia, Tehlor Kay & Anna-Marie McLemore. Miss Meteor. 2020. 392p. HarperCollins/HarperTeen, $17.99 (9780062869913). Gr. 6-12.
Lita has one chance to win the Miss Meteor contest before she turns back into stardust. Can she overcome racist beautify standards and tradition to win? She might need help.
Rees, Douglas. Buttercup the Bigfoot. Illus. by Isabel Muñoz. 2020. 40p. MacMillan/Henry Holt, $18.99 (9781250209344). PreS – Gr. 1.
When hard-working Willa is told she has to stop howling at the moon, she runs away to the woods, befriends a bigfoot named Buttercup, and learns to be unapologetically herself.
Cho, Tina. The Ocean Calls: A Haenyeo Mermaid Story. Illus. by Jess X. Snow. 2020. 48p. Penguin Random House/Kokila, $17.99 (9781984814869). PreS – Gr. 1.
Dayeon wants to be a haenyeo diver just like her grandmother, but is afraid of the deep ocean. With encouragement from her grandmother, they dive together in search of treasure.
Caletti, Deb. Girl, Unframed. 2020. 357p. Simon & Schuster, $18.99 (9781534426979). Gr. 7-12.
Sydney Reilly is spending the summer with her famous mother, but what should be a few months by the beach is instead full of unwanted attention, new love, and tragedy.
Simon, Rachel E.. The Every Body Book: The LGBTQ+ Inclusive Guide for Kids about Sex, Gender, Bodies, and Families. Illus. by Noah Grigni. 2020. 88p. Jessica Kinsley Publishing, $19.95 (9781787751736). Gr. 2-6.
A modern LGBTQ+ inclusive guide for children to all things sex, gender, changing bodies, and families meant to provide information and answers to young people learning about themselves and others.
Singh, Rina. Grandmother School. Illus. by Ellen Rooney. 2020. 32p. Orca, $19.95 (9781459819054). PreS- Gr.1.
In a small village in India a young girl walks her grandmother to a special school every day that teaches grandmothers to learn to read.