Nomination: Crash Override: How Gamergate (Nearly) Destroyed My Life, and How We Can Win the Fight Against Online Hate

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Quinn, Zoe. Crash Override: How Gamergate (Nearly) Destroyed My Life, And How We Can Win the Fight Against Online Hate. 2017. 256p. PublicAffairs, $27.00 (9781610398084). Gr. 10-up.

Video game designer Zoe Quinn describe how she survived #gamergate, the misogynist online hate campaign, and became an advocate for targets of online harassment and abuse.

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Nomination: The Unstoppable Wasp Vol. 1: Unstoppable

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Whitley, Jeremy. The Unstoppable Wasp Vol. 1: Unstoppable. Illus. by Elsa Charretier. 2017. 120p. Marvel Comics, paper, $12.99 (9781302906467). Gr. 7-up.

After escaping the secret Red Room where she grew up as a captive assassin-in-training, teenage scientist Nadia decides to gather her fellow, unappreciated girl geniuses and change the world.

Nomination: Dreadnought

dreadnoughtDaniels, April. Dreadnought. 2017. 280p. Diversion Publishing, $14.99 (9781682300688). Gr. 9-up.

When the superhero Dreadnought dies in front of her, trans teen Danny inherits his superpowers and, in the process, gains her ideal body.  But as Danny tries to embrace her new life and abilities, she must face sexism, transphobia, and a mysterious new supervillain.