Making good on her words, “You picked the wrong girl,” Jade metes out deadly justice on her rapists and their accomplices.
Roesch Wagner, Sally. We Want Equal Rights!: The Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Influence on the Women’s Rights Movement. 2020. 48p. 7th Generation, paper, $14.95 (9781939053282). Gr. 4 and up.
The Haudenosaunee people of the Six Nations provided inspiration not only to the framers of the U.S. Constitution, but also to the early proponents of women’s rights.
Viña, Rose. Ice Breaker: How Mabel Fairbanks Changed Figure Skating. Illus. by Claire Almon. 2019. 32p. Albert Whitman, $16.99 (9780807534960). PreS-Gr. 3.
Repeatedly turned away from public ice rinks for the color of her skin, Mabel Fairbanks pursued her dream of figure skating and broke barriers for herself and her students.
Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker. Fighting Words. 2020. 272p. Dial, $17.99 (9781984815682). Gr.5 and up.
Shielded from the harsh realities of abuse in her home, 10 year-old Della must come to terms with the fact that nobody was there to do the same for her older sister.
Zaman, Farida. I Want to Be… : A Gutsy Girls’ ABC. 2020. 30p. Second Story, $10.95 (9781772601305). PreS-Gr. 2.
What sort of job would you like to do? A diverse group of girls explores an alphabet of possibilities.
Tentler-Krylov, Victoria. Building Zaha: The Story of Architect Zaha Hadid. 2020. 48p. Orchard, $18.99 (9781338282832). PreS-Gr. 3.
This picture book biography beautifully reflects the art, the math, and the movement architect Zaha Hadid incorporated into each of her designs.
Bolden, Tonya. Changing the Equation: 50+ US Black Women in STEM. 2020. 208p. Abrams, $19.99 (9781419707346). Gr.4-Gr. 8.
Role models for the next generation of girls in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
Ward, Lindsay. Rosie: Stronger Than Steel. 2020. 40p. Two Lions, $17.99 (9781542017947). PreS-Gr. 2.
Rosie, a sturdy little tractor built by women during World War II, travels to England to do her part in the war effort.