Nomination: Under My Hijab

516gic2bb8zl._sy413_bo1204203200_Khan, Hena. Under My Hijab. Illus. by Aaliya Jaleel. 2019. 32p. Lee & Low Books, $17.95 (9781620147924). PreS-Gr. 2.

A young girl observes women in her life who each wear the hijab in a unique way, and imagines how she may someday express her personality through her hijab.

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Nomination: What Do You Do with a Voice Like That? The Story of Extraordinary Congresswoman Barbara Jordan

what do you do with a voice like that by chris barton

Barton, Chris. What Do You Do with a Voice like That? The Story of Extraordinary Congresswoman Barbara Jordan. Illus. by Ekua Holmes. 2018. 48p. Simon & Schuster/Beach Lane, $17.99 (9781481465625). Grades 2-4.

A picture book biography of Congresswoman Barbara Jordan, the first Black woman to be elected to the Texas legislature, and the first Black woman from the South to be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.

Nominations and Recommendations for the 2020 Amelia Bloomer list are Open!

Nominations and field recommendations for the 2020 Amelia Bloomer List are now open.

Committee members will be posting their nominations to this blog between now (March 1st) and October 31st.

Readers who would like to recommend titles for consideration may submit Field Recommendations.

Publishers who are interested in submitting titles for committee consideration should contact the co-chairs at ameliabloomer project at gmail.