Muhammad, Ibtihaj. Proud (Young Readers Edition): Living My American Dream. 2018. 289p. Little, Brown and Company, $17.99 (9780316477000).
Ibtihaj Muhammad shares her inspiring story of overcoming stereotypes and barriers on her journey to become an Olympic fencer.
Yousafzai, Malala. Malala: My Story of Standing Up for Girls’ Rights. 2018. 170p. Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $15.99 (9780316527149). Gr. 1-5.
A chapter book edition of Malala Yousafzai’s memoir.
Chmakova, Svetlana. Crush. 2018. 240p. Yen/JY, $24.00 (9780316363235). Gr. 4-7.
Jorge has found the courage to ask his crush to a school dance–but how will he contend with the increasingly toxic culture among his friends?
Muhammad, Ibtihaj. Proud: My Fight for An Unlikely American Dream. 2018. 270p. Hachette, $27.00 (978036518963).
An inspiring memoir of fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad, the first American woman to compete in the Olympics in hijab, and her journey overcoming prejudice and adversity.
Moyer, Naomi M. Black Women Who Dared. 2018. 24p. Second Story, $18.95 (9781772600711). Gr. 3-8.
Ten portraits and profiles celebrate Black women whose work significantly influenced their Canadian and American communities.
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.
Calkhoven, Laurie. Roberta Gibb (You Should Meet). Illus. by Monique Dong. 2018. 48p. Simon Spotlight. $16.99 (9781534409729). Gr. 1-3.
A biography of Roberta Gibb, the first woman to run in the Boston Marathon.