Nomination: We Rule the Night

51r6dhfe2bql._sx329_bo1204203200_Bartlett, Claire Eliza. We Rule the Night. 393p. Little, Brown & Co. $17.99 (9780316417273). Gr. 9-up.

Two girls use forbidden magic to fly and fight — for their country and for themselves – in this fantasy that draws inspiration from the Soviet female bomber pilots of World War II known as the Night Witches.


Nomination: Dream Big


Wan, Joyce. Dream Big.  2019.  24p.  Cartwheel, $9.99 (9781338338683). PreS.

Female leaders, visionaries, and dreamers encourage readers to explore all possibilities and dream BIG!

Nomination: So Tall Within

SO TALL WITHIN jkt3p_12-19.inddSchmidt, Gary D. So Tall Within: Sojourner Truth’s Long Walk Toward Freedom. 2018.  48p. Macmillian/Roaring Brook Press, $18.99 (9781626728721).  Gr. 1-5.

Biography of Sojourner Truth, her early life under slavery, finding her purpose and her life’s work as an abolitionist and advocate for civil rights and women’s rights.