Nomination: Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls

51hwn2blrx1l-_sy346_Favilli, Elena and Francesca Cavallo. Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls. 2016. 224p. Timbuktu Labs, $35.00 (9780997895810). Gr. 3-6.

Inspiring bedtime stories about the lives of 100 extraordinary women. The brief biographies are illustrated by 60 female artists from all over 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.