Quinn, Zoe. Crash Override: How Gamergate (Nearly) Destroyed My Life, And How We Can Win the Fight Against Online Hate. 2017. 256p. PublicAffairs, $27.00 (9781610398084). Gr. 10-up.
Video game designer Zoe Quinn describe how she survived #gamergate, the misogynist online hate campaign, and became an advocate for targets of online harassment and abuse.
Harrison, Vashti. Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History. 2017. 96p. Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $16.99 (9780316475112). Gr. 3-7.
Illustrated biographies of 40 trailblazing black women in American history.
Whitley, Jeremy. The Unstoppable Wasp Vol. 1: Unstoppable. Illus. by Elsa Charretier. 2017. 120p. Marvel Comics, paper, $12.99 (9781302906467). Gr. 7-up.
After escaping the secret Red Room where she grew up as a captive assassin-in-training, teenage scientist Nadia decides to gather her fellow, unappreciated girl geniuses and change the world.
Edwards, Sue Bradford, and Duchess Harris. Hidden Human Computers: The Black Women of NASA. 2017. 112p. Abdo, $25.95 (9781680783872). Gr. 5-10.
American advancements in aviation and aerospace engineering relied on the work of black women mathematicians and scientists, who faced significant racism and sexism.
Shetterly, Margot Lee. Hidden Figures: Young Readers’ Edition. 2016. 240p. HarperCollins, $7.99 (9780062662378). Gr. 3-7.
The inspiring story of four African-American female mathematicians at NASA who made significant contributions to the space program.
Perkins, Mitali. Bring The Distant Near. 2017. 320p. Macmillan/Farrar Strauss Giroux, $17.99 (9780374304904). Gr. 7- up.
Three generations of women in the Das family struggle to find their places in the world amid changing cultures, countries, and ideas of womanhood.
Guglielmo, Amy and Jacqueline Tourville. Pocket Full of Colors: The Magical World of Mary Blair, Disney Artist Extraordinaire. Illus. by Brigette Barrager. 2017. Unpaged. Simon & Schuster/Atheneum Books for Young Readers, $17.99 (9781481461313). PreS-Gr. 3.
Artist and illustrator, Mary Blair did not let anyone compromise her vibrant visions of color despite the fact that many male colleagues considered her art too colorful and modern.