Blackwood, Sage. Miss Ellicott’s School for the Magically Minded. 2017. 368p. Katherine Tegen, $16.99 (9780062402639). Gr. 5-8.
When all of the sorceresses in the walled city of Lightning Pass disappear, a student at an all-girls magic school is determined to find them and protect her city from threats without and within.
Slade, Suzanne. Out of School and Into Nature: The Anna Comstock Story. Illus. by Jessica Lanan. 2017. 32p. Sleeping Bear Press, $16.99 (9781585369867). Gr. 1-4.
Naturalist and artist Anna Comstock defied bias against women in the sciences to pursue and share her passion for studying the natural world.
Sanchez Vegara, Ma. Isabel. Marie Curie. Illus. by Frau Isa. Tr. by Emma Martinez. 2017. Unpaged. Frances Lincoln Children’s Books, $14.99 (9781874809629). PreS-Gr.3.
Marie Curie pursued her passion of studying science and became the first woman to win a Nobel Prize.
Wheeler, Andrew. Another Castle: Grimoire. Illus. By Paulina Ganucheau. 2017. 134p. Oni Press, paperback, $15.99 (9781620103111). Gr. 7-up.
Princess Misty leads an unlikely group of revolutionaries as she rescues herself and frees the people of Beldora and Grimoire from the tyrannical Lord Badlug.
Turtschaninoff, Maria. Maresi. Tr. by A. A. Prime. 2017. 244p. Abrams/Amulet, $17.95 (9781419722691). Gr. 9-up.
To protect her idyllic matriarchal society and its newest resident, Maresi faces her destiny.
Reinhardt, Liz. Rebels Like Us. 2017. 496p. Harlequin Teen, $18.99 (9780373212200). Gr. 9-up.
When Nes moves from Brooklyn to Georgia, her world is turned upside down by Doyle Rahn and the town’s segregated proms. As they plan an alternative prom, Nes and Doyle deal with race, gender, and family issues.
Wilde, Jen. Queens of Geek. 2017. 288p. Swoon Books/Macmillian, $10.99 (9781250111395). Gr. 8-up.
Best friends Charlie and Taylor battle the double standards and sexism in fandom and Hollywood at SupaCon. Rising star Charlie struggles with expectations of fans and studios while Taylor navigates life, love, and fandom through the lens of Asperger’s.