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Rainbow Revolutionaries: Fifty LGBTQ+ People Who Made History Cover Image
By Sarah Prager, Sarah Papworth (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780062947758
Availability: Backordered
Published: HarperCollins - May 26th, 2020

One of Time Out's “LGBTQ+ books for kids to read during Pride Month,” this groundbreaking, pop-culture-infused illustrated biography collection takes readers on an eye-opening journey through the lives of fifty influential queer figures who have made a mark on every century of hu

Becoming RBG: Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Journey to Justice Cover Image
By Debbie Levy, Whitney Gardner (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781534424555
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - November 5th, 2019

From the New York Times bestselling author of I Dissent comes a biographical graphic novel about celebrated Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a modern feminist icon—a leader in the fight for equal treatment of girls and women in society and the workplace.

Thank You For Coming To My Ted Talk: A Teen Guide to Great Public Speaking Cover Image
ISBN: 9781328995070
Availability: Backordered
Published: Clarion Books - March 10th, 2020

A teen edition of the New York Times best-selling TED TALKS: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking, chock-full of tips and techniques to help teens become confident, capable speakers

For today’s teen, being able to communicate clearly in front of an audience is essential.

Stories for Kids Who Dare to Be Different: True Tales of Amazing People Who Stood Up and Stood Out (The Dare to Be Different Series) Cover Image
By Ben Brooks, Quinton Winter (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780762468553
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Published: Running Press Kids - May 7th, 2019

Boys will be boys and girls will be girls? Not in this book.
The follow-up to Ben Brooks's New York Times bestselling Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different, this book offers more extraordinary true stories of amazing people who broke the mold and changed the world for the better. The resulting message? Be yourself, and your dreams might come true.

Greta's Story: The Schoolgirl Who Went on Strike to Save the Planet Cover Image
By Valentina Camerini, Moreno Giovannoni (Translated by), Veronica Carratello (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781534468771
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Published: Aladdin - November 26th, 2019

The inspiring true story of Greta Thunberg, a young eco-activist whose persistence sparked a global movement.

You are never too young to make a difference.

Ever since she learned about climate change, Greta Thunberg couldn’t understand why politicians weren’t treating it as an emergency.

Muslim Girls Rise: Inspirational Champions of Our Time Cover Image
By Saira Mir, Aaliya Jaleel (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781534418882
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Published: Salaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for You - October 29th, 2019

Little Leaders meets Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls in this gorgeous nonfiction picture book that introduces readers to nineteen powerhouse Muslim women who rose up and made their voices heard.

Long ago, Muslim women rode into battle to defend their dreams. They opened doors to the world’s oldest library.

We Are All Greta: Be inspired by Greta Thunberg to save the world Cover Image
ISBN: 9781786276148
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Published: Laurence King Publishing - September 24th, 2019

"Humans are very adaptable: We can still fix this. But the opportunity to do so will not last for long. We must start today. We have no more excuses" GRETA THUNBERG

Follow in the footsteps of the Swedish teenage activist and Nobel Peace Prize candidate in We Are All Greta and join the global mission to save our planet from climate change.

You Call This Democracy?: How to Fix Our Government and Deliver Power to the People Cover Image
ISBN: 9780358387428
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Published: Clarion Books - March 31st, 2020


America is the greatest democracy in the world . . . isn't it?

I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316322423
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Published: Back Bay Books - June 2nd, 2015


As seen on Netflix with David Letterman
"I come from a country that was created at midnight. When I almost died it was just after midday."

When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education.

Bread for Words: A Frederick Douglass Story Cover Image
By Shana Keller, Kayla Stark (Illustrator), David J. Dixon (Narrated by)
ISBN: 9781534110014
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Published: Sleeping Bear Press - January 15th, 2020

Frederick Douglass knew where he was born but not when. He knew his grandmother but not his father. And as a young child, there were other questions, such as Why am I a slave? Answers to those questions might have eluded him but Douglass did know for certain that learning to read and to write would be the first step in his quest for freedom and his fight for equality.

Nature's Friend: The Gwen Frostic Story Cover Image
ISBN: 9781585364053
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Published: Sleeping Bear Press - July 15th, 2018

2019 Green Earth Book Awards - Long List The art and writing of Gwen Frostic are well known in her home state of Michigan and around the world, but this picture book biography tells the story behind Gwen's famous work. After a debilitating illness as a child, Gwen sought solace in art and nature.

Strong Is the New Pretty: A Celebration of Girls Being Themselves Cover Image
ISBN: 9780761189138
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - March 7th, 2017

Girls being fearless. Girls being silly. Girls being wild, stubborn, and proud. Girls whose faces are smeared with dirt and lit up with joy.

The ABCs of AOC: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez from A to Z Cover Image
By Jamia Wilson, Krystal Quiles (By (artist))
ISBN: 9780316495141
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 1st, 2019

The ABCs of AOC is an inspiring, educational, and giftable book about the representative taking Congress--and the media--by storm.
This empowering and informative book is the perfect conversation starter for young people interested in government and activism, and the ultimate gift for anyone who wants to learn more about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World Cover Image
By Chelsea Clinton, Alexandra Boiger (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781524741723
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Published: Philomel Books - May 30th, 2017

Chelsea Clinton introduces tiny feminists, mini activists and little kids who are ready to take on the world to thirteen inspirational women who never took no for an answer, and who always, inevitably and without fail, persisted.

The Youngest Marcher: The Story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, a Young Civil Rights Activist Cover Image
ISBN: 9781481400701
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - January 17th, 2017

Meet the youngest known child to be arrested for a civil rights protest in Birmingham, Alabama, 1963, in this moving picture book that proves you’re never too little to make a difference.

Nine-year-old Audrey Faye Hendricks intended to go places and do things like anybody else.

So when she heard grown-ups talk about wiping out Birmingham’s segregation laws, she sp

What Every Girl Should Know: Margaret Sanger's Journey Cover Image
ISBN: 9781534419339
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - February 11th, 2020

“Historical fiction at its best.” —Kirby Larson, Newbery Honor winner
“An important, readable novel.” —Kirkus Reviews

This compelling historical novel spans the early and very formative years of feminist and women’s health activist Margaret Sanger, founder of Planned Parenthood, as she struggles to find her way amidst th

What Is Climate Change? (What Was?) Cover Image
By Gail Herman, Who HQ, John Hinderliter (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781524786151
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Published: Penguin Workshop - June 19th, 2018

Learn more about what climate change means and how it's affecting our planet.

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Tales of Extraordinary Women Cover Image
ISBN: 9780997895810
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Published: Rebel Girls - November 10th, 2016


The New York Times bestselling Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls is a children's book packed with 100 bedtime stories about the lives of extraordinary women from the past and the present, illustrated by 60 female artists from all over the world.

This must-have volume brings readers on an empowering journey, introdu

Basher Civics: Democracy Rules! Cover Image
By Simon Basher (Illustrator), Shannon Weber
ISBN: 9780753476260
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Published: Kingfisher - June 16th, 2020

Step into the colorful world of Basher's Civics and meet the champions of U.S. democracy! With his unique illustrations and humorous first-person text, Basher gives key political concepts such as Bill of Rights, Impeachment, Checks and Balances, and Supreme Court a face, voice, and personality.

Suffragette: The Battle for Equality Cover Image
By David Roberts, David Roberts (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781536208412
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Published: Walker Books US - October 8th, 2019

A New York Times best-selling illustrator turns his talents to a lavish history of the women’s suffrage movement in the U.K. and the U.S. just in time for the hundredth anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment.