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Dancing at the pity party : a dead mom graphic memoir - Feder, Tyler,

Summary: "Tyler Feder shares her story of her mother's first oncology appointment to facing reality as a motherless daughter in this frank and refreshingly funny graphic memoir"--

Contents: Maw -- Uh-oh -- Compartmentalization -- The worst day -- Making arrangements -- The death circus, part 1 -- The death circus, part 2 -- The new normal -- The good, the bad, and the awkward (but...

A thousand sisters : the heroic airwomen of the Soviet Union in World War II - Wein, Elizabeth,

Summary: Documents the contributions of Soviet airwomen during World War II, examining the formation, obstacles, missions, and legacy of Russia's female combat pilot regiments.

My body, my choice : the fight for abortion rights - Stevenson, Robin, 1968-

Summary: "This nonfiction book for teens examines the ongoing fight for abortion rights and reproductive justice"--

Code name Pauline : memoirs of a World War II special agent - Cornioley, Pearl Witherington, 1914-2008.

Summary: "Pearl Witherington Cornioley, one of the most celebrated female World War II resistance fighters, shares her remarkable story in this firsthand account of her experience as a special agent for the...

Jane Austen : her heart did whisper - Santoni, Manuela, 1988-

Summary: "Before she was the beloved author of Pride and Prejudice and other classic novels, Jane Austen was a young woman wrestling with society's expectations and challenges of the heart. Her own story...

Reproductive rights : who decides? - Wittenstein, Vicki O., 1954-

Summary: Examine reproductive rights through a historical lens, from early history's methods for family planning to the introduction of the Pill in the 1960s and the Roe v Wade decision of the 1970s, to...

Contents: Herbs, magic, and devices: early birth control practices -- Contraceptive devices declared obscene: birth control in the Victorian age -- Margaret Sanger: twentieth century birth control pioneer --...

Claiming my place : coming of age in the shadow of the Holocaust - Price, Planaria J,

Summary: Documents the story of a young Jewish woman who survived the Holocaust by hiding in plain sight, describing how she used her blonde hair and other Aryan features to assume a new identity and pass...

ISIS brides - Heing, Bridey,

Summary: With the promise of glorious holy war and a wife, more than 20,000 foreign fighters flowed into Iraq and Syria, leaving the Islamic State hard-pressed to provide enough wives for the fighters. With...

Contents: A history of ISIS -- Women in ISIS ideology -- Gender violence in ISIS territory -- Why women join ISIS -- Stories of escape -- Looking ahead.

The diary of a young girl - Frank, Anne, 1929-1945.

Summary: An uncut edition of Anne Frank's diary includes entries originally omitted by her father and provides insight into Anne's relationship with her mother.

You got this! : unleash your awesomeness, find your path, and change your world - Penn, Maya,

Summary: "Girls rights activist, Maya Penn introduces her inspirational handbook for teens and young adults to help them discover their passions and maximize their full potential for a creative, successful...

Contents: Part one. Unleash your awesomeness. The big question : what will I do with my life? ; How a dream board can help you dream big : zeroing in on what makes you awesome ; Creativity + curiosity = your...

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