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Clein, Emmeline

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "A personal and cultural look at the dark underbelly of Western beauty standards and the lethal culture of disordered eating they've wrought. In Dead Weight, Emmeline Clein tells the story of her own disordered eating alongside and through other women from history, pop culture and the girls she's known and loved. Tracing the medical and cultural history of Anorexia, Bulimia, and Orthorexia,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2024

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 616.85 CLE

Harts, Minda

Summary: "A guide for girls of color looking to find their voice and claim space as they prepare for high school, college, and their careers"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 305.235 HAR

Gallagher, Siobhán

Summary: "Author and illustrator Siobhán Gallagher's humorous and heartfelt graphic memoir details her journey from being anxious and unhappy to learning to love herself as she is. "I'm proud of the person I've become because I fought to become her." At the age of 30, Siobhán Gallagher looks back on her teenage years struggling with anxiety and diet culture, desperate to become a beautiful, savvy, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews McMeel Publishing 2024

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Markey, Charlotte N.

Summary: "From early childhood boys often feel pressured to be athletic and muscular. But what impact does this have on physical and mental well-being through their teens and beyond? Worryingly, a third of teen boys are trying to 'bulk up' due to body dissatisfaction, and boys and men account for 25% of eating disorder cases. What can we tell our boys to help them feel happy and confident simply being...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cambridge University Press 2022

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Non-Fiction, Call number: JT Health Markey

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 306.4 MAR

Harrison, Da'Shaun

Summary: "An exploration of anti-fatness and anti-Blackness at the intersections of race, police violence, gender identity, fatness, and health"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: North Atlantic Books 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.38 HAR

Lassieur, Allison

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: This encyclopedia offers readers the chance to explore the 63 national parks in the United States and its territories. Alongside photos of the parks, the text highlights each park's history, points of interest, and things to do. Features include glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Encyclopedias, an imprint of Abdo Reference 2023

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LoMenzo, Angela

Summary: "Writer, makeup artist, and creative director Angela LoMenzo combines stunning photography and powerful real stories to shine a light on the wild and wondrous journeys of twenty-five extraordinary and deeply creative women." -- Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mango Publishing 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.0925 LOM

Gunderson, Jessica

Summary: Kamilla has a wonderful singing voice, but she does not want to sign up for the Memorial Middle School musical because she sees herself as overweight, even though the doctor tells her she is not--so can exercise and the support of her family and friends help her overcome her negative image and lead her to the starring role her talent demands?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 JUN

Gold, Gracie

Summary: "In this explosive tell-all memoir, an Olympic figure skater reveals her battle to survive mental illness, eating disorders, and the self-destructive voice inside that she calls "outofshapeworthlessloser." When Gracie Gold stepped onto center stage (or ice, rather) as America's sweetheart at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, she instantly became the face of America's most beloved winter sport....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2024

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Cuevas, Mayra

Summary: Neither Malena nor Ruby expected to be leaders of their high school's dress code rebellion. Meanwhile, the girls have to face their own insecurities and biases, as well as the ups and downs of their newfound friendship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC CUE

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC CUE

Kennen, Sophie

Summary: "Through playful rhymes and colorful artwork, all the things that make our bodies special-from the texture of our hair to the color of our eyes-are celebrated. This sweet and inclusive book encourages young readers to acknowledge and accept differences, and offers the perfect opportunity to open up conversations about body acceptance. Back matter includes tips and conversation starters for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2022

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE KEN

Rogers, Kim

Summary: "A biographical picture book about Clarence Tinker, a member of the Osage Nation, who endured abuse growing up at the hands of a boarding school and went on to serve in the United States Air Force in World War II"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heartdrum, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2024

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 TIN

Berne, Emma Carlson

Summary: "An inspiring graphic novel about Jane Kendeigh, a nurse who helped wounded soldiers in combat zones during World War II. During World War II, the United States' fight against the Japanese on islands in the Pacific was intense and deadly. To help respond to casualties in battle, the U.S. Navy trained 122 nurses to aid wounded soldiers in combat zones. The first nurse to do so was Jane Kendeigh,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 KEN

White, April

Summary: "From a historian and senior writer and editor at Atlas Obscura, a fascinating account of the daring nineteenth-century women who moved to South Dakota to divorce their husbands and start living on their own terms"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.89 WHI

Davis, Viola

Summary: In this memoir, award-winning actress Viola Davis shares her story, in her own words, from her coming-of-age in Rhode Island to the present day.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 DAVIS VIOLA DAV

Parker, Morgan

Summary: "Dubbed a voice of her generation, poet and writer Morgan Parker has spent much of her adulthood in therapy, trying to square the resonance of her writing with the alienation she feels in nearly every aspect of life, from her lifelong singleness to her battle with depression. She traces this loneliness to an inability to feel truly safe with others and a historic hyper-awareness stemming from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: One World 2024

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Brown, Monica

Summary: A powerful and accesible bilingual picture book that highlights "the power and impact of ordinary but dedicated citizens." Every day, thousands of farmworkers harvested the food that ended up on kitchen tables all over the country. But at the end of the day, when the workers sat down to eat, there were only beans on their own tables. Then Dolores Huerta and Cesar Chavez teamed up. Together they...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J READ-ALONG BRO

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J READ-ALONG BRO

Greene, Jacqueline Dembar.

Summary: When Rebecca attends summer camp in the country because of the spreading polio epidemic in New York City, she is troubled by a bully in her tent and another fellow camper who is strangely secretive.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J AGHM GRE

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC GRE

Hardin, Lara Love

4 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "New York Times bestselling author Lara Love Hardin recounts her slide from soccer mom to opioid addict to jailhouse shot-caller and her unlikely comeback as a highly successful ghostwriter in this harrowing, hilarious, no-holds-barred memoir"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2024

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Bruchac, Joseph

Summary: After being taught in a boarding school run by whites that Navajo is a useless language, Ned Begay and other Navajo men are recruited by the Marines to become Code Talkers, sending messages during World War II in their native tongue.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC BRU

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC BRU

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC BRU

Hale, Shannon

Summary: Shannon knows sixth grade is going to be a perfect year. She's got a spot in the in-crowd called The Group, and her best friend is their leader Jen, the most popular girl in school. But the rules are always changing, and Shannon has to scramble to keep up. She never knows which TV shows are cool, what songs to listen to, and, most importantly, which boys you're allowed to talk to. Who makes...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC HAL

Hannah, Kristin

10 holds on 3 copies

Summary: "Women can be heroes, too." When twenty-year-old nursing student Frances "Frankie" McGrath hears these unexpected words, it is a revelation. Raised on idyllic Coronado Island and sheltered by her conservative parents, she has always prided herself on doing the right thing, being a good girl. But in 1965 the world is changing, and she suddenly imagines a different choice for her life. When her...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2024

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Harris, Duchess

Summary: "Growing Up LGBTQ explores what life is like for adolescents in the LGBTQ community, including topics like coming out, bullying and discrimination in school, and mental health. It also examines the creation of community and found family for LGBTQ people. Features include a glossary, further readings, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Essential Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 306.76 HAR

Harmon, Amy

Summary: "When infamous outlaw Butch Cassidy decides to go straight, he discovers that too many of the powerful men he crossed won't let bygones be bygones. To have a chance at a new life, he'll have to become someone else entirely. A brief, fateful encounter with the celebrated singer Jane Toussaint on the eve of his escape offers a glimpse of what might have been, but Butch disappears, leaving her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2024

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC HAR

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