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Anderson, Laurie Halse

Summary: Bestselling author Laurie Halse Anderson is known for the unflinching way she writes about, and advocates for, survivors of sexual assault. Now, inspired by her fans and enraged by how little in our culture has changed since her groundbreaking novel Speak was first published twenty years ago, she has written a poetry memoir that is as vulnerable as it is rallying, as timely as it is timeless....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 921 AND

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 AND

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 AND

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 AND

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 Anderson 2019

Summary: Shares twenty stories from diverse survivors of childhood sexual violence, explaining how they overcame the boundaries of stigma and silence to help prevent trauma and loss of life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zest Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 616.85 THI

Summary: A peasant girl is raped and murdered in 14th century Sweden. When her killers seek shelter in her father's house, he kills them to avenge her death. Soon a spring appears from where the girl was killed and her father sees this as a sign from above.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN VIR

Miller, Chanel

6 holds on 2 copies

Summary: Brock Turner had been sentenced to just six months in county jail after he was found sexually assaulting "Emily Doe" on Stanford's campus. Her victim impact statement was posted on BuzzFeed, where it instantly went viral, was translated globally, and read on the floor of Congress. It inspired changes in California law and the recall of the judge in the case. Now Miller reclaims her identity to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B MILLER MIL

Frost, Helen

Summary: A baby sandhill crane hatches and starts learning about the world around it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FRO

Perkins, Useni Eugene

Summary: Six-time Coretta Scott King Award winner and four-time Caldecott Honor recipient Bryan Collier brings this classic, inspirational poem to life, written by poet Useni Eugene Perkins. Hey black child, Do you know who you are? Who really are? Do you know you can be, What you want to be, If you try to be What you can be? This lyrical, empowering poem celebrates black children and seeks to inspire...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Celebrate African American history with this historic collection of stories. Collection includes: Rosa ; Henry's freedom box ; Lincoln and Douglass ; and, Ellington was not a street. Bonus interview with Nikki Giovanni. Bonus interview with Ellen Levine.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV STO

Weatherford, Carole Boston

Summary: The story of Fannie Lou Hamer, who was a champion of civil rights; despite fierce prejudice and abuse, from the 1950s until her death in 1977.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV VOI

Johnston, E. K

Summary: At cheerleading camp, Hermione is drugged and raped, but she is not sure whether it was one of her teammates or a boy on another team--and in the aftermath she has to deal with the rumors in her small Ontario town, the often awkward reaction of her classmates, the rejection of her boyfriend, the discovery that her best friend, Polly, is gay, and above all the need to remember what happened so...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton BOOKS, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Mitchell, Saundra

Summary: "There's no such thing as a secret. SOMETHING happened to Ava. The curving scar on her face is proof. But Ava would rather keep that something hidden--buried deep in her heart and her soul. She has her best friend Syd, and she has her tattoos--a colorful quilt, like a security blanket, over her whole body--and now, suddenly, she has Hailey. Beautiful, sweet Hailey, who seems to like Ava as much...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC MIT

Peters, Julie

Summary: Have the courage to heal. We know, increasingly, how common and devastating sexual violence is for women, but we don’t always talk about how survivors can recover from the trauma and return to desire, sexuality, trust, and pleasure. Want is the story of how Julie Peters did just that—and how you can, too. Move past the fog of trauma. In the years after the assault, Julie was in what she calls...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mango Publishing Group 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.15 PET

Hughes, Langston

Summary: "Dream Variation," one of Langston Hughes's most celebrated poems, about the dream of a world free of discrimination and racial prejudice, is now a picture book stunningly illustrated by Daniel Miyares...An African-American boy faces the harsh reality of segregation and racial prejudice, but he dreams of a different life--one full of freedom, hope, and wild possibility, where he can fling his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Hughes 2017

Summary: A fiercely independent woman is gang raped, then battles the legal system twice, going after both her attackers and the onlookers whose cheering fueled and encouraged the assault.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA ACC

Maraniss, Andrew

Summary: A biography of the first African American basketball player in the Southeastern Conference details his struggles against racism, persistence of will, and role as a civil rights trailblazer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: From Academy Award-nominated and Emmy Award-winning director Kirby Dick, and Academy Award-nominated and Emmy Award-winning producer Amy Ziering comes a startling expose of sexual assault on US campuses, their institutional cover-ups, and the devastating toll they take on students and their families. Weaving together cinema verite footage and first person testimonies, the film follows the lives...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC HUN

Powell, Patricia Hruby

Summary: Written in blank verse, the story of Mildred Loving, an African American girl, and Richard Loving, a Caucasian boy, who challenge the Viriginia law forbidding interracial marriages in the 1950s.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Oversize, Call number: YA FIC POW

Lueders, Bill.

Contents: The rape -- Emergency response -- Under examination -- Detective Woodmansee -- One on one -- Misty and Dominic -- Another suspect -- The confession -- Fighting back -- A story to tell -- Checking it out -- Up against the system -- The people's lawyer -- Discovery -- 'The enemy' -- In search of the truth -- Honest mistakes -- A question of standing -- Losing battles -- Healthy outrage -- Filing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Terrace Books, University of Wisconsin Press 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.153 LUE

Westcott, Nadine Bernard.

Summary: The old jump rope/nonsense rhyme features an ailing young Tiny Tim.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Brown 1988

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC WES

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WES

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WES

Abdulali, Sohaila

Summary: "Drawing on her own experience, her work with hundreds of survivors as the head of a rape crisis center in Boston, and three decades of grappling with rape as a feminist intellectual and writer, Abdulali tackles some of our thorniest questions about rape, articulating the confounding way we account for who gets raped and why--and asking how we want to raise the next generation. In interviews...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.15 ABD

Smith, B. J. (Brad J.)

Summary: "After ten years' absence and a spell in prison, Carl Burns has returned to his hometown of Rose City to offer support to his estranged daughter Kate, currently one of four witnesses testifying against former Mayor Joseph Sanderson III, who stands accused of multiple counts of underage rape. Carl is determined to get justice for Kate, whatever it takes. But with his former sister-in-law Frances...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House Publishers Ltd 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SMI

Tate, Polo

Summary: "A YA memoir of sexual abuse in the Air Force academy, and the author's survival and healing."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends, an imprint of Macmillan Publishing Group, LLC 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 TAT

Baptiste, Tracey

Summary: Bianca Cooper escapes into the world of Minecraft after getting into a terrible car accident. Soon, however, she realizes she is trapped inside the game, and the in-game characters who have been attacking her resemble figures from her real life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Del Rey 2018

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Picoult, Jodi

Summary: Comic book artist Daniel Stone never for a moment suspected that the same boy whom his fourteen-year-old daughter, Trixie, loved might inflict upon her the worst possible harm. Could the young man, who once made Trixie's face fill with light when he came to the door, have drugged and then raped her? She says that he did, and that is all it takes to make Daniel, a man with a past he has hidden...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PIC

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PIC

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PIC

Warshaw, Robin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper & Row 1988

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.88 WAR