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Brainerd, Amanda

Summary: Over the course of one year at a Connecticut boarding school and a transformative summer in New York City in the 1980s, three young women negotiate friendship, crushes, parties, privilege, and the sexual interest of older men on the journey from innocence to independence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRA

Wells, Maggie (Maggie B.)

Summary: Jasmine is a 19-year-old college freshman studying accounting at UNLVand a professional dancer in Las Vegas. After being date-raped by the director of her show, Jasmine gets pregnant. She tries to keep the baby and support it on her own, but is finding it hard. She no longer can practice enough to be a great dancer, and drops out of school. After a fateful decision, she is forced to acknowledge...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EPIC Press 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Parker, Natalie C.

Summary: After her family is killed by corrupt warlord Aric Athair and his bloodthirsty army of Bullets, Caledonia Styx is left to chart her own course on the dangerous and deadly seas. She captains her ship, the Mors Navis, with a crew of girls and women just like her, whose lives have been turned upside down by Aric and his men. The crew has one misson: stay alive, and take down Aric's armed and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Razorbill, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION PAR

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Wells, Maggie (Maggie B.)

Summary: At age 14, Luciana is ready to be grown up, but makes some very bad decisions to prove it. After having unprotected sex with many partners, Luciana gets pregnant but is not entirely sure who the father is. After court ordered paternity testing confirms that the father is a 19-year-old man, Luciana and her family decide to press charges. Ultimately, Luciana wants a clean break from her past. She...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EPIC Press 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Wells, Maggie (Maggie B.)

Summary: Shawna is 18 years old, living in Oakland, California. She has sex for the very first time with her longtime boyfriend, Philippe, and the condom breaks. She gets pregnant. They end up foregoing college and getting married. They find that life is hard, but they are making it work.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EPIC Press 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Hart, Kate

Summary: In a story told from two viewpoints, seventeen-year-old Raychel relies on the support of her overachieving best friend Matt while secretly sleeping with his brother Andrew, and Matt tries to play hero and hide how much he loves her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Wells, Maggie (Maggie B.)

Summary: 17-year-old high school senior Candace has everything figured out. She attends St. Pauls an exclusive prep school in Concord, New Hampshire, and is on her way to Princeton the next fall. However, when she falls for exchange student Danilo, her orderly life is changed forever. At the end of her senior year, Candace finds out she is pregnant and is forced to postpone college for a year. She...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EPIC Press 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Wells, Maggie (Maggie B.)

Summary: Aleecia is 15 years old, living in Fort Pierce, Florida. She can't believe it when Kyle, the 18-year-old captain of the football team, falls for her. She would do anything to keep him, even have sex without a condom. When she gets pregnant, she tells Kyle, and he stands by her. Together, they move into the garage of her mothers house to raise the baby. She finishes high school while he goes off...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EPIC Press 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Wells, Maggie (Maggie B.)

Summary: Isabella and Carlos live in St. Louis, MOand are totally in love. They are 18, finishing their senior year in high school, and decide to have a baby together and get married. Carlos joins the military and is killed in action in Afghanistan. Isabella is devastated. A year later, she has a new boyfriend, but he isnt nice to her or her baby. She fears for her and her babys safety.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EPIC Press 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Forrest, Bella

Summary: A toxic river divides nineteen-year-old Violet Bates's world by gender. Women rule the East. Men rule the West. Welcome to the lands of Matrus and Patrus. Ever since the disappearance of her beloved younger brother, Violet's life has been consumed by an anger she struggles to control. Already a prisoner to her own nation, now she has been sentenced to death for her crimes. But one decision...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nightlight Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Osborne, Mary Pope

Summary: No girls allowed at the Olympic Games! That's the rule when the Magic Tree House whisks Jack and Annie back to ancient Greece. But when Annie tells Jack to go to the games without her, he knows she's up to something. Will Annie find a way to see the games? Or will she get herself--and Jack--into Olympic-size trouble?

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Green, D. L. (Debra L.)

Summary: Third-grader Zeke Meeks already has two sisters, so he is bitterly disappointed when his new neighbor proves to be a girl--can Charlie change his mind and prove to him that boys and girls can play together?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION GRE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC GRE

Barbieri, Kara.

Summary: After a century of service to goblin lord Soren, Janneke, seventeen, the only mortal in the Permafrost, clings to her humanity as she faces difficult choices.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wednesday Books 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION BAR

Donnelly, Jennifer.

Summary: A young woman in nineteenth-century New York City must struggle against gender and class boundaries when her father is found dead of a supposed suicide, and she believes there is more than meets the eye, so in order to uncover the truth she will have to decide how much she is willing to risk and lose.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Merberg, Julie

Summary: Rhyming text presents the argument that girls and boys are equal, offering such lessons as "no means no" and "women's rights are human rights."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Downtown Bookworks 2018

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Klages, Ellen

Summary: In 1957, ten-year-old Katy Gordon fights to be allowed to play Little League baseball and uses what she learns about civil rights and the history of female baseball players to challenge the league ban on girls.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Battle of the Books Display, Call number: J PA FIC KLA

Henning, Sarah

Summary: "When high school junior Liv Rodriquez is kicked off her private school's softball team and loses her scholarship she must join her new school's football team to prove she can be a team player, all while falling for the star quarterback"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Poppy, Little, Brown and Company 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Pau Preto, Nicki

Summary: Veronyka, sixteen, leaves her controlling sister and disguises herself as a boy to join a secret group of warriors who ride phoenixes into battle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Tanaka, Shelley

Summary: Young Parvana lives with her family in one room of a bombed-out apartment building in Kabul, Afghanistan. Because Parvana's father has a foreign education, he is arrested by the Taliban. Women cannot appear in public unless covered head to toe, go to school, or work outside the home, so the family becomes increasingly desperate until Parvana conceives a plan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Groundwood Books, House of Anansi Press 2018

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Pacton, Jamie

Summary: "Working as a Wench--i.e., waitress--at a cheesy medieval-themed restaurant in the Chicago suburbs, Kit Sweetly wishes she could be a Knight like her brother. She has the moves, is capable on a horse, and desperately needs the raise that comes with knighthood, so she can hold a spot at her dream college and help her mom pay the mortgage. Company policy allows only guys to be Knights. So when...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Page Street Publishing Co. 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Smith, Matthew Ross

Summary: Unhappy at not being allowed to play on the boys' basketball team, Lizzy Trudeau, thirteen, wishes to never miss another shot and soon finds herself playing in the NBA against her hero, the greatest player of all time.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Bunting, Eve

Summary: Upon her mother's death, fifteen-year-old Catherine puts her courage and strength to the test by disguising herself as a boy to join her father, a pirate captain, on a ship whose crew includes men who are trying to steal a treasure from him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Bunting 2011

Pierce, Tamora.

Summary: Ten-year-old Keladry of Mindelan continues her training to become a squire with the aid of a new maid, the support of her friends, interference from some other pages, and some serious, even dangerous opposition.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bluefire 2011

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

Kreie, Chris

Summary: After failing to make the soccer team, high school senior Riley joins the football team with her whole town's support but she needs to learn new skills quickly to succeed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Darby Creek 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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