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Gehl, Laura

Summary: Illustrations and simple, rhyming text challenge the idea that boys and girls should each wear only certain colors or play with certain toys, and encourages them to be true to themselves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little bee Books 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE GEH

Pierce, Tamora.

Summary: Ten-year-old Keladry of Mindalen, daughter of nobles, serves as a page but must prove herself to the males around her if she is ever to fulfill her dream of becoming a knight. When Alanna became the King's Champion, it was decided that girls would henceforth be allowed to train for the knighthood. But ten years have passed, and no girls have come forward. Now, however, someone is about to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

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Hoffman, Sarah

Summary: Jacob loves playing dress-up, when he can be anything he wants to be. Some kids at school say he can't wear "girl" clothes, but Jacob wants to wear a dress to school. Can he convince his parents to let him wear what he wants?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman & Company 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HOF

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HOF

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

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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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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Pearlman, Robb

Summary: A celebration of how colors are for everyone depicts characters engaging in their favorite activities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Running Press Kids 2018

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1 available in JE Concept Crates, Call number: JE PEA

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New Youth Materials, Call number: JE PEA

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

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

Adler, Dahlia

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Amber McCloud's dream is to become cheer captain at the end of the year, but it's an extra-tall order to be joyful and spirited when the quarterback of your team has been killed in a car accident. For both the team and the squad, watching Robbie get replaced by newcomer Jack Walsh is brutal. And when it turns out Jack is actually short for Jaclyn, all hell breaks loose. The players refuse to be...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wednesday Books 2022

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Shovan, Laura

Summary: Told in separate voices, sixth-graders Mikayla, a wrestler like her brothers, and Lev, part of the Fearsome Threesome, become good wrestling partners and friends, but there can be only one winner at the State competition.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books 2018

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

Kelly, Jacqueline

Summary: "In rural Texas in 1900, when a storm blows change into town in the form of a visiting veterinarian, twelve-year-old Callie discovers a life and a vocation she desperately wants. But with societal expectations as they are, she will need all her wits and courage to realize her dreams"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC KEL

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Kelly 2015

Ryan, Pam Muñoz

Summary: On the eve of her Quinceañera, Princess Solimar discovers that it will take more than magic to save her kingdom and prevent the destruction of the Monarch butterfly.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Hyperion 2022

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC RYA

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

Ellis, Deborah

Summary: The first book in Deborah Elliss riveting Breadwinner series is an award-winning novel about loyalty, survival, families and friendship under extraordinary circumstances during the Talibans rule in Afghanistan. Eleven-year-old Parvana lives with her family in one room of a bombed-out apartment building in Kabul, Afghanistans capital city. Parvanas father a history teacher until his school was...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Groundwood Books 2000

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Sass, A. J.

Summary: "Ellen, an autistic thirteen-year-old, navigates a new city, shifting friendships, a growing crush, and her queer and Jewish identities while on a class trip to Barcelona, Spain"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2022

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: Their magic tree house takes Jack and Annie back to retrieve a lost story in ancient Greece, where they witness the original Olympic games and are surprised to find what girls of the time were not allowed to do.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lectorum Publications 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 468 Osb

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

Ahdieh, Renée

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Mariko must uncover deception in the imperial court and rescue Okami, while preparing for her nuptials"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2018

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