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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

Higuera, Donna Barba

Summary: "Lupe Wong is going to be the first female pitcher in the Major Leagues. She's also championed causes her whole young life. Some worthy ... like expanding the options for race on school tests beyond just a few bubbles. And some not so much...like complaining to the BBC about the length between Doctor Who seasons. Lupe needs an A in all her classes in order to meet her favorite pitcher, Fu Li...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Levine Querido 2020

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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 Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HOF

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HOF

Lee, Kimberly

Summary: "A young Malaysian boy enthusiastically assists his grandmother prepare their Lunar New Year dinner, all the while learning about the history of their traditional cuisine"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE LEE

Lambelet, Anne

Summary: When a young girl learns that the bullfight prize is her favorite food, churros, she decides to become a matador.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Page Street Kids, an imprint of Page Street Publishing Co. 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE LAM

Carlson, Caroline.

Summary: Hilary Westfield is now sailing the seas as the Terror of the Southlands, but when Miss Pimm is discovered missing, Hilary decides to find the Enchantress with the help of first mate Charlie, finishing school friend Claire, and the always intrepid gargoyle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Lukoff, Kyle

Summary: "When Max starts school, the teacher hesitates to call out the name on the attendance sheet. Something doesn't seem to fit. Max lets her know the name he wants to be called by--a boy's name. This begins Max's journey as he makes new friends and reveals his feelings about his identity to his parents. Written with warmth and sensitivity by trans writer Kyle Lukoff, this book is a sweet and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Reycraft Books 2019

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Estrada, Isabel

Summary: In the 1970s mariachi was only for boys, but when Tuchi stumbles across her nana's guitarrón she decides to audition for her school's mariachi ensemble.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE Wld Cult Estrada

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 Woodmere

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

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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Gottfred, B. T.

Summary: Everyone, including Zee's classmates, gym buddies, and even her so-called best friend assume that she is a lesbian. Everyone who takes a look at Art's nice clothes and pretty face assume that he is gay. But there is more to Zee and Art than anyone realizes. What develops is a powerful connection between two people who are beautiful in all the ways they've been told are strange. As they explore...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Goodman, Alison.

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Eon hopes to become an apprentice to one of the twelve energy dragons of good fortune and learn to be its main interpreter, but to do so will require much, including keeping secret that she is a girl.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Bow, Erin

Summary: Twelve--year-old Aisulu defies the expectations of her Kazakh family and tradition to train an eagle in order to save her brother, Serik, and prevent her family from giving up their nomadic life forever.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Jennings, Terry Catasús

Summary: When Dominguita finds an old map in the back of a copy of Treasure Island, she is excited to see a big X on the map. Because everyone knows that X marks the spot for treasure. Can Dom and her friends figure out a way to return the special treasure to one of their favorite people before it falls into the wrong hands?

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD JEN

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

Dygard, Thomas J.

Summary: To improve his struggling football team's chances of winning, Coach Gardner brings in a new wide receiver, Jill Winston.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books 1990

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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

Boehme, Jillian

Summary: "If Rain weren't a girl, she would be respected as a Neshu combat master. Instead, her gender dooms her to a colorless future. When an army of nomads invades her kingdom, and a draft forces every household to send one man to fight, Rain takes her chance to seize the life she wants. Knowing she'll be killed if she's discovered, Rain purchases powder made from dragon magic that enables her to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor Teen 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Bell, Alex

Summary: Stella Starflake Pearl knows, without a doubt, that she was born to be an adventurer. It’s too bad girls are forbidden from becoming explorers. But Stella’s father has never been one to play by the rules. Leaving behind her pet polar bear, Gruff, and beloved unicorn, Magic, Stella and Felix set off on an expedition to the snowy Icelands. There, Stella plans to prove herself as a junior...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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1 available in JT Fantasy, Call number: JT Fantasy Bell 2018

Wilson, Diane L.

Summary: Spirited fifteen-year-old horse lover Rachel Selby determines to become a veterinarian, despite the opposition of her rigid father, her proper mother, and the norms of Boston in 1872, while that city faces a serial arsonist and an epidemic spreading through its firehorse population.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Avi

Summary: In 1925, fourteen-year-old Ida Bidson secretly takes over as the teacher when the one-room schoolhouse in her remote Colorado area closes unexpectedly.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2001

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC AVI

Goodman, Alison.

Summary: Facing the ultimate battle for control of the land she calls home, Eona finds herself waging an internal battle every bit as devastating as the war threatening to break out across the kingdom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Meyer, L. A. (Louis A.)

Summary: In 1803, after being exposed as a girl and forced to leave her ship, Jacky Faber finds herself attending school in Boston, where, instead of learning to be a lady, she battles her snobbish classmates, roams the city in search of adventure, and learns to ride a horse.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2004

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: FIC Meyer

Yolen, Jane.

Summary: Rhyming text affirms that girls can pursue their many interests, from playing sports to planting flowers in the dirt, without giving up their tiaras.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2010

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Yolen 2010

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