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Browning, Diane.

Summary: In pioneer days, a young girl who is a talented artist is encouraged to paint portraits, Bible scenes, and other pictures, but told never to sign her work, either because it would be a sign of pride or because artists are expected to be men.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tricycle Press 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE BRO

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

Cristaldi, Kathryn.

Summary: A baseball-loving girl worries that the ballet class her mother forces her to take will ruin her reputation with the other members of her baseball team.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1992

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR GREEN CRI

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

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Pierce, Tamora

Summary: After becoming a squire to Lord Raoul, commander of the King's Own, Kel of Mindelan, must face a terrifying test in the Chamber of the Ordeal before she can be a knight.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2001

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC PIE

Lee, Y. S. (Ying S.)

Summary: As a nearly full-fledged member of the Agency, the all-female detective unit based in Miss Scrimshaw's Academy for Girls, Mary Quinn, disguised as a poor apprentice builder, must brave the sinister underworld of Victorian London in order to unmask a murderer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Lee 2010

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

Pryor, Bonnie.

Summary: Still disguised as a boy, now-seventeen-year-old Hannah Pritchard and her crew aboard the ship Hannah carry out missions for the Continental navy while searching for lost pirate treasure and trying to evade an evil pirate captain.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow 2012

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Pryor 2012

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC KEL

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC KEL

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Kelly 2015

Lee, Ying S.

Summary: Rescued from the gallows in 1850s London, young orphan and thief Mary Quinn is offered a place at Miss Scrimshaw's Academy for Girls where she is trained to be part of an all-female investigative unit called The Agency and, at age seventeen, she infiltrates a rich merchant's home in hopes of tracing his missing cargo ships.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2010

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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

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

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

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

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1 available in Juvenile, 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

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Sadler, Marilyn.

Summary: Although P.J. and his friends refuse to let Donna and Honey Bunny go camping with them because "camping is not for girls", the girls follow and get proof that camping is hard work even for boys.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1993

Copies Available at Peninsula

2 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR GREEN SAD
Call number: JBR GREEN SAD

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

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

Meyer, L. A. (Louis A.)

1 hold on 3 copies

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

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: YA FIC MEY

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

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

Day, Karen.

Summary: In 1980, when twelve-year-old Madison, who loves to play baseball, decides to play in her town's baseball league, she never envisions the uproar it causes when she becomes the first girl to join.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books 2008

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC Day

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

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2 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC GOO

McKissack, Pat

Summary: Presents the diary of thirteen-year-old Nzingha, a sixteenth-century West African princess who loves to hunt and hopes to lead her kingdom one day against the invasion of the Portuguese slave traders.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2000

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MCK

Howard, Elizabeth Fitzgerald.

Summary: In the post-Civil War South, a young African American girl is determined to prove that she can go to school just like her older brothers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 1999

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

Lee, Tanith.

Summary: A bump on the head restores Art's memories of her mother and the exciting life they led, so the sixteen-year-old leaves Angels Academy for Young Maidens, seeks out the pirates who were her family before her mother's death, and leads them back to adventure on the high seas.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Children's Books 2004

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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: Random House 1998

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC Osbor

Copies Available at Woodmere

4 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE OSB

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED OSB

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JFIC OSB

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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