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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

Shinkai, Makoto

Summary: "Mitsuha, a high school girl living in a rural town deep in the mountains, has a dream that she is a boy living an unfamiliar life in Tokyo. Taki, a high school boy living in Tokyo, dreams that he is a girl living in the mountains. As they realize they are changing places, their encounter sets the cogs of fate into motion."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yen On 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Porath, Jason

Summary: "A brazen, uproarious collection of illustrations of tough women both historical and fantastical-too awesome, too fierce, and sometimes too weird. These are not fantasy tales of blushing ingenues and happily-ever-afters. Here are the real unsung women of history, real and from literature, mythology and folklore. Illustrated in a contemporary animation style, Rejected Princesses dismisses the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dey St. 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 POR

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

Ikeyamada, Gō

Summary: "Megumu is almost done taking Mitsuru's make-up classes for him, and it's nearly time for the twins to go back to their own lives. But then catastrophe hits! Megumu's true love, Aoi, discovers she's really a girl and goes into an allergic fit. How will she ever face him again? And even worse, Mitsuru's sworn enemy, Azusa, finds out he's really a dude. What will happen when she spills the secret...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 SO

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

Barr, Beth Allison

Summary: Biblical womanhood--the belief that God designed women to be submissive wives, virtuous mothers, and joyful homemakers--pervades North American Christianity. From choices about careers to roles in local churches to relationship dynamics, this belief shapes the everyday lives of evangelical women. Yet biblical womanhood isn't biblical, says Baylor University historian Beth Allison Barr. It arose...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Brazos Press, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2021

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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

Slaughter, Anne-Marie

Summary: "When Anne-Marie Slaughter accepted her dream job as the first female director of policy planning at the U.S. State Department in 2009, she was confident she could juggle the demands of her position in Washington, D.C., with the responsibilities of her family life in suburban New Jersey. Her husband and two young sons encouraged her to pursue the job; she had a tremendously supportive boss,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.4209 SLA

Ikeyamada, Gō

Summary: "Megumu's life has gone from weird to wonderful--she no longer has to cross-dress as her brother, and her true love, Aoi, has asked her out on a date! It's the beginning of a beautiful relationship, even if they have to stay two feet apart at all times or risk Aoi going into anaphylactic girl shock. Meanwhile, Mitsuru is back in his own clothes too, but he's making war, not love! Can he defeat...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 SO

Ostrom, Melissa

Summary: In 1807, Harriet Winter leaves her family's New Hampshire farm with her brother to settle in the Genesee Valley to avoid being pushed into marriage with her neighbor, Daniel Long.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

West, Wallace

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: A smart and sassy boy in a red riding hood confronts a pushy wolf espousing gender norms.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2022

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Garmus, Bonnie

Summary: "Chemist Elizabeth Zott is not your average woman. In fact, Elizabeth Zott would be the first to point out that there is no such thing as an average woman. But it's the early 1960s and her all-male team at Hastings Research Institute takes a very unscientific view of equality. Except for one: Calvin Evans; the lonely, brilliant, Nobel-prize nominated grudge-holder who falls in love with--of all...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Large Print, Call number: LP FIC GAR
1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC GAR

Gonzales, Chuck

Summary: Carlos Gomez is a member of the only Mexican American family in town, so he's used to being the odd one out. A lisp, a penchant for girl glamor, and being picked on by the class bully don't help either. But now there's a talent show coming up, and Carlos is performing with the BMX stunt team. What could possibly go wrong?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Reycraft Books 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Kamatani, Yuhki

Summary: "Tasuku is starting to feel at home at the drop-in center--just in time for him to help a younger student who also hangs out there. Misora Shuji likes to wear girls' clothing but is unsure about their gender identity. Will Tasuku's guidance offer Shuji some clarity or just make things harder?"--Provided by publisher

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Seas Entertainment 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 OUR

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

Wilson, Misty

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Debut author Misty Wilson chronicles her seventh-grade experience as the only girl on her town's football team in this empowering graphic memoir about teamwork, friendship, crushes, and touchdowns"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, Harper Alley, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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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Prince, Liz

Summary: Eschewing female stereotypes throughout her early years and failing to gain acceptance on the boys' baseball team, Liz learns to embrace her own views on gender as she comes of age, in an anecdotal graphic novel memoir.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zest Books 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 PRI

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 921 PRI

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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Barker, Meg-John

Summary: "An essential comic-book journey from the creators of Queer: A Graphic History that will change the way you think about gender. Is masculinity 'toxic?' Why are public toilets such a political issue? How has feminism changed the available gender roles - and for whom? Why might we all benefit from challenging binary thinking about sex/gender? In this unique illustrated guide, Meg-John Barker and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Icon Books Ltd 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.3 BAR

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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Bergin, Virginia

Summary: Sixty years after a virus wiped out nearly all men on earth, fourteen-year-old River finds a sick boy, Mason, and helps restore his health while learning dark truths behind the lies she has been told.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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