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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

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

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

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

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

Barr, Beth Allison

2 holds on 1 copy

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hartley, Gemma

Summary: "In her ultra-viral article 'Women Aren't Nags--We're Just Fed Up,' ... Gemma Hartley gave ... voice to the frustration and anger experienced by countless women. Now, in Fed Up, Hartley expands outward from the everyday frustrations of performing thankless emotional labor to illuminate how the expectation to do this work in all arenas--private and public--fuels gender inequality, limits our...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.3 HAR

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.3 HAR

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

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

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

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

Ostertag, Molly

Summary: "Aster always looks forward to the Midwinter Festival, a reunion of the entire Vanissen family that includes competitions in witchery and shapeshifting. This year, he's especially excited to compete in the annual Jolrun tournament--as a witch. He's determined to show everyone that he's proud of who he is and what he's learned, but he knows it won't be easy to defy tradition. Ariel has darker...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: JFIC STE

Pessin-Whedbee, Brook

Summary: Who are you? is an introduction to gender for ages 3+, with straightforward language for talking about how we experience gender: our body, our expression,and our gender identity. Ideal for use in the classroom or at home, it includes an interactive wheel and a guide for adults, explaining key concepts and identifying useful discussion points."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.3 PES

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

Browning, Frank

Summary: "Frank Browning takes us into human gender geographies around the world, from gender-neutral kindergartens in Chicago and Oslo to femminielli weather casters in Naples, from conservative Catholics in Paris fearful of God and Nature to transsexual Mormon parents in Utah. As he shares specific and engaging human stories, he also elucidates the neuroscience that distinguishes male and female...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA 2016

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.3 BRO

Cook, Maria

Summary: "An informative and project-filled book for middle graders to explore the meaning and history behind LGBTQ rights movements, including biographies of key figures in gender and gay/lesbian history, the context behind today's transgender "bathroom wars" and dozens of activities and research ideas for perspectives and further learning."--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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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: Lectorum Publications 2007

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 468 Osb

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

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

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

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

Dukes, Kristopher

Summary: When eighteen-year-old Eleanora's father is shot dead on the cobblestone streets of 1910 Albania, Eleanora must abandon her dream of studying art in Italy as she struggles to survive in a remote mountain village with her stepmother Meria. Nearing starvation, Meria secretly sells Eleanora into marriage with the cruel heir of a powerful clan. Intent on keeping her freedom, Eleanora takes an oath...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC DUK

Ehrbar, Gregory

Summary: A graphic novel adaptation of and introduction to the Disney live action movie about Mulan, who's different from the other girls in her village, and feels like a disappointment to her family--until a wise remark from her younger sister changes her perspective.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dark Horse Books 2020

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

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