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Kendall, Mikki

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Summary: "A collection of essays taking aim at the legitimacy of the modern feminist movement, arguing that it has chronically failed to address the needs of all but a few women"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2020

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.42 KEN

Hartman, Saidiya V.

Summary: "A breathtaking exploration of the lives of young black women in the early twentieth century. In Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments, Saidiya Hartman examines the revolution of black intimate life that unfolded in Philadelphia and New York at the beginning of the twentieth century. Free love, common-law and transient marriages, serial partners, cohabitation outside of wedlock, queer relations,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.48 HAR

Norton, Elizabeth

Summary: "The Tudor period conjures up images of queens and noblewomen in elaborate court dress; of palace intrigue and dramatic politics. But if you were a woman, it was also a time when death during childbirth was rife; when marriage was usually a legal contract, not a matter for love, and the education you could hope to receive was minimal at best. Yet the Tudor century was also dominated by powerful...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 942.05 NOR

Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi

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Summary: A few years ago, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie received a letter from a dear friend from childhood, asking her how to raise her baby girl as a feminist. 'Dear Ijeawele' is Adichie's letter of response. Here are fifteen suggestions for how to empower a daughter to become a strong, independent woman. From encouraging her to choose a helicopter, and not only a doll, as a toy if she so desires; having...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.4 ADI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 649.133 ADI

Summary: In 2016, Mariam Khan read that David Cameron had linked the radicalization of Muslim men to the `traditional submissiveness' of Muslim women. Mariam felt pretty sure she didn't know a single Muslim woman who would describe herself that way. Why was she hearing about Muslim women from people who were neither Muslim, nor female? Years later the state of the national discourse has deteriorated...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.4 IT'S

Pearson, Allison

Summary: Kate Reddy is facing her 50th birthday. Her children have turned into impossible teenagers; her mother and in-laws are in precarious health; and her husband is having a midlife crisis that leaves her desperate to restart her career after years away from the workplace. Once again, Kate is scrambling to keep all the balls in the air in a juggling act.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Pearson 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC PEA

Jones, Martha S.

Summary: This volume explores the roles black women played in their communities' social movements and the consequences of elevating women into positions of visibility and leadership. Martha Jones reveals how, throughout the 19th century, the "woman question" was at the core of movements against slavery and for civil rights.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of North Carolina Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 324.6 Jon

Kendall, Mikki

Summary: "A bold and gripping graphic history of the fight for women's rights The ongoing struggle for women's rights has spanned human history, touched nearly every culture on Earth, and encompassed a wide range of issues, such as the right to vote, work, get aneducation, own property, exercise bodily autonomy, and beyond. Amazons, Abolitionists, and Activists is a fun and fascinating graphic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ten Speed Press 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Oversize, Call number: YA 741.5 KEN

Gregory, Philippa

Summary: Midsummer's Eve, 1648, England is in the grip of civil war between renegade King and rebellious Parliament. The struggle reaches to every corner of the kingdom, even the remote Tidelands - the marshy landscape of the south coast. Alinor a descendant of wise women, crushed by poverty and superstition, waits in the graveyard under the full moon for a ghost who will declare her free from her...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2019

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GRE

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Gre

Donati, Sara

Summary: "From the international bestselling author of The Gilded Hour comes Sara Donati's enthralling epic about two trailblazing female doctors in nineteenth-century New York; Dr. Sophie Savard, daughter of free people of color returns home to the achingly familiar rhythms of Manhattan in the early spring of 1884 to rebuild her life after the death of her husband. With the help of Dr. Anna Savard, her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DON

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DON

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DON

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DON

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC DON

Medie, Peace A.

Summary: A seamstress in Gana, Afi Tekple is smart; she is pretty; and she has been convinced by her mother to marry a man she does not know. Elikem is a wealthy businessman whose mother has chosen Afi in the hopes that she will distract him from his relationship with a woman his family claims is inappropriate. But Afi is not prepared for the shift her life takes when she comes to live in Accra, Ghana's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MED

Durst-Benning, Petra

Summary: "Germany, 1911. Certain things are expected of a woman. Defiant Mimi Reventlow has chosen to be the woman she wants to be. For now, that's the resident, if temporary, photographer in Laichingen. Here, against the odds, in a vocation uncommon for her gender, she maintains a struggling studio. She cares for her aging uncle and mentor. She's captured the affections of a roguish young local. And...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Durst-Benning 2020

Bain, Andrea

Summary: "Being single sucks! Well, that's what everyone says, anyway. In pretty much every culture, single women over the age of twenty-nine are seen as lonely, miserable, undesirable, and cat-crazy. Family members, friends, heck, even perfect strangers ask, "When are you going to get married?" After too many "how to land a spouse" guides, it's time to change the narrative on what it means to be a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dundurn 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.8 BAI

Miles, Rosalind

Summary: "Now is the time for a new women's history--for the famous, infamous, and unsung women to get their due--from the Enlightenment to the #MeToo movement. Recording the important milestones in the birth of the modern feminist movement and the rise of women into greater social, economic, and political power, Miles takes us through a colorful pageant of astonishing women, from heads of state like...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.42 MIL

Summary: "A scrapbook-style teen guide to understanding what it really means to be a feminist packed with contributions from a diverse range of voices, including celebrities and public figures, and featuring more than forty-four pieces, including an eight-page insert of full-color illustrations"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 305.4 HER

Grant, Sofia

Summary: "In the 1940s and 50s, women who needed a fast divorce went to Nevada to live on a ranch with other women in the same boat. Francie Meeker and Vi Carothers were sold a bill of goods: find a man, marry him in a white wedding gown, and live happily ever after. These best friends never expected to be on the train to Reno, those 'lies in white dresses' shattered, their marriages over. On board the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: P GRA

Elison, Meg

Summary: In the wake of the apocalypse, Flora has come of age in a highly gendered post-plague society where females have become a precious, coveted, hunted, and endangered commodity. But Flora does not participate in the economy that trades in bodies. An anathema in a world that prizes procreation above all else, she is an outsider everywhere she goes, including the thriving all-female city of Shy. Now...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 47North 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ELI

Hirsch, Michele Lent

Summary: Author Michele Lent Hirsch knew she couldn't be the only woman who's faced serious health issues at a young age, as well as the resulting effects on her career, her relationships, and her sense of self. What she found while researching Invisible was a surprisingly large and overlooked population with important stories to tell. Though young women with serious illness tend to be seen as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.9 HIR

Summary: Actress/advocates and New York Times journalist Nicholas Kristof meet individuals who are doing work to empower women and girls everywhere. These are stories of challenge, transformation and hope.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docuramafilms 2012

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC HAL

Lawson, Shayla

Summary: This collection of essays that focus on black girl culture features topics such as workplace microaggressions, how to become famous on Twitter, traveling while black, and reversing racist stereotypes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Perennial 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814 LAW

Mukwege, Denis

Summary: "From Nobel laureate, world-renowned doctor, and noted human rights activist Dr. Denis Mukwege comes an inspiring clarion call-to-action to confront the scourge of sexual violence and better learn from women's resilience, strength, and power. At the heart of Dr. Mukwege's message will be the voices of the many women he has worked with over the years. Dr. Mukwege will use individual cases to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2021

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Summary: "One of the preeminent figures of Iranian cinema, Mohsen Makhmalbaf has written and directed an impressive array of acclaimed films, winning accolades at international film festivals and admiration of world cinema audiences. This collection presents three of his most lyrical works which the director has termed his Poetic Trilogy. Gabbeh tells of an elderly couple who stop by a stream to wash...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Summary: Great Paxford's inspirational band of women return for more incredible stories from the home front as they deal with imminent threat during the Battle of Britain. As the nation finds itself increasingly beleaguered, relationships, friendships, and loyalties within the community will be tested as never before. The women find they must heighten their efforts to boost morale amidst the chaos and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by PBS Distribution 2017

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV HOM

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD HOM RATED NR

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Home 2017

Chambers, Veronica

Summary: Who was at the forefront of women's right to vote? We know a few famous names, like Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, but what about so many others from diverse backgrounds--black, Asian, Latinx, Native American, and more--who helped lead the fight for suffrage? On the hundredth anniversary of the historic win for women's rights, it's time to celebrate the names and stories of the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

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

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