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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

Berne, Emma Carlson

Summary: Jyn Erso dares to stand up to Imperial stormtroopers; Princess Leia has to save Chewbacca the Wookiee from an ice creature's lair; and Jedi-in-training Ahsoka Tano tries to stop an out-of-control droid before somebody gets hurt. Jyn, Leia, and Ahsoka know that helping others is part of being a hero. Let them help find the hero inside you.

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Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Books, Spotlight 2020

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Berne, Emma Carlson

Summary: "Based on the all-new animated micro-series spotlighting some of Star Wars' greatest heroes! Three exciting adventures featuring the heroic Rey, Sabine Wren of Star Wars Rebels, and Senator Padmé Amidala! Includes introductions by Maz Kanata and art from the series."--Amazon website.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney/Lucasfilm Press 2017

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

Summary: The magnificent legend of Mulan continues in an all-new movie. The courageous heroine is back, along with favorite characters and some new friends, including the mischievous Mushu, who wants to keep Mulan single so he can retain his job as her guardian.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD M

Ehrbar, Greg

Summary: The Huns have crossed the Great Wall. Their leader, Shan-Yu, seems unstoppable. Only a hero can change the course of events and prevent China from being conquered. That hero will be found in the most unexpected place, in an unlikely guise...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight, a division of ABDO 2021

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

Takeuchi, Naoko

Summary: "The guardians in sailor suits return in this definitive edition of the greatest magical girl manga of all time! Features all-new cover illustrations by creator Naoko Takeuchi, a glittering holographic coating, an extra-large size, premium paper, French flaps, and a newly-revised translation! Teenager Usagi is not the best athlete, she's never gotten good grades, and, well, she's a bit of a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Kodansha Comics, an imprint of Kodansha USA Publishing LLC 2018

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Drimmer, Stephanie Warren

Summary: "Everybody needs a role model! Discover true stories of superstars, war heroes, world leaders, gusty gals, and everyday women who changed the world. From Sacagawea to Mother Teresa, Annie Oakley to Malala Yousafzai, these famous women hiked up their pants and petticoats and charged full-speed ahead to prove girls are just as tough as boys...maybe even tougher. Complete with amazing images and a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: J920 NAT

Yee, F. C.

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: The discovery of Yun, a young Avatar, brought stability to the four nations until Earth Kingdom-born Kyoshi, Yun's friend and servant, demonstrated remarkable bending during a mission to the South Pole. When growing unrest among her allies turned to violence, Kyoshi was forced to flee the Avatar mansion with her fiery friend Rangi, taking little more than the metal war fans and headdress her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet books 2019

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2 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC YEE

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

Summary: After their epic battle, The Sailor Guardians are called back to action when some new and powerful enemies appear! Ail and An are alien siblings bound to the mysterious energy-devouring Makai Tree. And the Black Moon Clan, led by Prince Demande, has the power to destroy all of future Crystal Tokyo. Things get complicated when a mysterious pink-haired girl falls from the sky, demands the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME SAI

Yee, F. C.

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: "Kyoshi's place as the true Avatar has finally been cemented-but at a heavy cost. With her mentors gone, Kyoshi voyages to the Southern Air Temple, where she can master the elements beyond what she could have ever imagined. But while her bending grows stronger, a mysterious threat emerges from the Spirit World. To stop it, Kyoshi, Rangi, the daofei, and their reluctant allies must join forces...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2020

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

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

Summary: Sailor moon, Sailor Mercury and Sailor Mars continue their quest for the Legendary Silver Crystal as two new powerful allies join the fight. Sailor Jupiter is the tall and tough Guardian of Thunder, and Sailor Venus is the Guardian of Love and the most experienced member. Sailor Moon herself gets an impressive new power and learns more about the mysterious Tuxedo Mask. Could their distant past...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [Publisher not identified] 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME SAI

Summary: Where darkness rules, there fights the champion of light! Armed with the Sword of Protection atop her winged unicorn, Swift Wind, She-Ra, twin sister of He-Man, is the defender of Crystal Castle. Together with the members of the Great Rebellion, She-Ra stands ready against Hordak and the Evil Horde, fighting to bring peace to Etheria. Includes twenty episodes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Classic Media 2010

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

Castor, Helen

Summary: "In Joan of Arc : a history, Helen Castor tells this gripping story afresh: forwards, not backwards. Instead of an icon, she gives us a living, breathing woman confronting the challenges of faith and doubt, a roaring girl who, in fighting the English, was also taking sides in a bloody civil war. We meet this extraordinary girl amid the tumultuous events of her extraordinary world where no...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JOAN OF ARC CAS

Hudson, Cheryl Willis

Summary: Profiles notable African American women in various fields from Phillis Wheatley, Harriet Tubman, and Ida B. Wells to Condoleeza Rice, Beyoncé, and the founders of Black Lives Matter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Books for Young Readers 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920.72 HUD

Summary: Amanda Price gets propelled into the scheming 19th century world of Pride and Prejudice while the book's Elizabeth Bennet is hurled into hers. As the plot unfolds, Amanda triggers new romantic twists and turns as she tries to help the Bennet sisters nab husbands and even manages to captivate the tantalizing Mr. Darcy. But what about Elizabeth, and what will become of one of the world's greatest...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2009

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD L

Takeuchi, Naoko.

Summary: After Chibi-Usa is drawn into the far reaches of space-time by a storm, Tuxedo Man travels after her, but when he encounters a woman claiming to be Chibi, he is unsure whether she is his daughter or not. Meanwhile, Sailor Moon and the others must escape Nemesis and the grasp of Wiseman and his cronies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kodansha Comics 2012

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 741.5 SAI

Tatar, Maria

Summary: "World-renowned folklorist Maria Tatar reveals an astonishing but long buried history of heroines, taking us from Cassandra and Scheherazade to Nancy Drew and Wonder Woman. How do we explain our newfound cultural investment in empathy and social justice? For decades, Joseph Campbell had defined our cultural aspirations in The Hero with a Thousand Faces, emphasizing the value of seeking glory...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation 2021

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Brooks, Ben

Summary: Profiles over seventy people who broke the rules and smashed stereotypes, including such figures as Emma Gonzalez, Andy Warhol, Bjork, Hans Christian Andersen, and Sally Ride.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 BRO

Clinton, Chelsea

Summary: Profiles the lives of thirteen women who have left their mark on world history, including Caroline Herschel, Marie Curie, Mary Verghese, and Malala Yousafzai.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 CLI

Yee, F. C.

Summary: With her mentors gone, Kyoshi--the true Avatar--voyages across the Four Nations, struggling to keep the peace. But while her reputation grows, a mysterious threat emerges from the Spirit World.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Korté, Steven

Summary: Wonder Woman--DC Comics' greatest female superhero--flies onto our What Is the Story Of? list. She is a founding member of the Justice League, a goddess, and an ambassador of the Amazonian people. Wonder Woman burst onto the comic book scene during World War II. For more than seventy years, she has been fighting for equality, power, and truth with her lasso of truth in one hand and her sword in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 741.5 KOR

Summary: As Serena and her friends enjoy Christmas vacation, an unusual snow storm hits the town. When the Sailor Scouts search for the source, they discover the evil Snow Queen, Kaguya, who wants to freeze the earth! Sailor Moon has to defeat Snow Queen Kaguya and her ice maiden minions to save the Earth and her loved ones.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Pioneer Entertainment (USA) 2000

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME SAI

Summary: Collects the inspiring stories of such heroines as Leia, Rey, Hera, Ahsoka, Rose, and Padmé.

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Publisher / Publication Date: IDW 2018

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Summary: Ridding National City of Queen Rhea and her Daxamite army was a major win for Supergirl, but one that came at a significant cost, as Kara was forced to sacrifice her budding relationship with Mon-El. As season three returns with all-new supercharged adventures, Kara and team will come up against a new threat in the form of DC world killer Reign.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD SUP

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

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