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Klages, Ellen

Summary: In 1957, inspired by what she is learning about civil rights and armed with knowledge of female ball players, ten-year-old Katy Gordon fights to be allowed to play Little League baseball.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2018

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Grimes, Nikki.

Summary: In this imaginative biographical story, Harriet Tubman and Susan B. Anthony sit down over a cup of tea in 1904 to reminisce about their struggles and triumphs in the service of freedom and women's rights.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: CD J Fiction Grimes 2015

Robbins, Dean

Summary: This story imagines what it was like when Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass got together for a cup of tea and discussed their struggle for civil rights.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ROB

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE ROB

Grimes, Nikki

Summary: In this imaginative biographical story, Harriet Tubman and Susan B. Anthony sit down over a cup of tea in 1904 to reminisce about their struggles and triumphs in the service of freedom and women's rights.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC GRI

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

McDonald, Megan.

Summary: In 1974, after Julie's parents divorce, she moves to a new San Francisco neighborhood where the school does not have a girls' basketball team, so she fights for the right to play on the boys' team.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Pub. 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MCD

McDonald, Megan.

Summary: In 1974, after Julie's parents divorce, she moves to a new San Francisco neighborhood where the school does not have a girls' basketball team, so she fights for the right to play on the boys' team.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Pub. 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC McD

Picoult, Jodi

Summary: "In late morning, a desperate and distraught gunman bursts into a center of a women's reproductive health services clinic and opens fire, taking all inside hostage. After rushing to the scene, Hugh McElroy, a police hostage negotiator, sets up a perimeter and begins making a plan to communicate with the gunman. As his phone vibrates with incoming text messages he glances at it and, to his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2018

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC PIC

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Picoult 2018

Moyes, Jojo

1 hold on 6 copies

Summary: Louisa Clark heads for New York and finds herself torn between her old life and her new one. As she tries to keep the two sides of her world together, Lou finds herself carrying secrets--not all her own--that cause a catastrophic change in her circumstances.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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

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

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

Hilderbrand, Elin

Summary: When a lavish wedding ends in disaster before it can begin--with the bride-to-be dead in Nantucket Harbor, hours before the ceremony--everyone in the wedding party is a suspect. Chief of Police Ed Kapenash learns that every wedding is a minefield, and no couple is perfect.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2018

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

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

Hendricks, Greer

1 hold on 8 copies

Summary: "When Jessica Farris signs up for a psychology study conducted by the mysterious Dr. Shields, she thinks all she'll have to do is answer a few questions, collect her money, and leave. But as the questions grow more and more intense and invasive and the sessions become outings where Jess is told what to wear and how to act, she begins to feel as though Dr. Shields may know what she's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HEN
2 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC HEN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HEN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HEN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION HEN

Wilson, Susan

Summary: A worried mom takes her daughter to a new town to get a fresh start by opening a bed & breakfast, where the daughter bonds with a rescued pit bull who helps mother, daughter and his owner recover from trust issues to build a family together.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Zumas, Leni

Summary: In this ferociously imaginative novel, abortion is once again illegal in America, in vitro fertilization is banned, and the Personhood Amendment grants rights of life, liberty, and property to every embryo. In a small Oregon fishing town, five very different women navigate these new barriers alongside age-old questions surrounding motherhood, identity, and freedom.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Kidd, Sue Monk.

Summary: "The story follows Hetty "Handful" Grimke, a Charleston slave, and Sarah, the daughter of the wealthy Grimke family. The novel begins on Sarah's eleventh birthday, when she is given ownership over Handful, who is to be her handmaid. "The Invention of Wings" follows the next thirty-five years of their lives. Inspired in part by the historical figure of Sarah Grimke (a feminist, suffragist and,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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2 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: Book Club Kit FIC Kidd

Banghart, Tracy E.

Summary: In an alternate world where women have no rights, two sisters face very different fates after an attempt to win the favor of the heir to the throne--one in the palace, the other on a volcanic prison island.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION BAN

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

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

Linka, Catherine.

Summary: "Having survived a violent confrontation with the US government, Avie is not out of danger. Both she and the young man she loves, Yates, have been declared terrorists, and Yates is hospitalized in critical condition, leaving Avie with the perilous task ofcarrying information that can bring down the Paternalist party, if she can get it into the right hands"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2015

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

Lane, Rose Wilder

Summary: In Old Home Town, Rose Wilder Lane has recreated small-town society of pre-World War I America with a precise feeling for decorum, dress, and kitchen dialogue. Like Sherwood Anderson in Winesburg, Ohio, she describes a community through the stories of certain memorable citizens. The overlay of nostalgia cannot hide some sharp observations about marriage and women's rights.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 1985

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAN

Kidd, Sue Monk.

Summary: "The story follows Hetty 'Handful' Grimke, a Charleston slave, and Sarah, the daughter of the wealthy Grimke family. The novel begins on Sarah's eleventh birthday, when she is given ownership over Handful, who is to be her handmaid. "The Invention of Wings" follows the next thirty-five years of their lives. Inspired in part by the historical figure of Sarah Grimke (a feminist, suffragist and,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC KID

Raney, Deborah

Summary: "The Whitmans are adding grandchildren to their family, but middle daughter, Danae, is childless. Though Danae is ready to consider adoption, her husband will not discuss it. Volunteering at a women's shelter is teaching Danae to live her life with gratitude, but then heartwrenching events on Thanksgiving weekend threatens turmoil for the entire Whitman clan--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC RAN

O'Marie, Carol Anne.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OMA

Ellis, Deborah

Summary: The first book in Deborah Elliss riveting Breadwinner series is an award-winning novel about loyalty, survival, families and friendship under extraordinary circumstances during the Talibans rule in Afghanistan. Eleven-year-old Parvana lives with her family in one room of a bombed-out apartment building in Kabul, Afghanistans capital city. Parvanas father a history teacher until his school was...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Groundwood Books 2000

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Massey, Sujata

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "Introducing an extraordinary female lawyer-sleuth in a new historical series set in 1920s Bombay. Perveen Mistry, the daughter of a respected Zoroastrian family, has just joined her father's law firm, becoming one of the first female lawyers in India. Armed with a law degree from Oxford, Perveen also has a tragic personal history that makes her especially devoted to championing and protecting...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Crime 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: M MAS

Crombie, Deborah.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2005

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M CRO

Crombie, Deborah.

Summary: Examining the burning death of a south London woman, superintendent Duncan Kincaid discovers that the case is disturbingly similar to a missing-persons investigation being covered by his lover and partner, Gemma James.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CRO

Kidd, Sue Monk.

Summary: "The story follows Hetty "Handful" Grimke, a Charleston slave, and Sarah, the daughter of the wealthy Grimke family. The novel begins on Sarah's eleventh birthday, when she is given ownership over Handful, who is to be her handmaid. "The Invention of Wings" follows the next thirty-five years of their lives. Inspired in part by the historical figure of Sarah Grimke (a feminist, suffragist and,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KID

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KID

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KID

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KID

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Kidd 2014