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Monir, Alexandra

Summary: Dinah Lance was seven years old when she overheard the sound of a girl singing. It was something she was never meant to hear, not in Gotham City, taken over by the Court of Owls. The sinister organization rules Gotham as a patriarchal dictatorship, all the while spreading their influence like a virus across the globe. Diane is beginning to discover that her own voice is just as powerful. But...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

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

Alikhan, Salima

Summary: In 1970 thirteen-year-old Marika dreams of going to Harvard to study economics, but her parents both believe that a woman's place is in the home; Marika does not understand why they are so attached to "traditional values," especially since they defied convention when they were married at a time when interracial marriages were illegal in many states--so Marika defies her parents and joins her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, an imprint of Capstone 2022

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE ALI

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE ALI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC ALI

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC AME

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

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

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 JT Audio Books, Call number: JT CD Fiction Grimes

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 Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE ROB

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ROB

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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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC KLA

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC KLA

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

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

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION KID

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Kidd 2014

Kirkpatrick, Jane

Summary: "Based on a true story, pioneer Abigail Scott denies herself the joys of a simpler life to achieve her dream of securing rights for women. But running a controversial newspaper and leading suffrage efforts in the Northwest carry a great personal cost. A tender, powerful story of a woman's conflicts--with society and herself"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2020

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KIR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KIR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Kirkpatrick 2020

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: YA FIC BAN

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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Banghart, Tracy E

Summary: Nomi Tessaro joins her sister, Serina, on the volcanic prison island of Mount Ruin for a fight to usher in a new age of freedom for all.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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Massey, Sujata

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Crime 2018

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Glaze, Amanda

Summary: Seventeen-year-old twins--and powerful mediums--Edie and Violet Bond are part of a Spiritualist show, a tight-knit group of young women who express unladylike talents and opinions under the guise of communing with spirits, but when the dark spirit responsible for their mother's death crosses into the land of the living, the twins race against time to uncover a killer who will stop at nothing to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Union Square & Co. 2022

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

Klages, Ellen

Summary: In 1957, ten-year-old Katy Gordon fights to be allowed to play Little League baseball and uses what she learns about civil rights and the history of female baseball players to challenge the league ban on girls.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC KLA

Rosen, Renée

Summary: 1876. In the glittering world of Manhattan's upper crust, wives turn a blind eye to husbands' infidelities, and women have few rights and even less independence. The more celebrated the hostess, the more powerful the woman. And none is more powerful than Caroline Astor-- The Mrs. Astor. Alva Vanderbilt has recently married into one of America's richest families, but what good is money when...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROS

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROS

Watson, Renée

Summary: Frustrated by the way women are treated--even at their progressive New York City high school--two best friends start a Women's Rights Club, post their essays and poems online, and watch it go viral, attracting positive support as well as trolls.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2019

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

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

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

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2 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC KID

Allende, Isabel

Summary: "Violeta comes into the world on a stormy day in 1920, the first girl in a family with five boisterous sons. From the start, her life is marked by extraordinary events, for the ripples of the Great War are still being felt, even as the Spanish flu arrives on the shores of her South American homeland almost at the moment of her birth. Because of her father's prescience, the family will come...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC ALL

Kidd, Sue Monk.

Summary: On Sarah's eleventh birthday, she is given ownership of ten-year-old Handful, who is to be her handmaid. We follow their remarkable journeys over the next 35 years, as both strive for a life of their own, dramatically shaping each other's destinies and forming a complex relationship marked by guilt, defiance, estrangement and the uneasy ways of love.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2014

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

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

Elsbai, Hadeer

Summary: In a novel set wholly in a new world, but inspired by modern Egyptian history, two young women--Nehal, a spoiled aristocrat used to getting what she wants, and Giorgina, a poor bookshop worker used to having nothing--find they have far more in common, particularly in their struggle for the rights of women and their ability to fight for it with forbidden elemental magic.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Voyager, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2023

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ELS

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