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

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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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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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

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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

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC KLA

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC ALI

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 Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE ROB

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, 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

Schwabach, Karen

Summary: In 1848, eleven-year-old Bridie runs away to Seneca Falls, New York, where she meets a free black girl named Rose and gets caught up in Elizabeth Cady Stanton's plans for a women's rights convention. Includes historical notes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Children's Books 2020

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

Weatherford, Carole Boston

Summary: The story of Fannie Lou Hamer, who was a champion of civil rights; despite fierce prejudice and abuse, from the 1950s until her death in 1977.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV VOI

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