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Hopkinson, Deborah

Summary: Chronicles the women's rights movement in the United States, from the beginning of the movement in the nineteenth century and the fight for equal rights in the 1960s to such present-day events as the Women's March in 2017.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.4 HOP

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 WHA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Non-Fiction, Call number: JT Social What Hopkinson

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

Sherman, Jill

Summary: Discover 25 women who challenged the status quo and fought for what they believed in. From all corners of the world, these women show us that barriers are meant to be broken and obstacles can be overcome. Learn about some of the fierce women who persevered in the face of adversity to fight for what they thought was right.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Compass Point Books 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J920 SHE

Harris, Duchess

Summary: Eleanor Roosevelt is well known for her time as First Lady of the United States, but she also made important contributions to women's rights before, during, and after her husband's presidency. Eleanor Roosevelt Champions Women's Rights examines her efforts from multiple perspectives, including those of Roosevelt herself, her husband, Franklin, and later feminist activists.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, An Imprint of Abdo Publishing 2019

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J973.917 HAR

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

Chin-Lee, Cynthia

Summary: "Introduces the reader to women's right to vote"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 324.6 CHI

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Griffith, Elisabeth

Summary: "The Nineteenth Amendment was an incomplete victory. A century later, women are still grappling with how to use the vote and their political power to expand civil rights, confront racial violence, improve maternal health, advance educational and employment opportunities, and secure reproductive rights. Formidable chronicles the efforts of white and Black women to advance sometimes competing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2022

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.42 GRI

Kelly, Kate

Summary: "We are all living through modern constitutional history in the making, and Ordinary Equality helps teach about the past, present, and future of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) through the lives of bold fearless women. Based on author Kate Kelly's acclaimed podcast of the same name, Ordinary Equality recounts a story a century in the making-about how constitutional equality for women and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gibbs Smith 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920.72 KEL

Wollstonecraft, Mary

Summary: First published in 1792, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman created a scandal in its day, largely, perhaps, because of the unconventional lifestyle of its creator. Today, it is considered the first great manifesto of women’s rights, arguing passionately for the education of women: "Tyrants and sensualists are in the right when they endeavor to keep women in the dark, because the former want...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dover Publications 1996

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Okamoto, Nadya

Summary: "This is a book about gender equality in the United States and how to engage in activism to get there"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 613 OKA

Kulling, Monica

Summary: "It's not fair." Susan B. Anthony was very concerned about fairness and equality for women and girls in America. She knew it wasn't fair to pay a woman less than a man for the same job. She knew it wasn't fair not to allow women to vote in elections. In fact, it was illegal for women to vote. But she felt so strongly, she voted in an election--and was arrested--anyway. Young readers will learn...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

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1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN KUL

Stern, Scott W.

Summary: In 1918, shortly after her eighteenth birthday, Nina McCall was told to report to the local health officer to be examined for sexually transmitted infections. Confused and humiliated, Nina did as she was told, and the health officer performed a hasty (and invasive) examination and quickly diagnosed her with gonorrhea. Insisting she could not possibly have an STI, Nina was coerced into...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2018

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Pollack, Pam

Summary: Profiles the life and accomplishments of the schoolteacher who became the most famous leader of the women's rights movement.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET ANTHONY

Summary: It is set in Switzerland in 1971 where, despite the worldwide social upheavals of the previous decade, women, were still denied the right to vote. When unassuming and dutiful housewife Nora is forbidden by her husband to take a part-time job, her frustration leads to her becoming the poster child of her town's suffragette movement. Her newfound celebrity brings humiliation, threats, and the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2018

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF DIV

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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Tetrault, Lisa.

Summary: "The story of how the women's rights movement began at the Seneca Falls convention of 1848 is a cherished American myth. The standard account credits founders such as Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and Lucretia Mott with defining and then leading the campaign for women's suffrage. In her provocative new history, Lisa Tetrault demonstrates that Stanton, Anthony, and their peers...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The University of North Carolina Press 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

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

Wickenden, Dorothy

Summary: Chronicles the revolutionary activities of Harriet Tubman, Frances Seward, and Martha Wright--friends and neighbors in Auburn, New York--discussing their vital roles in the Underground Railroad, abolition, and the early women's rights movement.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2021

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 WIC

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 WIC

Carter, Jimmy

Summary: "The world's discrimination and violence against women and girls is the most serious, pervasive, and ignored violation of basic human rights: This is President Jimmy Carter's call to action. President Carter was encouraged to write this book by a wide coalition of leaders of all faiths. His urgent report covers a system of discrimination that extends to every nation. Women are deprived of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 323.3 CAR

Wade, Sabia

Summary: "Sabia C. Wade, renowned radical doula and educator, speaks to the intersections of systemic issues--such as access to health care, house transportation, and nutrition--and personal trauma work that, if healed, have the power to lead us to collective liberation in all facets of life. Collective liberation rests on the idea that in order for us all to have equity in this world--from the safety...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.96 WAD

Summary: Chronicles the birth of the modern women's liberation movement in the 1960s and early 1970s, covering the emergence of the National Organization (NOW), as well as more radical factions such as WITCH (Women's International Terrorist Conspiracy from Hell!). Includes new and archival interviews with feminists of that era.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Reese, Anney

Summary: "The concept of feminism has evolved and changed so much over the last few decades that it can be confusing for people to keep up. Luckily, Anney Reese and Samantha McVey break it all down every week on their popular iHeart podcast, Stuff Mom Never Told You. In this book-their first-they explore the history, strategy, and emotion that went into several milestones and emergent issues of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2023

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

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: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Versify/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 324.6 CHA

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

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