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The Poet X
Elizabeth Acevedo - Apr 07, 2020
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A young girl in Harlem discovers slam poetry as a way to understand her mother’s religion and her own relationship to the world. Debut novel of renowned slam poet Elizabeth Acevedo.Xiomara Batista feels unheard and unable to hide in her Harlem neighborhood. Ever since her body grew into curves, she has learned to let her fists and her fierceness do...
I Have the Right To
A High School Survivor's Story of Sexual Assault, Justice, and Hope
Chessy Prout - Mar 06, 2018
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“A bold, new voice.” —People“A nuanced addition to the #MeToo conversation.” —ViceA young survivor tells her searing, visceral story of sexual assault, justice, and healing in this gutwrenching memoir.The numbers are staggering: nearly one in five girls ages fourteen to seventeen have been the victim of a sexual assault or attempted sexual assault....
Blood Water Paint
Joy McCullough - Mar 06, 2018
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A debut novel based on the true story of the iconic painter, Artemisia Gentileschi.Her mother died when she was twelve, and suddenly Artemisia Gentileschi had a stark choice: a life as a nun in a convent or a life grinding pigment for her father's paint.She chose paint.By the time she was seventeen, Artemisia did more than grind pigment. She was on...
The Woman's Hour
The Great Fight to Win the Vote
Elaine Weiss - Mar 05, 2019 (first published in 2018)
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Soon to be a major television event, the nail-biting climax of one of the greatest political battles in American history: the ratification of the constitutional amendment that granted women the right to vote.Nashville, August 1920. Thirty-five states have approved the Nineteenth Amendment, granting women the right to vote; one last state--Tennessee...
Broad Band
The Untold Story of the Women Who Made the Internet
Claire L. Evans - Jul 07, 2020 (first published in 2018)
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If you loved Hidden Figures or The Rise of the Rocket Girls, you'll love Claire Evans' breakthrough book on the women who brought you the internet--written out of history, until now."This is a radically important, timely work," says Miranda July, filmmaker and author of The First Bad Man.The history of the internet is more than just alpha nerds, br...
Ask Me About My Uterus
A Quest to Make Doctors Believe in Women's Pain
Abby Norman - Mar 06, 2018
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For any woman who has experienced illness, chronic pain, or endometriosis comes an inspiring memoir advocating for recognition of women's health issuesIn the fall of 2010, Abby Norman's strong dancer's body dropped forty pounds and gray hairs began to sprout from her temples. She was repeatedly hospitalized in excruciating pain, but the doctors ins...
The House of Broken Angels
Luis Alberto Urrea - Mar 05, 2019 (first published in 2018)
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In this "raucous, moving, and necessary" story by a Pulitzer Prize finalist (San Francisco Chronicle), the De La Cruzes, a family on the Mexican-American border, celebrate two of their most beloved relatives during a joyous and bittersweet weekend. "All we do, mija, is love. Love is the answer. Nothing stops it. Not borders. Not death." In his fin...
The Beauty That Remains
Ashley Woodfolk - Mar 12, 2019 (first published in 2018)
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Told from three diverse points of view, this story of life and love after loss is one Angie Thomas, author of The Hate U Give, believes "will stay with you long after you put it down." We've lost everything...and found ourselves.Loss pulled Autumn, Shay, and Logan apart. Will music bring them back together? Autumn always knew exactly who she was: a...
the witch doesn't burn in this one
Amanda Lovelace - Mar 06, 2018
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The witch: supernaturally powerful, inscrutably independent, and now—indestructible. These moving, relatable poems encourage resilience and embolden women to take control of their own stories. Enemies try to judge, oppress, and marginalize her, but the witch doesn’t burn in this one....
The Midnights
Sarah Nicole Smetana - Mar 06, 2018
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Susannah Hayes has never been in the spotlight, but she dreams of following her father, a former rock star, onto the stage. As senior year begins, she’s more interested in composing impressive chord progressions than college essays, certain that if she writes the perfect song, her father might finally look up from the past long enough to see her. B...
Girls Burn Brighter
A Novel
Shobha Rao - Mar 05, 2019 (first published in 2018)
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An electrifying debut novel about the extraordinary bond between two girls driven apart by circumstance but relentless in their search for one another.Poornima and Savitha have three strikes against them: they are poor, they are ambitious, and they are girls. After her mother’s death, Poornima has very little kindness in her life. She is left to ca...
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