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Tahira in Bloom

A Novel

by Farah Heron
edition: Paperback
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: coming of age, girls & women

Life is full of surprises in a winning novel about a girl dreaming big during one unexpected small-town summer.

When seventeen-year-old aspiring designer Tahira Janmohammad’s coveted fashion internship falls through, her parents have a Plan B. Tahira will work in her aunt’s boutique in the small town of Bakewell, the flower capital of Ontario. I …

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Iron Widow

by Xiran Jay Zhao
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: diversity & multicultural, girls & women

An instant #1 New York Times bestseller!
Pacific Rim meets The Handmaid's Tale in this blend of Chinese history and mecha science fiction for YA readers.

The boys of Huaxia dream of pairing up with girls to pilot Chrysalises, giant transforming robots that can battle the mecha aliens that lurk beyond the Great Wall. It doesn't matter that the girls …

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Sisters of the Wolf

by Patricia Miller-Schroeder
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 7 to 10
tagged: prehistory, girls & women

2022 Red Maple Award — Shortlisted
Can two Ice Age teens separated from their tribes overcome their differences to outwit their pursuer and survive the unforgiving wilds?

The climate is changing, game is disappearing, and two peoples of the Ice Age compete for survival in a savage world. Keena, from a powerful band of Neanderthals, and Shinoni, d …

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The Wild Ones

by Nafiza Azad
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: girls & women

“Utterly unique storytelling…a tale that refuses to flinch.” — Chloe Gong, New York Times bestselling author of These Violent DelightsFrom William C. Morris Finalist
Nafiza Azad comes a thrilling, feminist fantasy about a group of teenage girls endowed with special powers who must band together to save the life of the boy whose magic saved …

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Hunted by the Sky

by Tanaz Bhathena
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: epic, class differences, girls & women

A riveting story of discovery, forbidden romance and idealism against all odds, set in a fantasy world inspired in part by Indian history and myth. For fans of Sabaa Tahir and Tomi Adeyemi.

Gul has spent her life running. She has a star-shaped birthmark on her arm, and in the kingdom of Ambar, girls with such birthmarks have been disappearing for y …

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