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You Too?

25 Voices Share Their #MeToo Stories

by Janet Gurtler
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 13 to 100
  • Grade: 8 to 17
tagged: sexual abuse, civil & human rights, girls & women

A timely and heartfelt collection of essays inspired by the #MeToo movement, edited by acclaimed author Janet Gurtler. Featuring Beth Revis, Mackenzi Lee, Ellen Hopkins, Saundra Mitchell, Jennifer Brown, Cheryl Rainfield and many more.

When #MeToo went viral, Janet Gurtler was among the millions of people who began to reflect on her past experiences …

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My Body My Choice

The Fight for Abortion Rights

by Robin Stevenson
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: pregnancy, sexuality & pregnancy, girls & women

Abortion is one of the most common of all medical procedures. But it is still stigmatized, “and all too often people do not feel they can talk about their experiences.
Making abortion illegal or hard to access doesn't make it any less common; it just makes it dangerous. Around the world, tens of thousands of women die from unsafe abortions every …

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I Am a Feminist

Claiming the F-Word in Turbulent Times

by Monique Polak
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: girls & women, prejudice & racism, civil & human rights

What is feminism? Why does it still matter? What exactly does intersectionality mean? In order to answer these (and many other) questions, I Am a Feminist first examines the history of feminism and then addresses the issues girls and women continue to face today. The book also looks at the ways in which people, especially young people, are working …

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What Makes Girls Sick and Tired

by Lucile de Pesloüan, illustrated by Geneviève Darling
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: social topics, girls & women, lgbt

A feminist manifesto in graphic novel form that denounces the discrimination against and unfairness felt by women from childhood to adulthood. Illustrated in a strikingly minimalist style with images of girls with varied body types and personalities, invites teenagers to question the sexism that surrounds us, in ways that are obvious and hidden, si …

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Can Your Conversations Change the World?

by Erinne Paisley
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: boys & men, civil & human rights, girls & women

Being a feminist can mean different things to different people, but one thing it always includes is the belief in equality and human rights. Whether you are talking with one close friend or hanging out with a group of classmates, it matters what you say and how you say it. Not everyone is going to agree with your opinions, especially when you are t …

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Fired Up about Feminism

by Emma Woolley
edition: Paperback
tagged: girls & women, general (see also headings under family)
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