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Nighttime Devotional for Teen Girls

5-Minute Guided Daily Reflections

by Teresa Hartnett & Catherine Hartnett
edition: Paperback
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: devotional & prayer, personal growth, girls & women

Empower teen girls to end each day with God’s wisdom

Being a teenager can be tough, but God is there to support every teen girl and help her become the amazing woman she was meant to be. This book of devotions makes it simple for teen girls to spend a moment with their faith at the end of every day, so they can prepare for the day ahead with a sen …

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Fired Up about Reproductive Rights

read by Jane Kirby
edition: Audiobook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: girls & women, general (see also headings under family)

 

Decades after abortion was legalized and decriminalized in Canada, the US, and the UK, why are we still fighting for reproductive rights? What is at stake in the fight for safe, legal, and accessible abortion services? And who benefits from our dark legacy of coercive sterilization, eugenics, and population control? Reproductive rights are rights …

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You Too?

25 Voices Share Their #MeToo Stories

by Janet Gurtler
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
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
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: pregnancy, sexuality & pregnancy, girls & women

★“Required reading for teens of every gender.”—Booklist, starred review
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 dangero …

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I Am a Feminist

Claiming the F-Word in Turbulent Times

by Monique Polak
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12
  • 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: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: civil & human rights, girls & women, boys & men

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 ta …

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