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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Young Adult Books for Women's History Month

To celebrate Women’s History Month we have put together this list of young adult books by and/or about strong women. We hope that you can find a few new favorites from this list!

  • We Were Feminists Once: From Riot Grrrl to CoverGirl®, the Buying and Selling of a Political Movement by Andi Zeisler
  • Here We Are: Feminism for the Real World by Kelly Jensen (Editor), Kody Keplinger, Courtney Summers Erika T. Wurth Brenna Clarke Gray, Mikki Kendall, Angie Manfredi, Lily Myers , Becca Sexton, Allison Peyton Steger, Anne Thériault, Shveta Thakrar, Kayla Whaley, Sarah McCarry, Malinda Lo, Ashley Hope Pérez, Nova Ren Suma, Daniel José Older, Wendy Davis, Matt Nathanson, Mia DePrince, Alida Nugent, Constance Zaber, Brandy Colbert, Siobhan Vivian, Rafe Posey, Jessica Luther, Michaela DePrince, Amandla Stenberg, Suzannah Weiss, Zariya Allen, Risa Rodil
  • The V-Word: True Stories About First-Time Sex by Amber J. Keyser, Molly Bloom, Sidney Joaquin-Vetromile, Alex Meeks, Carrie Mesrobian, Sarah Mirk, Sara Ryan, Erica Lorraine Scheidt, Jamia Wilson, Kiersi Burkhart, Chelsey Clammer, Christa Desir, Kate Gray, Justina Ireland, Laurel Isaac, Karen Jensen, Kelly Jensen
  • Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson
  • Let Me Play: The Story of Title IX: The Law That Changed the Future of Girls in America by Karen Blumenthal
  • Women's Rights (Great Speeches in History) by Jennifer A. Hurley
  • A Room of One's Own by Virginia Woolf
  • Manifesta: Young Women, Feminism, and the Future by Jennifer Baumgardner, Amy Richards
  • Feminism by Nancy Dziedzic              
  • Feminism : Reinventing the F Word by Nadia Abushanab Higgins.
  • Wonder Women: 25 Innovators, Inventors, and Trailblazers Who Changed History by Sam Maggs, Sophia Foster-Dimino


  • Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor
  • Rani Patel in Full Effect by Sonia Patel
  • Not Otherwise Specified by Hannah Moskowitz
  • Tell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel by Sara Farizan
  • Asking For It by Louise O'Neill
  • The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
  • The Valiant by Lesley Livingston
  • Piecing Me Together by Renée Watson
  • After the Fall by Kate Hart
  • Exit, Pursued by a Bear by E.K. Johnston
  • Gabi, a Girl in Pieces by Isabel Quintero
  • Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass by Meg Medina
  • If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo
  • Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera

Graphic Novels:

  • Lumberjanes, Vol. 1: Beware the Kitten Holy by Noelle Stevenson, Grace Ellis, Shannon Watters, Brooke A. Allen
  • Princeless, Vol. 1: Save Yourself  by Jeremy Whitley, Mia Goodwin, Jung-Ha Kim, Dave Dwonch
  • Ms. Marvel, Vol. 1: No Normal  by G. Willow Wilson, Adrian Alphona
  • Rat Queens, Vol. 1: Sass & Sorcery by Kurtis J. Wiebe, Roc Upchurch
  • The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, Volume 1: Squirrel Power by Ryan North, Erica Henderson
  • Kim & Kim Vol. 1 by Magdalene Visaggio, Eva Cabrera, Imogen Binnie
  • Princess Princess Ever After by Katie O'Neill
  • Nimona by Noelle Stevenson
  • Blue Is the Warmest Color by Julie Maroh

  • The Adventures of Superhero Girl by Faith Erin Hicks
  • Adventure Time: Marceline and the Scream Queens by Meredith Gran
  • Dare to Disappoint: Growing Up in Turkey by Ozge Samanci
 Happy reading.

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