Lists and Suggestions for Kids

List: 2020 Amelia Bloomer Social Responsibility Booklist

Wan, Joyce.

"Every big dream begins with a dreamer.what dreams will you dream? Encourage little ones to dr...

Cherry, Matthew A.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. "A little girl's daddy steps in to help her arran...

Gale, Heather.

"An empowering celebration of identity, acceptance and Hawaiian culture based on the true stor...

Howley, Jonty.

As they walk to his new school, a frightened Levi and his father learn that it is okay for big boys...

Khan, Hena.

As a young girl observes that each of six women in her life wears her hijab and hair in a different...

Muhammad, Ibtihaj.

Faizah relates how she feels on the first day her sister, sixth-grader Asiya, wears a hijab to scho...

Murphy, Frank.

Also available in Hoopla. Encourages every boy to embrace all of the things that make him unique, a...

Al Serkal, Maryam.

Also available in Hoopla. "Mira doesn't like her hair. It curls at the front. It curls at...

Véissid, Jacqueline.

Also available in Hoopla. Ruby wants to play with her older brothers, but they always ignore her an...

Dee, Barbara.

When boys in her class start touching seventh-grader Mila and making her feel uncomfortable, she do...

Kadarusman, Michelle.

Nia, who dreams of an education and the chance at a better life, must battle the dangers of local s...

McManis, Charlene Willing.

When Regina's Umpqua tribe is legally terminated and her family must relocate from Oregon to L...

Pérez, Celia C.

Also availablie in Overdrive. After Ofelia, Aster, Cat, and Lane fail to persuade a local girls clu...

Ramée, Lisa Moore.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. After attending a powerful protest, Shayla starts wearing a...

Sorell, Traci.

"At the mountain's base sits a cabin under an old hickory tree. And in that cabin lives a...

Hale, Shannon.

When she becomes part of the in-crowd, Shannon begins to question whether she wants to remain there...

Hegedus, Bethany.

"A biography of African American writer, performer, and activist Maya Angelou, who turned a ch...

Bass, Beverley.

"The groundbreaking female pilot featured in the hit Broadway musical Come from Away tells her...

Duncan, Alice Faye.

A collection of poems profiles the Chicago author who gave voice to the urban African American expe...

Johnson, Katherine G.

"The inspiring autobiography of NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson, who helped launch Apollo...

Barton, Chris.

"A picture book of lawyer, politician, and civil rights leader Barbara Jordan."--Provided...

Rappaport, Doreen.

"A picturebook biography of Wilma Mankiller, the first female chief of the Cherokee Nation.&qu...

Schmidt, Gary D.

A picture-book biography of Sojourner Truth, who "was born into slavery but possessed a mind a...

Tapper, Alice Paul.

"When Alice Tapper noticed that the girls in her class weren't participating as much as t...

Mir, Saira.

Also available in Hoopla. This picture book introduces readers to nineteen powerhouse Muslim women ...

Markel, Michelle.

Chronicles the life and works of the surrealist artist, who created some of the most enigmatic and ...

Gonzales, Debbie.

"A celebration of the strength, endurance, and athleticism of women and girls throughout the a...

Rockliff, Mara.

"A picture book biography of tennis champion and social activist Billie Jean King"-- ...

Chaffee, Kim.

Kathrine Switzer changed the world of running. This narrative biography follows Kathrine from runni...