Lists and Suggestions for Kids

List: 2020 Amelia Bloomer Social Responsibility Booklist

Howley, Jonty.

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

Wan, Joyce.

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

Cherry, Matthew A.

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

Gale, Heather.

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

Khan, Hena.

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

Muhammad, Ibtihaj.

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

Murphy, Frank.

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

Al Serkal, Maryam.

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

Véissid, Jacqueline.

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

Dee, Barbara.

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

Kadarusman, Michelle.

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

McManis, Charlene Willing.

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

Pérez, Celia C.

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

Ramée, Lisa Moore.

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

Sorell, Traci.

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

Hale, Shannon.

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

Hegedus, Bethany.

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

Bass, Beverley.

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

Duncan, Alice Faye.

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

Johnson, Katherine G.

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

Barton, Chris.

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

Rappaport, Doreen.

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

Schmidt, Gary D.

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

Tapper, Alice Paul.

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

Mir, Saira.

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

Markel, Michelle.

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

Gonzales, Debbie.

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

Rockliff, Mara.

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

Chaffee, Kim.

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