A Goddard CBC's Social Justice Prize Nominee • A YALSA Amazing Audiobook for Young Adults"I will close my eyes and disappear into the pages of this book for many years to come."--Hanif Abdurraqib (New York Times bestselling author of Go Ahead in The Rain: Notes to A Tribe Called Quest)"Amyra's wondrous awe for life in all its terror and splendor is inspiring to witness."--Rosario Dawson (award-winning actor, singer, and activist)"A moving, inspiring love letter to and about 'the concrete kids. The kids with a melanin kiss.'"-- Kirkus Reviews "Leon's powerful book will embolden readers find their own ways of speaking out against injustice." -- Booklist, Starred Review"A raw and complex free verse exploration of self-love, Blackness, womanhood, and healing. A timely, essential purchase for all young adult collections." -- School Library Journal, Starred ReviewIn Concrete Kids, playwright, musician, and educator Amyra León uses free verse to challenge us to dream beyond our circumstances -- and sometimes even despite them.
The perfect read for the one-hundredth anniversary of the nineteenth amendment and in advance of the upcoming presidential election, this inspiring picture book from United States Senator Kirsten Gillibrand shares the stories of ten suffragists who fought for women's right to vote
The perfect, satirical find for those who dare to dissent, fight for what they believe in, and change the world for the better--one lace collar at a time.Let the "notorious RBG" teach you to find your work-life balance, stand up for your rights, dissent like a woman, and boss it on or off the bench. If you're ready to live life like the queen of the Supreme Court, tie your hair in a scrunchie, pop on those oversized glasses, and find out how to Be More RBG.Whether you feel like your dream career is a million miles away, you're struggling with your gym routine, or you want to change the world, but don't know how to start, ask yourself: What would RBG do? Then find the answers in Be More RBG, which is full of witty and wise quotes from Associate Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and tongue-in-cheek advice for every situation.
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From the New York Times bestselling author of I'm Judging You, a hilarious and transformational book about how to tackle fear--that everlasting hater--and audaciously step into lives, careers, and legacies that go beyond even our wildest dreams
New Writing from Brit Bennett, Nicole Dennis-Benn, and 15 Others on Intersectionality, Identity, and the Way Forward for Feminism
"As timely as it is well-written, this clear-eyed collection is just what I need right now." --Jacqueline Woodson, author of Brown Girl Dreaming"The intersectional feminist anthology we all need to read" (Bustle), edited by a feminist activist and writer who "calls to mind a young Audre Lorde" (Kirkus)
A New York Times BestsellerA Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of 2020A potent and electrifying critique of today's feminist movement announcing a fresh new voice in black feminism"My wish is that every white woman who calls herself a feminist (as I do) will read this book in a state of hushed and humble respect." --Elizabeth Gilbert
An inspiring and radical celebration of 70 women, girls, and gender nonbinary people who have changed--and are still changing--the world, from the Civil Rights Movement and Stonewall riots through Black Lives Matter and beyond.
"Thoughtful, timely and Super-Engaging. So glad the powerhouse young people coming up have Kazoo as a blueprint, a roadmap, and a glimpse into history." -Jacqueline Woodson"Astonishing comics about world-changing women. What could possibly be better?"--Neil Gaiman"All the women in this book were discouraged from doing the work they were born to do. Fortunately, they didn't let that stop them. Here are their riveting stories, told in unputdownable comics. I wish I'd had NOISEMAKERS when I was growing up." -Alison Bechdel From the creators of Kazoo magazine, a quarterly magazine for girls ages 5-12, which Amy Poehler's Smart Girls called "required reading," comes a graphic novel anthology of women who are not afraid to make some noise!
While we’re all anxiously awaiting Greta Gerwig’s new Barbie movie, which has already reached an iconic status just through the trailers, it’s time to reevaluate and reclaim the aesthetic joys of American girlhood. Barbiecore, my friends, is about more than just wearing pink. Embracing the Barbiecore ethos means flaunting your vintage Polly Pocket collection, discussing
Kids can cook, too! Spending time in the kitchen with children is a great way to bond, build skills, and pass down family recipes. Any kid can help out at mealtime with our books all about demystifying the kitchen for very young children through the teenage years. From sweet treats to after school snacks to