Young readers should read this!
Good Night Stories For Rebel Girls 2 includes 100 new bedtime stories inspired by the lives and adventures of extraordinary women ranging from Nefertiti to Beyoncé and turns each biography into a fairy tale, leaving listeners in awe and a burning desire to learn more about each hero.
A Phoenix First Must Burn: Sixteen Stories of Black Girl Magic, Resistance, and Hope, edited by Patrice Caldwell.
Sixteen stories by bestselling and award-winning authors that explore the Black experience through the lenses of fantasy, science fiction, and magic, to teach social justice to young readers.
Girls Resist!: A Guide to Activism, Leadership, and Starting a Revolution, by KaeLyn Rich.
GIRLS RESIST is a hip, relevant, and timely activism handbook for teen girls. The book covers standard topics such as choosing a cause, fundraising, networking, and protesting, but it also devotes a lot of space to teen-specific topics and how-tos such as having difficult conversations with unsupportive family members and lobbying and campaigning for representatives when you’re too young to vote.
“I Will Not Be Erased” – Gal-dem.
The gal-dem magazine team’s brilliant collection of 14 essays is an award-winning online and print magazine founded by women and people of color who identify as non-binary. This thought-provoking and heartfelt collection of fourteen poems include raw material from their adolescence – diaries, poems, and chat histories These essays address important issues such as race, gender, mental health, and activism, making this required reading for any young person.
Moxie – Jennifer Matthieu
Jennifer Matthieu’s Moxie. A fun YA novel about how one girl can make a difference by standing up for what she believes is right, making friends along the way, and challenging the status quo at her high school.