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Uncovered: How I Left Hasidic Life and Finally Came Home

Uncovered: How I Left Hasidic Life and Finally Came HomeWriters League of Texas Discover Award Finalist Pirate s Alley PEN Faulkner, May Sarton Award, Chautauqua Prize a Redbook Magazine and Good Housekeeping Best Book of 2015 2016 Wordwrite Award for memoir Uncovered is the first memoir to tell of a gay woman leaving the Hasidic fold Told in

Bold & Brave: Ten Heroes Who Won Women the Right to Vote

Bold & Brave: Ten Heroes Who Won Women the Right to VoteFrom United States Senator Kirsten Gillibrand comes an inspiring picture book about ten suffragists who fought for women s right to vote Senator Kirsten Gillibrand was inspired by her own great grandmother, grandmother, and mother to be bold and brave to stand up and fight for what she believes

Born to Ride: A Story About Bicycle Face

Born to Ride: A Story About Bicycle FaceLouise Belinda Bellflower lives in Rochester, New York, in 1896 She spends her days playing with her brother, Joe But Joe gets to ride a bicycle, and Louise Belinda doesn t In fact, Joe issues a solemn warning If girls ride bikes, their faces will get so scrunched up, eyes bulging from the

Betraying Big Brother: The Feminist Awakening in China

Betraying Big Brother: The Feminist Awakening in ChinaHow the Feminist Five and the rise of China s feminist movement threatens China s authoritarian governmentOn the eve of International Women s Day in 2015, the Chinese government arrested five feminist activists and jailed them for 37 days The Feminist Five became a global cause c l bre, with

Thirty Girls

Thirty GirlsEsther is a Ugandan teenager abducted by the Lord s Resistance Army and forced to witness and commit unspeakable atrocities, who is struggling to survive, to escape, and to find a way to live with what she has seen and done Jane is an American journalist who has traveled to Africa, hoping to give a

A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power

A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and PowerThe world s discrimination and violence against women and girls is the most serious, pervasive, and ignored violation of basic human rights This is President Jimmy Carter s call to action.President Carter was encouraged to write this book by a wide coalition of leaders of all faiths His urgent

Impossible Saints

Impossible SaintsSet in England in 1907, Impossible Saints is a novel that burns as brightly as the suffrage movement it depicts, with the emotional resonance of Tracy Chevalier and Jennifer Robson Escaping the constraints of life as a village schoolmistress, Lilia Brooke bursts into London and into Paul Harris s

Queen of the Diamond: The Lizzie Murphy Story

Queen of the Diamond: The Lizzie Murphy StoryLizzie Murphy was good at baseball In fact, she was better than most of the boys But she was born in 1900, andback thenbaseball was not a game for girls Lizzie practiced with her brother anyway, and then she talked her way onto the local boys team, first as a batboy, then as a player Everyone

Rise Up Women!: The Remarkable Lives of the Suffragettes

Rise Up Women!: The Remarkable Lives of the SuffragettesOn 6 February 1918, after campaigning for over 50 years, British women were finally granted the vote In November 1919, Lady Nancy Astor, took her seat in the House of Commons History was made A hundred years on, it is time to reflect on the daring and painful struggle women undertook to break

The Pink Hat

The Pink HatCelebrate the 2017 Women s March with this charming and empowering picture book about a pink hat and the budding feminist who finds it Here is a clever story that follows the journey of a pink hat that is swiped out of a knitting basket by a pesky kitten, blown into a tree by a strong wind, and

The Invention of Wings

The Invention of WingsWriting at the height of her narrative and imaginative gifts, Sue Monk Kidd presents a masterpiece of hope, daring, the quest for freedom, and the desire to have a voice in the world and it is now the newest Oprah s Book Club 2.0 selection Hetty Handful Grimke, an urban slave in early nineteenth