March is Women’s History Month, and yesterday was International Women’s Day! Here are some YA books on feminism, figures who have enacted change, and strong-minded teenagers. Don’t forget to be inclusive in your empowerment! It’s important to read critically and diversely and take advantage of all the information and experience available to us. Put one (or more!) of these titles on hold for your spring break reading pleasure.


Feminism: Reinventing the F-Word

by Nadia Abushanab Higgins

Poisoned Apples: Poems for You, My Pretty

by Christine Heppermann


by Marjane Satrapi

We Should All Be Feminists

by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Rad Women Worldwide : Artists and Athletes, Pirates

and Punks, and Other Revolutionaries Who Shaped History


written by Kate Schatz, illustrated by Miriam Klein Stahl


Rad American Women A-Z

written by Kate Schatz, illustrated by Miriam Klein Stahl

Being Jazz: My Life as a (Transgender) Teen

by Jazz Jennings

In the Country We Love: My Family Divided

by Diane Guerreroa and Michelle Burford

Hillary Rodham Clinton: A Woman Living History

by Karen Blumenthal

I Am Malala: The Story of the Girl Who Stood Up

for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban

by  Malala Yousafzai and  Christina Lamb


 Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom: My Story of the

Selma Voting Rights March

by Lynda Blackmon Lowery



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