What's On Display: March

In honor of Women's History Month, we've spotlighted books about girls who changed the world, girls who kick butt, and girls who stick together. Pick one of these up today!

Little Women and Me by Lauren Baratz-Logsted
Modern-day teen Emily March turns to Louisa May Alcott's famous book for a school assignment and finds herself mysteriously transported to the world of "Little Women," where she undergoes surprising changes. 

Girl Goddess #9 by Francesca Lia Block
The cutting-edge author of Weetzie Bat once again breaks new ground with Girl Goddess #9, nine stories about girl goddesses of every age and shape and color and size, wearing combat boots and spiky hair or dressed all in white.

Let Me Play by Karen Blumenthal
Up until the 1970s, if you were a girl, you were told you shouldn't play team sports, or go to college. But, in 1972, Title IX changed that, by ensuring that girls have the same opportunities as boys to participate in sports and classes. But that change did not come without a fight.

Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants by Ann Brashares
During their first summer apart, four teenage girls, best friends since earliest childhood, stay in touch through a shared pair of secondhand jeans that magically adapts to each of their figures and affects their attitudes to their different summer experiences. 
All American Girl by Meg Cabot
A sophomore girl stops a presidential assassination attempt, is appointed Teen Ambassador to the United Nations, and catches the eye of the very cute First Son. 

The P.L.A.I.N. Janes by Cecil Castellucci
When Jane moves to the suburbs, she thinks her life is over, but she meets three friends who form a club called P.L.A.I.N., but can art really save a group of misfits from high school?

girlspoken by Heather Holland, Jessica Hein, and Carol Kauppi
From pen, brush, and tongue, girls and young women (ages 13-19) speak their truths, tell it like it is, and call for change.

Lonely Hearts Club by Elizabeth Eulberg
Fed up with boys and the way they have treated her and her friends, high school junior Penny Lane--named after the Beatles song--forms a club whose members vow to stop dating, but the repercussions are surprising.

Jane by April Lindner
In this contemporary retelling of "Jane Eyre," an orphaned nanny becomes entranced with her magnetic and brooding employer, a rock star with a torturous secret from his past.
Dairy Queen by Catherine Murdock
After spending her summer running the family farm and training the quarterback for her school's rival football team, sixteen-year-old D.J. decides to go out for the sport herself, not anticipating the reactions of those around her.

Flygirl by Sherri L. Smith
During World War II, a light-skinned African American girl "passes" for white in order to join the Women Airforce Service Pilots.


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