Girls & Women

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Dear Black Girls

By Shanice Nicole
By (artist) Kezna Dalz

Dear Black girls all around the world, this one is for you -- for us.

Dear Black Girls is a letter to all Black girls. Every single day poet and educator Shanice Nicole is reminded of how special Black girls are and of how lucky she is to be one. Illustrations by Kezna Dalz support ... Read more

Girl in the Well Is Me, The

By Karen Rivers

Newcomer Kammie Summers has fallen into a well during a (fake) initiation into a club whose members have no intention of letting her join. Now Kammie’s trapped in the dark, growing increasingly claustrophobic, and waiting to be rescued — or possibly not. As hours pass, the ... Read more

Jack and Mary in the Land of Thieves

By Andy Jones
Illustrated by Darka Erdelji

Jack and Mary in the Land of Thieves finds Jack, that everyman of folktales, married to his sweetheart Mary, the best woman ever born and a mighty fine baker to boot. Their lives are as happy and successful as can be, until an underhanded sea captain and Jack?s own bragging get ... Read more

Jenneli's Dance

By Elizabeth Denny
Illustrated by Christopher Auchter

Jenneli is a young girl who feels that she is nothing special until she learns about the Métis Red River Jig from Grandma Lucee. One day Grandma Lucee enters Jenneli into the jigging contest, and Jenneli is both horrified and excited. With Grandma Lucee's love and support, ... Read more

Lightning Lou

By Lori Weber

When a team in an all-girls’ hockey league comes to recruit players, twelve-year-old Lou’s dreams seem to be coming true. But the dreams hinge on one thing: never letting on that Lou is a boy. But the road to stardom is not easy, as Lou discovers that the competition is ... Read more

Little Girl Gazelle

By Stéphane Martelly
Illustrated by Albin Christen
Translated by Katia Grubisic

A little girl gazelle leaps from page to page, asking hard questions about what is fair and right. She's sleek and fleet, and the poetic language lifts her up, up, higher and faster as she whirls through the bold eloquence of the book's illustrations, making colourful tracks, ... Read more

Queen of the Godforsaken

By Mix Hart

Lydia Buckingham is an ice queen. She wasn’t always that way, but after her parents uprooted the family to move to an isolated and rundown farmhouse in the middle of nowhere, she has been forced to adapt this personality in order to survive in rural Saskatchewan. Despite her ... Read more

Size of a Fist

By Tara Gereaux

Living in a small working class town has never suited Addy, so after a summer working as a janitor at the local hospital, she is more than ready to move to the city. When the night before her move finally arrives, Addy’s bags are packed, she has visited all her favourite spots ... Read more

Sophie, In Shadow

By Eileen Kernaghan

It’s 1914. Sixteen year old Sophie Pritchard, orphaned two years earlier by the sinking of the SS Titanic, is about to begin a new life in the unfamiliar world of British India. For Sophie, still devastated by her parents’ death, India proves a dangerously unsettling environment. ... Read more

The Hills Are Shadows

By Joan Givner

It was supposed to be a homecoming and reunion, but when Anne Tennyson Miller (Tenn to her friends and family) returns to Driftwood Bay with her new friend Una, they find a ghost town. Something has gone terribly wrong in the world. The sea is rising fast, and everyone — almost ... Read more