Diverse Books: #MeToo

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Spring 2022


Andrea, a young Indigenous Colombian woman, has returned to the land she calls home. Only nineteen years old, she comes to mourn her lost child, carrying a box in her arms. And she comes with Read More →

  • Lexile: 430
  • Dewey: 741.5/9861
  • Copyright: 2022

Auma's Long Run

Auma loves to run. In her small Kenyan village, she's a track star with big dreams. A track scholarship could allow her to attend high school and maybe even become a doctor. But a strange new Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]
  • Copyright: 2017

Consent: Deal with it before boundaries get crossed

From the Series Lorimer Deal With It

Consent isn't just about sex. From an early age, kids are taught to respect personal space. They learn to express themselves and how they feel. While they must be taught that kissing,… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • Copyright: 2020

Fight Like a Girl: 50 Feminists Who Changed the World

Nearly every day there's another news story or pop cultural anecdote related to feminism and women's rights. #YesAllWomen, conversations around consent, equal pay, access to contraception,… Read More →

  • Copyright: 2016

Gravity's Pull: Book 2

From the Series Life on Earth

When Claudia Jones returns to her high school after a mysterious disappearance, she exerts a strange effect on the classmates around her. Meanwhile, her fellow students also struggle with the Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • Dewey: 741.5/973
  • Copyright: 2019

I, Claudia

A 2019 Michael L. Printz Honor Book Disaffected teen historian Claudia McCarthy never expected to be in charge of Imperial Day Academy, but by accident, design, or scheme, she is pulled into Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]
  • Copyright: 2018

If I Go Missing

If I Go Missing is derived from excerpts of a letter that went viral and was also the basis of a documentary film. In her letter, Jonnie calls out the authorities for neglecting to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1100
  • Copyright: 2020
3 titles

Life on Earth — Hardcover Set

From the Series Life on Earth

In this sci-fi-tinged YA graphic novel trilogy from acclaimed cartoonist MariNaomi, a group of teenagers struggles with early romances and fraying friendships against the backdrop of a… Read More →

  • Copyright: 2020
  • Hardcover
  • List Price: $87.96
  • Your Price: $65.97
  • 3 titles
6 titles

Lorimer Deal With It — Hardcover Set

From the Series Lorimer Deal With It

Practical resources that students, teachers, and school administrators can use to help young people deal with interpersonal and social conflicts. This collection covers more than 25 different Read More →

  • Copyright: 2021
  • Hardcover
  • List Price: $135.90
  • Your Price: $101.93
  • 6 titles
14 titles

Lorimer SideStreets — Hardcover Set

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Edgy high/low fiction for teen reluctant readers. Each SideStreets novel deals with real-world issues and features contemporary teen characters, many from diverse backgrounds. Male and female Read More →

  • Copyright: 2021
  • Hardcover
  • List Price: $391.86
  • Your Price: $293.90
  • 14 titles

Losing the Girl: Book 1

From the Series Life on Earth

Claudia Jones is missing. Her classmates are thinking the worst . . . or at least the weirdest. It couldn't be an alien abduction, right? None of Claudia's classmates at Blithedale High know Read More →

  • Lexile: 180
  • Dewey: [Fic]
  • Copyright: 2018

#MeToo and You: Everything You Need to Know about Consent, Boundaries, and More

The #MeToo movement has changed the way many people view the world, but how well do tweens understand it? Middle-grade readers are ready to learn about consent, harassment, and abuse, as well Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • Dewey: 176/.4
  • Copyright: 2021

More Than a Game: Race, Gender, and Politics in Sports

Sports has never been only about what takes place on the playing field. Author and sports fan Matt Doeden explores past and current controversies including black boxer Jack Johnson's fight… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • ATOS: 6.9
  • Dewey: 306.4/83
  • Copyright: 2020

No More Excuses: Dismantling Rape Culture

Soon after the sexual misconduct allegations against film producer Harvey Weinstein became public in late 2017, the #MeToo movement went viral, opening up an explosive conversation about rape Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
  • ATOS: 8.0
  • Dewey: 362.883
  • Copyright: 2019

Open Secrets

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Seventeen-year-old Ana Santos has ambitions to make it big in music. When she signs a contract with the owner of a music café, she has no idea there are sexual strings attached. This book… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: [Fic]
  • Copyright: 2021

She Represents: 44 Women Who Are Changing Politics . . . and the World

Whichever side of the political aisle you lean toward, it can seem like the only people in power are white men. But the balance is beginning to tip. Women are being elected at record rates… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1240
  • Dewey: 320.082/0973
  • Copyright: 2020

Somebody Told Me

A novel of trauma, identity, and survival. After an assault, bigender seventeen-year-old Aleks/Alexis is looking for a fresh start—so they voluntarily move in with their uncle, a Catholic… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • Dewey: [Fic]
  • Copyright: 2020

The Courage of Elfina

Twelve-year-old Elfina lives with her grandmother in Paraguay. When a distant relative offers to have Elfina come live with her in the city so she can attend school, Elfina's grandmother… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • Copyright: 2020

The Disturbed Girl's Dictionary

A 2019 YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults Selection A 2018 New York Public Library Best Book for Teens Macy's school officially classifies her as "disturbed," but Macy isn't interested in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • Dewey: [Fic]
  • Copyright: 2018

Things We Haven't Said: Sexual Violence Survivors Speak Out

A powerful collection of poems, essays, letters, and interviews written by a diverse group of adults who survived sexual violence as children and adolescents. This anthology is a valuable… Read More →

  • Copyright: 2018

Transgender Lives: Complex Stories, Complex Voices

"I didn't hear the word transgender until I was eighteen, when a person I was dating came out as trans. My boyfriend came out as my girlfriend, and I thought, 'What . . . is that?' She said,… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1160
  • Dewey: 306.76'8
  • Copyright: 2015