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Popular: Vintage Wisdom from a Modern Geek (A Memoir)
By Maya Van Wagenen
Dutton Children’s Books, 2014, $16.99
Age: Teens
Genre: nonfiction, memoir, contemporary, young entrepreneurs
ISBN: 978-0-52542-681-3

In The Fields and the Trenches: the Famous and the Forgotten on the Battlefields of World War I
By Kerrie Logan Hollihan
Chicago Review Press, 2016, $19.95
Ages: 12+
Genre: nonfiction, World War I, history, women who rock
ISBN: 978-1-61373-130-7

A Girl Named Vincent: The Life of Poet Edna St. Vincent Millay
By Krystyna Poray Goddu
Chicago Review Press, 2015, $18.99
Ages: 11-14
Genre: middle grade biography, poetry, literature, women who rock
ISBN: 978-161373-172-7

Gymnast and Gutsy Girl Extraordinaire!

Women in Blue: 16 Brave Officers, Forensics Experts, Police Chiefs, and More
By Cheryl Mullenbach
Chicago Review Press, 2016, $19.95
Ages: 12+
Genre: nonfiction, women who rock, police officers
ISBN: 978-1-61373-422-3

A Tyranny of Petticoats: 15 Stories of Belles, Bankrobbers & Other Badass Girls
By Jessica Spotswood
Candlewick Press, 2016, $17.99
Age: 14+
Genre: YA literature, historical fiction, fantasy, woman who rock, humor
ISBN: 978-0-7636-7848-7


The title pretty much sums it up! Great collection of humorous short stories that can be read in leisurely chunks, plus they're all about powerful women and girls. A great read to keep at your bedside for nights when you're too tired to start a big novel.

Women Who Rock our World

Women of Colonial America: 13 Stories of Courage and Survival in the New World
By Brandon Marie Miller
Chicago Review Press, 2016, $19.95
Ages: 12+
Genre: nonfiction, history, women who rock, all things Revolutionary, colonial America
ISBN: 978-1-55652-487-5

Passenger on the Pearl: the True Story of Emily Edmonson’s Flight from Slavery
By Winifred Cinkling
Algonquin, 2016, $10.95
Ages: 10-14
Genre: nonfiction, biography, history,

slavery, multicultural kid literature, women who rock
ISBN: 978-1-61620-550-8

-Interview and feature by Corynn Rothmann

Everything is Possible, by Jen Bricker, Amazon site

Radioactive!: How Irene Curie & Lisa Meitner Revolutionized Science and Changed the World
By Winifred Conkling
Algonquin Young Readers, 2016, $17.95
Age: Teen-Young Adult
Genre: nonfiction, radioactivity, women who rock, history, science
ISBN: 978-1-61620-415-0

Flawd: How to Stop Hating on Yourself, Others, and the Things That Make You Who You Are
By Emily-Anne Rigal with Jeanne Demers
Illustrated by Jeanne Demers
Tarcher Perigee Books, 2015, $12.76
Age: 12+
Genre: realistic fiction, bullies, self help
ISBN: 978-0-399-17403-2

Meet Jen Bricker 


Page design, Taya D.

Content assistance, Corynn R. 

Women Heroes of the American Revolution: 20 Stories of Espionage, Sabotage, Defiant, and Rescue
By Susan Casey
Chicago Review Press, 2015, $19.95
Ages: 12+
Genre: nonfiction, history, women who rock, all things Revolutionary, colonial America
ISBN: 978-1-61374-583-0

Fight like a Girl: 50 Feminists Who Changed the World
By Laura Barcella
Zest Books, 2016, $14.99
Ages: Young Adult
Genre: nonfiction, history, women who rock
ISBN: 978-1-936976-96-6

Author Jen Bricker is an inspiration to people around the world. She may have been born without legs, but that didn't stop her from living her life to her fullest potential. From a young age she was determined to do things in life that others said was impossible. With the help of her family and friends she was able to achieve her goals. This amazing story is one you can't miss. Read "Everything is Possible" today. 

​Everything is Possible: Finding the Faith and Courage to Follow Your Dreams
By Jen Bricker

Baker Books, Sept. 2016, $19.99
Ages: 8+

Nonfiction inspirational, memoir

ISBN-10: 0801019303
ISBN-13: 978-0801019302