2018 Amelia Bloomer Top Ten

The Amelia Bloomer awards are managed by the a committee of the Feminist Task Force of the Social Responsibilities Round Table of the American Library Association. Books with significant feminist content and excellent writing are selected. Here are the top ten for 2018:

Ahimsa by Supriya Kelkar

Girl Rising: Changing the World One Girl at a Time

Girl Rising: Changing the World One Girl at a Time by Tanya Lee Stone

Hand Over Hand

Hand Over Hand by Alma Fullerton, illustrated by Renné Benoit

Malala's Magic Pencil

Malala’s Magic Pencil by Malala Yousafzai, illustrated by Kerascoet

Noteworthy

Noteworthy by Riley Redgate

#Notyourprincess: Voices of Native American Women

#NotYourPrincess: Voices of Native American Women edited by Lisa Charleyboy and Mary Beth Leatherdale

The One Hundred Nights of Hero

The One Hundred Nights of Hero by Isabel Greenberg

Piecing Me Together

Piecing Me Together by Renée Watson

Saints and Misfits

Saints and Misfits by S.K. Ali

Shark Lady: The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean's Most Fearless Scientist

Shark Lady: The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean’s Most Fearless Scientist by Jess Keating, illustrated by Marta Alvarez Miguens

2018 Rainbow List

This list offers the best of LGBTQIA+ books for children and teens, ages birth through 18. There are 48 books on the list. Here are the top ten:

The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives

The 57 Bus by Dashka Slater

The ABC's of LGBT+

The ABC’s of LGBT+ by Ashley Mardell

Baby's First Words

Baby’s First Words by Stella Blackstone and Sunny Scribens, illustrated by Christiane Engel

The Backstagers, Vol. 1 (The Backstagers, Volume One)

The Backstagers, Vol 1 by James Tynion IV and Rian Sygh

Dress Codes for Small Towns

Dress Codes for Small Towns by Courtney Stevens

Felix Yz

Felix XY by Lisa Bunker

Ramona Blue

Ramona Blue by Julie Murphy

Star-Crossed

Star-Crossed by Barbara Dee

They Both Die at the End

They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera

We Are Okay

We Are Okay by Nina LaCour