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Luna

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$10.99
ISBN: 9780316011273
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - February 1st, 2006

Beautiful, powerful, thought provoking and wonderful novel about a young teen trying to come to terms with the most important part of his life: Who is he? During the day, Liam hides the truth. During the evening, with the help of his younger sister, Regan, he is able to transform into Luna. His true (and female) self. Told from the point of view of Regan, this realistic novel comes to life with the hurt, fears, hate, love and truth of the struggle of trying to find oneself. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette


Feminism Is for Everybody

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Feminism is for Everybody: Passionate Politics Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780896086289
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Published: South End Press - October 1st, 2000

In this book bell hooks offers a welcoming and inspiring vision of gender, sexuality, and society. hooks' feminism is rooted in common sense and is for anyone committed to equality, mutual respect, and justice. She calls for a feminism free from divisive barriers and asks us to demand alternatives to patriarchal, racist, and homophobic culture. She encourages us to envision a different future. ~ Reviewed by Bill Lewis


To Believe in Women

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To Believe in Women: What Lesbians Have Done For America - A History Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780618056972
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Published: Mariner Books - June 8th, 2000

This impeccably researched book focuses on how certain late nineteenth-century and twentieth-century lesbian women were in the forefront of the battle to secure rights that many Americans enjoy today. Faderman persuasively argues that these women's lesbianism facilitated their accomplishments. Diane Wood Middlebrook says, "This book will raise eyebrows and consciousness." It is certainly an essential part of U.S. history.


Fearless Girls, Wise Women, and Beloved Sisters

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Fearless Girls, Wise Women, and Beloved Sisters: Heroines in Folktales from Around the World Cover Image
By Kathleen Ragan (Editor)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780393320466
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 17th, 2000

Including tales from six continents, this spell-binding anthology provides the broadest selection of heroine stories that has ever been published. It features tales of courageous mothers, clever girls, and warrior women who triumph because of their creativity, intelligence, eloquence, and endurance. Ragan's concise and informative commentary after each story makes this collection as educational as it is spine-tingling.


Teaching to Transgress

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Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom (Harvest in Translation) Cover Image
$49.45
ISBN: 9780415908085
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Published: Routledge - September 14th, 1994

Surely everyone has one highly intelligent feminist woman on their gift list--and this is the book to get her. This focus on education is in fact a piercing discussion of our society.


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