The Amelia Bloomer Project celebrates children’s & YA books with kick-ass heroines, as far as I can tell. This looks like a great list of 2014 books.
2014 Amelia Bloomer Project
“However bad this is, it’s always the very best time that there has ever been.”
(from p.15 of Marianne Schnall’s What Will it Take to Make a Woman President?)
The 2014 Amelia Bloomer Project list highlights the power of the individual and the collective voices of women across time and around the world. We celebrate the legacy of Lynn Povich and her female colleagues who resisted the patriarchy of mass media. The Riot Grrrls of the 1990s introduced a new generation of young women to the right and importance of expressing themselves with loud and unapologetic voices. And today, Tavi Gevinson and her Rookie contributors challenge mainstream media and insist on using their unique talents to claim their share of the global conversation.
Powerful manifestations of contemporary, global feminist movements improving the lives of girls and women include Sampat Pal and her Gulabi…
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