Gunpowder Girls: True Stories of Three Civil War Tragedies by Tanya AndersonYA 338.4 AND During the Civil War, women and girls filled rifle cartridges by hand for the armies of the North and the South. These women and girls, most of whom were immigrants, poured gunpowder, worked with percussion caps, and stacked completed ammunition. Anderson pieces together the before and after of the deadly explosions that occurred at the Allegheny Arsenal; the Confederate States Laboratory; and the Washington Arsenal. Women heroes of World War II : the Pacific Theater : 15 stories of resistance, rescue, sabotage, and survival by Kathryn J. AtwoodYA 940.54 ATW Collects the stories of fifteen women who risked their lives to become heroes in the Pacific theater of World War II. Fight Like a Girl: 50 feminists who changed the world by Laura BarcellaYA 305.4092 BAR An introduction to the history of feminist activism in the U.S. profiles fifty notable women, including Hillary Clinton, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Roxane Gay. Women in the Military by Miriam ColemanYA 355.0092 COL This biographical text covers the important women who've broken ground in the military. Famous historical figures such as Joan of Arc, Clara Barton, and Florence Nightingale are covered in depth, while the stories of modern-day heroes are presented to show how women are still affecting change on the front lines. Women in Science by Miriam ColemanYA 305.435 COL Advances in science have changed our world, all thanks to the scientists behind important discoveries. Some of the most important discoveries have come from female scientists, who were as unique for their work as they were for being trailblazers in a male-dominated industry. Girls Can Do Anything by Caitlin DoyleYA 920.72 DOY This book includes over 200 of the strongest, fastest, smartest and most incredible women whose achievements have contributed to the world we live in today. This fact-o-pedia is divided into subjects from science to sports and and include profiles, illustrations, photographs, quotes and trivia. Girl Code: Gaming, Going Viral, and Getting It Done by Andrea GonzalesYA 005 GON Perfect for aspiring coders everywhere, Girl Code is the story of two teenage tech phenoms who met at Girls Who Code summer camp, teamed up to create a viral video game, and ended up becoming world famous. The book also includes bonus content to help you start coding! Feminism: Reinventing the F-Word by Nadia Abushanab HigginsYA GN 328.73 L While most people believe in equal rights, the word feminism--America's new F-word--makes people uncomfortable. Explore the history of US feminism and learn from modern leaders what it means to be a feminist--and why some criticize it. Caroline Herschel : astronomer and cataloger of the sky by Kevin McCombsYA B HERSCHEL During a time when women were often alienated from scientific study due to their gender, Caroline Herschel made significant contributions to the field of astronomy. Having discovered multiple comets and created her own star catalogue, Herschel was the first woman to be paid for her scientific research. You Got This by Maya S. PennYA 158.1 PEN Maya shares her incredible journey to becoming an artist, designer, philanthropist, and business owner. She provides a creative blueprint for teens and young adults, along with the tools she used to build an authentic, exciting, and connected life, and offers creative prompts for cultivating success. More Great Reads for Teens & Tweens Hoopla is here! Stream movies, TV shows, music, comics, audiobooks, and more with your Verona Plus Library card. You MUST have a Verona Plus card. Get it today! Tweens, find your next great read with NoveList K-8 Plus. Check out NoveList K-8 Plus and discover books by your favorite authors and book suggestions and read-alike lists for your favorite books. Go to Online Resources and click on EBSCO to get started. You will need your Verona Public Library card number to login. Read book reviews of the newestYA fiction by professionals and other teenagers or write your own! This site features book giveaways. Get started now! Looking for a book reviews, contests, and bookish awesomeness? Check out Epic Reads! This site offers book reviews, blogs, frequent contests, polls, and info of your favorite authors. Get started now! Use Overdrive to read and listen to some of the most popular teen books on your tablet or smartphone? Download teen fiction including Divergent, The Hunger Games Series, Twilight, Alex Rider and much, much more! You MUST have your new Verona Plus Card to use this service. Follow our boards on Pinterest to find great reading suggestions and book lists.