By Trent Reedy
DB 81612, Available on BARD
After the events in Divided We Fall (DB 78336), Idaho is a war zone under Federal occupation, and Danny Wright and his friends in the Idaho Militia are determined to fight back and run guerrilla missions against the army. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. For senior high and older readers. 2015.
A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence and Power
By Jimmy Carter
DB 79049, Available on BARD
Former U.S. president Carter (born 1924) synthesizes reports of violence and discrimination against women across the world, with particular attention to restrictions and abuses based on religious principles. Concludes with twenty-three proposed actions to improve the situation for women. Bestseller. 2014.
The Civil Wars of Julia Ward Howe
By Elaine Showalter
DB 85111, Available on BARD
Biography of the woman who wrote the lyrics to "The Battle Hymn of the Republic." Through letters and journals, explores how her literary ambitions and fight for women's rights led to conflict with her husband, Samuel Gridley Howe, founder of the Perkins School for the Blind. 2016
Consumed in Freedom’s Flame: A Novel of Ireland's Struggle for Freedom, 1916-1921
By Liam Cathal
Resistance to England's centuries-long oppression of Ireland erupted in Dublin's Easter Rising of 1916, and continued for five years more. Young Aran Roe O'Neill joins the rebels, fighting bravely beside such luminaries as Michael Collins and Patrick Pearse, and becoming a part of the romance, heroism, and tragedy of the Irish war for independence. Some violence. 2010
Daring to Drive: A Saudi Woman’s Awakening
By Manal Sharif
DB 88764, Available on BARD
Autobiography of Saudi women's rights activist. Recounts her arrest for driving-while-female in 2011 and the subsequent furor. Discusses growing up a religious radical, education as a computer security engineer, living in New England, working for the Saudi oil company Aramco, living as a divorced woman, and more. 2017.
By Jonathan Lethen
DB 77530, Available on BARD
Queens, New York. The Zimmers--headed by matriarch Rose--are a family of revolutionary radicals. Rose leads Communist cells from her kitchen until the party expels her in 1955. Her daughter Miriam explores communes. Grandson Sergius participates in the Occupy movement. Strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex. Bestseller. 2013.
Divided We Fall
By Trent Reedy
DB 78336, Available on BARD
Seventeen-year-old Danny Wright, a private in the Idaho Army National Guard, is deployed to stop an anti-government protest in Boise. When his gun accidentally fires, tensions escalate between Idaho's governor and the U.S. president. Violence, strong language, and descriptions of sex. For senior high and older readers. 2014.
Everything All At Once
By Bill Nye
DB 88625, Available on BARD
Author of Undeniable (DB 80377) and Unstoppable (DB 87772) presents a guide to becoming activists and agents of change. Shares his tools for problem-solving, including radical curiosity, by illustrating specific principles. Advocates devising solutions to hunger, crime, poverty, pollution, and more. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2017.
Helen Keller, Public Speaker: Sightless But Seen, Deaf But Heard
By Lois J. Einhorn
BR 13617, DB 52120, Available on BARD
A study of Helen Keller as a great American orator. Analyses her speaking, and provides texts of numerous speeches. Keller spoke on many topics including disability, women's suffrage, pacifism, and the eradication of poverty.