Rebel Sisters by Tochi Onyebuchi

Rebel Sisters
  • Author : Tochi Onyebuchi
  • Publisher : Razorbill
  • Release Date : 2020-10-20
  • Categories :
  • ISBN : 1984835068

In the epic, action-packed sequel to the "brilliant" (Booklist, starred review) novel War Girls, the battles are over, but the fight for justice has just begun. It's been five years since the Biafran War ended. Ify is now nineteen and living where she's always dreamed--the Space Colonies. She is a respected, high-ranking medical officer and has dedicated her life to helping refugees like herself rebuild in the Colonies. Back in the still devastated Nigeria, Uzo, a young synth, is helping an aid worker, Xifeng, recover images and details of the war held in the technology of destroyed androids. Uzo, Xifeng, and the rest of their team are working to preserve memories of the many lives lost, despite the government's best efforts to eradicate any signs that the war ever happened. Though they are working toward common goals of helping those who suffered, Ify and Uzo are worlds apart. But when a mysterious virus breaks out among the children in the Space Colonies, their paths collide. Ify makes it her mission to figure out what's causing the deadly disease. And doing so means going back to the corrupt homeland she thought she'd left behind forever.

Rebel Sisters by Marita Conlon-McKenna

Rebel Sisters
  • Author : Marita Conlon-McKenna
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2016-02-01
  • Categories : Fiction
  • ISBN : 9781473508606

THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER, SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2016 IRISH BOOK AWARDS With the threat of the First World War looming, tension simmers under the surface of Ireland. Bright, beautiful and intelligent, the Gifford sisters Grace, Muriel and Nellie kick against the conventions of their privileged, wealthy Anglo-Irish background and their mother Isabella’s expectations. As War erupts across Europe, the spirited sisters soon find themselves caught up in Ireland’s struggle for freedom. Muriel falls deeply in love with writer Thomas MacDonagh, artist Grace meets the enigmatic Joe Plunkett – both leaders of ‘The Rising’ – while Nellie joins ‘The Citizen Army’ and takes up arms to fight alongside Countess Markievicz in the rebellion. On Easter Monday 1916, the Rising begins, and the world of the Gifford sisters and everyone they hold dear is torn apart in a fight that is destined for tragedy. ‘Engrossing’ Irish Sunday Times 'Marvellous ... A gripping read' Irish Independent ‘Finally, women are being written back into the history of [Ireland's] awakening’ Irish Mail on Sunday

Sisters and Rebels A Struggle for the Soul of America by Jacquelyn Dowd Hall

Sisters And Rebels  A Struggle For The Soul Of America
  • Author : Jacquelyn Dowd Hall
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2019-05-21
  • Categories : Biography & Autobiography
  • ISBN : 9780393355734

Three sisters from the South wrestle with orthodoxies of race, sexuality, and privilege. Descendants of a prominent slaveholding family, Elizabeth, Grace, and Katharine Lumpkin grew up in a culture of white supremacy. But while Elizabeth remained a lifelong believer, her younger sisters chose vastly different lives. Seeking their fortunes in the North, Grace and Katharine reinvented themselves as radical thinkers whose literary works and organizing efforts brought the nation’s attention to issues of region, race, and labor. In Sisters and Rebels, National Humanities Award–winning historian Jacquelyn Dowd Hall follows the divergent paths of the Lumpkin sisters, who were “estranged and yet forever entangled” by their mutual obsession with the South. Tracing the wounds and unsung victories of the past through to the contemporary moment, Hall revives a buried tradition of Southern expatriation and progressivism; explores the lost, revolutionary zeal of the early twentieth century; and muses on the fraught ties of sisterhood. Grounded in decades of research, the family’s private papers, and interviews with Katharine and Grace, Sisters and Rebels unfolds an epic narrative of American history through the lives and works of three Southern women.

The First Lady and the Rebel by Susan Higginbotham

The First Lady And The Rebel
  • Author : Susan Higginbotham
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2019-10-01
  • Categories : Fiction
  • ISBN : 9781492647096

From the celebrated author Susan Higginbotham comes the incredible story of Lincoln's First Lady A Union's First Lady As the Civil War cracks the country in two, Mary Lincoln stands beside her husband praying for a swift Northern victory. But as the body count rises, Mary can't help but fear each bloody gain. Because her beloved sister Emily is across party lines, fighting for the South, and Mary is at risk of losing both her country and her family in the tides of a brutal war. A Confederate Rebel's Wife Emily Todd Helm has married the love of her life. But when her husband's southern ties pull them into a war neither want to join, she must make a choice. Abandon the family she has built in the South or fight against the sister she has always loved best. With a country's legacy at stake, how will two sisters shape history?

Scarlett s Sisters by Anya Jabour

Scarlett S Sisters
  • Author : Anya Jabour
  • Publisher : Univ of North Carolina Press
  • Release Date : 2009-11-13
  • Categories : Social Science
  • ISBN : 0807887641

Scarlett's Sisters explores the meaning of nineteenth-century southern womanhood from the vantage point of the celebrated fictional character's flesh-and-blood counterparts: young, elite, white women. Anya Jabour demonstrates that southern girls and young women faced a major turning point when the Civil War forced them to assume new roles and responsibilities as independent women. Examining the lives of more than 300 girls and women between ages fifteen and twenty-five, Jabour traces the socialization of southern white ladies from early adolescence through young adulthood. Amidst the upheaval of the Civil War, Jabour shows, elite young women, once reluctant to challenge white supremacy and male dominance, became more rebellious. They adopted the ideology of Confederate independence in shaping a new model of southern womanhood that eschewed dependence on slave labor and male guidance. By tracing the lives of young white women in a society in flux, Jabour reveals how the South's old social order was maintained and a new one created as southern girls and young women learned, questioned, and ultimately changed what it meant to be a southern lady.

He s a Rebel by Mark Ribowsky

He S A Rebel
  • Author : Mark Ribowsky
  • Publisher : Cooper Square Press
  • Release Date : 2000-05-02
  • Categories : Biography & Autobiography
  • ISBN : 9781461661030

Phil Spector created the "wall of sound," produced the Beatles' last record, persuaded the Ramones to go "pop," made the Righteous Brothers sound respectable, and was a millionaire by age 21. His credits include some of the most important and memorable songs of the 1960s: The Ronettes' "Be My Baby," The Crystals' "And Then He Kissed Me," and Ike and Tina Turner's "River Deep, Mountain High." Culled from more than 100 interviews with Spector's closest associates, including staff producers, singers, musicians, and ex-wives, He's a Rebel discusses all stages of Spector's varied musical career, from his first hit, "To Know Him Is To Love Him" (written as a teenager) to his appointment to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In addition to chronicling his musical achievements and unpredictable genius, the author boldly explores Spector's legendary eccentricities, addictions, and violent, reclusive tendencies. He's a Rebel offers a definitive, unflinching portrait of Phil Spector, the producer who transformed the airwaves and forever impacted the sound of popular music.

Unlikely Rebels by Anne Clare

Unlikely Rebels
  • Author : Anne Clare
  • Publisher : Mercier Press Ltd
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Categories : Biography & Autobiography
  • ISBN : 9781856357128

Tells the stories of the Gifford sisters, who became heavily involved in the Irish Republican movemant.

Rebel Girls by Elizabeth Keenan

Rebel Girls
  • Author : Elizabeth Keenan
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Release Date : 2019-09-10
  • Categories : Young Adult Fiction
  • ISBN : 9781488038877

In 1992 Baton Rouge, a single rumor has the power to change a girl’s life forever. When it comes to being social, Athena Graves is far more comfortable creating a mixtape playlist than she is talking to cute boys—or anyone, for that matter. Plus her staunchly feminist views and love of punk rock aren’t exactly mainstream at St. Ann’s, her conservative Catholic high school. Then a malicious rumor starts spreading through the halls…a rumor that her popular, pretty, pro-life sister had an abortion over the summer. A rumor that has the power to not only hurt Helen, but possibly see her expelled. Despite their wildly contrasting views, Athena, Helen, and their friends must find a way to convince the student body and the administration that it doesn’t matter what Helen did or didn’t do…even if their riot grrrl protests result in the expulsion of their entire rebel girl gang.

Rebels City of Indra by Kendall Jenner

Rebels  City Of Indra
  • Author : Kendall Jenner
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2014-06-03
  • Categories : Juvenile Fiction
  • ISBN : 9781451694543

Kendall and Kylie Jenner, stars on the hit reality show Keeping Up with the Kardashians, present their debut novel—a thrilling dystopian story about two super-powered girls who embark on a journey together. In a world of the far future, the great City of Indra has two faces: a beautiful paradise floating high in the sky, and a nightmare world of poverty carved beneath the surface of the Earth. Lex grew up in an orphanage deep in the dark. But even as a child, she instinctively rebelled against her fate—the time when she would be judged either useful to Society or forced to live among the mutations in Rock Bottom, the lowest level. When she is chosen to become an elite cadet of the Population Control Forces, only her fellow cadet Kane truly understands her longing for freedom. Unknown to her, one girl secretly shares her defiance. Livia Cosmo, the Orphan Airess, may live on a sky island surrounded by wealth and privilege, but she is just as restricted as Lex. Rigid discipline governs her every movement, as she learns the art of becoming a Proper Young Woman, the belle of the Emergence Ball, ready to be picked for “cohabitation” by the finest of the Proper Young Men. Her future is assured, until an intriguing encounter with a young man named Kane changes everything. For that is when Lex’s and Livia’s destinies collide…. Approached by an old enemy to help save Kane from mortal danger, Lex sacrifices her Special Ops career to find him in the Islands among the clouds. Her search, high above in the beautiful spires of the City of Indra, brings her instead to the airgirl Livia. Lex and Livia should have nothing in common, and yet they share a kindred yearning for escape from the strict rules that bind them...and a mystifying identical mark. Brought together by danger, they set out to find Kane, but what they discover is even stranger than either dreams.

Dangerous Sisters of the Hebrew Bible by Amy Kalmanofsky

Dangerous Sisters Of The Hebrew Bible
  • Author : Amy Kalmanofsky
  • Publisher : Augsburg Fortress Publishers
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Categories : Religion
  • ISBN : 9781451469950

Fathers, sons, and mothers take center stage in the Bible's grand narratives, Amy Kalmanofsky observes. Sisters and sisterhood receive less attention in scholarship but, she argues, play an important role in narratives, revealing anxieties related to desire, agency, and solidarity among women playing out (and playing against) their roles in a patrilineal society. Most often, she shows, sisters are destabilizing figures in narratives about family crisis, where property, patrimony, and the resilience of community boundaries are at risk. Kalmanofsky demonstrates that the particular role of sisters had important narrative effects, revealing previously underappreciated dynamics in Israelite society.

War Girls by Tochi Onyebuchi

War Girls
  • Author : Tochi Onyebuchi
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2019-10-15
  • Categories : Young Adult Fiction
  • ISBN : 9780451481689

Two sisters are torn apart by war and must fight their way back to each other in a futuristic, Black Panther-inspired Nigeria. The year is 2172. Climate change and nuclear disasters have rendered much of earth unlivable. Only the lucky ones have escaped to space colonies in the sky. In a war-torn Nigeria, battles are fought using flying, deadly mechs and soldiers are outfitted with bionic limbs and artificial organs meant to protect them from the harsh, radiation-heavy climate. Across the nation, as the years-long civil war wages on, survival becomes the only way of life. Two sisters, Onyii and Ify, dream of more. Their lives have been marked by violence and political unrest. Still, they dream of peace, of hope, of a future together. And they're willing to fight an entire war to get there. Acclaimed author, Tochi Onyebuchi, has written an immersive, action-packed, deeply personal novel perfect for fans of Nnedi Okorafor, Marie Lu, and Paolo Bacigalupi.

Rebel Daughters by Sara E. Melzer

Rebel Daughters
  • Author : Sara E. Melzer
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 1992-05-21
  • Categories : History
  • ISBN : 9780190281809

This interdisciplinary collection of essays examines the important and paradoxical relation between women and the French Revolution. Although the male leaders of the Revolution depended on the women's active militant participation, they denied to women the rights they helped to establish. At the same time that women were banned from the political sphere, "woman" was transformed into an allegorical figure which became the very symbol of (masculine) Liberty and Equality. This volume analyzes how the revolutionary process constructed a new gender system at the foundation of modern liberal culture.

Rebel Reformer Religious Extraordinaire by Geraldine Anthony

Rebel  Reformer  Religious Extraordinaire
  • Author : Geraldine Anthony
  • Publisher : Calgary : University of Calgary Press
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Categories : Religion
  • ISBN : UOM:39015045616581

In her early years growing up in Alberta, Irene Farmer witnessed western feminists making significant strides towards women's liberation. Inspired by their single-minded heroic spirit, she defined the Sister of Charity as one commanding respect for women's rights in the Church and in the world. This is the story of young women worldwide who entered religious life before Vatican II and who reacted with enthusiasm, energy and creativity to the post-Vatican II demands for adaptation to a contemporary world.

The Magdalen by Marita Conlon-McKenna

The Magdalen
  • Author : Marita Conlon-McKenna
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2014-08-28
  • Categories : Fiction
  • ISBN : 9781473510227

Esther Doyle is a young Irish girl growing up in a small fishing community in Connemara in the 1950s. Her life is a stable one, bound by the slow rhythms of farming life and the joy of looking after her handicapped sister Nonie. But her existence is horribly changed when she becomes pregnant and is sent to the home for fallen women in Dublin, the Magdalen Laundry...

A Rebel Heart Daughtry House Book 1 by Beth White

A Rebel Heart  Daughtry House Book  1
  • Author : Beth White
  • Publisher : Revell
  • Release Date : 2018-06-05
  • Categories : Fiction
  • ISBN : 9781493410996

Five years after the final shot was fired in the War Between the States, Selah Daughtry can barely manage to keep herself, her two younger sisters, and their spinster cousin fed and clothed. With their family's Mississippi plantation swamped by debt and the Big House falling down around them, the only option seems to be giving up their ancestral land. Pinkerton agent and former Union cavalryman Levi Riggins is investigating a series of robberies and sabotage linked to the impoverished Daughtry plantation. Posing as a hotel management agent for the railroad, he tells Selah he'll help her save her home, but only if it is converted into a hotel. With Selah otherwise engaged with renovations, Levi moves onto the property to "supervise" while he actually attends to his real assignment right under her nose. Selah isn't sure she entirely trusts the handsome Yankee, but she'd do almost anything to save her home. What she never expected to encounter was his assault on her heart.

The Complete Book of Sisters by Luisa Dillner

The Complete Book Of Sisters
  • Author : Luisa Dillner
  • Publisher : Faber & Faber
  • Release Date : 2010-10-07
  • Categories : Humor
  • ISBN : 9780571274529

A sister is for life: your best friend, or your worst enemy. She is the yardstick by which you measure how well you're doing and the keeper of your family secrets. She may be the first person you rush to when something wonderful happens or the one whose shoulder you cry on. She's the one you're compared to and the one to compete with. In this entertaining collection there are sisters ranging from the loving Bronts to the scrapping Mitfords (who could never remember who was in and who was out of favour), to the Pankhursts (who fought for women's suffrage only to fall out with each other), to sisters of Lenin and Hitler, and of Kings and Queens. There are sisters whose job it is to compete with each other, such as Venus and Serena Williams. 'It wasn't fun eliminating my little sister, but I have to be tough', said Venus. A Lewis Carroll poem says, 'never stew your sister'. If cooking her isn't allowed, what is the worst thing you can do to your sister? If you want to make sure she'll never forgive you, pinch her man or borrow her clothes.

A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park

A Long Walk To Water
  • Author : Linda Sue Park
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2010-11-15
  • Categories : Juvenile Fiction
  • ISBN : 0547532849

The New York Times bestseller A Long Walk to Water begins as two stories, told in alternating sections, about two eleven-year-olds in Sudan, a girl in 2008 and a boy in 1985. The girl, Nya, is fetching water from a pond that is two hours’ walk from her home: she makes two trips to the pond every day. The boy, Salva, becomes one of the "lost boys" of Sudan, refugees who cover the African continent on foot as they search for their families and for a safe place to stay. Enduring every hardship from loneliness to attack by armed rebels to contact with killer lions and crocodiles, Salva is a survivor, and his story goes on to intersect with Nya’s in an astonishing and moving way.

Sisters of Shiloh by Kathy Hepinstall

Sisters Of Shiloh
  • Author : Kathy Hepinstall
  • Publisher : HMH
  • Release Date : 2015-03-03
  • Categories : Fiction
  • ISBN : 9780544400016

This historical novel offers “a fascinating glimpse into Civil War life from an unconventional perspective” (Kirkus Reviews). A Pulpwood Queens Bonus Book of the Year Before joining the Confederate army, brothers Joseph and Thomas were actually sisters—Josephine and Libby. But that bloodiest battle, Antietam, leaves Libby widowed. She vows vengeance, dons her husband Arden’s clothes, and sneaks off to enlist with the Stonewall Brigade, swearing to kill one Yankee for every year of her husband’s too-short life. Desperate to protect her grief-crazed sister, Josephine insists on joining her. Surrounded by flying bullets, deprivation, and illness, the sisters also face other dangers: Libby hurtles toward madness, haunted and urged on by her husband’s ghost, while Josephine falls for a fellow soldier. She lives in fear, both of revealing their disguise and of losing her first love before she can make her heart known to him. In Sisters of Shiloh, bestselling novelist Kathy Hepinstall writes with her sister, Becky, to show readers the hopes of love and war, the impossible-to-sever bonds of sisterhood, and how what matters most can both hurt and heal.

The Rebel of the Family by Elizabeth Lynn Linton

The Rebel Of The Family
  • Author : Elizabeth Lynn Linton
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1880
  • Categories :

Americanized Rebel Without a Green Card by Sara Saedi

Americanized  Rebel Without A Green Card
  • Author : Sara Saedi
  • Publisher : Ember
  • Release Date : 2019-03-26
  • Categories : Young Adult Nonfiction
  • ISBN : 9781524717827

In San Jose, California, in the 1990s, teenaged Sara keeps a diary of life as an Iranian American and her discovery that she and her family entered as undocumented immigrants.