Girls

Resilient and Resourceful

This year LILITH’s fall book feature focuses on the elusive crossover category known as “young adult” books. These are volumes that bookstores and libraries often can’t figure out where to shelve. Their designated audience (adolescents) is already browsing freely in the general adult collection, yet adults too can lose and find themselves in this genre. Reviewed here (mostly by LILITH’s cadre of twenty-something interns) are several books that should draw in teens and grownups too; they strike just the right chord about the heartfelt struggle to mature under tough circumstances.

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Girls

The articles in this special section:

Greater than Angels

by Rachel T. Harris

Katarina

by Rachel T. Harris

Snowdrops for Cousin Ruth

by Rachel T. Harris

Male Role Models

by Naomi Danis

Think Twice about Roald Dahl

by Michele Landsberg

Rereading the classic author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory through a Jewish feminist lens, Landsberg marshalls convincing evidence of misogyny and anti-Semitism.

The Primrose Path

by Robyn Schmones