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The Lioness Rampant, by Tamora Pierce
Published in 1983, the books include a girl who disguises herself as a man to do the job she wants, safe sex and birth control, and race issues. She also dealt with other prejudices in publishing at the time: female writers with female protagonists were writing "young girl books", her book had to be split into a series because it was too long for young readers, and fantasy and magic are for boys so why write a story with a main female protagonist. Her books have been found on banned lists (http://www.ci.springfield.or.
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