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Because I was a girl: true stories for girls of all ages

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Pub. Date:
2017.
Language:
English
Description

Because I Was a Girl is an inspiring collection of true stories by women and girls about the obstacles, challenges, and opportunities they've faced...because of their gender. Edited by #1 New York Times -bestselling author Melissa de la Cruz, the book is the perfect gift for girls of all ages to celebrate the accomplishments of these women and girls who overcame adversity with their limitless potential.

The collection includes writings from an impressive array of girls and women who are trailblazers in their fields, including bestselling authors Victoria Aveyard, Libba Bray, and Margaret Stohl; industry pioneers like Dolores Huerta, Trish McEvoy, and Holly Knight; renowned chef Katie Button; aerospace and mechanical engineer Emily Calandrelli; and many more.

Because I Was a Girl features powerful stories from:

Elizabeth Acevedo Katrina Adams Victoria Aveyard Bonnie Bartlett Brenda Bowen Libba Bray Katie Button Emily Calandrelli Babette Davis Williabell Jones Davis Melissa de la Cruz Abby Falik Jena Friedman Joan Hanawi Jane Hawley Tina Hay Jody Houser Dolores Huerta Zareen Jaffery Anjanette Johnston Mattie Johnston Holly Knight Jill Lorie Zoey Luna Trish McEvoy Loretta Miranda Gloria Molina Susan Morrison Anna Ponder Margaret Semrud-Clikeman Rebecca Soffer Cheri Steinkellner Margaret Stohl Noor Tagouri Tillie Walden Quvenzhane Wallis Francesca Zambello Lenore Zion

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ISBN:
9781250154460
9781250154477
Lexile measure:
980L
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