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

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Because I was a girl : true stories for girls of all ages
2017
Place Published: 
New York
Publisher: 
Henry Holt and Company
ISBN: 
9781250154460
Edition: 
First edition
Description: 
241 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
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; Hollywood heavy-hitters such as Quvenzhane Wallis; renowned chef Katie Button; aerospace and mechanical engineer Emily Calandrelli; and many more.
Brief writings from an array of girls and women who are trailblazers in their fields, discussing the barriers they've faced, the battles they've fought, and the dreams they've brought to life. The entries are arranged by decade, from Dolores Huerta learning how organizations contribute to the community in the 1920s, to Mattie Johnston explaining that no one every told her she couldn't do anything "because I was a girl" in the 2000s.
Author: 
edited by Melissa de la Cruz
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