Girls Can!: Smash Stereotypes, Defy Expectations, and Make History! (Hardcover)
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Get ready to smash stereotypes, overcome odds, and achieve your goals! This powerful book combines biographical profiles on amazing women, myth-busting science, advice on achieving great things, and exclusive interviews to prove that girls really can do anything!
Have you ever heard someone say "Girls can't do that"? Get ready to put that idea to rest once and for all. Fantastic photographs and an eye-catching design pair with riveting, diverse tales of both famous and little-known women who made their mark in leadership, sports, the arts, the sciences, and more. Advice, calls to action, and exclusive interviews with great role models--such as Oprah Winfrey, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Roxanne Gay, Emma Gonzalez, Nancy Pelosi, Jane Goodall, and more--will challenge you to be yourself and empower you to change the world, too! Get a glimpse of the history, origins, and inaccuracies of outdated criticisms and gender myths, and learn how women across the world are making waves and shaping the future in every field.
About the Author
TORA PRUDEN is a social media manager and the director of brand growth at Equality for Her. She also works as a freelance journalist and culture critic. MARISSA SEBASTIAN is a social media coordinator and the co-creator of the social media positivity movement #Blackoutday, which aims to promote the positive representation and presence of African Americans on social media. PAIGE TOWLER writes poetry, has co-authored books, and was a children's book editor at National Geographic Kids for five years.