The Book of Awesome Girls
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The Book of Awesome Girls

Why the Future Is Female (Celebrate Girl Power)

By Becca Anderson

Celebrate the Power of Girls in This Book for Teens

#1 New Release Teen & Young Adult Women’s Biographies and Social Activists

You’re a teenage girl and this is the time you’re coming into your own. Girl empowerment is more accessible than you think. In The Book of Awesome Girls celebrate the power of girls and the famous girls who have shaped, and continue to shape, our future.

An uncensored history of girl power. Before they were seasoned women, little feminists were changing society and inspiring future generations. At seventeen, Malala Yousafzai was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Days after her thirteenth birthday, Anne Frank began writing one of the most poignant glimpses of Nazi occupation. Packed with mini biographies of big she-ros, The Book of Awesome Girls features famous girls alongside the equally awesome teens omitted from the history books. With a bonus chapter on girl empowerment today, readers are invited to learn about modern figures like Greta Thunberg and Mari Copeny.

Girls just wanna have nonfiction. Driven by girl empowerment, this collection of biographies tells the unique stories of strong voices—despite age. From artists to athletes, The Book of Awesome Girls showcases a plethora of passions and skill sets to prove that strong is the new pretty.  According to these famous girls, you don’t have to be of voting age to make a difference. Their true stories reveal that real difference begins by standing up and working hard.

Inside, you’ll find captivating chapters such as:

  • Little Entrepreneurs: Girls With Vision 
  • Beautiful Royals: Girls Who Rule the World
  • Dancers and Actresses: Turning Creativity into Social Change
  • And more!

If you’re looking for books for teen girls — or enjoyed young adult books like Teen Trailblazers, Herstory, Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls, or 100 Extraordinary Stories for Courageous Girls— then you’ll love The Book of Awesome Girls.

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