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Because I Was a Girl


EAN: 9781250154477


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