Smash Stereotypes, Defy Expectations, and Make History!
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This book puts to rest the tired adages of things girls “can’t” do with powerful proof that girls not only CAN, but they DO!
Featuring profiles of over 75 remarkable women from across centuries and around the world, from math whiz Katherine Johnson to legendary leaders like Queen Elizabeth I, game changers like Serena Williams to avant-garde artists like Frida Kahlo, and so many more, you’ll discover amazing, diverse women, both famous and little-known, who smashed stereotypes, overcame odds, and achieved their goals.
With interviews and encouraging advice from world-changing women of today such as media mogul Oprah Winfrey, philanthropist Melinda Gates, renowned journalist Christiane Amanpour, National Geographic explorers and planet protectors like Sylvia Earle, and more, as well as concrete tips for breaking barriers and raising your voice, this inspirational book will have you ready to follow in the footsteps of women who made—and are making—history.
You’ll see that not only some Girls Can—you can!
National Geographic Kids, 9781426339004, 144pp.
Publication Date: October 6, 2020
About the Author
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.