Step Into Your Power (Hardcover)

23 lessons on how to live your best life

By Andrea Pippins (Illustrator), Jamia Wilson

Wide Eyed Editions, 9781786035868, 64pp.

Publication Date: March 5, 2019

List Price: 22.99*
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Discover your own inner strength and learn mental resilience, in this growing up guide for young girls.

Listen up, little sister! You’ve heard about heroes and read about the greats, but maybe you're not feeling so great yourself right now? When did Gloria Steinem ever have to deal with exams being cancelled and going into lockdown? Life is peculiar right now and this book shows you how to shake up your mindset when you can't change your situation.  Learn from the lived experience of author Jamia Wilson and illustrator Andrea Pippins as they mentor you through growing up in the modern world, and teach you how to Step Into Your Power.

In this friendly guide, learn how to look after yourself, make good choices, get out of ruts, branch out, and ask for help. How do you overcome a setback? How do you cope when you or a family member gets sick? There's caring advice and activities on every page you can take and make your very own. 

Explore what it means to know and trust your insights and capabilities with stories, images, activities, resources and action prompts that you can interact with on your own time and, most importantly, on your terms.

A warm and friendly growing-up guide, crucial for the time we are living in right now.

About the Author

Andrea Pippins is an illustrator, designer, and author who has a passion for creating images that reflect what she wants to see in art, media, and pop culture. Her vision is to empower people of color with tools and inspiration to create and tell their own stories. She is the best-selling creator of the coloring book I Love My Hair and the interactive journal Becoming Me. Her clients include O: The Oprah Magazine, Scoop Magazine, Family Circle, The Huffington Post, Bustle, Free People, Lincoln Center, and the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Andrea is based in Stockholm, Sweden. 

Jamia Wilson is the executive director and publisher of the Feminist Press. An activist and writer, Wilson has contributed to New York Magazine, The New York Times, The Today Show, CNN, BBC, Teen Vogue, Elle, Refinery 29, Rookie and The Guardian. She is the author of Young Gifted and Black, Step Into Your Power, and Big Ideas for Young Thinkers; a co-author of Road Map for Revolutionaries; and wrote the introduction and oral history to Together We Rise: Behind the Scenes at the Protest Heard Around the World.