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Because I was a girl : true stories for girls of all ages / edited by Melissa De la Cruz.

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  • 12 of 13 copies available at SC LENDS.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
York - Lake Wylie Branch YA305.23 BECAUSE (Text) 33205011741531 Young Adult Available -
York - Rock Hill Branch YA305.23 BECAUSE (Text) 33205011741358 Young Adult Available -
York - York Branch YA305.23 BECAUSE (Text) 33205011741416 Young Adult Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250154460
  • ISBN: 1250154464
  • Physical Description: 241 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2017.

Content descriptions

Citation/References Note:
Kirkus Reviews, September 15, 2017.
Kirkus Books of Special Note.
Summary, etc.:
Publisher Annotation: 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. 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; Hollywood heavy-hitters such as Quvenzhane Wallis; renowned chef Katie Button; aerospace and mechanical engineer Emily Calandrelli; and many more.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 12-19
Grades 7-12
Subject: Girls > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Women > History > Juvenile literature.
Young adult literature.
Women > History.
Girls > Biography.
Genre: Nonfiction.

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