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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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Calhoun - Main Library YA 305.4 BEC (Text) 30102100734555 Young Adult Room Available -
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  • ISBN: 9781250154460
  • ISBN: 1250154464
  • Physical Description: 241 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2017.

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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.

MELISSA DE LA CRUZ is the #1 New York Times, #1 Publisher’s Weekly and #1 Indie Bound bestselling author of many critically acclaimed and award-winning novels for readers of all ages, and edited the inspiring anthology of true stories, Because I Was a Girl. She grew up in Manila and moved to San Francisco with her family, where she graduated high school salutatorian from The Convent of the Sacred Heart. At Columbia University, she majored in art history and English. Melissa lives in Los Angeles and Palm Springs with her husband and daughter.

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