Girls Write Now: Two Decades Of True Stories From Young Female Voices

October 16, 2018|
Girls Write Now: Two Decades Of True Stories From Young Female Voices by Girls Write Now
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Girls Write Now: Two Decades of True Stories from Young Female Voices offers a brave and timely portrait of teenage-girl life in the United States over the past twenty years. They''re working part-time jobs to make ends meet, deciding to wear a hijab to school, sharing a first kiss, coming out to their parents, confronting violence and bullying, and immigrating to a new country while holding onto their heritage. Through it all, these young writers tackle issues of race, gender, poverty, sex, education, politics, family, and friendship. Together their narratives capture indelible snapshots of the past and lay bare hopes, insecurities, and wisdom for the future.

Interwoven is advice from great women writers—Roxane Gay, Francine Prose, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Zadie Smith, Quiara Alegria Hudes, Janet Mock, Gloria Steinem, Lena Dunham, Mia Alvar, and Alice Walker—offering guidance to a young reader about where she''s been and where she might go. Inspiring and informative, Girls Write Now belongs in every school, library and home, adding much-needed and long-overdue perspectives on what it is to be young in America.

Girls Write Now mentors underserved young women to find their voices through the power of writing and community.Founded in 1998, Girls Write Now is New York’s first and only writing and mentoring organization for girls, and one of the nation’s top after school programs as distinguished twice by the White House and the Pre...
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Title:Girls Write Now: Two Decades Of True Stories From Young Female VoicesFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:250 pages, 8.5 X 5.6 X 0.9 inShipping dimensions:250 pages, 8.5 X 5.6 X 0.9 inPublished:October 16, 2018Publisher:WW NortonLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1947793055

ISBN - 13:9781947793057

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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