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The Resource Because I was a girl : true stories for girls of all ages, edited by Melissa de la Cruz

Because I was a girl : true stories for girls of all ages, edited by Melissa de la Cruz

Label
Because I was a girl : true stories for girls of all ages
Title
Because I was a girl
Title remainder
true stories for girls of all ages
Statement of responsibility
edited by Melissa de la Cruz
Contributor
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • 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
  • Brief writings from an array of girls and women who are trailblazers in their fields, discussing the barriers they've faced, the battles they've fought, and the dreams they've brought to life. The entries are arranged by decade, from Dolores Huerta learning how organizations contribute to the community in the 1920s, to Mattie Johnston explaining that no one ever told her she couldn't do anything "because I was a girl" in the 2000s
Summary
An uplifting collection of true accounts by women and girls about the obstacles, challenges and opportunities they faced because of their gender. Includes the stories of successful women in the arts, finance, politics and more as written by such contributors as Victoria Aveyard, Libba Bray and Margaret Stohl
Storyline
Tone
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10599344
Cataloging source
YDX
Dewey number
305.4
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
980
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 10
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1971-
  • 1930-
  • 1929-
  • 1947-
  • 1967-
  • 1968-
  • 1979-
  • 1983-
  • 1988-
  • 1987-
  • 1993-
  • 1993-
  • 1996-
  • 2003-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • De la Cruz, Melissa
  • Huerta, Dolores
  • Bartlett, Bonnie
  • Molina, Gloria
  • Morrison, Susan
  • Davis, Williabel Jones
  • McEvoy, Trish
  • Semrud-Clikeman, Margaret
  • Steinkellner, Cheri
  • Bowen, Brenda
  • Zambello, Francesca
  • Davis, Babette
  • Knight, Holly
  • Stohl, Margaret
  • Ponder, Anna Katheryn
  • Lorie, Jill
  • Adams, Katrina
  • Bray, Libba
  • Falik, Abby
  • Soffer, Rebecca
  • Hay, Tina
  • Johnston, Anjanette
  • Jaffery, Zareen
  • Acevedo, Elizabeth
  • Friedman, Jena
  • Calandrelli, Emily
  • Hawley, Jane
  • Houser, Jody
  • Miranda, Loretta
  • Zion, Lenore
  • Button, Katie
  • Aveyard, Victoria
  • Hanawi, Joan
  • Tagouri, Noor
  • Walden, Tillie
  • Wallis, Quvenzhané
  • Luna, Zoey
  • Johnston, Mattie
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women
  • Sex role
  • Sex role
  • Women
Target audience
adolescent
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
true stories for girls of all ages
Label
Because I was a girl : true stories for girls of all ages, edited by Melissa de la Cruz
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The 1920s-1930s. Dolores Huerta ; Bonnie Bartlett -- The 1940s. Gloria Molina ; Susan Morrison ; Williabel Jones Davis -- The 1950s. Trish McEvoy ; Margaret Semrud-Clikeman ; Cheri Steinkellner ; Brenda Bowen ; Francesca Zambello ; Babette Davis ; Holly Knight -- The 1960s. Margaret Stohl ; Anna Ponder ; Jill Lorie ; Katrina Adams ; Libba Bray -- The 1970s. Melissa de la Cruz ; Abby Falik ; Rebecca Soffer ; Tina Hay ; Anjanette Johnston ; Zareen Jaffery -- The 1980s. Elizabeth Acevedo ; Jena Friedman ; Emily Calandrelli ; Jane Hawley ; Jody Houser ; Loretta Miranda ; Lenore Zion ; Katie Button -- The 1990s. Victoria Aveyard ; Joan Hanawi ; Noor Tagouri ; Tillie Walden -- The 2000s. Quvenzhané Wallis ; Zoey Luna ; Mattie Johnston -- The 2010s -- Contributors -- Support girls and women around the women -- Special thanks
Control code
ocn982433972
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
241 pages
Isbn
9781250154460
Lccn
2017934604
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)982433972
Label
Because I was a girl : true stories for girls of all ages, edited by Melissa de la Cruz
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The 1920s-1930s. Dolores Huerta ; Bonnie Bartlett -- The 1940s. Gloria Molina ; Susan Morrison ; Williabel Jones Davis -- The 1950s. Trish McEvoy ; Margaret Semrud-Clikeman ; Cheri Steinkellner ; Brenda Bowen ; Francesca Zambello ; Babette Davis ; Holly Knight -- The 1960s. Margaret Stohl ; Anna Ponder ; Jill Lorie ; Katrina Adams ; Libba Bray -- The 1970s. Melissa de la Cruz ; Abby Falik ; Rebecca Soffer ; Tina Hay ; Anjanette Johnston ; Zareen Jaffery -- The 1980s. Elizabeth Acevedo ; Jena Friedman ; Emily Calandrelli ; Jane Hawley ; Jody Houser ; Loretta Miranda ; Lenore Zion ; Katie Button -- The 1990s. Victoria Aveyard ; Joan Hanawi ; Noor Tagouri ; Tillie Walden -- The 2000s. Quvenzhané Wallis ; Zoey Luna ; Mattie Johnston -- The 2010s -- Contributors -- Support girls and women around the women -- Special thanks
Control code
ocn982433972
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
241 pages
Isbn
9781250154460
Lccn
2017934604
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)982433972

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