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Nine Awesome Picture Books with Girls as Main Characters

The girls are missing. Children’s literature is remarkably devoid of female main characters. As a recent video illustrates so drastically, in a study of more than 500 children’s books, 25% had zero female characters. Even though there are loads of … Continue reading

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Women’s History Month Role Models: Historical and Modern Advocates for Justice

Reading all of the wonderful stories of women being shared for Women’s History Month inspired me to think about the women who have influenced me. I realized that they fell into three categories: women I personally know, women (and girls) … Continue reading

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