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Title:
Our stories, our voices : 21 YA authors get real about injustice, empowerment, and growing up female in America / edited by Amy Reed.
Title Variants:
Twenty-one YA authors get real about injustice, empowerment, and growing up female in America
ISBN:
9781534408999
Edition:
First Simon Pulse hardcover edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Simon Pulse, 2018.
Physical Description:
xii, 288 pages ; 22 cm
Contents:
My immigrant American dream / Sandhya Menon -- Her hair was not of gold / Anna-Marie McLemore -- Finding my feminism / Amy Reed -- Unexpected pursuits: embracing my indigeneity & creativity / Christine Day -- Chilled monkey brains / Sona Charaipotra -- Roar / Jaye Robin Brown -- Easter offering / Brandy Colbert -- Trumps and trunchbulls / Alexandra Duncan -- Tiny battles / Maurene Goo -- These words are mine / Stephanie Kuehnert -- Fat and loud /Julie Murphy -- Myth making: in the wake of hardship / Somaiya Daud -- Changing constellations / Nina LaCour -- The one who defines me / Aisha Saeed -- In our genes / Hannah Moskowitz -- An accidental activist / Ellen Hopkins -- Dreams deferred and other explosions / Ilene (I.W.) Gregorio -- Not like the other girls / Martha Brockenbrough -- Is something bothering you? / Jenny Torres Sanchez -- What I've learned about silence
Abstract:
In this collection of essays, young adult authors explore their experiences of injustice, empowerment, and growing up female in America. They explore themes on the intersection of race and gender; women and weight; first sexual experience; the devastation of rape culture; and much more. -- adapted from jacket
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Interest age level: 14 & up.
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