First, welcome to the fourth year of Girls Leadership Girl & Grown-Up Book Club! It’s exciting to have the opportunity to connect communities through talking about books and life. Whether you’re here for the first time or the fourth (or anything in between): Welcome! This month our clubs will read and discuss books about girls …
Here are all the Girls Leadership Girl & Grown-up Book Club selections for 2018 – 2019.
This year, in addition to giving ourselves a new name and expanding the grade levels of our participants, we’ve decided to announce all the book titles for the whole year… right now!
YA books with powerful female characters & unique voices. Great for the Reading Without Walls Challenge. 4 min read
“Beautiful” by Naomi Katz gives adults a road map for supporting our daughters: respect their minds, respect their feelings, be gentle and compassionate, listen to their voices. 3 min read
Our February book selection for 4th and 5th grades is My Life with Chimpanzees by Jane Goodall. 3 min read
Our February book selection for girls in 2nd and 3rd grades is Who Is Malala Yousafzai? by Dinah Brown. 3 min read
Rachel Simmons and Simone Marean, Co-founders of Girls Leadership, put together a list of books for parents & girls of all ages.
Anna Hibiscus by Nigerian-born author Atinuke is the first in a series of early chapter books about a little girl who lives in Africa – “amazing Africa” – with her large extended family. Many of Anna Hibiscus’ experiences are universal – taking care of her younger brothers, or being bored, for instance. At the same time, …
When bestselling author Peggy Orenstein has something to say about girls, we listen. From inequality in the classroom to princess obsession and beyond, Peggy has devoted her life to shining a light on the most critical issues facing girls and women. Read on for an exclusive Q & A with Peggy, and to win a …