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Causes

5 LGBT+ Books To Celebrate And Read During Pride Month

5 LGBT+ Books To Celebrate And Read During Pride Month

June is Pride Month, and we’re ready to celebrate! There’s a lot to be proud of in the LGBTQ+ community with so much progress being made, but at the same […]

Creativity

Four YA Summer Reading Rec’s That Will Inspire Body Positivity, Activism, Authenticity and Diversity

Four YA Summer Reading Rec’s That Will Inspire Body Positivity, Activism, Authenticity and Diversity

If you are looking for ways to fill your upcoming Summer vacation days, look no further than our new YA book recommendation list, courtesy of Penguin Young Readers. These four […]

Feminism

5 Must-Read Books That Feature Strong, Independent Women

5 Must-Read Books That Feature Strong, Independent Women

Self-esteem in women is directly connected to confidence and having a positive outlook in life. Sadly, a poll reveals that 7 in 10 girls believe they are not good enough or measure […]

Girl on a Mission

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One Woman’s Short Life Leaves A Lasting Impact Of Love & Literacy In Her Community

By Adi Weinberg During her short lifetime, Dr. Hindi Krinsky managed to touch the lives and hearts of hundreds within the Long Island and Brooklyn communities. By dedicating herself entirely […]

Girl on a Mission

Why White Kids Should Read Books About Non-White Protagonists

Why White Kids Should Read Books About Non-White Protagonists

By Payal Doshi Often a ‘well-intentioned’ person has said that my novel about a girl from India who embarks on a magical quest to find her brother would be perfect […]

Feminism

Not Good Enough – Gender Breakdown Of The 100 Most Popular Books In American Colleges

Not Good Enough – Gender Breakdown Of The 100 Most Popular Books In American Colleges

The books students read in college shape the leaders of tomorrow, and with inclusivity and representation being so central to today’s society, you’d think that there would be an equal […]

Girl on a Mission

5 Women Share The Self-Help Books That Actually Changed Their Lives

5 Women Share The Self-Help Books That Actually Changed Their Lives

By Deborah Sweeney for Fairygodboss What comes to mind when you think of a self-help book? Do you think of “Chicken Soup For The Soul,” the kind of book that […]

Today's Wonder Women

Sisters Launch Library Collection To Empower Muslim Girls Through Books

Sisters Launch Library Collection To Empower Muslim Girls Through Books

This article is part of an exciting series we launched in 2018 called Today’s Wonder Women – designed to celebrate the inspiring, impactful, empowering and extraordinary things ordinary women are […]

Creativity

Seven Modern Books Featuring Strong Female Characters To Add To Your Reading List

Seven Modern Books Featuring Strong Female Characters To Add To Your Reading List

By Leona Henryson In a lot of popular literature, male characters are stereotypically written as the hero, the ones who take up the most space throughout the story, and are […]

Girl on a Mission

Indian Feminist Authors Create Children’s Book Series To Challenge Harmful Gender Norms

Indian Feminist Authors Create Children’s Book Series To Challenge Harmful Gender Norms

A group of feminists in India are working to chip away at harmful cultural gender norms that do not have a place in the world in 2018. Collectively they are […]

Interviews

Chicago Mom Launches ‘Go Go Sports Girls’ Series To Battle Stereotypes In Toys

Chicago Mom Launches ‘Go Go Sports Girls’ Series To Battle Stereotypes In Toys

If you are a parent of young children, you are well acquainted with the toy aisle at your favorite shopping mall. If you are the parent of a young girl, […]

Working Women

Being Your Own Boss vs Being The Best Employee. Which One’s For You?

Being Your Own Boss vs Being The Best Employee. Which One’s For You?

As millennials, we are faced with a lot of options. A hell of a lot more than our parents (the baby boomers) and our grandparents. The world has opened up […]