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Our stories, our voices : 21 YA authors get real about injustice, empowerment, and growing up female in America / edited by Amy Reed.

Reed, Amy Lynn, (editor.).

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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

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.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library YA 305.42 REE 2018 (Text) 33892100561563 Young Adult Non-Fiction Book None 10/02/2018 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781534408999
  • ISBN: 1534408991
  • Physical Description: xii, 288 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Simon Pulse hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon Pulse, 2018.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
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 / Amber Smith -- Black girl, becoming / Tracy Deonn Walker.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Subject: Young women > United States > Social conditions > 21st century.
Equality > United States.
Feminism > United States.

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