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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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Cass County Library-Harrisonville YA 305.4209 OUR 2020 (Text) 0002205651181 Young Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Cass County Library-Northern Resource Center YA 305.4209 OUR 2020 (Text) 0002205651199 Young Adult Non-Fiction Available -

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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 -- 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.
Target Audience Note:
Age 14 and up.
Subject: Young women > United States > Social conditions > 21st century.
Equality > United States.
Feminism > United States.
United States.
Genre: Essays.

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