Parents' Guide to

Ambitious Girl

By Carrie Kingsley, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Motivating words and pictures reinforce drive, big goals.

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This inspiring book reminds readers that being told they're too much can be empowering, and to wear those words with pride. It's an important distinction, to use the naysayers as motivation rather than criticism, and makes this an excellent book to read aloud and talk about. Author Meena Harris talks about having purpose and power, and Included with a motivating message that encourages young people to speak up is the reminder that they are not "too much" of anything and should take up space in this world. The vibrant images in Ambitious Girl energize readers right along with the words, celebrating hard work and persistence in the face of being told to be less.

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