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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Inspiring Young Changemakers

By Stephanie Morgan, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Inspiring tales of young women currently changing the world.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this book.

Community Reviews

age 14+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 14+

Warning: Promotes transgender in elementary age kids!

This book has amazing women like Amelia Earhart and Harriet Tubman. It definitely has a liberal slant focusing on liberal female politicians. The biggest shock came as I was reading a story a night to my little girls and suddenly come upon one about an elementary girl who is considered a hero for changing into a boy!!!! I was shocked to find this even remotely with the level of women in this book and to be glorifying it.
age 13+

Misleading Commendation

Story # 1 is about a transsexual girl. Really? This book is supposedly for 1st grade girls and on up. Is this REALLY what you want your first grader reading? The book comes without any warning about content that may not be appropriate for all readers. Furthermore, your Commendation, which appears on Amazon, etc. caused me to select this book. Fortunately, I had the time to actually read it first. Unfortunately, not everyone does. I will read Common Sense's ratings with far more skepticism in the future.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (1 ):

Never before has a book brought together this many inspiring stories of young women who are actively changing our world. Not only is Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Inspiring Young Changemakers an extensive look at female history being made, it's also an incredibly inviting and interesting read for kids of all ages. The 100 women and girls picked to be featured span an impressively diverse range of backgrounds and areas of focus. Whether readers are interested in art, animals, activism, science, sports, writing, or performing, they'll find someone to look up to within these pages. And just like the Rebel Girls books that have come before, each story is accompanied by a gorgeously vivid portrait and quote done by a variety of talented young artists. (Don't be surprised if your child asks to remove a few to hang on their walls.) This is a remarkably comprehensive book that would make an excellent gift for any child in your life, as every girl and boy should own a copy.

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