Girls Like Us: Forty Extraordinary Women Celebrate Girlhood in Story, Poetry, and Song
ISBN: 9781577310846 Global Overview for this book
1 journaler for this copy...
A reading adventure in store for me!!! Some favorite authors' works are in here, some authors I've heard of but not read before, and some brand-new-to-me authors I have never heard of, but looking forward to meeting!
From the back cover: "... We all have moments from childhood that were turning points - people and events that molded our perceptions of ourselves and our lives. In Girls Like Us, 40 accomplished, influential women share these inspiring moments from their own childhoods and teenage years. Novelist Amy Tan explores the life of a young girl and her relationship to her mother in The Joy Luck Club; Faye Wattleton describes how a checkered and difficult childhood shaped her into the determined leader she is today; In Paula, Isabel Allende tells of her parents' priceless gift in encouraging her to express her creativity. The book also includes photographs of some of the contributors at the age they appear in their stories, as well as brief biographies of each ..."
August 29, 2020: Starting to read this today as part of my 2020 Reduce Mount TBR Challenge (Link).
August 31, 2020: Finished and now being offered as a RABCK. Link to 2020 RABCK Thread (Click Here)