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Growing up female in USA: Our Stories, Our Voices – edited by Amy Reed (book review)
Girls have been marginalized, belittled, abused, attacked, ignored – time to tell the stories and fight injustice! Strong personal essays by Martha Brockenbrough, Jaye Robin Brown, Sona Charaipotra, Brandy Colbert, Somaiya Daud, Christine Day, Alexandra Duncan, I.W. Gregorio, Maurene Goo, Ellen Hopkins, Stephanie Kuehnert, Nina LaCour, Anna-Marie McLemore, Sandhya Menon, Hannah Moskowitz, Julie Murphy, Aisha Saeed, Jenny Torres Sanchez, Amber Smith, and Tracy Walker bring a wide range of young female experiences together in this book, begun in the wake of 2016 election. You’ll recognize some names from my recent recommendations of their fiction – like Amy Reed – The Nowhere Girls , Julie Murphy – Dumplin’ , Maureen Goo …