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Author Stone, Tanya Lee, author.

Title Girl rising : changing the world one girl at a time / Tanya Lee Stone, in association with GIRLRISING.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Wendy Lamb Books, [2016]
Location Call No. Status
 Naper Blvd. Adult Nonfiction  371.822 STO    DUE 11-20-20
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Description 193 pages : color illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Why (and how) a film became a book -- The stakes -- The stories. Modern-day slavery ; Child marriage ; Limited access, or none at all -- The solutions. Can we change the world? ; Girls rising.
Summary Girl Rising, a global campaign for girls' education, created a film that chronicled the stories of nine girls in the developing world, allowing viewers the opportunity to witness how education can break the cycle of poverty. Now, award-winning author Tanya Lee Stone deftly uses new research to illuminate the dramatic facts behind the film, focusing both on the girls captured on camera and many others.
Audience Age 12-up.
Grade 9 to 12.
Subject Girls -- Education -- Cross-cultural studies.
Girls -- Conduct of life.
Social change.
Girls -- Conduct of life.
Girls -- Education.
Social change.
Genre Cross-cultural studies.
Juvenile works.
Added Author Girl Rising (Organization)
ISBN 9780553511468 (trade ; alk. paper)
0553511467 (trade ; alk. paper)
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