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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

100 Inspiring Young Changemakers

October 4, 2022 | Hardcover
ISBN: 9781953424341
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The fifth volume of the best-selling Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls series, 100 Inspiring Young Changemakers, shines a spotlight on extraordinary young women who are making their mark on the world today.

Readers will celebrate well-known women, like Greta Thunberg, Bethany Hamilton, Bindi Irwin, Zendaya, and the Linda Lindas, and meet up-and-coming powerhouses like inventor Vinisha Umashankar, fashion designer Marine Serre, stuntwoman Sadiqua Bynum, filmmaker Taegen Yardley, poet Alexandra Huynh, and environmental activist Helena Gualinga.

The girls and women in the book come from different countries and backgrounds and have a wide array of interests and accomplishments. Barrier-breaking performer Keke Palmer became the youngest talk show host in US history. Entrepreneur Mikaila Ulmer founded a lemonade company to help save honeybees. Brazilian skateboarder Rayssa Leal turned a hobby into an Olympic dream. And British body positivity advocate Megan Jayne Crabbe and Indigenous artist Te Manaia Jennings inspire kids to keep their minds healthy.

Each story is told in the whimsical fairy tale style that has made the series a success and is paired with a bold, full-page portrait. With a foreword by conservationist and TV personality Bindi Irwin, the book features the work of authors, artists, and editors aged 30 and under. In addition to showcasing the stories of incredible young people, more than 60 young female or nonbinary artists from all over the world contributed original artwork to the book.

About this Author

REBEL GIRLS is a global, multi-platform empowerment brand dedicated to helping raise the most inspired and confident generation of girls through content, experiences, products, and community. Originating from an international best-selling children's book, Rebel Girls amplifies stories of real-life women throughout history, geography, and field of excellence. With a growing community of nearly 20 million self-identified Rebel Girls spanning more than 100 countries, the brand engages with Generation Alpha through its book series, award-winning podcast, events, and merchandise. With the 2021 launch of the Rebel Girls app, the company has created a flagship destination for girls to explore a wondrous world filled with inspiring true stories of extraordinary women.

JESS HARRITON (editor and author) is an editor at Rebel Girls, working on stories to delight and inspire girls 7 to 12. Previously, she was an editor at Penguin Random House, where she worked with best-selling and award-winning authors. Her writing has appeared in Concrete Literary Magazine and Jess graduated from Emerson College in 2013. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, in an apartment filled with books.

MAITHY VU (editor and author) is a Vietnamese American writer who loves surrealism and most things odd. While earning her BA in theater arts at the University of California, Santa Cruz, she spent time writing poetry, plays, and slightly bizarre sketches for an all-women comedy team. Maithy published her novella, Wounded Wisteria, in 2015, combining fiction in verse with her own watercolor illustrations. She earned her MLA in creative writing and literature at Harvard Extension School, where she completed her first novel, Squid Season. In early 2019, Maithy joined the editorial team at Rebel Girls. Since then, her colleagues have been given compulsory lectures about Taylor Swift on a weekly basis.

BINDI IRWIN (foreword) is a passionate wildlife conservationist, who has inherited her parents' love for wildlife and wild places. Born to Wildlife Warriors Steve and Terri Irwin, Bindi is a determined soul, destined to make a positive difference on the planet. Australia Zoo has always been her home. Every animal is part of her family. As Bindi has grown, so has her passion for conservation. She has traveled the world, visiting wild places, to learn more about the planet she wants to protect into the future. Through Wildlife Warriors, Bindi continues to work with her family to share the message of conservation.

ISBN: 9781953424341
Format: Hardcover
Series: Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls
Pages: 240
Publisher: DK
Published: 2022-10-04


As Oprah says on OprahDaily, "If you read it, you can be it. This book features 100 stories of barrier-breaking activists, artists, inventors, entrepreneurs, and other impressive young women under the age of 30--like Greta Thunberg, Bindi Irwin, Keke Palmer, and more."

"Never before has a book brought together this many inspiring stories of young women who are actively changing our world." - Common Sense Media

"Rebel Girls of all ages will love this new volume of Good Night Stories honoring the next generation of phenomenal women." - Meena Harris, founder and CEO of Phenomenal Media

"I have always wanted my daughters to think outside the box. Reading Rebel Girls' books has taught them to do just that. By seeing examples of women and girls who stand up for what they believe in, it gives them behavior to model and ideas for their own future." - Kristen Bell, actor and author

"An inspiring and page-turning book that shows your little one that anything is possible" - SheKnows

"Inclusive and inspirational." - Kirkus Reviews

"This book is a compilation of the stories of some of the most inspiring young women inspire an up-and-coming generation of girls poised to blaze trails of their own." - Yahoo! Life

"The now classic children's book is inspiring no matter your kid's gender, and this Changemakers edition gives them a host of under-30 role models...that they can learn about and emulate as they grow up." - CNN Underscored

"Every story in the book encourages young women to dream big and not let their past, or any setbacks, hold them back... [it] has the potential to be a truly life changing book for young readers" - Education and Training Magazine

"Rebel Girls is a pioneer in not only inspiring future changemakers, but communicating that being active is a result of believing in each other's determination and bravery." - Xiye Bastida, climate activist

"Reading the stories of so many young changemakers in this book has deeply inspired me and I know it will do the same for everyone who reads their stories... Rebel Girls reaches beyond the books, they are a movement, motivating youth to create positive change on the planet." - Bindi Irwin

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