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Girl rising : changing the world one girl at a time

Author: Tanya Lee Stone; Girl Rising (Organization)
Publisher: New York : Wendy Lamb Books, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Literature
Cross-cultural studies
Juvenile works
Cross-cultural studies Juvenile literature
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tanya Lee Stone; Girl Rising (Organization)
ISBN: 9780553511468 0553511467 9780553511475 0553511475 9780553511499 0553511491
OCLC Number: 925354749
Target Audience: Age 12-up.; Grade 9 to 12.
Description: 193 pages : color illustrations, map ; 24 cm
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.
Responsibility: Tanya Lee Stone, in association with GIRLRISING.
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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.

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