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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.
    Imprint New York : Wendy Lamb Books, c2017.


    Edition First edition.
    Descript 193 pages : color illustrations, map ; 24 cm
    Bibliog. 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.
    Subject Girls -- Education -- Cross-cultural studies -- Juvenile literature.
    Girls -- Conduct of life -- Juvenile literature.
    Social change -- Juvenile literature.
    Alt Author Girl Rising (Organization)
    ISBN/ISSN 9780553511468 (trade ; alk. paper)
    0553511467 (trade ; alk. paper)
    9780553511475 (lib. bdg. ; alk. paper)
    0553511475 (lib. bdg. ; alk. paper)
    9780553511482 (ebook)
    9780553511499 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
    0553511491 (pbk. ; alk. paper)

    Library Shelving Location Electronic Link Call Number and Holdings Request Status
    Marist Cannavino Library - Stacks   LC1707 .S86 2017 AVAILABLE