Girl Rising

Girl Rising: Changing the World One Girl at a Time by Tanya Lee Stone (2017)
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Girl Rising

Non-Fiction | Women’s Rights

Blurb:

A full-color book inspired by the documentary film Girl Risingabout educating girls across the globe.

Worldwide, over 62 million girls are not in school.
But one girl with courage is a revolution.

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. Continue reading

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Scored

Scored by Lauren McLaughlin (2011)

scored

YA Fiction | Dystopian | Sci-Fi4 StarsBlurb:

“Set in the future when teenagers are monitored via camera and their recorded actions and confessions plugged into a computer program that determines their ability to succeed. All kids given a “score” that determines their future potential. This score has the ability to get kids into colleges, grant scholarships, or destroy all hope for the above. Scored‘s reluctant heroine is Imani, a girl whose high score is brought down when her best friend’s score plummets. Where do you draw the line between doing what feels morally right and what can mean your future? Friendship, romance, loyalty, family, human connection and human value: all are questioned in this fresh and compelling dystopian novel set in the scarily forseeable future.”
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