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Drum Dream Girl – How One Girl’s Courage Changed Music by Margarita Engle

This book, based on a true story, teaches children about perseverance and following their dreams -- even if those dreams don't fit society's standards. The main character, known as Drum Dream Girl, would love to play the drum. However, on the island where she lives, girls are not allowed to play drums. Nevertheless she never… Continue reading Drum Dream Girl – How One Girl’s Courage Changed Music by Margarita Engle

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I Will Be Fierce! By Bea Birdsong Illustrated by Nidhi Chanani

This month, the team decided to focus on "girl power." In our classroom, we have girls with strong characters who are not afraid of anything. They run in wearing superhero costumes, and they love Legos as much as the boys do. Our job is to encourage them to keep their wonderful personalities. I Will Be… Continue reading I Will Be Fierce! By Bea Birdsong Illustrated by Nidhi Chanani