Because I Was a Girl: True Stories for Girls of All Ages

Because I Was a Girl: True Stories for Girls of All Ages

Because I Was a Girl: True Stories for Girls of All Ages

by Melissa de la Cruz

Because I Was a Girl is an inspiring collection of true stories by women and girls about the obstacles, challenges, and opportunities they've faced…because of their gender. Edited by #1 New York Times-bestselling author Melissa de la Cruz, the book is the perfect gift for girls of all ages. The collection includes writings from an impressive array of girls and women who are trailblazers in their fields, including bestselling authors Victoria Aveyard, Libba Bray, and Margaret Stohl; Hollywood heavy-hitters like Stacey Snider and Quvenzhane Wallis; renowned chef Katie Button; aerospace and mechanical engineer Emily Calandrelli; and many more. Because I Was a Girl features powerful stories from: Elizabeth Acevedo Katrina Adams Victoria Aveyard Brenda Bowen Libba Bray Katie Button Emily Calandrelli Christina Craemer Willabell Davis Melissa de la Cruz Abby Falik Joan Hanawi Jane Hawley Tina Hay Jody Houser Zareen Jaffery Anjanette Johnston Mattie Johnston Jill Lorie Zoey Luna Trish McEvoy Gloria Molina Sydney Phillips Anna Ponder Margaret Semrud-Clikeman Stacey Snider Rebecca Soffer Cheri Steinkellner Margaret Stohl Noor Tagouri Tillie Walden Quvenzhane Wallis Francesca Zambello Lenore Zion And more to come.

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About the Author

About Melissa de la Cruz

Melissa de la Cruz is the #1 New York Times, #1 Publisher’s Weekly, and #1 Indie Bound bestselling author of many critically acclaimed and award-winning novels for readers of all ages, and edited the inspiring anthology of true stories, Because I Was a Girl. She grew up in Manila and moved to San Francisco with her family, where she graduated high school salutatorian from The Convent of the Sacred Heart. At Columbia University, she majored in art history and English. Melissa de la Cruz lives in West Hollywood with her husband and daughter.