Jessica Dee Humphreys has worked with several girls' rights organizations, including Save the Children and the United Nations Development Fund for Women. She is the co-author of a number of bestselling books, including Romeo Dallaire's Waiting for First Light and They Fight Like Soldiers, They Die Like Children. Jessica is also the co-author of the award-winning CitizenKid graphic novel Child Soldier: When Boys and Girls Are Used in War, with Michel Chikwanine.
... a solid addition to ... collections highlighting women's
studies or gender equality.--School Library Journal
Engaging, age-appropriate, and eye-opening.--Kirkus Reviews, starred review
Eye-opening, thought-provoking and inspiring ...--CM Magazine
This powerful book highlights nine fictional girls ... from different corners of the globe, each of whom is struggling to bloom within a system that wants to keep her weak.--Booklist, starred review