Today is International Day of the Girl Child. This year's theme is Girls' Progress = Goals' Progress: What Counts for Girls. While the world is seeing some wonderful progress, there is still much to be done in order to ensure that every girl has the right to an education and a healthy, happy life. Will you be watching the CNN Film We Will Rise?
Here are a few books to share with your children and students on young girls who have overcome great obstacles and prejudices to accomplish their dreams.