As Oprah says on Oprah Daily, "Reading can inspire you to do great things—what a great gift for a preteen! This series features boundary-breaking women and includes stories about some who have moved me the most—like Toni Morrison. They even included me!"
The third installment in the New York Times bestselling Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls series, featuring 100 immigrant women who have shaped, and will continue to shape, our world.
Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Immigrant Women Who Changed the World is the third book in the New York Times bestselling series for children. Packed with 100 all-new bedtime stories about the lives of incredible female figures from the past and the present, this volume recognizes women who left their birth countries for a multitude of reasons: some for new opportunities, some out of necessity.
Readers will whip up a plate with Asma Khan, strategize global affairs alongside Madeleine Albright, venture into business with Rihanna, and many more. All of these unique, yet relatable stories are accompanied by gorgeous, full-page, full-color portraits, illustrated by female artists from all over the globe.
About the Author
Elena Favilli is an NYT bestselling author, journalist, and breaker of glass ceilings. Elena is the founder and CCO of Rebel Girls, a media company dedicated to inspiring the next generation of brave and confident girls. In 2016, she co-wrote and published the most crowdfunded literary project in history, Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls, now translated into nearly 50 languages. She has written for theGuardian, Vogue, COLORS magazine, McSweeney’s, RAI, Il Post, and La Repubblica. She lives in Los Angeles.
"Reading can inspire you to do great things—what a great gift for a preteen! This series features boundary-breaking women and includes stories about some who have moved me the most—like Toni Morrison. They even included me!" — Oprah says on OprahDaily.com
"An especially beautiful reminder for readers young (and old!) that no matter your background, your ethnicity or where you call home, your potential to break down barriers and change the world is boundless." — Megan O'Neill Melle, Senior Editor, Parade
"A great way to help inform those conversations we must have with our children about celebrating diversity and encouraging empathy for others." — Julia Dennison, Executive Editor, Parents
"An exciting tool for parents to show all little girls that the journey to self realization has many paths. An inspiring collection of examples of female power and gumption." — Padma Lakshmi, NYTimes best selling author, host and executive producer of Emmy winning Top Chef
"A lively, engaging read that underlines the value of hard work, determination, and following your dream, and offers an entertaining counter to the anti-immigrant narrative" — Common Sense Media
"The third book in this best-selling kids' series celebrates female figures from Madeleine Albright to Rihanna, who left their native countries and made a difference." — New York Times
"An inspiring addition to any library that will appeal to all readers." — School Library Journal
"There's no better way to empower your little one (or hey, yourself) as she powers down for the night." — Yahoo! Entertainment
"Stylish illustrations from a variety of female artists show figures in their milieu...and accompany brief, accessible biographies about and quotations from each woman...A volume full of inspiring role models." — Publishers Weekly
"Let the short, bedtime-friendly stories of incredible women...inspire them to lead a life of change — no matter where their roots are tied." — Good Housekeeping
“I absolutely love this book! I can picture a child reading it over and over and wanting to hold onto it for years to come.” — National Parenting Product Awards