Girlhood: Teens Around the World in Their Own Voices

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Algonquin Young Readers
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7.0 X 8.9 X 0.6 inches | 1.15 pounds

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About the Author
Masuma Ahuja is a journalist who calls three countries home and reports on people, power, and politics around the world. Her work focuses primarily on women's and girls' lives. She was previously a producer at CNN and national digital editor at the Washington Post. She uses words, photos, and emerging media to report and tell stories. Her projects have ranged from long-form stories to sending disposable cameras to women in more than a dozen countries to document their days to crowdsourcing voice mails from Americans about the impact of the 2016 election on their lives. She was part of a team that won the Pulitzer Prize in 2014.
"Insightful and inclusive... These girls' heartfelt, hopeful, and inspiring narratives will resonate with teenage girls everywhere."
- Booklist

"Full of pictures and the unique voices of teenage girls in a variety of situations and cultures, this book provides a snapshot of teens' lives around the world."
-SchoolLibrary Journal

"This book is beautiful and such a fabulous look at teens around the world. What makes it special is how much context is given to the girls' lives, paired with the girls sharing their daily lives in their own words. It'll be full color and the pictures and design of this are going to only make it more beautiful."
- Kelly Jensen, Book Riot

"To see a day or two in the life of so many personalities in so many situations and settings is really a delight. It's an incredible collaboration and is a great way to amplify the voices of young people and get those words out to other young people who can benefit from seeing pieces of themselves on the page. This is a book that will speak to many readers and could be both inspirational and comforting."
- Rich in Color

"An inviting and appealing collection."
- Kirkus Reviews