October 04, 2012

UN's International Day of the Girl: October 11, 2012

Salute, applaud and stand up for girls with LitWorld's Stand Up for Girls campaign.

Let us stand together to champion the right of all girls to be Fierce, Fearless and Free.
on October 3, 2012. 

In aid of the United Nation's International Day of the Girl, October 11, support the goal of literacy for girls world-wide with phenomenal reads from Canadian authors.  In a series of posts for International Day of the Girl, I will focus on picture books, fiction, young adult, non-fiction and series that send the message, "You go, Girl!" Help all children understand the inequities and hardships experienced by many girls solely because of their gender by exposing our Canadian children to the rich CanLit that advocates for girls to be...

   Fierce       Fearless      Free   

Picture Books

The Boy Who Ate the World (and the Girl Who Saved It)
by Don Gillmor
Illustrated by Pierre  Pratt
North Winds Press

Earth to Audrey
by Susan Hughes
Illustrated by Stéphane Poulin
Kids Can Press

My Name is Elizabeth!
by Annika Dunklee
Illustrated by Matthew Forsythe
Kids Can Press

The Paper Bag Princess
by Robert Munsch
Illustrated by Michael Martchenko
Annick Press

The Remarkable Maria
by Patti McIntosh
Illustrated by Tara Langlois
Maggie and Pierrot
by Kevin Sylvester
Tundra Books

Suki's Kimono
by Chieri Uegaki
Illustrated by Stéphane Jorisch
Kids Can Press

Virginia Wolf
by Kyo Maclear
Illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault
Kids Can Press

Willow's Whispers
by Lana Button
Illustrated by Tania Howells
Kids Can Press

When Stella Was Very, Very Small
by Marie-Louise Gay
Groundwood Books

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