International Day of the Girl

Yesterday was international day of the girl! Today I read to the class the book titled “She Persisted.” This book discusses the power of a girl and focuses on 13 American women who changed the world. The women we discussed were

  • Harriet Tubman
  • Helen Keller
  • Clara Lemlich
  • Nellie Bly
  • Virgina Apgar
  • Maria Tallchief
  • Claudette Colvin
  • Ruby Bridges
  • Margaret Chase Smith
  • Sally Ride
  • Florence Griffith Joyner
  • Oprah Winfrey

Please watch a clip of the book being read aloud below.



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