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Girls Who Build
by Marisa L. Richards
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Overview


"Girls Who Build" introduces young readers to the world of construction, inspired by the real women who do the work every day. Each page features a specific construction job and a strong female character who isn't afraid of a little hard work. From Lucy the Laborer to Winnie the Welder, learn what it takes to build our homes and cities from this inspiring group of girls. This picture book challenges gender norms, celebrates diversity, and shows readers that girls can do anything – including construction work.
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Description


Construction work is hands-on fun! "Girls Who Build" introduces young readers to the world of construction, inspired by the real women who do the work every day. Each page features a specific construction job and a strong female character who isn't afraid of a little hard work. From Lucy the Laborer to Winnie the Welder, learn what it takes to build our homes and cities from this inspiring group of girls. This picture book challenges gender norms, celebrates diversity, and shows readers that girls can do anything – including construction work.

This picture book is ideal for parents and educators looking for stories that introduce young girls to nontraditional career paths, stories that feature strong women, stories that portray diversity, stories that build confidence and self esteem for children, and stories that prove girls can do anything!

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About the author


Marisa Richards is a mother, wife, business leader, and IUPAT union member with over 10 years of experience in the industry. She currently serves as a program director for PDC 30, a union labor organization in Aurora, Illinois. Marisa received a bachelor's degree in creative writing and rhetoric with a minor in gender & women studies from the University of Illinois. She is an avid lover of books, grammar, learning, family, and female empowerment, and believes girls can do anything. Marisa enjoys drawing inspiration from her core interests and beliefs and is excited to begin her journey as a children's book author. She currently lives in Sugar Grove, Illinois with her husband Jake and their two young daughters.

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Book details

Genre:CHILDREN'S FICTION

Subgenre:Girls & Women

Age Range (years):3 - 5

Language:English

Pages:24

Hardcover ISBN:9781667895277


Overview


"Girls Who Build" introduces young readers to the world of construction, inspired by the real women who do the work every day. Each page features a specific construction job and a strong female character who isn't afraid of a little hard work. From Lucy the Laborer to Winnie the Welder, learn what it takes to build our homes and cities from this inspiring group of girls. This picture book challenges gender norms, celebrates diversity, and shows readers that girls can do anything – including construction work.

Read more

Description


Construction work is hands-on fun! "Girls Who Build" introduces young readers to the world of construction, inspired by the real women who do the work every day. Each page features a specific construction job and a strong female character who isn't afraid of a little hard work. From Lucy the Laborer to Winnie the Welder, learn what it takes to build our homes and cities from this inspiring group of girls. This picture book challenges gender norms, celebrates diversity, and shows readers that girls can do anything – including construction work.

This picture book is ideal for parents and educators looking for stories that introduce young girls to nontraditional career paths, stories that feature strong women, stories that portray diversity, stories that build confidence and self esteem for children, and stories that prove girls can do anything!

Read more

About the author


Marisa Richards is a mother, wife, business leader, and IUPAT union member with over 10 years of experience in the industry. She currently serves as a program director for PDC 30, a union labor organization in Aurora, Illinois. Marisa received a bachelor's degree in creative writing and rhetoric with a minor in gender & women studies from the University of Illinois. She is an avid lover of books, grammar, learning, family, and female empowerment, and believes girls can do anything. Marisa enjoys drawing inspiration from her core interests and beliefs and is excited to begin her journey as a children's book author. She currently lives in Sugar Grove, Illinois with her husband Jake and their two young daughters.

https://mrichards.squarespace.com/

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