The Gutsy Girl

Escapades for Your Life of Epic Adventure

New York Times Bestseller

From the author of You Are Mighty, a real-life derring-do woman, a collection of exhilarating stories, activities, and tips to inspire girls to pursue a life of adventure and excitement.

Why should girls miss out on the joy of adventure? They can jump off rocks, swing on ropes, and climb trees just as well as boys can. But girls often allow fear to stand in their way.

In The Gutsy Girl, author Caroline Paul emboldens girls to seek out a life of exhilaration. Once a young scaredy-cat herself, Caroline decided that fear got in the way of the life she wanted--of excitement, confidence, self-reliance, friendship, and fun. She has since flown planes, rafted big rivers, climbed tall mountains, and fought fires as one of the first female firefighters in San Francisco. In The Gutsy Girl, she shares her greatest escapades as well as those of other girls and women from throughout history, and offers engaging activities such as confidence-building stances, creating a compass, positive self-talk, and using crickets to estimate outside temperatures. Each section includes a place for girls to "journal" their adventures, thus encouraging a new generation to develop a zest for challenges and a healthy relationship to risk. The Gutsy Girl is Lean In for young girls, a book about the glorious things that happen when you unshackle from fear and open up to exhilaration. Fully illustrated and enlivened throughout by bestselling illustrator Wendy MacNaughton's whimsical pen-and-ink drawings.
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Caroline Paul's inspiring and sometimes astonishing stories of the adventures that she and other great women have undertaken, alongside Wendy MacNaughton's beautiful illustrations, make The Gutsy Girl the book of the year for daredevils, doers, and dreamers of all ages. Cheryl Strayed, author of WILD
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Caroline Paul is the author of the memoir Fighting Fire and the novel East Wind, Rain. Most recently she published Lost Cat, A True Story of Love, Desperation, and GPS Technology. She is a longtime member of the San Francisco Writers' Grotto. Wendy MacNaughton is a New York Times bestselling illustrator whose books include Lost Cat, Pen & Ink, and Meanwhile in San Francisco. They live in San Francisco.
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Einband gebundene Ausgabe
Seitenzahl 160
Altersempfehlung 12 - 16
Erscheinungsdatum 19.05.2016
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-1-63286-123-8
Verlag Bloomsbury Academic
Maße (L/B/H) 16,5/21,8/1,8 cm
Gewicht 364 g
Abbildungen B&W illustrations throughout.
Illustrator Wendy MacNaughton
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