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  • "Never play the princess when you can be the queen: rule the kingdom, swing a scepter, wear a crown of gold. Don't dance in glass slippers, crystal carving up your toes -- be a barefoot Amazon instead, for those shoes will surely shatter on your feet." We posted this fabulous... Continue reading
  • In honor of Mother's Day this coming weekend, we've selected My Name Is Not Isabella: Just How Big Can a Little Girl Dream? by Jennifer Fosberry as this week's A Mighty Girl's top book pick. This beautifully illustrated picture book follows young Isabella as she spends the day imagining herself as different... Continue reading
  • Today marks the one month anniversary of A Mighty Girl's public launch and what an amazing month it's been with over 50,000 site visitors and 3,600 new Facebook friends! Thanks to all of you for your enthusiastic response to the launch of A Mighty Girl. Your kind messages of support... Continue reading
  • Since founding Studio Ghibli in 1985, film director Hayao Miyazaki has produced a series of highly acclaimed animated movies that have earned him the moniker 'The Walt Disney of Japan.' And, unlike most Japanese magna-style films, the protagonists of most Miyazaki's films are strong and independent girls or young women... Continue reading
  • Happy El día del niño, the Day of the Child! This year marks the 15th anniversary of this annual celebration focused on promoting literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds. Author Pat Mora worked with leaders of the Latino American community to establish this tradition celebrating children, literacy... Continue reading
  • To honor the late civil rights legend Coretta Scott King on the 85th anniversary of her birth today, A Mighty Girl has created a special feature on U.S. civil rights history focused on the contributions of women and girls to the struggle for racial equality. Long active in civil rights activism... Continue reading
  • With princesses being the theme of the week, we've selected the "The Apple-Pip Princess" by Jane Ray as A Mighty Girl's top book pick. This wonderful picture book, perfect for children ages 3 to 8, combines a unique fairy tale with beautiful illustrations and compelling messages about compassion, community, and stewardship... Continue reading
  • Happy Princess Week! That's right - Disney has declared this week to be the first annual national Princess Week. Here at A Mighty Girl, we're fans of princesses too just not the traditional shrinking violet variety so we're created The Ultimate Guide to Independent Princesses. These princesses are smart, daring... Continue reading
  • In honor of Earth Day, A Mighty Girl would like to recognize two of the greatest female environmentalists of the 20th century -- Jane Goodall and Rachel Carson. Jane Goodall is a British primatologist and the world's foremost expert on chimpanzees. She is especially well-known for her work running... Continue reading
  • Perfect for celebrating Earth Day this weekend, Whale Rider beautifully combines strong girl power and environmental messages. Set within a Maori tribe in New Zealand, the film follows eleven year old heroine, Pai, as she sets off to convince her grandfather, the tribe's chief, that she can be his successor... Continue reading
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