The third installment in the New York Times bestselling Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls series, featuring 100 immigrant women who have shaped, and will continue to shape, our world.
Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Immigrant Women Who Changed the World is packed with 100 all-new bedtime stories about the lives of incredible female figures from the past and the present such as:
Anna Wintour, Editor in Chief
Carmen Miranda, Singer and Actress
Diane von Fürstenberg, Fashion Designer
Gloria Estefan, Singer
Ilhan Omar, Politician
Josephine Baker, Entertainer and Activist
Lupita Nyong'o, Actress
Madeleine Albright, Politician
Rihanna, Entrepreneur and Singer
Samantha Power, Diplomat
This volume recognizes women who left their birth countries for a multitude of reasons: some for new opportunities, some out of necessity.
Readers will whip up a plate with Asma Khan, strategize global affairs alongside Madeleine Albright, venture into business with Rihanna, and many more. All of these unique, yet relatable stories are accompanied by gorgeous, full-page, full-color portraits, illustrated by 70 female and nonbinary artists from 29 countries across the globe.
About the Author
ELENA FAVILLI is a New York Times best-selling author. She is the cofounder of Rebel Girls and serves on the board, leading all impact initiatives.
REBEL GIRLS is a global, multi-platform empowerment brand dedicated to helping raise the most inspired and confident generation of girls through content, experiences, products, and community. Originating from an international best-selling children’s book, Rebel Girls amplifies stories of real-life women throughout history, geography, and field of excellence. With a growing community of nearly 20 million self-identified Rebel Girls spanning more than 100 countries, the brand engages with Generation Alpha through its book series, award-winning podcast, events, and merchandise. With the 2021 launch of the Rebel Girls app, the company has created a flagship destination for girls to explore a wondrous world filled with inspiring true stories of extraordinary women.
"Reading can inspire you to do great things—what a great gift for a preteen! This series features boundary-breaking women and includes stories about some who have moved me the most—like Toni Morrison. They even included me!" — Oprah says on OprahDaily.com
"An especially beautiful reminder for readers young (and old!) that no matter your background, your ethnicity or where you call home, your potential to break down barriers and change the world is boundless." — Megan O'Neill Melle, Senior Editor, Parade
"A great way to help inform those conversations we must have with our children about celebrating diversity and encouraging empathy for others." — Julia Dennison, Executive Editor, Parents
"An exciting tool for parents to show all little girls that the journey to self realization has many paths. An inspiring collection of examples of female power and gumption." — Padma Lakshmi, NYTimes best selling author, host and executive producer of Emmy winning Top Chef
"A lively, engaging read that underlines the value of hard work, determination, and following your dream, and offers an entertaining counter to the anti-immigrant narrative" — Common Sense Media
"The third book in this best-selling kids' series celebrates female figures from Madeleine Albright to Rihanna, who left their native countries and made a difference." — New York Times
"An inspiring addition to any library that will appeal to all readers." — School Library Journal
"There's no better way to empower your little one (or hey, yourself) as she powers down for the night." — Yahoo! Entertainment
"Stylish illustrations from a variety of female artists show figures in their milieu...and accompany brief, accessible biographies about and quotations from each woman...A volume full of inspiring role models." — Publishers Weekly
"Let the short, bedtime-friendly stories of incredible women...inspire them to lead a life of change — no matter where their roots are tied." — Good Housekeeping
“I absolutely love this book! I can picture a child reading it over and over and wanting to hold onto it for years to come.” — National Parenting Product Awards