Raise Your Hand

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11-year-old Alice Paul Tapper--daughter of CNN's Jake Tapper--is challenging girls everywhere to speak up!

When Alice Tapper noticed that the girls in her class weren't participating as much as the boys, she knew she had to do something about it. With help from her Girl Scout troop and her parents, she came up with a patch that other girls could earn if they took a pledge to be more confident in school. Alice even wrote an op-ed about the experience for the New York Times! Inspired by that piece, this picture book illustrates her determination, bravery, and unwillingness to accept the status quo. With Marta Kissi's delightful illustrations depicting Alice's story, young readers everywhere will want to follow Alice's lead and raise their hand!---from the publisher

32 pages                        978-1524791209                    Ages 4-9

Keywords:  girlpower, gender roles, change, empowerment, emotional intelligence, girls, encouragement, self confidence, self image, self respect, self esteem, self reliance, 4 year old, 5 year old, 6 year old, 7 year old, 8 year old, Girl Scouts, social activist, social issues

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