I Am an Emotional Creature: The Secret Life of Girls Around the World (Google eBook)

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Random House LLC, Feb 9, 2010 - Social Science - 176 pages
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In this daring book, internationally acclaimed author and playwright Eve Ensler offers fictional monologues and stories inspired by girls around the globe. Fierce, tender, and smart, I Am an Emotional Creature is a celebration of the authentic voice inside every girl and an inspiring call to action for girls everywhere to speak up, follow their dreams, and become the women they were always meant to be.

This edition features new material about starting a discussion group based on the book.
  

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This book is aimed at younger girls, around the teenage years. Topics in this book could be considered graphic to some parents that limit what their children read, but I think it is important that ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rowan - Goodreads

This is one of those books that everyone needs to read. And no, I don't just mean "every girl". EVERYONE. Every single person with a beating heart. This book will move you to tears and make you really ... Read full review

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
Section I
YOU TELL ME HOW TO BE A GIRL IN 2010
LET ME IN
WHAT DONT YOU LIKE ABOUT BEING A GIRL?
GIRL FACT
BAD BOYS
WHAT I WISH I COULD SAY TO MY MOTHER
GIRL FACT
I HAVE 35 MINUTES BEFORE HE COMES LOOKING FOR ME
GIRL FACT
FREE BARBIE
SKY SKY SKY
THE WALL
GIRL FACT
A TEENAGE GIRLS GUIDE TO SURVIVING SEX SLAVERY

GIRL FACTS
ITS NOT A BABY ITS A MAYBE
WHATS A GOOD GIRL?
GIRL FACT
DONT
WOULD YOU RATHER I
STEPHANIED
GIRL FACT
MOVING TOWARD THE HOOP
SOPHIE ET APOLLINE
THINGS I HEARD ABOUT SEX
I DANCE I
Section II
I BUILD IT WITH STONE
GIRL FACTS
hunger blog
THE JOKE ABOUT MY NOSE
WOULD YOU RATHER II
GIRL FACT
 
I DANCE II
Section III
REFUSER
GIRL FACT
WHAT DO YOU LIKE ABOUT BEING A GIRL?
ASKING THE QUESTION
WOULD YOU RATHER III
THINGS I LIKE ABOUT MY BODY
MY SHORT SKIRT
THINGS THAT GIVE US PLEASURE
GIRL FACT
FIVE COWS AND A CALF
I AM AN EMOTIONAL CREATURE
I DANCE III
MANIFESTA TO YOUNG WOMEN AND GIRLS
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
GIRL FACT SOURCES
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
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About the author (2010)

Eve Ensler is an internationally bestselling author and an acclaimed playwright whose works for the stage include The Vagina Monologues, Necessary Targets, and The Good Body. She is the author of Insecure at Last, a political memoir. Ensler is the founder of V-Day, the global movement to end violence against women and girls. In the last decade, V-Day has raised more than $70 million for grassroots groups that work to end violence against women and girls around the world. Eve Ensler lives in Paris and New York City.


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