Do you dream about what you want to be when you grow up?
Meet sixteen contemporary women who had ambitious dreams when they were girls.
Find out how they made those dreams come true. Their stories assure you that your dream career can come true too!


Readers cheer for these incredible women as they overcome obstacles and crash through barriers to complete their goals. Join these hard-working women during a typical workday. Learn about the achievements they have reached in their chosen careers.

Girls Succeed: Stories Behind the Careers of Successful Women includes stories about 21st-century women who have discovered cures to stamp out disease, made people laugh, earned Olympic and Paralympic gold medals, crossed the country behind the wheel of an 18-wheel semi-truck and more. Meet the people who mentored these dreamers and helped them negotiate the curves and bumps along the way.

Girls Succeed! suggests resources related to each occupation so girls can dive deeply into the career and get to know about the woman's life. The inspiring quotes at the beginning of each chapter encourage girls to work toward making their dream careers come true.

The Girls Succeed Reader's Guide, included in this book, suggests project and discussion ideas for classroom teachers and home-school educators to expand on themes covered in the book such as trailblazers, feeling different, persistence and more.

Author J.Q. Rose uses her experience as a classroom teacher and her storytelling skills as an author to inspire girls to Dream Big!

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