“Make Your Mark,” The Journal Inspiring Young Girls to Dream Big – Ms. Magazine

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Colorful feminist picture books line the children’s sections of booksellers everywhere. From short stories to illustrated biographies, finding empowering books for young girls has never been easier. 

Make Your Mark: A Journal for Capturing Big Dreams is one of these vibrant books for young feminists that goes beyond storytelling.


Written by Amy Richards, the interactive journal inspires reflection in its feminist readers by providing prompts and empty pages following brief profiles of powerful female historical figures.

The PBS video series MAKERS, which tells stories about American women who impacted their respective industries, led to the creation of the journal. Richards is an advisor for the video series.

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