The Greatness of Girls

Behind almost every inspiring woman is the tale of the shy, fearful or searching girl she once was and what transformed her life. In The Greatness of Girls, author Susan Strong captures these poignant moments from women of all walks of life. An excerpt from my book Fat Girl appears in The Greatness of Girls.

I am in excellent company, as the list of the women featured in this book include:


Katharine Graham, Gloria Steinem, Maya Angelou, Margaret Mead, Nina Totenburg, Eleanor Roosevelt, Mary Tyler Moore, Jane Goodall, Queen Latifah, Sigourney Weaver, Sheryl Swoopes, Cybil Shepherd, Ellen Goodman, Zora Neale Hurston, Fannie Flagg, Carol Burnett, Marian Anderson, Beverly Cleary, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Margaret Bourke-White, Candace Bergen, Esmerelda Santiago, Firda Kahlo, Cokie Roberts, Judy Blume, Tyra Banks, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Britney Spears, Irene O’Garden, Phoebe Eng, Rita Dove, Wendy Wasserstein, Anne Frank, Babe Didrickson Zaharias, Helen Keller, Patricia Polacco, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Sylvia Earle, Alison Townsend, Judith Ortiz Cofer, Kim Ng, Golda Meier.

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