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Sindy: The Girl Next Door

Curatorial and Social Media Volunteer Ruth Wainman talks about the iconic British doll, Sindy, Sindy’s rival, Barbie, and how both dolls impacted past and modern day girlhood.

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Teen Dramas: Riverdale: Chapter Three – Body Double

The TV show Riverdale debuted in 2017, and is based on characters from Archie Comics. The show has a mystery element to it with the murder of Jason Blossom in the first episode. While the characters try to figure out who is responsible they also have their own issues...

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Book Review: 1001 Cranes

Associate Editor Sage Daugherty reviews 1001 Cranes by Naomi Hirahara, about a Japanese-American girl named Angela and her eventful, cultural summer spent with her grandparents in Los Angeles.

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Book Review: The Sky is Falling

Junior Girl Gabrielle Caveney reviews The Sky is Falling by Kit Pearson and talks about how the young protagonist, Norah, grows and changes throughout the book, due to her experiences in World War Two.

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TV Review: Friends

Junior Girl Hannah Kelly revisits one of her favorite TV series, Friends, and talks about the societal and gender role shift pertaining to girls, from the 1990s to today.

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