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Junior Girl Emily VanderBent writes about the iconic Dear America book series in the early 2000s, and one of her favorite books in the series.
Junior Girl Elizabeth Bailey reviews The Cruel Prince, The Wicked King, and the Queen of Nothing, a series by Holly Black.
Junior Girl Yuwen Zhang reviews Rosie Revere, Engineer by Andrea Beaty and David Roberts, and discusses the STEM aspects of the book.
Junior Girl Emily Scott reviews the stunning 2018 memoir Educated by Tara Westover about growing up in a survivalist cult.
Junior Girl Charlotte Wilson reviews her favorite childhood book, Anne of Green Gables, and reflects on what Anne means to her.
Junior Girl Teresa Mettela reviews a Maria Qamar exhibition from 2019, and talks about Qamar’s influence on South Asian girls.
Junior Girl Emily Clarke reviews Life Lesson From Remarkable Women, a book curated by UK magazine Stylist, filled with inspirational essays.
Junior Girl Hannah Wilson reviews the new BBC show, Malory Towers, based on the classic Enid Blyton series.
Junior Girl Kat Kavaliova reviews the popular Nintendo Switch game, Animal Crossing, which she argues is even more needed during the pandemic.
Junior Girl Jessica McCall reviews the classic 1992 film A League of Their Own.
Junior Girl Teresa Mettela reviews the original Netflix show Never Have I Ever, which follows a South Indian high school student.
Junior Girl Frances Belt reviews the 2004 classic film Ella Enchanted, starring Anne Hathaway and Hugh Dancy, and based on the best-selling book.
Junior Girl Emily Rawle reviews The X-Files and discusses main character Dana Scully’s character arc throughout the 11-season arc.
Junior Girl Emma Pearce reviews the British Museum’s new virtual exhibition, called “Museum of the World,” using existing museum collections.
Junior Girl Beth Dockery reviews the hit Netflix show Sex Education, and an impactful, important storyline involving main character Aimee.
Junior Girl Emma Pearce reviews the Pre-Raphaelite Sisters exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery in London.
In recent years there have been a litany of articles, books and TV shows that all celebrate female friendships. This is incredibly important as I am a firm believer in women supporting women. For many years a popular trope in entertainment was to pit women against...
Tiffany reviews Kim Abi Zeid Daou’s “May,” a collection “of odes, poems short stories and prose interwoven with themes of collective memory, coming of age and feminism.”
Recently my friend, an amazing artist, illustrated my favorite quote from Princess Mia. I first met my personal heroine, Mia Thermopolis, on my eighth birthday at a movie theater in Ohio. I enjoyed the film adaptation of The Princess Diaries well enough, but the magic...
Junior Girl Rebecca Davis reviews animated Netflix show, “Hilda,” featuring a brave girl protagonist and her adventures in nature.