Junior Girl Emily Scott writes about her girlhood heroine, Stargirl, featured in the iconic children’s book by Jerry Spinelli.

Violet Baudelaire

Junior Girl Emily Rawle writes about her girlhood heroine, Violet Baudelaire, from the Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket.

Kate Tempest

Junior Girl Frances Belt writes about the career of her ultimate literary heroine, award-winning poet and writer Kate Tempest.

Girlhood Heroine: Evie O’Connell

Rachel Weisz as Evie O’Connell in The Mummy Returns. Throughout my life I have been fascinated by the Ancient Egyptian culture. It is unsurprising then that some of my favourite films are The Mummy and The Mummy Returns (we don’t talk about the third...

Review: Nancy Drew

Back in my school days when we couldn’t order books off the Internet, one way for young students to have access to reading materials outside of the general bookstore or school library in New Zealand was the monthly catalogue Scholastic. Here is where I picked up...

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