What did Hawaiian Kahuna Morrnah Simeona, Pulitzer Poet Gwendolyn Brooks and the women pilots of the Soviet Union's 588th all have in common? They were all girls who defended goodness, believed in justice and worked hard to help their communities Each woman used courage and heart to achieve big things. The Girls Who Could is a fun series of stories about real women who have made a difference in the world through inspired action. By giving children examples of women who are doing amazing things, children can grow up with a template of achievement upon which to grow and expand their own dreams and goals. The fun, rhyming prose and colorfully illustrated stories helps kids connect easily with the message in each story.
The Girl Who Could Heal Your Heart is the fourth book in The Girls Who Could series. In it, we discover the healing power of forgiveness and release. Kahuna Morrnah Simeona was a Hawaiian healer and teacher who traveled the world sharing the modern art of ho'oponopono, or community healing. When we clear our minds of grief, blame and anger, our hearts become lighter, our days become brighter.
The fifth volume in The Girls Who Could series honors not just one girl, but an entire fleet of fierce female aviators. Dubbed "The Night Witches" by their German adversaries, this all-female battalion out-flew and outmatched everyone, flying eight or more missions every night in small canvas planes. No parachutes. No fear. Just honest heroine-ism standing up for what was right. The Girls Who Could Fly in the Night encourages your little ones to be upstanders, fight bullies, do good and shine bright.
The Girl Who Could Write and Unite pays tribute to one of the greatest modern American poets, Gwendolyn Brooks. Brooks was the first African American to win a Pulitzer and received over 70 honorary degrees from universities for writing and teaching. Her story is the sixth book in the Girls Who Could seriesteaches children that language is a powerful tool for change and championship.