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Mighty Girl Story: Olivia

Listen to Olivia – Whether at home getting ready for the day, enjoying the beach, or at bedtime, Olivia is a feisty pig who has too much energy for her own good.

“Stories, both real and imagined, show what girls can do. The stories of women’s lives, and the choices they made, encourage girls to think larger and bolder, and give boys and men a fuller understanding of the female experience.”

~National Women’s History Project

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Mighty Girl Story: Strega Nona

Listen to Strega Nona – When Strega Nona leaves him alone with her magic pasta pot, Big Anthony is determined to show the townspeople how it works.

“Stories, both real and imagined, show what girls can do. The stories of women’s lives, and the choices they made, encourage girls to think larger and bolder, and give boys and men a fuller understanding of the female experience.”

~National Women’s History Project

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Mighty Girl Story: The Girl Who Learned to Fly

Read The Girl Who Learned to Fly

“Stories, both real and imagined, show what girls can do. The stories of women’s lives, and the choices they made, encourage girls to think larger and bolder, and give boys and men a fuller understanding of the female experience.”

~National Women’s History Project

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Mighty Girl Story: Catching the Moon

Listen to Catching the Moon – A picture book biography highlighting a pivotal event in the childhood of African American baseball player Marcenia “Toni Stone” Lyle Alberga, the woman who broke baseball’s gender barrier by becoming the first female roster member of a professional Negro League team.


“Stories, both real and imagined, show what girls can do. The stories of women’s lives, and the choices they made, encourage girls to think larger and bolder, and give boys and men a fuller understanding of the female experience.”

~National Women’s History Project

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Mighty Girl Story: Amazing Grace

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Listen Right Now! Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman

Amazing Grace

Grace loves stories, whether they’re in books or in movies or the kind her grandmother tells. She acts out the most exciting parts of all sorts of tales…sometimes Hiawatha, or Aladdin, or Joan of Arc. There’s nothing that Grace enjoys more. Determined to play Peter Pan in the school play, African-American Grace meets opposition in her classmates, who insist that Peter Pan is a boy and white.

 


“Stories, both real and imagined, show what girls can do. The stories of women’s lives, and the choices they made, encourage girls to think larger and bolder, and give boys and men a fuller understanding of the female experience.”

~National Women’s History Project

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Mighty Girl Story: I Am a Scientist

Read I Am a Scientist – A scientest talks about her job. She loves discovering new things!

“Stories, both real and imagined, show what girls can do. The stories of women’s lives, and the choices they made, encourage girls to think larger and bolder, and give boys and men a fuller understanding of the female experience.”

~National Women’s History Project

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Flipster – Directions

Overdrive Sample ImageRead full digital copies of favorite magazines on your computer, tablet or mobile device on Flipster. All you need to know is your library card number and PIN.

Your library card number is located on the back of your library card. When entering your barcode number leave no spaces or dashes between the numbers.  If you have forgotten your PIN, you can reset it: What’s My Pin?

The Flipster magazine subscription service requires the creation of two accounts – a library Flipster account to view the Indy Library’s collection and a free flipster.com account to read magazines online or via the Flipster Reader app on a mobile device. Users can visit their device’s app store to download and install the Flipster Reader app to read magazines, or use a web browser to browse and check out new issues of Library magazines.

Set up an account and then choose a magazine to get started!

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Mighty Girl Story: A Pet for Miss Wright

Listen to LeVar Burton from Reading Rainbow read A Pet for Miss Wright – A lonely writer searches for the perfect pet to keep her company in her solitary work.

“Stories, both real and imagined, show what girls can do. The stories of women’s lives, and the choices they made, encourage girls to think larger and bolder, and give boys and men a fuller understanding of the female experience.”

~National Women’s History Project

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Mighty Girl Story: Police Officer

Read Police Officer – A police officer’s most important duty is keeping people safe, as early readers will learn through the words, images, and audio in this interactive book.

“Stories, both real and imagined, show what girls can do. The stories of women’s lives, and the choices they made, encourage girls to think larger and bolder, and give boys and men a fuller understanding of the female experience.”

~National Women’s History Project

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Mighty Girl Story: Louise Loves Art

Listen to Louise Loves Art – After drawing a picture of her cat, a young girl searches for the perfect place to hang her masterpiece.


“Stories, both real and imagined, show what girls can do. The stories of women’s lives, and the choices they made, encourage girls to think larger and bolder, and give boys and men a fuller understanding of the female experience.”

~National Women’s History Project

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