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from pen, brush & tongue
Nonfiction Ages 12+
Pages: 204
Themes: Identity, self-expression, voice
Publisher: Second Story Press
Pub Date: 01/Apr/2008
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From pen, brush, and tongue, girls and young women speak their truths, tell it like it is, and call for change. This collection of creative works is an exploration of young women’s identities, self-expression and voice.

School Library Journal
"This collection of personal stories, poems, and art by young Canadian women is a true testament to the power of the arts in girls' lives. "
Canadian Review of Materials
Contains the words and artwork of girls teetering on the brink between girlhood and adulthood.
Counterpoise
This book would make a welcome and worthy addition to a young adult collection.
The Book Guru Girl.com
At times I cried as I read about their life experiences; experiences no individual should have to endure. This book is mature, honest, inspiring, raw, heart-wrenching and uplifting all at the same time.
Professionally Speaking: The Magazine of the Ontario College of Teachers
This enjoyable book compelled me to think about my role as a mother of teenage daughters and challenges teachers to think about the environments teenage girls need to thrive.

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Amelia Bloomer List  | 2009 | Commended
Stellar Book Award  | 2009 | Short-listed

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