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A stunning celebration of girlhood around the world, from the New York Times
Featuring and photographed by young women, This Is 18 is an immersive look at what it means to be on the cusp of adulthood around the world and across cultures. Twenty-two empowering and uniquely personal profiles, expanded from the New York Times interactive feature and curated by Gender Editor Jessica Bennett, with Sandra Stevenson, Anya Strzemien, and Sharon Attia, give teen readers a rare glimpse at the realities and interests of their contemporaries. With stunning photography and a gifty design, This Is 18 is a perfect tribute to girlhood for readers of all ages.
About the Author
Jessica Bennett is the New York Times gender editor, and is also the author of Feminist Fight Club: A Survival Manual for a Sexist Workplace.
"A thoughtful and inclusive reflection of female empowerment."
"Bennett’s work provides necessary insight into girls’ lives across the world. The book’s beautiful design make it a wonderful graduation or birthday gift."
— School Library Journal