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In an unforgettable virtual event, #1 New York Times-bestselling author Meena Harris shares her empowering new picture book, AMBITIOUS GIRL. This inspiring book discusses the challenges faced by women and girls, and the ways in which they can reclaim words meant to knock them down. Joining Meena for the event is beloved comic actress and author of the bestselling memoir THIS WILL ONLY HURT A LITTLE, Busy Philipps! Save your spot below. 

Meena has kindly signed bookplates for everyone purchasing her new book from An Unlikely Story, while supplies last. 

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Anyone who's ever been underestimated or overshadowed will find inspiration in this empowering new picture book from Meena Harris, New York Times-bestselling author of Kamala and Maya's Big Idea, which is based on a true story about her aunt, Vice President Kamala Harris, and her mother, Maya Harris.

When a young girl sees a strong woman on TV labeled as "too assertive" and "too ambitious," it sends her on a journey of discovery through past, present, and future about the challenges faced by women and girls and the ways in which they can reframe, redefine, and reclaim words meant to knock them down.

As Ambitious Girl says:

No "too that" or "too this"

will stop what's inside us from flowering.

Meena Harris was born into a family of ambitious women whose legacy continues to inspire her. Meena herself is a lawyer and entrepreneur, as well as a New York Times-bestselling author. In 2017 she founded Phenomenal, a female-powered organization that brings awareness to social causes. She currently resides in San Francisco with her partner and two daughters.


Event date: 
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 6:00pm
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Ambitious Girl Cover Image
By Meena Harris, Marissa Valdez (By (artist))
ISBN: 9780316229692
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - January 19th, 2021

Kamala and Maya’s Big Idea Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062937407
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Balzer + Bray - June 2nd, 2020

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This Will Only Hurt a Little Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501184727
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Gallery Books - October 22nd, 2019

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Due to the nature of virtual events, signed copies may not always be available. Information about signed copies will be included in the event description.

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