Shaking Things Up Book Discussion Guide

The amazing and inspiring stories of these 14 young women are brought to life for a new generation of girls through a collection of discussion questions and extension activities that support the core themes of friendship, persistence, grit, and smarts. The discussion questions are perfect for in-class post-reading group work, and the extension activities can be used as short independent projects.

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