Remarkable Rose

Remarkable Rose

Remarkable Rose

Remarkable Rose

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Overview

Rose loved soccer. In Kibera, Kenya, however, girls didn't get to play. Abdul loved soccer too, and his grandmother taught him that girls deserve to learn and play, too. When he saw the boys keeping the soccer ball away from the girls, he got an idea.

Entire communities do better when girls thrive. Based on a true story, Remarkable Rose follows Rose and Abdul as they remind us of the importance of creating communities like Kibera Girls Soccer Academy that unleash a girl's freedom to be...REMARKABLE.


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9798218129859
Publisher: Ellen K Roscher
Publication date: 08/01/2023
Pages: 34
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.09(d)
Age Range: 2 - 5 Years

About the Author

Ellie Roscher was taken by Rose's story right away when she heard it while teaching a gender equity unit to high schoolers in 2010. She traveled to Kenya in 2012 and 2013 to interview Rose and the other students at KGSA, which became the book Play Like a Girl. Ellie is also the author of The Embodied Path, 12 Tiny Things, and How Coffee Saved My Life. She holds an MFA in Writing from Sarah Lawrence College and an MA in Theology from Luther Seminary. She teaching writing, yoga, and embodiment in Minneapolis and online. Follow her at @ellieroscher and find out more at ellieroscher.com.

Lily Banning is a visual artist whose varied portfolio includes oil paintings, illustrations, public murals and textiles. She is an alumna of Washington D.C's 202Creates residency program and was a featured panelist at the Emerging Arts Leaders Symposium in 2017. Her work has been exhibited at the Hill Center Gallery, Watergate Gallery and Torpedo Factory in the Washington, D.C area and Universita' Ca' Foscari in Venice, Italy. Lily lives in Portland, Oregon with her husband and pup. Follow along @art.lilyb and www.lilybanning.art.
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