Marley Dias

Marley Dias

by Jenny Benjamin

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Overview

As a sixth-grader, Marley Dias started a campaign to help make sure girls of all races have access to books that feature main characters who look like them. She also went on to write a book of her own. Learn more about how she is making a difference for other young girls!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781543557916
Publisher: Capstone
Publication date: 01/01/2019
Series: Capstone Influential People Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 7 - 9 Years

About the Author

Jenny Benjamin is the owner of her freelance writing and editing business JB Communications, LLC. She’s written other works for children, including workbooks for English Language Learners, teacher guides for the novels Bjorn’s Gift and Mari’s Hope by Sandy Brehl, and a curriculum guide for the Epic of Gilgamesh (Go Teach It! 2011). Over thirty of her poems have appeared in journals, including DIAGRAM, South Carolina Review, Fulcrum, Baltimore Review, Chelsea, and the Crab Orchard Review. She is the author of the novel This Most Amazing (Armida Books 2013), the poetry chapbook More Than a Box of Crayons (Finishing Line Press 2018), and the poetry chapbook Midway (No Chair Press 2018), which won second place in the 2017 No Chair Press contest. She lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with her three daughters and dog.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 A Movement 4

Chapter 2 Background 8

Chapter 3 Helping Others 12

Chapter 4 Media Promotion 16

Chapter 5 Author 22

Glossary 28

Timeline 29

Activity 30

Further Resources 32

Index 32

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