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Summary

From a real-life derring-do woman, exhilarating stories, activities, and tips to inspire girls to pursue lives of adventure and excitement. 

Why should girls miss out on the joy of adventure? They can jump off rocks, swing on ropes, and climb trees just as well as boys can. But girls often allow fear to stand in their way. 

In The Gutsy Girl, author Caroline Paul emboldens girls to seek out a life of exhilaration. Once a young scaredy-cat herself, Caroline decided that fear got in the way of the life she wanted - of excitement, confidence, self-reliance, friendship, and fun. She has since flown planes, rafted big rivers, climbed tall mountains, and fought fires as one of the first female firefighters in San Francisco. 

In The Gutsy Girl, she shares her greatest escapades as well as those of other girls and women from throughout history and offers engaging activities, such as confidence-building stances, creating a compass, positive self-talk, and using crickets to estimate outside temperatures. The Gutsy Girl is Lean In for young girls, a book about the glorious things that happen when you unshackle from fear and open up to exhilaration.  

Fully illustrated and enlivened by best-selling illustrator Wendy MacNaughton's whimsical pen-and-ink drawings. Includes a PDF of maps, illustrations, and journal entry pages. 

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2016 Caroline Paul (P)2016 Listening Library

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  • inspiredink
  • 11-11-20

I couldn't get past the way the story teller spoke

I couldn't get in to this book bc the story teller in Audible was too distracting. a bit obnoxious

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  • Gina Farr
  • 09-07-20

What a ride!

Exciting, thrilling, encouraging, and fun! Loved the stories and wow the narrator - wish it didn't end!

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  • Sam
  • 06-03-19

amazing

I Wang more of this pleeeeease!!! The stories and the way they were told were so amazing and exciting. more please.

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  • Amazing Purchases
  • 15-07-18

Wish I would have read this when I was ten!

I loved this book! I can't wait to share it with my nieces. Chock full of adventures, challenges, and feels.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 22-03-17

Intended for a younger audience

Would you try another book from Caroline Paul and/or Tara Sands?

Maybe

What was most disappointing about Caroline Paul’s story?

It was intended for a younger audience

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Any additional comments?

I wish I could return a book if a mistake was made in the purchasing. I didn't even make it through chapter one and realized it wasn't the right book for me.

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