Strong Is the New Pretty: A Celebration of Girls Being Themselves by Kate T. Parker

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Read Strong Is the New Pretty: A Celebration of Girls Being Themselves Online Free - Girls being fearless. Girls being silly. Girls being wild, stubborn, and proud. Girls whose faces are smeared with dirt and lit up with joy. So simple and yet so powerful, Strong Is the New Pretty celebrates, through more than 175 memorable photographs, the strength and spirit of girls being 100% themselves.

Real beauty isn’t about being a certain size, acting a certain way, wearing the right clothes, or having your hair done (or even brushed). Real beauty is about being your authentic self and owning it. Kate T. Parker is a professional photographer who finds the real beauty in girls, capturing it for all the world to see in candid and arresting images.

A celebration, a catalog of spirit in words and smiles, an affirmation of the fact that it’s what’s inside you that counts, Strong Is the New Pretty conveys a powerful message for every girl, for every mother and father of a girl, for every coach and mentor and teacher, for everyone in the village that it takes to raise a strong and self-confident person.

Title : Strong Is the New Pretty: A Celebration of Girls Being Themselves
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ISBN : 0761189130
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 256 pages


Nat rated it ★★★★★

December 28, 2016

Strong Is the New Pretty is the kind of book I would’ve loved to have given to my younger self. It's a photographic celebration of girls being themselves, which in itself sounds incredible... I’m seriously tearing up just thinking about how much love I have for this collection. Reading it was lik...

Sarah rated it ★★★☆☆

February 16, 2017

3.5 Stars. I enjoyed reading this. I thought that it was such a simple idea but it was still quite powerful to see all these girls just owning everything they did. I got quite emotional (yes, I tear up at everything) because it was so wonderful to see girls being messy, girls having fun, girls be...

Scarlet Cameo rated it ★★★☆☆

September 10, 2016

Some of the pictures are really good, and the message is great but as the pages pass i started to feel that was so repetitive, as the matter of fact i like that i can see women with really different realities and socioeconomic state which give some perpective to a really exploited theme. Probably...

Laura rated it ★★★★☆

August 08, 2016

Along the lines of Humans of New York comes a book about girls. Gorgeous photos of slice of life of different girls from age 5-22, talking about their life, and what strong means to them. And strength just isn't about being physically strong, but about being mentally strong. It isn't just about p...

Giulia rated it ★★★☆☆

December 14, 2016

I received a free digital copy of this book from NetGalley. The following are my personal opinions. The objective of this photography book is to inspire young girls and provide them with positive messages and inspiration for their selves. The book is divided into sections called 'Confident is Stro...

Louise rated it ★★★☆☆

December 29, 2016

Kate T. Parker is photographer who likes to photograph girls being a bit wild, a bit silly and does not care whether their faces are smeared in mud. With more than 170 photos to look at, the strength & beauty is the girls being 100% themselves. I love looking at photos like the ones in this bo...

Noura rated it ★★★★☆

October 13, 2016

Between a 3.5 and a 4 star but I'm rounding it up. This book is absolutely empowering. It feels like the product of love and dedication to create a collection of beautiful pictures that will inspire and comfort young girls and the young at heart. My one qualm is after a certain point it felt repeti...

Elizabeth rated it ★★★☆☆

October 25, 2017

If you are a fan of the Humans of New York blog or books, pick this one up. If you are a girl, woman, or have one of those in your life, pick this one up. It will do your heart good to flip though this collection of photos and quotes from girls. The photos are beautiful, and some of the quotes ma...

Holly rated it ★★★☆☆

March 26, 2017

The photos are amazing, the girls are absolutely incredible, a lot of the chapter introductions were good, too. I think my problem was that I couldn't find the little girl that I was--the fat girl, the bookworm. The girl that sat under the tree in the front yard and read books while her parents a...

Clare rated it ★★★★★

March 04, 2017

I can't tell you how much I enjoyed this book. Photographing her own daughters led the author to progress to photographing other fantastic young girls, all at their best, by which I mean playing sports, playing games, running, swimming, teaming up with friends or sisters. A few words are quoted f...

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