Pumping fist in the air, everyone heard me cry, “YES!”  Scholastic Books is dropping Bratz chapter books.

Here’s the story: Scholastic Cuts Bratz…

Want to read more? Check out:

The Lolita Effect: The Media Sexualization of Young Girls and What You Can Do About It by Gigi Durham

And for kids:

Princess Grace by Mary Hoffman

Clementine by Sara Pennypacker (series)

The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall (series)

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee (great for talking about cultural expectations of boys and girls; I mean, why does a six year old girl have to wear a dress?!)

The Book of Three by Lloyd Alexander (series)