Available January 2021!
In this candid memoir, Jodi Bondi Norgaard shares her inspiring story of passion, determination, persistence, and grit needed to challenge the status quo, create change, and become a leader in breaking gender stereotypes.
“Jodi’s determination to change stereotypes has always inspired me because I can see myself and my own daughter in her experience. Her advocacy of female empowerment, girl empowerment, and gender equality is fierce and I admire her entrepreneurial journey and her never give up spirit to constantly challenge the status quo. That is how we make change.”
- Gretchen Carlson, Acclaimed Journalist, Best-Selling Author of “Be Fierce” and Female Empowerment Advocate
“Jodi is on the front lines of the battle against beauty sickness, dedicated to creating a healthier world for girls."
- Renee Engeln, Ph.D., Professor of Instruction, Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Author of “Beauty Sick”
“Jodi’s passion and determination to make a positive change portraying girls beyond stereotypes is impressive. She has provided a true alternative with the Go! Go! Sports Girls line and continues to encourage and inspire girls in so many ways. Brava!”
-Jean Kilbourne, Ed.D., Author, Filmmaker, Feminist Activist
"This book gives us a glimpse into one woman's inspirational ride from rejection to success-- taking 500 no's and making them into a yes. Jodi Bondi Norgaard gives us the doll, the story and the road map to show girls of all ages, that grit leads to glory if you are brave enough to go after it and persevere!"
-Dr. Robyn Silverman; How to Talk to Kids About Anything Podcast Host
The Go! Go! Sports Girl book series promotes self-appreciation and the benefits of daily exercise, smart eating and sleeping habits, self-esteem, and overall healthy life skills. The books in the series encourage all children to dream big and work hard to achieve their goals—and have fun while doing so.