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Courage to Succeed
Big Girl Now
By Gwen Moore
Courage to Succeed: Big Girl Now chronicles the true facts about a 14-year old, Hispanic girl, Angelica, who is forced by her parents to marry a man 7 years her senior. Angelica is robbed of her teenage years and immediately treads into the role of a wife and the duties of mom follows shortly thereafter. Her husband doesn’t understand the need for her to pursue an education and is annoyed by Angelica wanting one. Angelica is a tough girl, she’s smart and determined to beat the odds against her.
Courage to Succeed: Big Girl Now will help young readers know they can triumph over any challenging situations whether its family traditions or poor beginnings.
About the Author
Gwendolyn H. Moore has been an educator for many years and has personally experienced life situations very similar to this story throughout her career. Her mission is that this book will help another young girl to know that life can be different than your current situation. You can change your course.