On this day, in 1950, Babe Didrikson-Zaharias won the Fifth US Women’s Open Golf Tournament.


Thinking about this makes me think about how, when I was growing up, doing things “like a girl” was an insult. I am so thrilled we have outgrown that way of thinking! I mean, who wouldn’t want to throw like Mo’ne Davis, run like Mary Cain, or use their brainpower like Deepika Kurup?


I love to write about strong girl characters and in April I’m going to celebrate strong girl characters with a #ReadLikeAGirl campaign. Starting April 1 (no fooling), visit my Facebook page to enter the Girl Power Giveaway. Six great books plus a #ReadLikeAGirl bookbag.

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Tell your friends! You wouldn’t want them to miss out, would you?