THE INVINCIBLE GIRLS CLUB - A chapter book series:
Home Sweet Forever Home
Art With Heart
Back to Nature
Quilting a Legacy
Recess All Stars
The Unstoppable Box Set (all five books available in a set!)
The Invincible Girls Club series is a rallying cry to young girls everywhere to step up and be the invincible girls they were born to be.
Third graders Ruby, Lauren, Myka, and Emelyn create The Invincible Girls Club to prove to readers that you can make a difference at any age and make the world a better place. Yay to girl power!
Each book presents a problem the girls set out to solve. They may face obstacles and roadblocks, but using creativity, teamwork, the supportive community of family and friends around them, they always prove that girls can be invincible!
Each book will focus on a specific topic such as animal shelters, environment, bullying, or activism Each chapter starts with a short biography of an invincible girl past or present who has made a difference in our world for inspiration. The book ends with a list of ideas of things that readers can do to be invincible girls themselves.
Book One: Home Sweet Forever Home
Lauren and her three BFFs find creative ways to help shelter dogs get adopted in this first installment of the relatable and empowering The Invincible Girls Club chapter book series—featuring backmatter with profiles on real-life animal activists!
Lauren is a huge dog lover and is over-the-moon excited when she gets to go to the local shelter to read to the dogs. While there, she learns that the older dogs are often not adopted, so she and her friends set out to find them homes.
Together, Lauren, Ruby, Myka, and Emelyn create a brilliant event, where attendees can eat delicious cupcakes while meeting adoptable dogs. But on the big day, it seems like everything goes upside down. Can the girls save the event and make sure their four-legged friends get a chance at their fur-ever homes?
Book Two: Art With Heart
Emelyn and her three BFFs spread positive messages to fight back against bullying in this second installment of the relatable and empowering The Invincible Girls Club chapter book series—featuring backmatter with profiles on real-life anti-bullying activists!
Someone is writing mean messages about Emelyn and other kids in her grade on pieces of paper and sticking them to lockers and bathroom walls. When Emelyn discovers a classmate hiding in the bathroom crying about the mean words written about her, Emelyn brings this problem to The Invincible Girls. Together, they decide to fight the negativity with positivity!
Emelyn, Laura, Ruby, and Myka spread words of kindness and cheerful images all over the place to cancel out the negative ones. But they keep running into speed bumps along the way—and Emelyn isn’t sure she’s the right person to lead the charge. Can the girls help stop the bullying in their school? And can Emelyn ultimately find her own voice?
Book Three: Back to Nature
Ruby’s life turns upside-down when her parents give her some big news: she’s going to be a big sister! She is a little worried about the new arrival, so her dad takes her and the rest of the Invincible Girls camping for the weekend, where she plans to become one with nature, bond with her friends and Dad, and get away from technology for the weekend.
However, she finds that things are not as easy as they seem. She forgets a key item to bring, her friends don’t seem as excited as she is...and she kind of forgot about the bears who like to visit the camp sites! Ruby wonders if maybe it isn’t about leaving everything behind for an escape into nature but finding the perfect balance.
Book Four: Quilting a Legacy
***Co-Authored with Steph B. Jones***
Myka’s Gammy is coming to stay with her family for a few weeks, and Myka couldn’t be more excited! Her grandmother has always been the person who understands her better than anyone else, and Gammy’s visits include lots of quality time, fascinating stories, and Soul Food Sunday meals. But this time Gammy has a special surprise for her—a quilt that was created by and added onto by the women in their family for generations.
Myka is determined to carry on the tradition by signing her and Gammy up for quilting classes—joined by her best friends of course! But quilting turns out to be a lot harder than it seems, and Myka, who is used to being one of the best at each activity she tries, now feels like she’s the only one in the class who is struggling.
Will Myka be able to complete the family quilt before Gammy leaves, or is this one task that’s too hard to tackle? There’s only one way to find out…Thready, set, go!
Book Five: Recess All-Stars
It’s career week in Miss Taylor’s class! When Lauren says that she wants to be a football announcer, some of her classmates laugh and ask how she could work in a sport she can’t even play. Lauren is bummed out, especially since she knows a ton about football. She feels even worse when she wants to play kickball at recess and the boys won’t let her join their teams.
Instead of backing down, Lauren, Emelyn, Ruby, and Myka challenge them to a game—boys against girls. The prize: control of the kickball field during recess. But when Lauren’s competitiveness comes out at practice, the BFFs start to butt heads, and Lauren starts to wonder what she really wants out of this. Can the girls get ready for the big game? And will Lauren decide what’s worth fighting for?