15: The Confidence Issue

Even the strongest of us need a boost sometimes.

For: Girls, 5 to 12, who rule the world (or will one day)

Highlights: Read a short story about a girl who takes charge, find out how baby animals learn, build a DIY clapping machine, launch a rocket, get inspired to win, mold a fearless sculpture, learn how to draw a horse, read a comic about Stagecoach Mary, find your voice and amplify your friends, learn the Cowgirl Code, make an ice cream baked potato. Plus: A color-by-dot, word search, games and puzzles.

Featured experts: Fair Fight founder Stacey Abrams, presidential advisor Valerie Jarrett, Fearless Girl sculptor Kristen Visbal, Paralympic medalist Tatyana McFadden, cartoonist Emma Hunsinger, roboticist Henny Admoni, Columbus Zoo assist curator Shannon Borders, choreographer Leiomy Maldonado, Ft. Lonesome’s Kathie Sever, The Cowgirls of Color, and NYC’s Cowgirl restaurant owner Sherry Delamarter

Short story contributor: #1 New York Times bestseller Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

Comic contributor: Alitha E. Martinez

Specs: 64 full-color pages, soft-touch matte cover stock