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Celebrate International Day of The Girl Today With DC’s WONDER WOMAN

Celebrate today’s International Day of the Girl with a list of titles for YA and young readers all starring the legendary Wonder Woman.

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Diana: Princess of the Amazons (DC Comics)

There’s plenty of reasons to celebrate this October, not only are we celebrating 80 years of Wonder Woman in the pages of DC Comics but today is also International Day of the Girl.

The global holiday observes the empowerment of girls and the acknowledgement of their human rights, the fundamental principles that the Amazoness superheroine has been fighting for these past eight decades.

To celebrate the occasion DC has put together a vibrant collection of Wonder Woman middle-grade and YA titles for young readers. These books will commemorate the impact Wonder Woman has had on the lives of young women and the female empowerment she’s inspired in them as well.

WONDERFUL WOMEN OF THE WORLD – Out Now

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DC brings together a collection of talented writers and artists to celebrate international role models for teens and kids with a new young adult anthology. Standing for truth, justice and equality, Wonder Woman serves as inspiration for the profiles and portraits of 23 pioneering women from around the globe. Tales of the real-world heroes who take up Princess Diana of Themyscira’s mantle and work in the fields of science, sports, activism, diplomacy, and more include Beyoncé, Serena Williams, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Greta Thunberg, and Malala Yousafzai, amongst others. Featuring a cover illustrated by acclaimed Wonder Woman artist Nicola Scott and spearheaded by The New York Times bestselling author Laurie Halse Anderson (Speak, Wonder Woman: Tempest Tossed) who serves as editor, the young adult anthology will hit shelves pegged to the milestone 80th anniversary celebration of Wonder Woman.

WONDER WOMAN: ADVENTURES OF YOUNG DIANA SPECIAL – Out October 12, 2021

Collected together for the first time, these backup stories by Eisner Award-winner Jordie Bellaire and rising star Paulina Ganucheau provide an intimate look into Wonder Woman’s upbringing and the dangerous secrets of her past. The  young princess of Themyscira struggled to find her place on an island deemed paradise by many, but which is, to her, a prison. Trapped in her role as a royal and shielded from the harsh realities of Man’s World, Diana yearned for adventure, or at least a purpose. When ancient texts portraying her home’s history go missing, she gets both. How far will our hero go to find the texts and the truths they’re hiding?  

DIANA PRINCESS OF THE AMAZONS – Free Special Edition Out October 19, 2021

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From The New York Times bestselling authors Shannon and Dean Hale comes a story about making mistakes, learning the hard way, and becoming a hero. Eleven-year-old Diana is the only child on the island of Themyscira. Wanting someone her own age to talk to, she takes matters into her own hands and creates a playmate out of clay. But things quickly get out of control and Diana must decide whether she’s made a new friend…or a monster! This special edition features an extended sample from the full-length graphic novel with art from Victoria Ying.

WONDER WOMAN: TEMPEST TOSSED – Free Special Edition Out October 19, 2021

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The New York Times bestselling author Laurie Halse Anderson reimagines Wonder Woman’s origin in this timely story about the refugee experience, teenage activism, and finding the love and strength to create change. This special edition features an extended sample from the full-length graphic novel, with art by Leila Del Duca.

Don’t forget that on October 21, 2021 we also celebrate Wonder Woman Day with plenty of global events and exclusives to enjoy.


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