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A fairy tale podcast for kids about extraordinary women from all over the world. Based on the bestselling series Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls, each episode delves further into the lives of women from the books, encouraging young listeners to ask questions and explore their interests. Narration by real-life women who are pioneers, creators, champions, leaders, and warriors!

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls Rebel Girls

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    • 4.6, 3.7K Ratings

A fairy tale podcast for kids about extraordinary women from all over the world. Based on the bestselling series Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls, each episode delves further into the lives of women from the books, encouraging young listeners to ask questions and explore their interests. Narration by real-life women who are pioneers, creators, champions, leaders, and warriors!

    Get to Know Lindsey Vonn

    Get to Know Lindsey Vonn

    This season, we invited kids to interview our storytellers. Today, you'll hear from Lindsey Vonn who narrated the previous episode about Simone Biles. If you haven't listened to that episode, now is a great time to go back and check it out.

    About Lindsey:
    Lindsey Vonn is a former alpine ski racer for the United States Ski Team. She’s won Olympic bronze and gold medals, two World Championship gold medals, and four overall World Cup titles. A New York Times bestselling author, she founded the Lindsey Vonn Foundation, which supports girls through scholarships, education, and athletics.

    Sponsored by:
    www.rebelgirls.com
    Use promo code REBELPODCAST to get 15% off your first purchase!

    Credits:
    This podcast is a production of Rebel Girls and Boom Integrated, a division of John Marshall Media. It’s based on the book series Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls. Visit w.w.w-dot-rebelgirls-dot-com and use the promo code REBEL PODCAST to get 15% off.

    Our Executive Producer is Elena Favilli, and Dan Ilani. This season was produced by John Marshall Cheary, Sarah Storm, and Robin Lai. Corinne Peterson is our Production Manager. This episode was written by Farrah Penn and edited by Maithy Vu. Proofread by Danielle Oberdier.

    Original theme music was composed and performed by Elettra Bargiacchi who has also sound designed this episode. Mattia Marcelli was the sound mixer.

    • 5 min
    Simone Biles read by Lindsey Vonn

    Simone Biles read by Lindsey Vonn

    Description:
    Once upon a time, there was a girl who loved flipping, flying, and tumbling. Her name was Simone Biles.

    Simone is an Olympic champion gymnast and first-ever woman to land a triple-double in competition on the floor. She’s world-renowned for making gymnastics look effortless, but Simone overcame all kinds of adversity. Listen to hear more about her adoption, struggles with ADHD, and time training with the Final Five.

    About the Narrator:
    Lindsey Vonn is a former alpine ski racer for the United States Ski Team. She’s won Olympic bronze and gold medals, two World Championship gold medals, and four overall World Cup titles. A New York Times bestselling author, she founded the Lindsey Vonn Foundation, which supports girls through scholarships, education, and athletics.

    Credits:
    This podcast is a production of Rebel Girls and Boom Integrated, a division of John Marshall Media. It’s based on the book series Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls. Visit w.w.w-dot-rebelgirls-dot-com and use the promo code REBEL PODCAST to get 15% off.

    Our Executive Producer is Elena Favilli, and Dan Ilani. This season was produced by John Marshall Cheary, Sarah Storm, and Robin Lai. Corinne Peterson is our Production Manager. This episode was written by Farrah Penn and edited by Maithy Vu. Proofread by Danielle Oberdier.

    Original theme music was composed and performed by Elettra Bargiacchi who has also sound designed this episode. Mattia Marcelli was the sound mixer.


    References:
    Courage to Soar: A Body in Motion, A Life in Balance, Simone Biles. November 15, 2016. Zondervan. https://www.amazon.com/Courage-Soar-Body-Motion-Balance/dp/0310759668

    https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2019/mar/16/simone-biles-therapy-times-didnt-want-set-foot-gym

    https://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/olympics/ct-simone-biles-coach-aimee-boorman-olympics-spt-0815-20160814-story.html

    https://www.espn.com/espnw/voices/story/_/id/17602540/bravo-simone-biles-taking-stand-adhd-stigma

    https://www.forbes.com/sites/avivalegatt/2018/04/03/why-simone-biles-chose-online-over-ucla/#774cab5d3193

    https://www.teamusa.org/News/2016/June/26/Simone-Biles-First-To-Win-Four-Straight-National-Championships-In-42-Years

    https://www.teamusa.org/News/2016/April/10/Simone-Biles-Opens-Olympic-Season-Looking-Sharp-In-Pacific-Rim-Win

    https://www.newyorker.com/sports/sporting-scene/simone-biles-becomes-the-greatest-gymnast-of-all-time

    https://www.wmagazine.com/story/simone-biles-gold-medals-rio-olympics

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    • 22 min
    Get to Know Cristina Mittermeier

    Get to Know Cristina Mittermeier

    This season, we invited kids to interview our storytellers. Today we meet Cristina Mittermeier, who narrated the previous episode about Jane Goodall. If you haven't yet listened to that episode, now is a great time to check it out.


    Credits:

    This podcast is a production of Rebel Girls and Boom Integrated, a division of John Marshall Media. It’s based on the book series Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls.

    Our Executive Producers are Elena Favilli and Dan Ilani. This season was produced by John Marshall Cheary, Sarah Storm, and Robin Lai. Corinne Peterson is our Production Manager. This episode was written by Rebecca Behrens and edited by Maithy Vu. Proofread by Danielle Oberdier.

    Original theme music was composed and performed by Elettra Bargiacchi who has also sound designed this episode. Mattia Marcelli was the sound mixer.

    Sponsored by: https://www.rebelgirls.com
    Use promocode REBELPODCAST to get 15% off your first purchase!


    About Cristina:
    Cristina Mittermeier, a Marine Biologist, activist, and conservation photographer. Cristina founded the International League of Conservation Photographers, and is the co-founder of SeaLegacy, a non-profit organization dedicated to the protection of our oceans.

    • 5 min
    Jane Goodall read by Cristina Mittermeier

    Jane Goodall read by Cristina Mittermeier

    Once upon a time, there was a girl who dreamed of living with animals in faraway Africa. Her name was Jane.

    Jane Goodall was a secretary when her boss offered her the unique opportunity to travel to Africa and observe chimpanzees. Jane, who adored animals as a girl, traveled to Gombe where she spent three months observing, and spending time with the primates. Some of what she observed rocked the scientific community around the world, shaping how we understand the animal kingdom today.

    About the Narrator:

    Cristina Mittermeier, a Marine Biologist, activist and conservation photographer. Cristina founded the International League of Conservation Photographers, and is the co-founder of SeaLegacy, a non-profit organization dedicated to the protection of our oceans.



    Credits:

    This podcast is a production of Rebel Girls and Boom Integrated, a division of John Marshall Media. It’s based on the book series Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls.

    Our Executive Producers are Elena Favilli and Dan Ilani. This season was produced by John Marshall Cheary, Sarah Storm, and Robin Lai. Corinne Peterson is our Production Manager. This episode was written by Rebecca Behrens and edited by Maithy Vu. Proofread by Danielle Oberdier.

    Original theme music was composed and performed by Elettra Bargiacchi who has also sound designed this episode. Mattia Marcelli was the sound mixer.

    Sponsored by: https://www.rebelgirls.com

    Use promocode REBELPODCAST to get 15% off your first purchase!



    References:


    About Jane. The Jane Goodall Institute. Retrieved from https://www.janegoodall.org/our-story/about-jane/

    Edwards, Roberta. (2012). Who Is Jane Goodall? New York, NY: Grosset & Dunlap.

    Goodall, Jane, and Dale Peterson, ed. (2000). Africa in My Blood: An Autobiography in Letters: The Early Years. New York, NY: Houghton Mifflin.

    Goodall, Jane, with the Jane Goodall Institute. (2010). Jane Goodall: 50 Years at Gombe. New York, NY: Stewart, Tabori & Chang.

    Goodall, Jane. (1967). My Friends the Wild Chimpanzees. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society.

    Goodall, Jane, with Phillip Berman. (1999). Reason for Hope: A Spiritual Journey. New York, NY: Warner Books.

    Jane Goodall. Encyclopaedia Britannica. Retrieved from https://www.britannica.com/biography/Jane-Goodall

    Jane Goodall. Wikipedia. Retrieved from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jane_Goodall

    Jane Goodall Plants “Seeds of Hope.” WBUR. Retrieved from https://www.wbur.org/hereandnow/2014/04/17/goodall-seeds-hope

    Juzwiak, Rich. (2014, April 18). Jane Goodall Answers Our “Silly” Questions. Gawker. Retrieved from https://gawker.com/jane-goodall-answers-our-silly-questions-1564483319

    Morgen, Brett (Director). (2017). Jane [motion picture]. United States: National Geographic Studios.

    Myers, Mark. (2017, October 3). Jane Goodall’s Young Crush on Tarzan and the Childhood House She Still Calls Home. Wall Street Journal. Retrieved from https://www.wsj.com/articles/jane-goodalls-fateful-crush-on-tarzan-and-the-childhood-house-she-still-calls-home-1507043505

    Silvey, Anita. (2015). Untamed: The Wild Life of Jane Goodall....

    • 22 min
    Get to Know Ashley Graham

    Get to Know Ashley Graham

    This season, we invited kids to interview our storytellers. Today, you'll hear from Ashley Graham who narrated the previous episode about Josephine Baker. If you haven't yet listened to that episode, now is a great time to check it out.

    About Ashley:
    Ashley Graham is an American supermodel, designer, author, advocate, and
    entrepreneur. Ashley is a passionate voice for inclusivity, leveraging her
    platform to inspire confidence and empower others. In addition to being a brand
    ambassador for Revlon, Ashley currently hosts and produces the top-rated podcast
    Pretty Big Deal, as well as Fearless, a show on the Ellen Digital Network.

    Learn more:
    You can learn more about Josephine Baker, in the brand new book Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Immigrant Women Who Changed the World, hitting shelves this Fall! Be one of the first to pre-order your copy at RebelGirls.com before it’s available at your favorite bookstore.

    Credits:
    This podcast is a production of Rebel Girls and Boom Integrated, a division of John Marshall Media. It’s based on the book series Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls.

    Our Executive Producers are Elena Favilli and Dan Ilani. This season was produced by John Marshall Cheary, Sarah Storm, and Robin Lai. Corinne Peterson is our Production Manager. This episode was written by Alexis Stratton and edited by Maithy Vu. Proofread by Ariana Rosas.

    Original theme music was composed and performed by Elettra Bargiacchi who has also sound designed this episode. Mattia Marcelli was the sound mixer.

    Sponsored by: https://www.rebelgirls.com

    Use promocode REBELPODCAST to get 15% off your first purchase!

    • 3 min
    Josephine Baker read by Ashley Graham

    Josephine Baker read by Ashley Graham

    Description:

    Once upon a time, there was a girl who became a dancer, a spy, and a civil rights activist. Her name was Josephine.

    One of the most sought-after performers in history, Josephine Baker became known for her unique style and humor. She refused to perform for segregated audiences, aided the French Resistance during WWII, and stood alongside Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the March on Washington. Her extraordinary career paved the way for generations of Black female entertainers.

    About the Narrator:

    Ashley Graham is an American supermodel, designer, author, advocate, and
    entrepreneur. Ashley is a passionate voice for inclusivity, leveraging her
    platform to inspire confidence and empower others. In addition to being a brand
    ambassador for Revlon, Ashley currently hosts and produces the top-rated podcast
    Pretty Big Deal, as well as Fearless, a show on the Ellen Digital Network.


    Credits:

    This podcast is a production of Rebel Girls and Boom Integrated, a division of John Marshall Media. It’s based on the book series Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls.

    Our Executive Producers are Elena Favilli and Dan Ilani. This season was produced by John Marshall Cheary, Sarah Storm, and Robin Lai. Corinne Peterson is our Production Manager. This episode was written by Alexis Stratton and edited by Maithy Vu. Proofread by Ariana Rosas.

    Original theme music was composed and performed by Elettra Bargiacchi who has also sound designed this episode. Mattia Marcelli was the sound mixer.

    Sponsored by: https://www.rebelgirls.com

    Use promocode REBELPODCAST to get 15% off your first purchase!



    References:
    Baker, J. C. (2001). Josephine: The hungry heart. First Cooper Square Press.
    Charles River Editors. (2015). American legends: The life of Josephine Baker. Charles River Editors.
    Dakota & Dylan [Hosts]. (2016). Josephine Baker [Podcast]. The Queer History Podcast. Retrieved from https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/dakota-bardy/the-queer-history-podcast/e/48604095
    Koger, G., & Varna, H. (n.d.) J’ai deux amours. Retrieved from https://lyricsplayground.com/alpha/songs/j/jaideuxamours.html
    Phillips, S. [Director]. (2009). Joséphine Baker: The first black superstar [Documentary Film]. BBC. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ggb_wGTvZoU
    Powell, P. H. (2014). Josephine. Chronicle Books.
    Schroeder, A., & Wagner, H. L. (2009). Josephine Baker: Entertainer. Infobase Publishing.
    Siems, J. T. [Host]. (2020). Josephine Baker: Dancer, singer, spy, activist [Podcast]. Storical. Retrieved from https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuaW1tb3J0YWxwZXJmdW1lcy5jb20vc3RvcmljYWw_Zm9ybWF0PXJzcw/episode/NTRhMDYxZmJlNGIwZmU4NWQ4NjY2M2Q5OjVjNTM5NWM3NzFjMTBiOWNlNTc2MGU5YTo1ZTM3MTkyMzZjZTk2YjRhNzkzYjZkYzE?hl=en&ved=2ahUKEwiK8fHr5MDpAhUHLs0KHUqvDIcQjrkEegQICxAM&ep=6
    Torrez, A. [Host]. (2020). Josephine Baker [Podcast]. Nevertheless. Retrieved from https://anchor.fm/neverthelesspodcast/episodes/Josephine-Baker-ed9jpk

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Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
3.7K Ratings

3.7K Ratings

Smartgirls unite! ,

I love woman’s history!!!!!!!!!!

I love this podcast please do Hillary Clinton
I love Ruth Bader Ginsburg and grace O’Malley and Celia Cruz and Greta Thunberge
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really very relaxing ,

Sooooooo nice

Wow I learn a ton about people I haven’t even heard of! You should do Taylor Swift and
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Would love one about Misty Copland!!!😍😍😍

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