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Girl with Three Legs, The
Reviewed on November 4, 2011 by Amelia Bloomer Project, ALA

Soraya Miré's The Girl with Three Legs is an Amelia Bloomer Project 2012 List Nominee. The Amelia Bloomer Project List is an annual booklist of the best feminist books for young readers, ages birth through 18. The ABP committee is a part of the Feminist Task Force of the Social Responsibilities Round Table of the American Library Association.

The 2012 list (consisting of 2011 titles) will be announced in early 2012. The final list is decided upon following ALA's Midwinter Meeting.

Girl with Three Legs, The
Reviewed on October 14, 2011 by Los Angeles Magazine
Los Angeles Magazine featured The Girl with Three Legs on the October 2011 Reading List online with a cover image.
Girl with Three Legs, The
Reviewed on September 27, 2011 by More magazine

"In her searing memoir, Miré brings a face and a forgiving, inspiring voice to the horrors of female genital mutilation (FGM)."

Read the full review in the October issue of More magazine, available on newstands now, or find it online at

Girl with Three Legs, The
Reviewed on August 15, 2011 by Publishers Weekly

"Miré’s personal, passionate, and persuasive rejection of any cultural defense of female genital mutilation makes compelling reading. 'I own my story, my body, and my voice,' Miré asserts, 'and no one can stop my mission to end the practice.' Her 'mission of speaking out to end the abuse of girls' is well served by her heartfelt account."

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