The evidence is overwhelming: sports help girls grow into strong
women. Both scientific studies and anecdotal evidence confirm
that athletic girls not only grow up to be healthier; they learn
teamwork, gain inner confidence, and grow into society's leaders.
Sports help preteen and teenage girls make the right choices in a
society that is sending them incredibly mixed messages about who
they are supposed to be. Yet no one is speaking directly to these
girls. Jennie fills the role of girlfriend, big sister, team
captain, and mentor. A smart, credible, and accomplished voice
from an athlete who is strong and feminine, fiercely competitive,
and fashionably cool, Jennie is someone young women will listen
to and take to heart. Jennie's message: Believe in yourself. Go
for it, girls.
Throw Like a Girl: How to Dream Big & Believe in Yourself