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Marawa Ibrahim Marawa Ibrahim was told that she was too chubby dur­ing her teenage years to suc­ceed as a per­former. To­day she is one of the most so­licited cir­cus per­form­ers world­wide, work­ing with artists from Phar­rell Williams to Bey­once. Here are lessons, anec­dotes and sto­ries about the changes Marawa ex­pe­ri­enced in her own body dur­ing pu­berty, writ­ten in con­sul­ta­tion with Doc­tor Jan­ice K Hill­man. Young girls need not feel alone on book in a new se­ries about grow­ing up. For ages 11-14. $14.99, Frances Lin­coln

WORK, STRIFE, BAL­ANCE

Mia Freed­man You may know her as the co-founder and cre­ative di­rec­tor of the women’s me­dia com­pany, Ma­mamia. Or maybe as the youngest ever ed­i­tor of Aus­tralian Cos­mopoli­tan way back when. Or maybe just as the name­sake of the suc­cess­ful blog. No mat­ter how you know Mia Freed­man, or how you think you know her, you’re about to know her a whole lot bet­ter. Her lat­est book ‘Work, Strife, Bal­ance’ is a col­lec­tion

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