Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

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!... Show More

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August 3, 2020 5 min
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 W...
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July 27, 2020 22 min
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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.

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July 20, 2020 5 min
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.


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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.

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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...
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July 6, 2020 3 min
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 ...
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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...
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June 23, 2020 3 min
This season, we invited kids to interview our storytellers. Today, you'll hear from Gayle King who narrated the previous episode about Oprah Winfrey. If you haven't yet listened to that episode, now is a great time to go back and check it out.

About Gayle:
Gayle King is co-host of CBS THIS MORNING, and an accomplished television journalist, delivering original reporting to all CBS News broadcasts and platforms. She is also ...
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June 15, 2020 22 min
Once upon a time, there was a girl whose little voice grew to make a big difference. Her name was Oprah.

When Oprah won a beauty pageant, a local radio invited her to the studio to realize her dream of becoming a broadcast journalist. But it wasn’t easy. Oprah did not fit into the image that media titans wanted at the time.

Nevertheless, she charmed audiences with her inner strength and generosity. And as Oprah’s fame grew, she used...
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June 9, 2020 7 min
This season, we invited kids to interview our storytellers. Today, you'll hear from Pearl Thusi who narrated the previous episode about Michelle Obama. If you haven't yet listened to that episode, now is a great time to go back and check it out.

About Pearl:
Pearl Thusi is a South African actress, model, television host, and radio personality. She currently stars as the title character in Queen Sono, Netflix’s first African...
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June 3, 2020 20 min
Once upon a time, there was a girl who always aimed high—and inspired others to do the same. Her name was Michelle.

When Michelle was a little girl living on the Southside of Chicago, her mother always told her: “If it can be done, you can do it.” Though often full of self-doubt, Michelle was so smart and hardworking, that she skipped second grade, and in middle school, she graduated second in her class.

She went on to study law at...
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May 26, 2020 3 min
This season, we invited kids to interview our storytellers. Today, you'll hear from Yuan Yuan Tan who narrated the previous episode about Alicia Alonso. If you haven't yet listened to last week's episode, now is a great time to go back and check it out.

About Yuan Yuan :
Yuan Yuan Tan is a Principal dancer with the famous San Francisco Ballet, celebrating her record-breaking 25th anniversary in this 2020 season. Born in...
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Once upon a time, there was a Cuban ballerina who was blind. Her name was Alicia.
As a little girl, Alicia was a naturally talented dancer. She spent her days filled with hours and hours of practice. She became one of the best dancers in the world. Then when she was 19, a medical condition caused her to lose her ability to see but that did not stop Alicia. She continued to dance and choreograph. She even started her own dance compa...
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May 12, 2020 2 min
This season, we invited kids to interview our storytellers. Today, you'll hear from Kat Taylor who narrated the previous episode about Temple Grandin. If you haven't listened to last week's episode, now is a good time to go back and check it out.

About Kat:
Kat Taylor is a philanthropist dedicated to restoring social justice and environmental well-being, and building a more inclusive world. Kat is active in a variety of...
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May 5, 2020 20 min
Once upon a time, there was a girl who thought in pictures instead of words. Her name was Temple. When Temple was a girl, her parents realized she was different. Her mind was full of pictures of everything she’d ever seen or experienced. Temple was then diagnosed with autism. In the 1950s, doctors didn't know much about her condition, so they recommended that Temple be sent away. Temple’s mother insisted that she would thrive ...
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April 28, 2020 2 min
This season, we invited kids to interview our storytellers. Today, you'll hear from Jameela Jamil who narrated the previous episode about Greta Thunberg. If you haven't listened to last week's episode, now is a good time to go back and check it out. Jameela offers advice on how to avoid bullies and how we can all do our part to protect the planet.

About Jameela:
Jameela works as an actress, writer, host and advocate. In...
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April 21, 2020 18 min
Once upon a time, there was a Swedish girl who refused to go to school. Her name was Greta.
When Greta found out about an island of trash the size of Mexico floating around the ocean, she couldn’t understand why there weren’t more people concerned enough to take action. Greta found strength in talking about how global warming affects kids and grownups alike and how together we can make a positive impact on the world we live in.

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April 15, 2020 3 min
Today you'll hear from famed Hollywood actress, Tatiana Maslany, whom narrated the previous episode about Hedy Lamarr. If you haven't listened to last week's episode, now is a good time to go back and check it out. In this interview Tatiana reveals how she embraces her 'inner weirdo' and how she relies on internet to stay connected with her family.
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April 7, 2020 17 min
Growing up in Austria-Hungary, Hedy Lamarr had two great passions: acting and inventing. She’s best known for her work in Hollywood, stunning American audiences with her beauty and compelling dramatic talents. But recently she’s earned recognition for her technological contributions as well. She and her friend, the composer George Antheil, received a patent for radio-frequency technology that is now valued at over 300 Billion dolla...
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March 31, 2020 6 min
This season, we invited our credit readers to interview our storytellers. Today, you'll hear from Ruth Reichl who narrated the previous episode about Julia Child. If you haven't listened to last week's episode, now is a good time to go back and check it out. Ruth reveals how her partner supported her when she had career opportunities and her desired last meal!

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March 24, 2020 19 min
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Once upon a time, there was a towering girl who would inspire a culinary revolution in America. Her name was Julia. Julia was a spy during World War II, but when she met her husband abroad--she withheld one important secret: she did not know how to cook. She soon enrolled as the first woman to attend Le Cordon Bleu in Paris, France. She learned how to cook delicious food, bake extravagant cakes, and create tasty...
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