New book: 100 Inspiring Young Changemakers!

Headline text in the image reads "Rebel Girls Fest: Be The Change". Above the text is an illustration of four girls of diverse racial identities and fashion style. Their hands are in the air with peace signs and fists, and one is holding a sign that reads "Rebel Girls Change the World."
Headline text in the image reads "Rebel Girls Fest: Be The Change". Above the text is an illustration of four girls of diverse racial identities and fashion style. Their hands are in the air with peace signs and fists, and one is holding a sign that reads "Rebel Girls Change the World."

Join us to Celebrate International Day of the Girl!

Fun Crafts • Inspiring Activities
Empower the Next Rebel Changemaker

  • What: Rebel Girls Fest 2022
  • When: October 8-11
  • Where: Local events OR at home
  • Cost: Free!

Rebel Girls Fest 2022

A composite of two photographs: On the left, a young white girl wearing a face mask is intently reading a Rebel Girls book. On the right, a young Black girl sits on her father's lap. Both are wearing face masks, and he is reading to her from a Rebel Girls book he is holding.

Rebel Girls’ annual International Day of the Girl event empowers the next generation of girls with the confidence to change the world today.

Girls will engage with  fun activities and showcase their creativity with crafts designed just for them!

An arrangement of letter-sized print outs that correspond to activities from the Fest programming.
An arrangement of letter-sized print outs that correspond to activities from the Fest programming.

Girls will engage with  fun activities and showcase their creativity with crafts designed just for them!

Attendees of local events will receive I Am A Changemaker goodie bags with stickers, pins, temporary tattoos, and more!


Two ways to Celebrate

Celebrate at home

Everything you need to host your own event (activities, decorations, and tons of fun surprises) is downloadable and printable. Learn more below, and then invite the neighborhood!

Join us In Person

200+ bookstores and libraries around the world are hosting in-person events. Each event will have a Rebel Girls goodie bag giveaway including a special activity from our friends at My Little Pony!


Host your own event!

Download and print these PDFs to throw your very own Rebel Girls Fest.
After, make sure to share pictures of your event with #rebelchangemaker or email them to us.


Everything you’ll need

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1. Instructions For Organizers
Start here! Includes suggested itinerary and a list of recommended supplies. 3 pages.

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2. Decorations & Goodies
Includes banners and cupcake toppers. Print one copy for the event (single-sided). 5 pages.

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3. Complete Participant Packet
Includes all Fest activities in one PDF. Print one copy for each child (single-sided). 15 pages.


Or, Download individual activities

If you prefer to choose exactly which activities you include in your fest, you can download individual PDFs below.

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Rebel Girls Banner
Your Rebel can be creative and show her colors by decorating her Fest with this banner.

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Decorative Cupcake Toppers
Cut, fold and glue to a toothpick for a fun way to make your Fest snacks… festive!

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Rebel Girls Pennants
Your Rebel can decorate this pennant and hang it in her room to Stay Rebel all year long.

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Scavenger Hunt
In her home or neighborhood, your Rebel will search for changemaker-themed items.

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Changemaker Zine
She’ll color illustrations of Rebel Changemakers and draw a changemaker from her own life.

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Changemaker Letter Campaign
She’ll write to a Changemaker in her community or to one of the 100 Rebel Changemakers!

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Coloring Sheets
Your Rebel can show her creativity with our I am a Changemaker coloring sheet.

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I Am A Changemaker Doorhanger
This quiz and doorhanger will inspire her to change the world.

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Bindi Irwin’s Cheetah Chase
She’ll search high and low for all the words associated with Changemaker Bindi Irwin.


Special Offer

Text reading "20% off" is next to a stack of the new book "Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Inspiring Young Changemakers".

Level up your festivities with a discount:

Order two or more copies of Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Inspiring Young Changemakers from Indiepubs and get 20% off!


Local Events

More dates will be added throughout September.

Select Fest locations noted below will feature book signings by some of the amazing changemakers in our newest book.

Jump to Canadian events.

US Events

Alabama

Arkansas

  • VAN BUREN | Chapters on Main

Arizona

California

Connecticut

  • STAMFORD | Harry Bennett Library

Florida

Georgia

  • LAKE PARK | Edith Garlow Johnston Lakes Library
  • MARIETTA | Bookmiser

Illinois

  • CHICAGO | Chicago Public Library – Blackstone Branch
  • CHICAGO | Chicago Public Library – RJ Daley Branch
  • CHICAGO | Chicago Public Library – Wicker Park Branch
  • SOUTH HOLLAND | Da Book Joint
  • WOODSTOCK | Read Between The Lynes

Indiana

  • INDIANAPOLIS | Kids Ink
  • LAFAYETTE | Main Street Books
  • LAFAYETTE | Second Flight Books
  • SOUTH BEND | Brain Lair Books
  • ZIONSVILLE | 4 Kids Books & Toys

Iowa

Louisiana

  • GONZALES | Ascension Parish Library
  • MANDEVILLE | Barnes & Noble Premier Center II

Maine

Maryland

  • BALTIMORE | Barnes & Noble Pikesville
  • ROCKVILLE | Barnes & Noble Congressional Plaza

Massachusetts

  • HYANNIS | Hyannis Public Library

Michigan

Minnesota

  • DULUTH | The Bookstore at Fitger’s
  • PERHAM | The Willow Bookstore

Missouri

  • CHESTERFIELD | Barnes & Noble Chesterfield Oaks

Montana

  • TOWNSEND | Reading Leaves Books

New Jersey

New York

North Carolina

  • MORGANTON | Burke County Public Library
  • SALISBURY | South Main Book Company
  • SOUTHERN PINES | The Country Bookshop

Ohio

  • MECHANICSBURG | Mechanicsburg Public Library

Oregon

  • MEDFORD | Barnes & Noble
  • WALLOWA | Wallowa Public Library

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

  • BRISTOL | Rogers Free Library

South Carolina

Tennessee

  • MURFREESBORO | Rutherford County Library System – Technology Engagement Center

Texas

Virginia

  • ALEXANDRIA | Barnes & Noble Potomac Yard
  • FOREST | The Forest Library
  • LYNCHBURG | Barnes & Noble Wards Crossing
  • MANASSAS | Barnes & Noble Westgate Plaza
  • STAUNTON | The Book Dragon Shop

Washington

  • BURIEN | Page 2 Books

Washington, D.C.

West Virginia

  • NEW MARTINSVILLE | The Book Store

Wisconsin

  • VIOLA | Viola Public Library

Wyoming

  • CASPER | Natrona County Library
  • ROCK SPRINGS | Rock Springs Library

Canadian Events

Alberta

  • CALGARY | Indigo Signal Hill — 10/08
  • CALGARY | Indigo Southtrail — 10/08
  • CALGARY | Indigo Dalhousie — 10/08
  • CALGARY | Chapters Crowfoot — 10/08
  • CALGARY | Indigo Shawnessy — 10/08
  • CALGARY | Chapters Spectrum — 10/08
  • CALGARY | Chapters Chinook — 10/08
  • EDMONTON | Indigo South Common — 10/08
  • EDMONTON | Chapters South Point — 10/08
  • EDMONTON | Indigo North Town Centre — 10/08
  • EDMONTON | Chapters Westside — 10/08
  • EDMONTON | Indigo West Edmonton — 10/08
  • LETHBRIDGE | Chapters Lethbridge — 10/08
  • RED DEER | Chapters Red Deer — 10/08
  • ROCKY VIEW | Indigo CrossIron — 10/08
  • SHERWOOD PARK | Indigo Sherwood Park — 10/08
  • ST. ALBERT | Chapters St Albert — 10/08

British Columbia

  • BURNABY | Indigo Metrotown — 10/08
  • COQUITLAM | Chapters Coquitlam — 10/08
  • KAMLOOPS | Chapters Kamloops — 10/08
  • KELOWNA | Indigo Kelowna — 10/08
  • LANGLEY | Indigo Langley — 10/08
  • NANAIMO | Chapters Nanaimo — 10/08
  • SURREY | Indigo Grandview Corners — 10/08
  • VANCOUVER | Indigo Robson — 10/08
  • VANCOUVER | Indigo Granville — 10/08
  • VICTORIA | Indigo Mayfair — 10/08
  • WEST VANCOUVER | Indigo Park Royal — 10/08

Manitoba

  • WINNIPEG | Indigo Kenaston Common — 10/08
  • WINNIPEG | Indigo St Vital — 10/08
  • WINNIPEG | Chapters Polo Festival — 10/08

New Brunswick

  • DIEPPE | Chapters Moncton — 10/08
  • FREDERICTON | Chapters Fredericton — 10/08
  • SAINT JOHN | Indigo East Point — 10/08

Newfoundland and Labrador

  • ST. JOHN’S | Chapters St Johns — 10/08

Nova Scotia

  • DARTMOUTH | Chapters Dartmouth — 10/08
  • HALIFAX | Chapters Halifax — 10/08

Ontario

  • AJAX | Chapters Ajax — 10/08
  • ANCASTER | Indigo Ancaster — 10/08
  • BARRIE | Indigo Barrie — 10/08
  • BELLEVILLE | Chapters Belleville — 10/08
  • BRAMPTON | Indigo Brampton — 10/08
  • BURLINGTON | Indigo Brant — 10/08
  • BURLINGTON | Indigo Burlington Centre — 10/08
  • CAMBRIDGE | Indigo Cambridge — 10/08
  • GLOUCESTER | Chapters Gloucester — 10/08
  • GUELPH | Indigo Guelph — 10/08
  • KANATA | Chapters Kanata — 10/08
  • KINGSTON | Indigo Kingston — 10/08
  • KITCHENER | Indigo Kitchener — 10/08
  • LONDON | Indigo North London — 10/08
  • LONDON | Chapters South London — 10/08
  • MARKHAM | Chapters Markham — 10/08
  • MILTON | Indigo Milton — 10/08
  • MISSISSAUGA | Indigo Erin Mills Town Centre — 10/08
  • MISSISSAUGA | Chapters Vega — 10/08
  • MISSISSAUGA | Indigo Square One — 10/08
  • NEPEAN | Indigo Barrhaven — 10/08
  • NEWMARKET | Chapters Newmarket — 10/08
  • OAKVILLE | Indigospirit Oakville — 10/08
  • ORLEANS | Indigo Innes — 10/08
  • OSHAWA | Indigo Oshawa Centre — 10/08
  • OTTAWA | Indigo Pinecrest — 10/08
  • OTTAWA | Indigo South Keys — 10/08
  • OTTAWA | Chapters Rideau — 10/08
  • PETERBOROUGH | Chapters Peterborough — 10/08
  • RICHMOND HILL | Indigo Hillcrest — 10/08
  • SCARBOROUGH | Chapters Scarborough — 10/08
  • ST. CATHARINES | Chapters St Catharines — 10/08
  • STONEY CREEK | Indigo Heritage Greene — 10/08
  • SUDBURY | Chapters Sudbury — 10/08
  • TECUMSEH | Indigo St Clair Shores — 10/08
  • THUNDER BAY | Indigo Thunder Bay — 10/08
  • TORONTO | Indigo Yorkdale — 10/08
  • TORONTO | Indigo Bay and Bloor — 10/08
  • TORONTO | Indigo Toronto Eaton Centre — 10/08
  • TORONTO | Indigo Sherway Gardens — 10/08
  • TORONTO | Indigo Yonge and Eglinton — 10/08
  • WATERLOO | Indigo Conestoga — 10/08
  • WINDSOR | Indigo Windsor — 10/08
  • WOODBRIDGE | Chapters Woodbridge — 10/08

Prince Edward Island

  • CHARLOTTETOWN | Indigo Charlottetown — 10/08

Quebec

  • BROSSARD | Indigo Brossard — 10/08
  • LAVAL | Indigo Laval — 10/08
  • MONTREAL | Indigo Montreal Café — 10/08
  • MONTREAL | Indigo Place Montréal Trust — 10/08
  • POINTE-CLAIRE | Indigo Pointe-Claire — 10/08

Saskatchewan

  • REGINA | Indigo Southland Mall — 10/08
  • SASKATOON | Indigo Centre at Circle and Eighth — 10/08

International Events

Australia

  • KYNETON | Squishy Minnie Bookstore

India

  • AHMEDABAD | Crossword SGRoad
  • BENGALURU | Blossoms Book House
  • GURUGRAM | Kool Skool
  • JAIPUR | Crossword KK Square
  • KOLKATA | Starmark
  • MUMBAI | Crossword Kemps Corner
  • MUMBAI | Kitab Khana
  • NEW DELHI | Midland Book Shop Hauz Khas

Ireland

  • DUBLIN | Argosy Books
  • KILKENNY | The Book Centre
  • NAAS | Barker and Jones
  • WATERFORD | The Book Centre
  • WEXFORD | The Book Centre

Norway

  • HAMAR | Kirsten Flagstad Museum

Philippines

  • TAGUIG | Fully Booked Bonifacio Global City

Sweden

  • UPPSALA | The English Bookshop

United Kingdom


A big Thank you to our Partners

My Little Pony

My Little Pony supports Rebel Girls Fest and believes girls can change the world.

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Starlight

Rebel Girls and Starlight are proud to bring Fest to hundreds of US children’s hospitals.

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Spinmaster

Spin Master proudly supports Fest events across Starlight Children’s Foundation network.

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Questions?

We’re here to help make your Fest as successful as possible. Please reach out.

Text reading "100 Inspiring Young Changemakers" sits above illustrations of (1) Bindi Irwin, a white Australian woman with a parrot on her shoulder and a tiger in her lap, (2) Bonnie Chiu, a young woman of Hong Kong and Indonesian descent holding up a camera, (3) Fareedah Shaheed, a young Black Saudi Arabian woman wearing a head scarf and holding up a mobile device, and (4) Gitanjali Rao, an Indian American girl wearing a lab coat and examining a test tube she is holding.

I am a Changemaker!

Introducing 100 all-new stories of inspirational young women under 30 making a difference today.

Text reading "100 Inspiring Young Changemakers" sits above illustrations of (1) Bindi Irwin, a white Australian woman with a parrot on her shoulder and a tiger in her lap, (2) Bonnie Chiu, a young woman of Hong Kong and Indonesian descent holding up a camera, (3) Fareedah Shaheed, a young Black Saudi Arabian woman wearing a head scarf and holding up a mobile device, and (4) Gitanjali Rao, an Indian American girl wearing a lab coat and examining a test tube she is holding.