Shooting Stars is a story about girls supporting each other to participate in sports. The book was co-created with Worldreader partners in Ghana and Kenya. The book features characters from other Children for Health storybooks.
A group of girls overcome their feelings of shame for wanting to play volleyball. They are helped by a professional volleyball player who inspired the girls and the school community. The girls learn that through sport they can develop their self-confidence and life skills as well as having a lot of fun together.
It is aimed at children aged 10-14 and is for children of this age to read to younger children.
In the back of the storybook there is an activity section with lots of questions and fun activities for teachers and older children to use.