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33 Things Every Girl Should Know: Stories, Songs, Poems, and Smart Talk by 33 Extraordinary Women

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Publisher Comments:

Natalie Merchant. Sigourney Weaver. Tabitha Soren. Wendy Wasserstein. Rebecca Lobo. Lauren Hutton. Anita Roddick. Lynda Barry. These are among the thirty-three extraordinary women who lend their diverse voices to this outstanding collection of stories, songs, poems, comics, and essays that will give every adolescent girl reason to feel hopeful about making the transition from girlhood to womanhood. Dealing with subjects like popularity, success, communication with boys, speaking one's mind, and body image, here is a book that offers help and inspiration to girls as they struggle to find a portrayal of womanhood they can call their own. 33 Things Every Girl Should Know is an empowering and inspirational gift book that every girl will want to own, to share with friends, and to use as a springboard to self-knowledge, self-acceptance, and self-esteem.  

Synopsis:

Thirty-three extraordinary women offer stories, songs, poems, and smart talk in this collection that will give every adolescent girl reason to feel hopeful about making the transition from girlhood to womanhood. Contributors include Natalie Merchant, Sigourney Weaver, and Tabitha Soren.

About the Author

Tonya Bolden is the author of the children's book Through Loona's Door: A Tammy and Owen Adventure with Carte G. Woodson.  Her books for teenagers include the novels Mama, I Want to Sing (co-authored with Vy Higginsen) and Just Family; the anthology Rites of Passage: Stories About Growing Up by Black Writers from Around the World; and a collection of biographies of ten epic women, And Not Afraid to Dare.   Her books for grownups include The Book of African American Women: 150 Crusaders, Creators, and Uplifters .  She is a native New Yorker.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780517709368
Editor:
Bolden, Tonya
Publisher:
Alfred A. Knopf
Editor:
Bolden, Tonya
Author:
Edited by Tonya Bolden
Author:
Bolden, Tonya
Subject:
Girls & Women
Subject:
Social Situations - Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
Subject:
Social Situations - General
Subject:
Girls
Subject:
Conduct of life
Subject:
Literary Criticism & Collections
Subject:
Adolescent girls
Subject:
Social Issues - Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
Subject:
Girls -- Literary collections.
Subject:
Conduct of life -- Literary collections.
Subject:
Situations / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
Subject:
Children s-Women in History
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
19980231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 4 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
8.89x7.13x.42 in. .62 lbs.
Age Level:
11-15

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