Synopses & Reviews
An interactive guide to self-expression for girls of all ages that features exercises, poetry and stories from girls, and excerpts from writers such as Alice Walker and Sandra Cisneros.
Many girls lose self-esteem when they reach adolescence, and this interactiveguide is designed to help them reverse that process and make positive changesthat will last a lifetime.
About the Author
ANDREA JOHNSTON is the founder of the Girls Speak Out Foundation, an advocacy organization working with girls and their supporters on five continents. A 30-year veteran of public and private school teaching, Andrea convened and helped organize the First National Girls Conference at UNICEF House in New York in 1997. She has appeared in a Lifetime documentary, on CNN’s Talk Back Live!, and on local and national radio shows. She has also been a frequent keynote speaker at YWCA youth conferences, on college campuses, for parenting organizations, and in the General Assembly and Trusteeship Council of the United Nations. She has a son, Jesse, and lives in Northern California.