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Girls to Women

Books to help girls on their path to womanhood: including self-esteem, positive body image, and how to form healthy friendships and relationships.

Things I Have to Tell You: Poems and Writing by Teenage Girls Cover Image
By Betsy Franco (Editor), Nina Nickles (Photographs by)
ISBN: 9780763610357
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Published: Candlewick - May 1st, 2001

Teenage girls tell their own stories — in compelling poetry and prose paired with 42 striking photographs.

Picture Perfect: What You Need to Feel Better about Your Body Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780757306075
Published: Hci - June 1st, 2007

Do you ever wish you looked like someone else? Or that you could skip school because you feel self-conscious about your appearance? Do you think you're fat or ugly, even though everyone says you're fine? So many girls have these kinds of feelings from time to time.

The Care and Keeping of You 2: The Body Book for Older Girls Cover Image
By Cara Natterson, Josee Masse (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781609580421
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Published: American Girl Publishing Inc - February 26th, 2013

This thoughtful advice book will guide you through the next steps of growing up. With illustrations and expert contributors, this book covers new questions about periods, your growing body, peer pressure, personal care, and more.

The Body Scoop for Girls: A Straight-Talk Guide to a Healthy, Beautiful You Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781583333693
Published: Avery - December 29th, 2009

An authoritative yet girlfriend-friendly health book for teen and tween girls written by CBS News Medical Correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton

Please Read (if at all possible): The Girl Project Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780789322609
Published: Universe - August 30th, 2011

Female adolescence through the eyes of teenage girls for a teenage-girl audience. This empowering volume introduces the reader to an insider’s view of teenage girlhood.

Stay Solid!: A Radical Handbook for Youth Cover Image
By Matt Hern (Editor), Noam Chomsky (Contribution by), Dan Savage (Contribution by)
ISBN: 9781849350990
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Published: AK Press - May 14th, 2013

"Stay Solid is essential reading A beacon of light for youth around the world. This unique collage of voices helps inform, inspire, and uplift the next generation."-- MK Asante, It's Bigger Than Hip Hop

It ain't easy being a kid these days.

Looks Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780142414194
Published: Speak - May 28th, 2009

Despite her massive size, Meghan Ball is the most invisible person at Valley Regional High. People say things in front of her as if she doesn?t exist. And most of the time, she feels like she doesn?t? until Meghan sees Aimee Zorn. Aimee is as skinny as Meghan is large, and as outwardly angry as Meghan is inwardly sad.

Wintergirls Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780142415573
Published: Penguin Books - February 23rd, 2010


The Second Life of Abigail Walker Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781442405943
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - August 27th, 2013

Is it possible to start afresh when you’re thoroughly weighted down? A “timeless and entirely of-the-moment” (Publishers Weekly) novel from the author of The Secret Language of Girls.

Seventeen pounds. That’s the difference between Abigail Walker and Kristen Gorzca. Between chubby and slim, between teased and taunting.

Rookie Yearbook Three Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781595147943
Published: Razorbill - October 21st, 2014 is a website created by and for young women to make the best of the beauty, pain and awkwardness of being a teenager. When it becomes tough to appreciate such things, we have good plain fun and visual pleasure. When you're sick of having to be happy all the time, we have lots of rants, too. Every school year, we compile the best from the site into a print yearbook.

Courage: Daring Poems for Gutsy Girls Cover Image
By Karen Finneyfrock (Editor), Mindy Nettifee (Editor), Rachel McKibbens (Editor)
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ISBN: 9781938912207
Published: Write Bloody Publishing - March 15th, 2014

A collection of fierce, empowering poems by living, self-identified women writers intended for girls age 12-21. Full of advice, critique, reflection, commiseration, humor, sorrow and rage, this anthology includes poems by some of the most exciting female poets writing and performing today.