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McAnulty, Stacy.

Summary: Spirited girls offer a quirky take on traditional advice of how beautiful girls should behave, showing how their own individuality and talent make them beautiful.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Running Pr Book Pub. 2016

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Steele, Valerie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 1985

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 391.2 STE

Gruys, Kjerstin.

Summary: Chronicles the year the author spent avoiding her reflection, an effort throughout which she relied on the feedback of others to help her gauge her appearance, outlook, priorities, and beliefs about beauty.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avery 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GRUYS, KJERSTIN GRU

Filipacchi, Amanda

Summary: "Meet the Knights of Creation, a group of artistic friends struggling with society's standards of beauty. Barb, a stunningly beautiful costume designer, chooses to don a fat suit in hopes that it will help her meet the man of her dreams--a man who can see beyond her looks. Lily, Barb's brilliantly talented, unfortunate-looking musician friend, goes to fantastic lengths to attract the shallow...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FIL

Mulvey, Kate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Checkmark Books 1998

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 391.009 MUL

Jackson, Beverley.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ten Speed Press 1997

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 391.413 Jac

Summary: Every year Americans spend an average of $12.4 billion (yes, billion!) on cosmetic surgery procedures. Why are we being conditioned not to like the way we look? Award-winning filmmaker Darryl Roberts goes on a five-year journey to unearth the origins and deadly risks of our nation's quest for physical perfection.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: distributed by Xenon Pictures 2010

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC AME

Hope, Babe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Horizon Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 646.3 HOP

Krupp, Charla.

Summary: "Boot camp for a younger, hipper makeover, packed with no-holds-barred advice on little beauty and fashion changes that pay off big time."--Provided by the publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Springboard Press 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 646.704 Krupp

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Universe 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 391 BEA

Steiner, Wendy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 700 Steiner

Wolf, Naomi.

Summary: This valuable study, full of infuriating statistics and examples, documents societal pressure on women to conform to a standard form of beauty. Freelance journalist Wolf cites predominant images that negatively influence women--the wrinkle-free, unnaturally skinny fashion model in advertisements and the curvaceous female in pornography--and questions why women risk their health and endure pain...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. Morrow 1991

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.42 WOL