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Criswell, Patti Kelley.

Summary: From backstabbing to bullying to just being left out, here's advice for girls about a whole host of friendship problems. Tips, quizzes, and real life stories about girls who have solved their friendship problems round out this timely advice book.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl 2003

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Damour, Lisa

Summary: "Though anxiety has risen among young people overall, studies confirm that it has skyrocketed in girls. Research finds that the number of girls who said that they often felt nervous, worried, or fearful jumped 55% from 2009 to 2014 while the comparable number for adolescent boys has remained unchanged. As a clinical psychologist who specializes in working with girls, Lisa Damour, Ph.D., has...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 155.5 DAM

Summary: "Entertainment executive Nina Tassler has brought together a powerful, diverse group of women--from Madeleine Albright to Ruth Bader Ginsburg, from Dr. Susan Love to Whoopi Goldberg--to reflect on the best advice and counsel they have given their daughters either by example, throughout their lives, or in character-building, teachable moments between parent and child"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 155 WHA

Brown, Lyn Mikel

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard University Press 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.5 BRO

Damour, Lisa

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Lisa Damour introduces the seven developmental transitions that turn girls into grown-ups and helps parents form happier, healthier relationships with their daughters.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2016

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Bialik, Mayim

Summary: A television star draws on personal experience to share anecdotal advice on everything, from body image and relationship challenges to first kisses and finding one's true passion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 613 BIA

Pipher, Mary Bray

Summary: Describes the psychological pitfalls faced by teenage girls growing up in a dangerous world in which violence, sexual harassment, eating disorders, promiscuity, and drug use have become the norm.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2005

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.23 Pipher 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.235 PIP

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.235 PIP

Saujani, Reshma

Summary: Do you run yourself ragged trying to not just do it all, but do it all flawlessly? Do you lose sleep ruminating over small mistakes or worrying that something you said or did might have offended someone? Have you ever passed up a big opportunity - a relationship, job, or a personal challenge - for fear you wouldn't nail it right away or look foolish trying? For you, is failure simply not an...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 155.3 SAU

Munroe, Erin A.

Summary: Explores dangers and problems that girls face today, including cutting, cyberbullying, substance abuse, learning disabilities, and social anxiety, with information on intervention and coping strategies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Health Communications, Inc. 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649.133 MUN

Madison, Lynda.

Summary: Discusses a variety of emotions girls might experience and suggests ways of dealing with them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pleasant Co. 2002

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1 available in Early Learner, Call number: J 155.43 Madison 2002

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 155.433 MAD

Holyoke, Nancy

Summary: Shares expert advice for how to avoid and diffuse drama-related challenges including jealousy, gossip, and cyberbullying, offering insights into the psychology of drama based on the experiences of real girls.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl 2015

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Holmes, Melisa.

Summary: Straight talk for teens about friendships, parents, sex and values.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Health Communications 2005

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 613 HOL

Lamb, Sharon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.23 LAM

Radin, Stacey.

Summary: An empowering guide to cultivating confident, passionate, and powerful young leaders during the most formative stage of life: the middle school years. After years of research as a psychologist and consultant for women struggling in the professional world, Stacey Radin made a groundbreaking realization: it all begins in middle school. Women who become successful leaders learn how to do so in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Book 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 649 RAD

Simmons, Rachel

Summary: Exposes the myth of the "Good Girl," freeing girls from its impossible standards and encouraging them to embrace their real selves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.433 SIM

Ensler, Eve

Summary: Playwright Eve Ensler writes fictional monologues and stories inspired by girls around the globe. Moving through a world of topics and emotions, these voices are fierce, alive, tender, complicated, imaginative, and smart. Girls today often find themselves in a struggle between remaining strong and true to themselves and conforming to society's expectations in an attempt to please. This book is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Villard 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.43 ENS

Sax, Leonard.

Summary: Shares stories of girls who look confident and strong on the outside, but are fragile within, explaining why girls are at risk and providing parents with tools to raise healthy girls who become confident women.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.23 Sax 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.230 SAX

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.23082 SAX

Summary: Rachel Simmons interviews parents, psychologists, teachers, and social workers who are helping nurture girls into capable, resilient adults. Simmons talks with four very special girls who tell their own deeply personal tales of dealing with issues like cyber bullying, body image, and violence. With courage and determination, these girls reveal their hopes and dreams for a powerful future.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by PBS Distribution 2009

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV GIR

Simmons, Rachel

Summary: Offers advice to help parents guide teenage girls to recognize and reject perfectionist messages that lead to self-doubt, unfulfilling relationships, and fears of failure, and teach them self-compassion, how to take healthy risks, and the importance of finding support.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 155 SIM

Roberts, Emily.

Summary: "Packed with fun and helpful tips, this guide will teach you how to express yourself in any situation, whether you're talking to your friends or parents, or dealing with bullies, cliques, and crushes. You'll also discover ways to speak up when you're upset, be assertive, and stay cool when intense emotions threaten to take over."--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Instant Help Books, an imprint of New Harbinger Publications, Inc. 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 153.6 ROB

Dower, Laura.

Summary: Here is a collection of everything great about being a girl! Are you ready to give the best sleepover party ever? Or the best pedicure? Make fortune-tellers, friendship bracelets, and collages? You'll learn about the coolest women in history, sports, and science. The greatest chick flicks to watch with your girlfriends and the best girl songs for dancing. Plus, there's real-life advice: how to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 646.7 DOW

Wardy, Melissa Atkins.

Summary: "Containing practical, specific parenting advice; strategies for effecting change with educators, store managers, corporations, and more; and tips for challenging and changing the media, this essential guide gives parents the tools they need to fight back against the modern stereotyping and sexualization of young girls. Activist Melissa Wardy shares tangible advice for getting young girls to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Independent Pub Group 2014

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Gurian, Michael.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Books 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.23 GUR

Ensler, Eve

Summary: "Like millions of women, Eve Ensler has been waiting much of her lifetime for an apology. Sexually and physically abused by her father, Eve has struggled her whole life from this betrayal, longing for an honest reckoning from a man who is long dead. After years of work as an anti-violence activist, she decided she would wait no longer; an apology could be imagined, by her, for her, to her. The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2019

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 818 ENS
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE