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Nuchi, Adah

Summary: This girl-powered book about puberty is written in the voice of counselors in training at the fictional Camp Silver Moon. This fictionalized nonfiction diary-style guide follows nine 12-year-old girls at a summer camp is like having a best friend or older sister who shares everything there is to know about being comfortable in your chasing body so you can survive and thrive through puberty.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Workman Publishing 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 612.6 NUC

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 158.2 CRI

Summary: Collects articles, interviews, poems, and stories on romance, friendship, and self-care from the online magazine.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Razorbill, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 305 ROO

Burningham, Sarah O'Leary.

Summary: A pre-teen reference presents a series of letters and testimonials by real girls that offer empowering counsel on topics ranging from skin care and first bras to menstruation and boyfriends.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books Llc 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 613.042 BUR

O'Connor, Tara

Summary: "Willow Sparks and her best friend Georgia Pratt are at the bottom of the social ladder at Twin Pines High School, just trying to get through each day relatively unscathed. But when Willow finds a mysterious book that allows her to literally change her life, it feels like her luck is finally turning. Becoming more and more popular with each entry into the book, her old life, including her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oni Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 OCO

Rice, Ashley.

Summary: This bestselling book that has been enjoyed by girls all over the world has now been completely redone to include all new illustrations and inspiring new writings. The special updated edition also features a glitter varnish cover and a ribbon bookmark with charm that girls everywhere will love. Bestselling author and illustrator Ashley Rice makes this book fun and uplifting with her adorable...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Mountain Press 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305 RIC

Thrash, Maggie

Summary: All-girl camp. First love. First heartbreak. At once romantic and devastating, brutally honest and full of humor, this graphic novel memoir is a debut of the rarest sort.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Dreamscape Media, LLC 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC THR

Akiyoshi, Rikako

Summary: "At a prestigious girl's school, a student has died. Itsumi was the most beautiful, charismatic, and popular girl at St. Mary's Academy for Girls. She was also the president of the exclusive and tight-knit Literature Club. One week after her death, the members of her beloved club gather in her memory. But as they each testify to what happened in the days leading up to the tragic event, their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vertical, Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC AKI

Madaras, Lynda.

Summary: aDiscusses the changes that take place in a girl's body during puberty, including information on the body's changing size and shape, pubic hair, breasts, reproductive organs, the menstrual cycle, and puberty in boys.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Newmarket Press 2007

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 613.955 MAD

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 613.955 MAD

Mary Rose.

Summary: A real-life teen describes in words and sketches the course of her desperate journey to fit in and find love, a no-holds-barred effort that escalated to life-risking measures.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Inc 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 MAR

Medina, Meg

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Sixth-grader Merci Suarez doesn't have a big house or take fancy vacations like the other kids at Seaward Pines Academy. She's a scholarship student who lives with her extended family in three little houses they call Las Casitas. But everything feels different this year -- and not just at school, where queen bee Edna Santos has set her sights on Merci's school-assigned Sunshine Buddy, Michael...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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Madaras, Lynda.

Summary: Discusses the changes that take place in a girl's body during puberty, including information on the body's changing size and shape, pubic hair, breasts, the reproductive organs, the menstrual cycle, and puberty in boys.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Newmarket Press 2000

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 613.9 Madaras
1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 613.9 Madaras

Winter, Jeanette.

Summary: "A lushly illustrated picture-book biography of two young Pakistani heroes, Malala Yousafzai and Iqbal Masih, from acclaimed nonfiction author/illustrator Jeanette Winter"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beach Lane Books 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 WIN

Brown, Dinah

Summary: Malala Yousafzai was a girl who loved to learn but was told that girls would no longer be allowed to go to school. She wrote a blog that called attention to what was happening in her beautiful corner of Pakistan and realized that words can bring about change. She has continued to speak out for the right of all children to have an education. In 2014 she won the Nobel Peace Prize.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET YOUSAFZAI

Summary: Collects articles, interviews, photographic editorials, and illustrations from the first year of the online magazine

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn & Quarterly 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 305.23 ROO

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

Birdsall, Jeanne

Summary: Nine years, five older siblings, a few beloved dogs, and an endless array of adventures--these are the things that have shaped Lydia's journey since readers first met her in The Penderwicks in Spring. Now it's summertime, and eleven-year-old Lydia is dancing at the bus stop, waiting for big sister Batty to get home from college. This is a very important dance and a very important wait because...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books On Tape, Listening Library 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD BIR

Gevinson, Tavi (EDT)

Summary: Collects articles, interviews, photographic editorials, and illustrations from the third year of the online magazine.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Razorbill, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 305 ROO

Gwin, Minrose

Summary: A devastating tornado rips through the town of Tupelo, Mississippi, at the height of the Great Depression. Dovey, a black laundress, searches for her family. At the McNabb house she find the daughter of the house, Jo, who suffered a head wound. When a baby is found in the wreckage is it Jo's baby brother, Tommy, or Dovey's light-skinned great-grandson, Promise? The two women-- one black, one...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GWI

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Gwin 2018

Hansen, Grace

Summary: Describes the life and accomplishments of the Pakistani teenager whose support for education for girls in her country led to her being shot by the Taliban.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 YOU

Hatke, Ben

Summary: "When a little girl finds an adorable robot in the woods, she presses a button and accidentally activates him for the first time. Now, she finally has a friend. But the big, bad robots are coming to collect the little guy for nefarious purposes, and it's all up to a five-year-old armed only with a wrench and a fierce loyalty to her mechanical friend to save the day!" --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 HAT

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5 HAT

Higginson, Sheila Sweeny

Summary: "The mystery pox is spreading! Help Doc find out why"--back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Press 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN HIG

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.235 PIP

Simard, Rémy

Summary: "Meet Morris. He loves worms in his spaghetti and zombie bowling. Meet Simone. She loves flowers and puppies. Despite their differences, Simone and Morris are best friends. Even if Simone won't eat worms. Jokes abound as we join these two unlikely friends in their hilarious adventures in Morris's monster world!"--Page [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Owlkids Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 SIM