101 Things Teens Should Know: A Big Sister's Guide to Staying Out of Trouble and Other Helpful Hints
Author Linda Jackson's fun and insightful advice is available in this gift book, perfect for boys and girls from 12 to 16 years of age. The text is composed of the author's personal advice as well as quotes from famous sources. Chapter titles include Self, Parents and Family, Friends, Fun, Dating, and School. Each is filled with sensible reminders: Never compromise yourself or your convictions--no matter who is against you. Pick your battles. Whether it's me, Mom, Dad, a friend, or whoever--always have someone to talk to.
"See into life--don't just look at it." --Anne Baxter
"A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval." --Mark Twain
Because the author herself is fresh from the high school experience, 101 Things Teens Should Know speaks to its young audience from a position of authority and in a language its readers will surely understand.