Talking about Growing Up: Real-Life Advice from Girls Like You

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Prima Girls, 2001 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 190 pages
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Everything growing up from girls and teens like you!
Growing up is tough! Friends, boys, parents, school, peer pressure. Ugghh! Your emotions are up and down, your body is changing, and you have real problems! You are stressin' and not quite sure how to deal. What's a girl to do? That's why we're here—to interact with you and your thoughts and offer real advice and answers. We're A Girl's World, and we understand what you are doing, thinking, and feeling as a preteen or early-teen girl. Don't worry, we're cool—we're just like you, and we know growing up is too tough to do alone. So let's figure it out together!
This book offers creative outlets, such as:
·Talk Abouts
·Web sites with cool stuff
And covers topics like:
·Nobody knows the real me
·Popular kids ignore me
·I'm being bullied
·My bestfriend isn't eating
·I want to switch schools
·Am I too emotional?
·My mom makes me dress like a dork

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About the author (2001) includes more than 90 volunteer girl editors from around the world who offer contemporary and family-friendly advice for girls. Visit their popular interactive Web site run by A Girl's World Productions, Inc.

Twelve-year-old Juanita Christine Gardner lives in Oceanside, California. Here is what she has to say about herself:

If I were to describe myself to someone I've never met before, I'd say that I'd rather be laughing than having a serious chat. And for fun I'd want to be playing outside with my best friend. When I feel blue, I just imagine that nobody is around and I listen to music.

The most challenging thing I've ever done was learn how to walk a second time after a hip operation. The most exciting thing I've ever done is flying an airplane

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