It's a Girl Thing: How to Stay Healthy, Safe, and in Charge

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A. Knopf, 1996 - Juvenile Fiction - 135 pages
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This frank, funny, accurate, and empowering guide is a must-have for every girl on her way to becoming a woman. Award-winning author Mavis Jukes provides important information, tells funny stories about her own preteen experiences, and helps to assure readers that no matter how confusing their teenage years are going to be, they will survive! Illustrations.

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User Review  - kryoung1 - LibraryThing

It's a Girl Thing is a dictionary of sorts that is written with longer definitions and stories to go with each concept. It's like the handbook to get through everything that the teen years will bring ... Read full review

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User Review  - ArielDean - LibraryThing

I picked this book and read it with my eleven year old cousin. I know what it's like to start middle school with all these changes so I wanted her to better understand. The changes from puberty can be ... Read full review

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About the author (1996)

Mavis Jukes is the award-winning author of several books for children and teenagers, including the Newbery Honor Book Like Jake and Me .  Her other titles include No One is Going to Nashville , Blackberries in the Dark , Getting Even , Wild Iris Bloom , and I'll See You in My Dreams .  Mavis taught school for several years -- and was a lawyer -- before becoming a children's book writer.  She volunteers as an attorney in the area of juvenile defense and is presently a language arts specialist in a public elementary school.  She lives with her husband, the artist Robert Hudson, and their teenage daughters in Sonoma County, California.  

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