Girls on the Edge: The Four Factors Driving the New Crisis for Girls?Sexual Identity, the Cyberbubble, Obsessions, Environmental Toxins

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Basic Books, 2010 - BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY - 273 pages
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Girls are cutting themselves with razors. Girls are convinced they’re fat, and starve themselves to prove it. Other girls are so anxious about grades they can’t sleep at night—at eleven years of age. What’s going on? In Girls on the Edge, Dr. Leonard Sax provides the answers. He shares stories of girls who look confident and strong on the outside, but are fragile within. He shows why a growing proportion of teen and tween girls are confused about their sexual identity, or are obsessed with grades or Facebook. Dr. Sax provides parents with tools to help girls become confident women, along with practical tips on helping your daughter choose a sport, nurturing her spirit through female centered activities, and more. Compelling and inspiring, Girls on the Edge points the way to a new future for today’s young women.

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Review: Girls on the Edge: The Four Factors Driving the New Crisis for Girls—Sexual Identity, the Cyberbubble, Obsessions, Environmental Toxins

User Review  - Ilib4kids - Goodreads

305.23082 SAX CD 305.23082 SAX book points --- girls push to present a sexual identity before their sexual identity has been formed. Confused about meaning of sexuality. ---cyberbubble block the ... Read full review

Review: Girls on the Edge: The Four Factors Driving the New Crisis for Girls—Sexual Identity, the Cyberbubble, Obsessions, Environmental Toxins

User Review  - Kara - Goodreads

I have found great wisdom in all three of the books I've read by Dr. Sax. With this one, while I may not agree with every single thing he says, we are basically on the same page about most of it. I ... Read full review

About the author (2010)

Leonard Sax, M.D., Ph.D., is a family physician, psychologist, and acclaimed author of Boys Adrift and Why Gender Matters. He has been featured on CNN, PBS, Today, Fox News, NPR’s Talk of the Nation, and more. He lives with his wife and daughter in Exton, Pennsylvania.

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