Girls Will Be Girls: Raising Confident and Courageous Daughters

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Hyperion Books, Aug 7, 2002 - Family & Relationships - 304 pages
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Mary Pipher told us about the problems girls face in Reviving Ophelia; now in Girls Will Be Girls, JoAnn Deak gives us the solutions. In a work thats as relevant and important as Raising Cain, Deak offers a comprehensive road map to the many emotional and physical challenges girls of all ages face in today's changing world. Renowned for her knowledge of what makes girls ages 6 to 16 tick, Deak brings together stories and lessons from more than 20 years as a school psychologist, and introduces original concepts as a framework to help parents better understand their daughters.

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Great book for mothers and fathers to understand their daughters and what they are dealing with in different stages of their life. This book helped me to understand my daughter especially during the early teen years. Read full review

Girls will be girls: raising confident and courageous daughters

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These two titles strengthen the burgeoning girl-rearing genre. A psychologist and speaker on gender equity, Deak aims to give answers to the problems raised in Mary Pipher's classic Reviving ... Read full review

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About the author (2002)

JoAnn Deak, Ph.D., is an international speaker, educator, and school psychologist. She lectures frequently, often in tandem with Raising Cain coauthor Michael Thompson. She is a consultant to schools worldwide on issues of brain development, gender equity, and optimal learning environments for boys and girls.

Teresa Barker is a veteran journalist and coauthor of numerous books, including Raising Cain, Speaking of Boys, and The Mother-Daughter Book Club. Barker and her family, including two daughters, live in Wilmette, Illinois.

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