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The drama years : real girls talk about surviving middle school -- bullies, brands, body image, and more

Author: Haley Kilpatrick; Whitney Joiner
Publisher: New York : Free Press, 2012.
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"An urgently needed and insightful guidebook for parents and teachers struggling to help girls navigate the often-difficult transition into adolescence by the founder of Girl Talk.It has never been easy to be a middle school girl. In the few short years between grade school and high school, girls go through an incredible number of physical and mental changes, making this the most formative--and precarious--time in
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Haley Kilpatrick; Whitney Joiner
ISBN: 9781451627916 1451627912 9781451627923 1451627920
OCLC Number: 741542729
Description: ix, 276 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Staying true to her: self-esteem, self-awareness, and self-respect --
I'm so stressed!: handling everyday anxiety --
Who has what: name brands, materialism, and competition --
Her body, herself: body image, weight, and the pressure to be pretty --
BFFs, frenemies, and mean girls: what it means to be a friend --
"It's not just cooties anymore": love and relationships --
Dealing with you: getting along with parents --
It's not fair!: boundaries and consequences --
Getting serious: when the drama is very real.
Responsibility: Haley Kilpatrick, with Whitney Joiner.
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"A must-read for any parent struggling to understand her tween daughter and all the 'drama' in her life. Haley Kilpatrick tells it from a girl's perspective with real solutions for grownups." Read more...

 
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