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Girl Up

Author : Laura Bates
ISBN : 9781501169199
Genre : Humor
File Size : 27. 65 MB
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Presents advice for young women on dealing with sexism and negative social media, discussing how to deal with cyber bullying, body shaming, and mental health issues and foster a positive self-image and healthy relationships.

Girl Up

Author : Laura Bates
ISBN : 9781501169991
Genre : Self-Help
File Size : 73. 94 MB
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Already an international bestseller, this empowering survival guide provides no-nonsense advice on sex, social media, mental health, and sexism that young women face in their everyday life—from one of the emerging leaders in the feminist movement. They told you that you need to be thin and beautiful. They told you to wear longer skirts, avoid going out late at night, and move in groups—never accept drinks from a stranger, and wear shoes you can run in more easily than heels. They told you to wear just enough make-up to look presentable but not enough to be a slut; to dress to flatter your apple, pear, hourglass figure, but not to reveal too much. They warned you that if you try to be strong, or take control, you’ll be shrill, bossy, a ballbreaker. Of course it’s fine for the boys, but you should know your place. They told you “that’s not for girls”—“take it as a compliment”—“don’t rock the boat”—“that’ll go straight to your hips.” They told you “beauty is on the inside,” but you knew they didn’t really mean it. Well, screw that. Laura Bates is here to tell you something else. Hilarious, bold, and unapologetic, Girl Up exposes the truth about the pressures surrounding body image, the false representations in media, the complexities of sex and relationships, the trials of social media, and all the other lies society has told us. Praise for Girl Up “In Girl Up, Laura Bates has given women of every age a fast, frank, seductively readable guide to surviving in the time of social media, impossible body images, feminist hopes, internalizing fault, standing up for ourselves and each other, and yes, confronting Donald Trump. She leaves no doubt about what consent is, where the clitoris is, what our rights are, and what our hopes could be. This is an owner’s guide to our world and our bodies. It will definitely save sanity, and might save lives.” —Gloria Steinem “Girl Up is an essential compendium of wit, wisdom, advice, and straight-talk. They should give out copies in the delivery room every time another girl enters the world. Or a boy, for that matter—they ought to be reading Girl Up too.” —Sarah Knight, bestselling author of The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck "This is the book young women need—one that teaches them about the anatomy of their vulva instead of how to impress their crush. While many of the topics covered are still relevant to me now, I really wish I'd had this book as a young adult.” —Beth Newell, editor/cofounder of Reductress

Girl Up

Author : Laura Bates
ISBN : 9781471149511
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 45. 15 MB
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They told you you need to be thin and beautiful. They told you to wear longer skirts, avoid going out late at night and move in groups - never accept drinks from a stranger, and wear shoes you can run in more easily than heels. They told you to wear just enough make-up to look presentable but not enough to be a slut; to dress to flatter your apple, pear, hourglass figure, but not to be too tarty. They warned you that if you try to be strong, or take control, you'll be shrill, bossy, a ballbreaker. Of course it's fine for the boys, but you should know your place. They told you 'that's not for girls' - 'take it as a compliment' - 'don't rock the boat' - 'that'll go straight to your hips'. They told you 'beauty is on the inside', but you knew they didn't really mean it. Well I'm here to tell you something different. Hilarious, jaunty and bold, GIRL UP exposes the truth about the pressures surrounding body image, the false representations in media, the complexities of a sex and relationships, the trials of social media and all the other lies they told us.

Girling Up

Author : Mayim Bialik
ISBN : 9780399548628
Genre : Young Adult Nonfiction
File Size : 64. 15 MB
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Mayim Bialik, star of The Big Bang Theory, puts her Ph.D. to work as she talks to teens about the science of growing up and getting ahead. A must-have book for all teenage girls. Growing up as a girl in today’s world is no easy task. Juggling family, friends, romantic relationships, social interests and school…sometimes it feels like you might need to be a superhero to get through it all! But really, all you need is little information. Want to know why your stomach does a flip-flop when you run into your crush in the hallway? Or how the food you put in your body now will affect you in the future? What about the best ways to stop freaking out about your next math test? Using scientific facts, personal anecdotes, and wisdom gained from the world around us, Mayim Bialik, the star of The Big Bang Theory, shares what she has learned from her life and her many years studying neuroscience to tell you how you grow from a girl to a woman biologically, psychologically and sociologically. And as an added bonus, Girling Up is chock-full of charts, graphs and illustrations -- all designed in a soft gray to set them apart from the main text and make them easy to find and read. Want to be strong? Want to be smart? Want to be spectacular? You can! Start by reading this book. Praise for Girling Up: "Bialik is encouraging without being preachy . . . many teens will be drawn to this engaging and useful book." --Booklist "Ultimately, the author stresses that “Girling Up” does not end with adulthood—it is a lifelong journey. Thanks to Bialik, readers have a road map to make this trip memorable." --School Library Journal

Girl Mans Up

Author : M-E Girard
ISBN : 9780062404190
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
File Size : 50. 55 MB
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William C. Morris Award Finalist: Best Young Adult Debut of the Year All Pen wants is to be the kind of girl she’s always been. So why does everyone have a problem with it? They think the way she looks and acts means she’s trying to be a boy—that she should quit trying to be something she’s not. If she dresses like a girl, and does what her folks want, it will show respect. If she takes orders and does what her friend Colby wants, it will show her loyalty. But respect and loyalty, Pen discovers, are empty words. Old-world parents, disintegrating friendships, and strong feelings for other girls drive Pen to see the truth—that in order to be who she truly wants to be, she’ll have to man up.

Girl Up

Author : Creativejournals
ISBN : 1546668942
Genre :
File Size : 81. 91 MB
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Girl Up journal for empowering girls. This high quality, 100-page lined notebook is perfect for the awesome girl in your life. Glossy cover for durability and easy to wipe off. The 5.5 x 8.5 size makes it nice and lightweight, the ideal size to tuck into a purse or bag and carry along wherever you go. Enjoy!

Bringing Up Girls

Author : James C. Dobson
ISBN : 1414348444
Genre : Religion
File Size : 20. 35 MB
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Peer pressure. Eating disorders. Decisions about love, romance, and sex. Academic demands. Life goals and how to achieve them. These are just some of the challenges that girls face today--and the age at which they encounter them is getting younger and younger. As a parent, how are you guiding your daughter on her journey to womanhood? Are you equipping her to make wise choices? Whether she's still playing with dolls or in the midst of the often-turbulent teen years, is she truly secure in her identity as your valued and loved daughter? In the New York Times bestseller Bringing Up Girls, parenting authority and trusted family counselor Dr. James Dobson will help you face the challenges of raising your daughters to become strong, healthy, and confident women who excel in life.

Ladybug Girl Dresses Up

Author : Jacky Davis
ISBN : 9781101654477
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 33. 20 MB
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Readers from ages 3 and up will adore this board book based on the delightful Ladybug Girl picture books. All dressed up with everywhere to go, Ladybug Girl Dresses Up! (Board Book) is a darling and charmingly illustrated bookÑpresented in a board book format for younger readersÑthat follows Ladybug Girl as she embarks on dress-up adventures. Browse the pages below (click on any image to enlarge) and watch how Ladybug Girl's imagination takes flight. From the Board edition.

Tear Up This Book

Author : Keri Smith
ISBN : 1584859776
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 70. 39 MB
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Girls will discover dozens of fun ways to be creative with this book packed with projects! With special punch-out pages, girls can make a cootie catcher, bingo boards, a gift box, a secret note dispenser, a micro mobile, and so much more. This book also offers lots of games, crafts, journal-writing activities, and sticker fun for girls to share with friends and family, or to do on their own.

The Girl Got Up

Author : Rachel M. Srubas
ISBN : 9780814634493
Genre : Religion
File Size : 27. 54 MB
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The Girl Got Up is a new kind of spiritual memoir. Blending personal narrative with scriptural insight, an artful style with rigorous exegesis, Rachel Srubas connects stories from her own experience with particular women or themes of the Bible. What results are shining new insights into the nature of childhood, spiritual awakening, sexuality, sin, love, marriage, geographic relocation, scapegoating, Christian compassion, gender politics in the church, the proclamation of Christ's resurrection, and more.

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