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Raise Your Grade by Denise Gossage

Raise Your Grade is a very teen-friendly guide to help kids be more detail oriented in their study habits. The book is easy to follow and the points are well made throughout. The focus is on understanding how to revise … Continue reading

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Queen Bees and Wannabees by Rosalind Wiseman

In a perfect world, one would wish that all parents of teen girls (and boys) would be given this book as required reading. Author Wiseman lays the groundwork for understanding the complex social dynamics that affect girls in their developing … Continue reading

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Surviving The Emotional Roller Coaster by Sheri Van Dijk

Surviving the Emotional Roller Coaster is a very serious book that is oriented mostly toward troubled teens with serious emotional issues (especially sensitive ones/those dealing with emotional dysregulation). The author doesn’t mince words: this is a book that needs to … Continue reading

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The Teen Girl’s Survival Guide by Lucie Hemmen

Rather than attempting to be a comprehensive, overbearing, ‘cover to cover fix’ for all teen problems, author Lucie Hemmen has chosen to focus in on 10 key problems teen girls face. The use of young adults to recount the things … Continue reading

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Girls and Sex by Peggy Orenstein

So many books on this subject tend to gloss over or sanitize the reality in order to make it more palatable to parents or the readers. With Girls and Sex, author Orenstein lays it all down on the table: countless … Continue reading

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Sexploitation by Cindy Pierce

Of all the parenting books I’ve read in the past few years (and there have been quite a few), this book has been, by far, the most eye-opening and informative. Written from the perspective (and experience) of a lecturer, educator, … Continue reading

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