Girls on the Edge

Girls on the Edge

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

Book - 2010
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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.
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, c2010.
ISBN: 9780465015610
Characteristics: 258 p. ; 25 cm.

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juliapeterson3
May 05, 2017

Excellent book! A must read for educators and parents. Leonard Sax has the unpopular opinion that is *spot on* diagnosing today's parents.

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Docenos
Sep 09, 2013

A must read for any parents and teachers

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