33 Things Every Girl Should Know

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33 Things Every Girl Should Know

Stories, Songs, Poems, and Smart Talk by 33 Extraordinary Women

By Tonya Bolden (Editor)

Alfred A. Knopf, Paperback, 9780517709368, 160pp.

Publication Date: February 17, 1998

Description

Natalie Merchant. Sigourney Weaver. Tabitha Soren. Wendy Wasserstein. Rebecca Lobo. Lauren Hutton. Anita Roddick. Lynda Barry. These are among the thirty-three extraordinary women who lend their diverse voices to this outstanding collection of stories, songs, poems, comics, and essays that will give every adolescent girl reason to feel hopeful about making the transition from girlhood to womanhood. Dealing with subjects like popularity, success, communication with boys, speaking one's mind, and body image, here is a book that offers help and inspiration to girls as they struggle to find a portrayal of womanhood they can call their own. 33 Things Every Girl Should Know is an empowering and inspirational gift book that every girl will want to own, to share with friends, and to use as a springboard to self-knowledge, self-acceptance, and self-esteem.  



About the Author
Tonya Bolden is the author of the children's book " Through Loona's Door: A Tammy and Owen Adventure with Carte G. Woodson."Her books for teenagers include the novels " Mama, I Want to Sing " (co-authored with Vy Higginsen) and " Just Family; " the anthology " Rites of Passage: Stories About Growing Up by Black Writers from Around the World; " and a collection of biographies of ten epic women, " And Not Afraid to Dare. "Her books for grownups include " The Book of African American Women: 150 Crusaders, Creators, and Uplifters ."She is a native New Yorker."