A Girl's Guide to Finding Herself
Simon Pulse/Beyond Words, Paperback, 9781582703039, 162pp.
Publication Date: January 3, 2012
While fashion magazines, television programs, and websites emphasize the superficial and foster insecurities, Sarah Stillman directs teen girls to a healthy place where a strong sense of self and direction take center stage. Originally written when the author was just sixteen, Soul Searching has been fully updated and expanded to address the concerns of today's teens, bringing girl power to the printed page by offering young women a clear path to self-discovery and empowerment. Through fun quizzes, insightful exercises, and provocative statistics, Stillman guides young women through the complex maze between adolescence and adulthood.
Featuring updated sections on safe cell-phone use, social media, health, and gender, as well as including updated resources throughout, Soul Searching is a must-read for teenage girls.
"The author’s unpretentious yet stellar intelligence endears readers who are likely to consider this book a new BFF. Destined to become a popular item."
—Kathryn Diman, Bass Harbor Memorial Library, Bernard, ME
SLJ, March 2012
"The book is a powerful example of the wisdom of young adults and the truths they can find in everyday things. This reviewer enjoyed this far more than expected."
—Devin Johnson, Teen Reviewer.
VOYA, December 2011
"Thoughtful and thought-provoking, Stillman’s guide addresses many topics pertinent to contemporary teens. The empowering message of acceptance of self and others permeates this text, providing inquiring readers a starting point for their journey of self-reflection."