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Girl World

How to Ditch the Drama and Find Your Inner Amazing

Patricia Ottaviano


List Price: 12.99*
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Mean stares. Hurtful whispers. The cold shoulder. Being a girl is harder than it looks. In a world where gossip, drama, and rumors seem to be never ending, it's not easy to navigate the halls of middle school or high school without earning a few battle scars.

But what if you could change all that? With practical advice for how to fearlessly stand your ground, hold your own, and dictate your own happiness, Girl World will help you move beyond the bad attitudes and transform your insecurities into strengths. From friendship conflicts to the ugly side to social media, learn how to ditch the drama and kick your inner critic to the curb so you can truly start appreciating yourself.

Every day is a new day. Embrace it!

Praise For Girl World: How to Ditch the Drama and Find Your Inner Amazing

"The author covers dealing with face-to-face encounters, social media, and one’s own thoughts...This spunky, encouraging tome will brighten the shelves of the teen self-help section" — School Library Journal

"Easy to read and written in a conversational style, Ottaviano’s advice is all about loving yourself, seeing how incredible those around you really are, and identifying true friendships…it’s hard not to cheer her fight to get girls to see what a good friendship looks like and assure them that they do have something to offer. A good choice for teens looking for some inspiration and guidance." — Booklist

"Ditch the drama and find your inner amazing with Patricia Ottaviano’s Girl World, a step-by-step big sisterly guide to rising above the doubts that haunt us girls. And after the founder of the nonprofit organization Sister Soldier: Stand Up for Each Other, a school assembly and empowerment program for girls, it’s safe to say Trish knows what’s up." — Justine Magazine

Sourcebooks Fire, 9781492609124, 160pp.

Publication Date: August 4, 2015