The Girls' Guide to Life : How to Take Charge of the Issues That Affect You

Description

At last! A book that empowers girls to take an active role in shaping their own lives as well as improving prospects for girls and women everywhere. With this lively, accessible handbook, girls will learn how to organize a "girlcott" against a company whose policies or products are offensive or unfair to girls and women, start a math or science club for girls, confront sexual harassment, challenge gender stereotyping in textbooks and in the classroom, and much more, including: -- The secret of self-esteem -- The new score on girls and sports -- The myths about math -- Plus quizzes, poems, real-life stories, female firsts, and more than 100 other fun activities, ideas, and resourcesWith contributions from such well-respected women as activist-writer Gloria Steinem, poet Maya Angelou, former Texas governor Ann Richards, and author Marie G. Lee, The Girls' Guide to Life is an invaluable guide that belongs on every girl's and girls' group bookshelf.

Details

Author(s)
Catherine Dee, Cynthia Jabar, Carol Palmer
Format
Paperback | 147 pages
Dimensions
213.4 x 276.9 x 12.7mm | 340.2g
Publication date
01 Jun 1997
Publisher
Time Warner International
Publication City/Country
New York, United States
Language
English
ISBN10
0316179523
ISBN13
9780316179522