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
Average Rating:
Rate this:
Baker & Taylor
Shares stories of girls who look confident and strong on the outside, but are fragile within, explaining why girls are at risk and providing parents with tools to raise healthy girls who become confident women.

Perseus Publishing
Young women are at risk today. In Girls on the Edge, Dr. Leonard Sax 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 and obsessed with grades or Facebook. 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.

Publisher: New York :, Basic Books,, 2010
Copyright Date: ©2010
ISBN: 9780465022069
Branch Call Number: 305.23082 SAX
Characteristics: ix, 258 pages :,illustrations ;,25 cm.


From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment

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.

Sep 09, 2013

A must read for any parents and teachers

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number


Subject Headings


Find it at FVRL

To Top