Girls on the Edge

Girls on the Edge

The Four Factors Driving the New Crisis for Girls : Sexual Identity, the Cyberbubble, Obsessions, Environmental Toxins

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Baker & Taylor
Girls are cutting themselves with razors. Girls are convinced they're fat, and starve themselves to prove it. Other girls are so anxious about grades they can't sleep at night--at eleven years of age. What's going on? Here, family psychologist Dr. Leonard Sax provides the answers. He 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, or are obsessed with grades orFacebook. Dr. 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.--From publisher description.

Perseus Publishing
Girls are cutting themselves with razors. Girls are convinced they’re fat, and starve themselves to prove it. Other girls are so anxious about grades they can’t sleep at night?at eleven years of age. What’s going on? In Girls on the Edge, Dr. Leonard Sax provides the answers. He 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, or are obsessed with grades or Facebook. Dr. 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. Compelling and inspiring, Girls on the Edge points the way to a new future for today’s young women.

The author of Boys Adrift argues that young women today are at risk, and shows what we can do to help girls achieve their potential


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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.
Shares stories of girls who look confident and strong on the outside, but are fragile within, providing parents with tools to help girls become confident women, along with practical tips on helping one's daughter choose a sport and more. By the acclaimed author of Boys Adrift.

Publisher: New York : Basic Books, c2010
ISBN: 9780465015610
9780465022069
Branch Call Number: 305.23082 SAX
Characteristics: ix, 258 p. :,ill. ;,25 cm.

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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.

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Docenos
Sep 09, 2013

A must read for any parents and teachers

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