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Certain Girls

By Jennifer Weiner
  • ISBN Code: : 1416561277
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 384
  • Category : Fiction
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Readers fell in love with Cannie Shapiro, the smart, sharp-tongued, bighearted heroine of Good in Bed who found her happy ending after her mother came out of the closet, her father fell out of her life, and her ex-boyfriend started chronicling their ex-sex life in the pages of a national magazine. Now Cannie's back. After her debut novel -- a fictionalized (and highly sexualized) version of her life -- became an overnight bestseller, she dropped out of the public eye and turned to writing science fiction under a pseudonym. She's happily married to the tall, charming diet doctor Peter Krushelevansky and has settled into a life that she finds wonderfully predictable -- knitting in the front row of her daughter Joy's drama rehearsals, volunteering at the library, and taking over-forty yoga classes with her best friend Samantha. As preparations for Joy's bat mitzvah begin, everything seems right in Cannie's world. Then Joy discovers the novel Cannie wrote years before and suddenly finds herself faced with what she thinks is the truth about her own conception -- the story her mother hid from her all her life. When Peter surprises his wife by saying he wants to have a baby, the family is forced to reconsider its history, its future, and what it means to be truly happy. Radiantly funny and disarmingly tender, with Weiner's whip-smart dialogue and sharp observations of modern life, Certain Girls is an unforgettable story about love, loss, and the enduring bonds of family.

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  • Pdf File: tough-cookies.pdf

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Fundamental principles for how Girl Scouts USA is run and whyit's so successful Millions of American businesswomen, thought leaders, andpoliticians received their first lessons in salesmanship, moneymanagement, marketing, teamwork, and fulfillment in the GirlScouts. The Girls Scouts has shaped the lives of more than 50million alumnae alive today. Eighty percent of American femalesenior business executives and business owners are former GirlScouts. In March 2012, the Girl Scouts will celebrate their 100thanniversary. Tough Cookies captures the essence of thisiconic organization and the principles that have allowed them tobuild and sustain a 100-year-old organization. Under current CEO Kathy Cloninger's leadership, the Girl Scoutshas transformed and enhanced its ability to develop leadership inyoung women. Tough Cookies outlines the rise of the GirlScouts, this recent and dramatically successful shift, and lessonsthat are applicable to make any business or organization asuccess. An inspiring story of the Girl Scouts founding, along withleadership and business lessons that can be applied toorganizations of any size No other organization compares to Girl Scouts in size,experience, and resources devoted to developing leadershipskills Publication coincides with the 100-year anniversary ofGSUSA What can your business learn from the Girl Scouts?

Wilder Girls

By Rory Power
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  • Publisher : Delacorte Press
  • Book Code : 0525645608
  • Total of Pages : 368
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Members : 514
  • Pdf File: wilder-girls.pdf

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A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! "The perfect kind of story for our current era."—Hypable From the author of Burn Our Bodies Down, a feminist Lord of the Flies about three best friends living in quarantine at their island boarding school, and the lengths they go to uncover the truth of their confinement when one disappears. This fresh debut is a mind-bending novel unlike anything you've read before. It's been eighteen months since the Raxter School for Girls was put under quarantine. Since the Tox hit and pulled Hetty's life out from under her. It started slow. First the teachers died one by one. Then it began to infect the students, turning their bodies strange and foreign. Now, cut off from the rest of the world and left to fend for themselves on their island home, the girls don't dare wander outside the school's fence, where the Tox has made the woods wild and dangerous. They wait for the cure they were promised as the Tox seeps into everything. But when Byatt goes missing, Hetty will do anything to find her, even if it means breaking quarantine and braving the horrors that lie beyond the fence. And when she does, Hetty learns that there's more to their story, to their life at Raxter, than she could have ever thought true. And don't miss Rory Power's second novel, Burn Our Bodies Down! Praise for Wilder Girls: 4 STARRED REVIEWS! "Take Annihilation, add a dash of Contagion, set it at an all-girls' academy, and you'll arrive at Rory Power's occasionally shocking and always gripping Wilder Girls."--Refinery29 "This thrilling saga...is sure to be one of the season's most talked-about books, in any genre."--EW "Fresh and horrible and beautiful....readers will be consumed and altered by Wilder Girls."--NPR

Girls' Studies

By Elline Lipkin
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  • Publisher : Seal Press
  • Book Code : 0786744634
  • Total of Pages : 184
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 322
  • Pdf File: girls-studies.pdf

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Professors and students alike are taking interest in Girls' Studies—the socialization of girls versus boys—and beginning to analyze the impact of media, pop culture, messaging, and more on America's girls. Girls' Studies tackles socialization and gender expectations, body image, and media impact, and gives insight into girl empowerment and how to equip our girls for a brighter future.

Educating Young Adolescent Girls

By Patricia O'Reilly,Elizabeth M. Penn,Kathleen B. deMarrais
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1135668515
  • Total of Pages : 282
  • Category : Education
  • Members : 468
  • Pdf File: educating-young-adolescent-girls.pdf

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This text for preservice and in-service teacher education courses shows how schools can educate girls and promote their positive self-esteem at the same time. Its purpose is to help teachers facilitate the development of gender-equitable schools and classrooms. Taking a feminist developmental approach, the text draws on an interdisciplinary knowledge base, synthesizing research from psychology, anthropology, sociology, and education. While it is rooted in scholarly research, the focus is on clarifying the connection between theory and practice, with an emphasis on practical applications. The text is organized in two sections--"Growth and Development" and "Teaching and Learning"--and includes a variety of engaging pedagogical features. Underscoring the need for teachers, school administrators, and parents to become aware of the intersection of development and education, Educating Young Adolescent Girls: *combines gender, growth, and development; *demonstrates how schooling can facilitate the total development of young adolescent girls; and *addresses a multiplicity of issues, including adolescent girls of color and young adolescents girls' sexuality.

Female Gladiators

By Sarah K. Fields
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  • Publisher : University of Illinois Press
  • Book Code : 0252091205
  • Total of Pages : 232
  • Category : Sports & Recreation
  • Members : 208
  • Pdf File: female-gladiators.pdf

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Female Gladiators examines the legal and social history of the right of women to participate with men in contact sports. The impetus to begin legal proceedings was the 1972 enactment of Title IX, which prohibited discrimination in educational settings, but it was the Equal Protection Clause of the U.S. Constitution and the equal rights amendments of state constitutions that ultimately opened doors. Despite court rulings, however, many in American society resisted--and continue to resist--allowing girls in dugouts and other spaces traditionally defined as male territories. When the leagues continued to bar girls simply because they were not boys, the girls went to court. Sarah K. Fields examines the legal and cultural conflicts over gender and contact sports that continue to rage today.

The Potential of Community Sport for Social Inclusion

By Hebe Schaillée,Reinhard Haudenhuyse,Lieve Bradt
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1000586197
  • Total of Pages : 260
  • Category : Sports & Recreation
  • Members : 204
  • Pdf File: the-potential-of-community-sport-for-social-inclusion.pdf

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Social inclusion is a pressing issue confronting all levels of sport today, and community sport in particular. Sport is being promoted as an inclusive environment in which people of all backgrounds and abilities can participate and access a range of social and health benefits. Moreover, sport is often heralded as a vehicle for promoting social inclusion in other societal domains. Yet, the policy ideal of ‘sport for all’ is not always realised in practice, and community sport continues to be plagued by various forms of discrimination and social exclusion. This book brings together a team of scholars from across the globe whose research addresses the complex relationship between community sport and social inclusion. Their contributions critically examine the dynamics of inclusion/exclusion in community sport, as well as the broader outcomes and impacts that sports programmes may have in promoting, or hindering, social inclusion in other areas of life, such as employment, education and migrant integration. This book will be of interest to academics, researchers, and advanced students of sport, sociology, politics, social work and public policy. The chapters in this book were originally published as a special issue of Sport in Society.

The Last Girl

By Nadia Murad
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  • Publisher : Tim Duggan Books
  • Book Code : 1524760455
  • Total of Pages : 320
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 192
  • Pdf File: the-last-girl.pdf

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WINNER OF THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE • In this “courageous” (The Washington Post) memoir of survival, a former captive of the Islamic State tells her harrowing and ultimately inspiring story. Nadia Murad was born and raised in Kocho, a small village of farmers and shepherds in northern Iraq. A member of the Yazidi community, she and her brothers and sisters lived a quiet life. Nadia had dreams of becoming a history teacher or opening her own beauty salon. On August 15th, 2014, when Nadia was just twenty-one years old, this life ended. Islamic State militants massacred the people of her village, executing men who refused to convert to Islam and women too old to become sex slaves. Six of Nadia’s brothers were killed, and her mother soon after, their bodies swept into mass graves. Nadia was taken to Mosul and forced, along with thousands of other Yazidi girls, into the ISIS slave trade. Nadia would be held captive by several militants and repeatedly raped and beaten. Finally, she managed a narrow escape through the streets of Mosul, finding shelter in the home of a Sunni Muslim family whose eldest son risked his life to smuggle her to safety. Today, Nadia's story—as a witness to the Islamic State's brutality, a survivor of rape, a refugee, a Yazidi—has forced the world to pay attention to an ongoing genocide. It is a call to action, a testament to the human will to survive, and a love letter to a lost country, a fragile community, and a family torn apart by war.

Real Boys' Voices

By William Pollack,Todd Shuster
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  • Publisher : Random House
  • Book Code : 0375505830
  • Total of Pages : 432
  • Category : Family & Relationships
  • Members : 989
  • Pdf File: real-boys-voices.pdf

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"In my travels throughout this country, I have discovered a glaring truth: America's boys are absolutely desperate to talk about their lives," says Dr. William Pollack, author of the bestseller Real Boys. Now, in Real Boys' Voices, Pollack lets us hear what boys today are saying, even as he explores ways to get them to talk more openly with us. "Boys long to talk about the things that are hurting them—their harassment from other boys, their troubled relationships with their fathers, their embarrassment around girls and confusion about sex, their disconnection from and love for their parents, the violence that haunts them at school and on the street, their constant fear that they might not be as masculine as other boys." In Real Boys' Voices we hear, verbatim, what boys from big cities and small towns, including Littleton, Colorado, have to say about violence, drugs, sports, school, parents, love, anger, body image, becoming a man, and much, much more. Real Boys' Voices takes us into the daily worlds of boys not only to show how society's outdated expectations force them to mask many of their true emotions, but also to let us hear how boys themselves describe their isolation, depression, longing, love, and hope. How can you get behind the mask of masculinity many boys wear? How can you tell whether a "bad boy" is actually a "sad boy"—and how do you spot the danger signals of depression? How can you grow closer to the boy you love? Pollack explores how to create safe spaces and engage in "action talk," how to listen so a boy will speak the truth about, and be, himself. In the real boys' voices here, boys speak eloquently and truthfully about such topics as shame, bullying and teasing, the pressure to fit in, addictions, how they see the lives of the men they know, the importance of their mothers and fathers, their own spiritual and creative experiences, friendships with other boys and with girls, being gay, and coping with divorce and other losses, including the death of a friend or parent. We also hear what boys from Columbine High School and other places say about fear and violence in their lives. Full of insights from and about young and adolescent boys, William Pollack's Real Boys' Voices is an important, illuminating, and invaluable book, for boys themselves and for all the people in their lives. From Real Boys' Voices " Boys are supposed to shut up and take it, to keep it all in." —Scotty, from a small town in New England " What I hate about this school is that I am being picked on in the halls and just about everywhere else." —Cody, from a suburb in New England " Sometimes people say there are two me's, like I have a dual personality. . . . The public persona is not really who I am. It's a tool . . . to be who everyone wants me to be." —Raphael, from a city in the West " If you see [abuse] coming, just walk out of the room or walk out of the house or go somewhere, go to a friend's house, go for a walk, take your dog for a run, whatever. Just try to get away from that situation before it actually explodes." —Paul, from a suburb in the West " Maybe a couple of times I used to bully some kids. I haven't bullied anyone since the shooting. I try to be nicer to people even if I don't like them." —John, from Littleton, Colorado

Girl Politics, Updated Edition

By Nancy N. Rue
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  • Publisher : Zonderkidz
  • Book Code : 0310755239
  • Total of Pages : 224
  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Members : 951
  • Pdf File: girl-politics-updated-edition.pdf

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In this revised edition, bestselling author Nancy Rue provides a guide on how to deal with girl politics, God-style. Yesterday you were BFFs, planning to attend the same college and be in each other’s weddings. Today you sat down at the lunch table and she got up and left without a word, taking other friends with her, and giggling as they walked away. Your teacher says ignore her, your mom says talk to her, and your dad says, “It’s just what kids do.” You’re angry, hurt, and wondering, what happened? When is it just a girl thing, and when is it more? Girl Politics has all the info on friends, bullies, frenemies, and more, with real-life examples, conversation starters, Internet tactics, and tips to protect yourself—God style—Revised and updated with more examples from real girls, tackling more issues relevant in today’s media-driven world.

Fascinating Girl Vintage Edition

By Helen B Andelin
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  • Publisher : Axicon Circle, LLC
  • Book Code : 1946032115
  • Total of Pages :
  • Category : Family & Relationships
  • Members : 560
  • Pdf File: fascinating-girl-vintage-edition.pdf

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Fascinating Girl is a guide for young women on how to discover and cultivate their innate femininity, and how to start a relationship that will lead to a happy marriage. Before she passed away, Helen Andelin asked her eldest daughter, Dixie Andelin Forsyth, to update her work to reflect changes in culture and to help the book reach a broader international audience. Vintage Edition leans more on the essential and practical principles that made the original book so powerful. This edited publication is reflective of the wisdom that Helen Andelin gained over the years following her initial publishing and success; after countless hours in educational settings with her certified teachers and their students, through reader correspondences, from conversations with her daughters, and from her own private contemplation.