Heidi’s Recommended Reading / Resource List
Brown, L.M. (2003). Girlfighting: Betrayal and Rejection among Girls. New York: New York University Press.
Deak, J. (2002). Girls will be Girls: Raising Confident and Courageous Daughters. New York: Hyperion.
Erlbach, A. (2003). The Middle School Survival Guide. New York: Walker & Co.
Kilbourne, J. (1999). Can’t Buy My Love: How Advertising Changes the Way We Think and Feel. Simon and Schuster: Touchstone Book.
Littman, B. (1999). Everyday ways to raise Smart, Strong, Confident Girls: Successful Teens tell us what works. New York: Thomas Dunne Books.
Lamb, S. and Brown, L.M. (2006). Packaging Girlhood: Rescuing Our Daughters from Marketers’ Schemes. New York: St. Marten’s Press.
Machoian, L. (2005). The Disappearing Girl: Learning the Language of Teenage Depression. New York: Dutton.
Madison, Lynda. (1997). Keep Talking: A Mother-Daughter Guide to the Pre-Teen Years.
Orenstein, P. (1994). SchoolGirls: Young Women, Self-Esteem, and the Confidence Gap. New York: Doubleday Anchor Books.
Pipher, M. (1994). Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls. New York: Ballantine Books.
Richardson, Brenda & Rehr, Elane (2001). 101 Ways to Help Your Daughter Love Her Body. New York: Harpercollins.
Sadker, M. & Sadker, D. (1994). Failing at Fairness: How Our Schools Cheat Girls. New York: Touchstone Books.
Simmons, R. (2003). Odd Girl Out: The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls. Harvest Books.
Simmons, R. (2004). Odd Girl Speaks Out: Girls Write About Bullies, Cliques, Popularity, and Jealousy. Harcourt, Inc.
Wiseman, R. (2002). Queen Bees & Wannabes: Helping your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends & Other Realities of Adolescence. New York: Three Rivers Press.
Wolf, N. (1986). The Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty are Used Against Women. New York: Doubleday Anchor Books.
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