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    Rookie Yearbook One (Rookie Yearbook) (Paperback) By (author) Tavi Gevinson

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    DescriptionThe first print publication edited by Tavi Gevinson, the editor in chief of "Rookie," the website for teenage girls Tavi Gevinson started her personal blog, "Style Rookie" (http: //www.thestylerookie.com), in 2008, when she was eleven years old. It was a place where, from the confines of her bedroom in the suburbs, she could write about personal style and chronicle the development of her own. Within two years, the blog was averaging fifty thousand hits per day. Soon fashion designers were flying her around the world to attend and write about fashion shows, and to be a guest of honor at their parties.Soon Tavi's interests grew beyond fashion, into culture and art and, especially, feminism. In September 2011, when she was fifteen, she launched "Rookie" (http: //rookiemag.com), a website for girls like her: teenagers who are interested in fashion and beauty but also in dissecting the culture around them through a uniquely teen-girl lens. Rookie broke one million page views within its first six days. "Rookie Yearbook One "collects articles, interviews, photo editorials, and illustrations from the highly praised and hugely popular online magazine. In its first year, "Rookie" has established a large inclusive international community of avid readers. In addition to its fifty-plus regular writers, photographers, and illustrators (many of whom are teenage girls themselves), "Rookie"'s contributors and interviewees have included prominent makers of popular culture such as Lena Dunham, Miranda July, Joss Whedon, Jon Hamm, Zooey Deschanel, David Sedaris, Elle Fanning, Amy Poehler, Paul Rudd, John Waters, Chloe Sevigny, Liz Phair, Dan Savage, JD Samson, Ira Glass, Aubrey Plaza, Daniel Clowes, Carrie Brownstein, Paul Feig, Bethany Cosentino, Kimya Dawson, Fred Armisen, and Winnie Holzman.As a young teenager, Gevinson couldn't find what she was looking for in a teen magazine; "Rookie" is the one she created herself to fill that void. Her coolheaded intellect shines in "Rookie," arguably the most intelligent magazine ever made for a teen-girl audience. Gevinson writes with a humble but keen authority on such serious topics as body image, self-esteem, and first encounters with street harassment. She's equally deft at doling out useful advice, such as how to do a two-minute beehive, or how to deliver an effective bitchface. "Rookie"'s passionate staffers and faithful readers have helped make "Rookie" the strong community that it is.To date, Gevinson has written for "Harper's Bazaar," "Jezebel," "Lula," and "Pop," and is a contributing editor for "Garage" magazine. She has been profiled in "The New York Times" and "The New Yorker," and has been on the cover of "Pop," "L'Officiel," "Zeit""Magazin," and "Bust." As a speaker, she has made numerous presentations at venues such as IdeaCity, TEDxTeen, L2 Forum, and the "Economist" World in 2012 Festival. Last year Lady Gaga called her "the future of journalism."


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    Title
    Rookie Yearbook One
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Tavi Gevinson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 296
    Width: 226 mm
    Height: 274 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 1,089 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781770461123
    ISBN 10: 1770461124
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 22890
    BIC E4L: GEN
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T General Subject: 140
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: YDC
    BIC E4L: NF13+
    LC subject heading: ,
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y4.4
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    BIC subject category V2: YNP
    DC22: 305.2352
    Ingram Subject Code: YT
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: ART023000
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    DC22: 305.23082
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    DC21: 305.2352
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    BISAC V2.8: JNF060000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: HQ798 .R66 2012
    Thema V1.0: YDC
    BIC E4L: FT, YGN
    Illustrations note
    Colour
    Publisher
    Drawn and Quarterly
    Imprint name
    Drawn and Quarterly
    Publication date
    10 September 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Montreal
    Author Information
    Tavi Gevinson is the founder and editor in chief of "Rookie." She lives in Oak Park, Illinois, with her family and many piles of candy-bar wrappers.