REVISED AND UPDATED
WITH NEW MATERIAL ON CYBERBULLYING AND
HELPING GIRLS HANDLE THE DANGERS OF LIFE ONLINE
"Peels away the smiley surfaces of adolescent female society to expose one of girlhood's dark secrets: the vicious psychological warfare waged every day in the halls of our middle schools and high schools." --"San Francisco Chronicle"
When "Odd Girl Out" was first published, it became an instant bestseller and ignited a long-overdue conversation about the hidden culture of female bullying. Today the dirty looks, taunting notes, and social exclusion that plague girls' friendships have gained new momentum in cyberspace.
In this updated edition, educator and bullying expert Rachel Simmons gives girls, parents, and educators proven and innovative strategies for navigating social dynamics in person and online, as well as brand new classroom initiatives and step-by-step parental suggestions for dealing with conventional bullying. With up-to-the-minute research and real-life stories, "Odd Girl Out "continues to be the definitive resource on the most pressing social issues facing girls today.
"Passionate and beautifully written. A significant contribution to our understanding of the psychology of girls." --Michael Thompson, co-author of "Raising Cain"
"Cathartic to any teen or parent trying to find company." --"Detroit Free Press "
An "American School Board Journal "Notable Book in Education RACHEL SIMMONS, best-selling author of "Odd Girl Speaks Out "and "The Curse of the Good Girl," is an educator and cofounder of the Girls Leadership Institute. A Rhodes Scholar, she has appeared on "Today," "Oprah," and other major shows including her own PBS special, and writes frequently for "Teen Vogue."
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