The Confidence Code for Girls
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The Confidence Code for Girls : Taking Risks, Messing Up, and Becoming Your Amazingly Imperfect, Totally Powerful Self

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New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal Bestseller!

Girls can rule the world-all they need is confidence. This empowering, entertaining guide from the bestselling authors of The Confidence Code gives girls the essential yet elusive code to becoming bold, brave, and fearless.

It's a paradox familiar to parents everywhere: girls are achieving like never before, yet they're consumed with doubt on the inside. Girls worry constantly about how they look, what people think, whether to try out for a sports team or school play, why they aren't getting "perfect" grades, and how many likes and followers they have online.

Katty Kay and Claire Shipman use cutting-edge science and research, as well as proven methods of behavioral change, to reach girls just when they need it the most-the tween and teen years.

Packed with graphic novel strips; appealing illustrations; fun lists, quizzes, and challenges; and true stories from tons of real girls, The Confidence Code for Girls teaches girls to embrace risk, deal with failure, and be their most authentic selves.

If you or the girl in your life loved The Gutsy Girl or Rad American Women A-Z, you'll love this.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 140 x 210 x 27mm | 457g
  • HarperCollins
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0062796984
  • 9780062796981
  • 2,023

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Girls can rule the world. All you need is confidence.

Ever wish you had the guts to try out for that team or play, or finally talk to that grumpy, intimidating teacher, or actually start that animal welfare club you dreamed up? Or maybe your list of scary stuff is totally different. But here's the secret to making it all happen:

Confidence. It gives you the power to do everything you want.

Packed with graphic novel strips, fun lists and quizzes, and stories from real girls, this book will reveal the code for confidence--how to make it and how to use it. Soon you'll be a girl of action, tackling risks that lead to big, big adventure and taking on challenges you've never even imagined.
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"This is the book every girl needs to make her dreams come true." -- Laurie Hernandez, US Olympic Gold Medalist and best-selling author of I Got This: To Gold and Beyond "Girl power depends on self-confidence, but many girls struggle to see how awesome they really are.... I wish I had this book when I was a girl - and I'm really glad today's girls have it now." -- Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and founder of Lean In and Option B "Girls should know it's cool to be different. I learned that lesson on the ice, playing hockey. I didn't always fit in, but I came to embrace that, and it gave me confidence. This book can help every girl flip that switch in her head." -- Hilary Knight, Olympic silver medalist and member of the US women's national ice hockey team "Wow!!! I love love love this book for girls. Every single day I work with girls who suffer so much because they don't have the tools The Confidence Code for Girls provides. It gives tweens tips and tools to manage everything from stress to self-doubt to sticky social situations." -- Phyllis L. Fagell, school counselor, author and contributor to the Washington Post's On Parenting section "An essential read for every girl in her tween years.... I am inspired by what the authors have done in offering such a tremendous guidebook that I am sure tween girls will reference time and time again in their journey to forming a solid, confident self." -- Dr. Bonnie Zucker, licensed psychologist and author of Anxiety-Free Kids: An Interactive Guide for Parents and Children "If you've ever wished you had the courage to say what you really think, or do the thing that scares you, this is the book for you! Confidence is crucial for girls, and Katty and Claire have figured out the recipe. Reading this book will help you change your life!" -- Rachel Simmons, author of Enough as She Is and Leadership Specialist at Smith College "Confidence, the authors suggest, comes not from being perfect, but from building a strong foundation of self-awareness, knowledge, and resilience-and it's always a work in progress." -- Publishers Weekly
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