The Big Book of Girl Stuff
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"This funny [book] will have readers thumbing through the volume again and again. The author's sense of humor and lighthearted approach make this one accessible to a wide range of readers." --School Library Journal
"A must-have for preteen girls: It's funny and informative on everything from friendship to food and dieting." -- Parenting magazine
"Original, refreshing, and absolutely perfect for girls.... filled with advice that is positively relevant for middle and young adult readers." -- Children's Literature
"Girls will linger over these pages brimming with cartoons and step-by-step instructions." -- Publishers Weekly
"The Big Book of Girl Stuff is full of everything from first-crush advice to a chapter on Mean Girls -- and the question: Have you ever been one? It's the kind of pop reference girlfriends will want to share after school and on sleepovers." -- Detroit Free Press
As a middle school teacher, author Bart King listened carefully to the wisdom of his girl students. Along with his five sisters (!), their knowledge made The Big Book of Girl Stuff a classic that Parenting magazine has called "a must-have for girls."
This updated and redesigned edition of The Big Book of Girl Stuff is still loaded with fascinating facts, activities, quotes, games, and insightful information and advice on important topics. This humorous and informative resource is filled with everything a girl needs to know and celebrates all the things that make being a girl so wonderful. And not only is it a perfect handbook for preteens, 'tweens, and teens, but it will delight moms, aunts, and big sisters as well!
From the Author
Also available--the updated edition of The Big Book of Boy Stuff!
From the Inside Flap
From the author who brought you The Big Book of Boy Stuff, comes this hip, entertaining guide, written with the collaboration of author Bart King's five sisters (Gretchen, Kathleen, Melinda, Sarah, and Mary), as well as input from dozens of girls, young women, teachers, and moms everywhere.
The Big Book of Girl Stuff has everything a girl needs to know;from sleepovers to shopping, boys, dieting, friendship, fashion, babysitting, dancing, diaries, and more. It's the ultimate guide to being a girl and loving it! This book offers inspiration, empowerment, and some seriously great laughs just when girls need it the most. It's brimming with information, activities, quotes, games, smart asides, and fascinating facts. A must-have for every girl!
From the Back Cover
The Hip Book for Girls!
friends and secrets
etiquette and manners
Fun stuff to do
About the Author
Bart King has written more than twenty-eight books, including The Big Book of Boy Stuff, The Big Book of Spy Stuff, and The Pocket Guide to Mischief. His books for Gibbs Smith have sold more than 830,000 copies combined. He lives in Portland, Oregon.
Jennifer Kalis has illustrated The Big Book of Girl Stuff, Pocketdoodles for Girls, Pocketdoodles for Princesses, and B.F.F. Journal. She lives near Columbus, Ohio.
Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.
So, you’re looking for something to do, huh? Well, you’ve come to the right place. The best kind of fun is the fun you make on your own. Remember when you were a little ankle-biter and you’d make a fort by throwing a blanket or some old sheets over the couch? Or the time that you tied a garbage bag around yourself and slid down the snow-covered hill? And remember how you made your own jet plane and flew to Timbuktu?
Before reading on, you must promise to use the following outstanding activities for good, not evil. Do you promise? Are your fingers crossed? Are your eyes crossed? Okay, then take a look below! I have listed the activities from the easiest to the most challenging.