LookinG For aLaska
Miles “Pudge” Halter leaves his boring life
behind when he goes to a new boarding school
and falls under the spell of the beautiful and
reckless Alaska Young.
Dutton Juvenile • 160 pp. • 978-0-525-47506-4 • $15.99
Michael L. Printz Award Winner;
ALA Teen’s Top 10 Award Winner
Richard Heyman, Ed.D.
ho W To sa Y i T®: To Teens
101 of the Most Important Topics on Their Lives
Prentice Hall Press • 352 pp.
978-0-7352-0188-0 • $16.95
Kathy McCoy, Ph.D.,
and Charles Wibbelsman, M.D.
Gro WinG anD chanGinG
A Handbook for Preteens
Revised and Updated
Perigee • 256 pp. • 978-0-399-52898-9 • $14.95
The PriviLeGe oF You Th
A Teenager’s Story of Longing
for Acceptance and Friendship
“Pelzer demonstrates, as few have, that it is in
the darkest skies that the stars are best
seen.”—Richard Paul Evans.
Plume • 240 pp. • 978-0-452-28629-0 • $12.95
Also of interest: Help Yourself 978-0-452-28276-6,
Help Yourself for Teens 978-0-452-28652-8, A Man
Named Dave 978-0-78651-894-4
The Editors of Reader’s Digest
Jóvenes, seXo Y DroGas
Las Respuestas a tus Preguntas
Spanish Language Edition
Experts in adolescent psychology and public
health provide practical advice for preventing
early sexual activity and drug addiction. 300
Reader’s Digest • 320 pp.
978-968-5460-01-9 • $24.95
The Prehistory of Youth Culture: 1875-1945
“Savage writes with great lyrical exuberance
and passion. The young lives presented in
Teenage blast through reified post-war mythologies
to reveal youth as an ongoing potent, volatile,
dynamic social force. By shining a neon light on
the secret histories of young people, Savage...
restor[es] the integrity and dignity of all young
people, past and present.”—Donna Gaines,
author of Teenage Wasteland.
Penguin • 576 pp. • 978-0-14-025415-0 • $17.00
A San Francisco Chronicle Notable Book
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Laura Sessions Stepp
our Las T Bes T sho T
Guiding Our Children
Through Early Adolescence
Riverhead • 384 pp. • 978-1-57322-875-6 • $16.00
The reaL Tru Th
aBou T Teens anD seX
From Hooking Up to Friends with
Benefits—What Teens Are Thinking,
Doing, and Talking About, and How
to Help Them Make Smart Choices
Weill, an editor at major teen magazines, draws
on her contacts with thousands of teens and an
exclusive nationwide survey to help parents
address the issues effectively.
Perigee • 240 pp. • 978-0-399-53280-1 • $14.95
f GaMe oF kinGs
A Year Among the Oddballs and
Geniuses Who Make Up America’s
Top High School Chess Team
“In this thrilling, vigorously reported, deeply
empathic book, Michael Weinreb…brings to
vivid life a contemporary chess world suffused
with its own updated version of nerd machismo.”—The New York Times Book Review.
Gotham • 304 pp. • 978-1-592-40338-7 • $15.00
A Quill Award winner for Sports; A Christian
Science Monitor Best Nonfiction Book
issues in girls’
Roni Cohen-Sandler, Ph.D.
s TresseD-ou T GirLs
Helping Them Thrive in an Age of Pressure
Based on her clinical work, interviews, and a
comprehensive survey of 3,000 teens, the author
identifies five at-risk groups of girls. “[A] wise,
well-researched chronicle should be of help to
parents of teen girls struggling with stress.”—
Penguin • 288 pp. • 978-0-14-303776-7 • $15.00
See also: Trust Me, Mom—Everyone Else Is Going!
and I’m Not Mad, I Just Hate You!, page 20
M. Gigi Durham, Ph.D.
f The LoLi Ta eFFec T
Media Sexualization of Young Girls
and What We Can Do About It
Durham shows how sexuality is rigidly and
restrictively defined in media—often in ways
detrimental to girls’ healthy development—and
offers strategies for resisting the violations that
render girls sexually subordinate.
Overlook • 320 pp. • 978-1-59020-063-6 • $24.95
f The GirLs Who Wen T a Wa Y
The Hidden History of Women Who
Surrendered Children for Adoption
in the Decades Before Roe v. Wade
“Fessler’s thorough analysis of the social context of adoption in America between 1945 and
1973 demonstrates only too well how good
intentions can produce disastrous outcomes...a
remarkably well-researched and accomplished
book.”— The New York Times Book Review.
Penguin • 368 pp. • 978-0-14-303897-9 • $15.00
A Booklist Editors’ Choice; National Book
Critics Circle Awards finalist
f see Jane hi T
Why Girls Are Growing More Violent
and What We Can Do About It
“This well-written book offers a careful and
compelling analysis of an emergent social phenomenon. See Jane Hit is consciousness-raising
in the truest sense of the word.”—Mary Pipher,
author of Reviving Ophelia.
Penguin • 304 pp. • 978-0-14-303868-9 • $15.00
Amy Goldwasser, editor
The Next Generation of American
Writers—Teenage Girls—on What
Fires Up Their Lives Today
A collection of personal essays by girls ages 13
to 18, hailing from Park Avenue to rural Kentucky, and representing a diverse spectrum of
socioeconomic, racial, and religious backgrounds.
Hudson Street Press • 288 pp.
978-1-594-63040-8 • $21.95
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