Author(s): Rachel Simmons
Identifies the subtle means by which girls behave aggressively toward one another and examines specific behaviors while explaining the importance of enabling girls to express anger and resolve conflicts.
Praise for ODD GIRL OUT
"There has not been so much interest in young females since psychologist Mary Pipher chronicled anorexics and suicide victims in her 1994 bestseller, "Reviving Ophelia,""--"The Washington Post"
"Provocative . . . Cathartic to any teen or parent trying to find company . . . it will sound depressingly familiar to any girl with a pulse."--"Detroit Free Press"
"Encourages girls to address one another when they feel angry or jealous, rather than engage in the rumor mill."--"Chicago Tribune"
"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 . . . schools."--"San Francisco Chronicle "