Girls Will Be Girls by Joann Deak
Raising Confident and Courageous Daughters

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Mary Pipher told us about the problems girls face in Reviving Ophelia; now in Girls Will Be Girls, JoAnn Deak gives us the solutions. In a work thats as relevant and important as Raising Cain, Deak offers a comprehensive road map to the many emotional and physical challenges girls of all ages face in today's changing world. Renowned for her knowledge of what makes girls ages 6 to 16 tick, Deak brings together stories and lessons from more than 20 years as a school psychologist, and introduces original concepts as a framework to help parents better understand their daughters.
 

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JoAnn Deak, Ph.D., is an author and an international speaker, educator, and preventive psychologist. She also works with parents, teachers, and other adults who work with children as a consultant to schools worldwide on issues of brain development and gender equality. She is also the author of the award-winning book, Your Fantastic Elastic Brain.
 
Published August 7, 2002 by Hyperion. 304 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Parenting & Relationships, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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Deak offers a variety of scenarios along with suggestions for improving the communication: for example, when one girl immediately says she hates her school and the family must move, the parents are sympathetic and schedule visits to some other schools.

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Dr. JoAnn Deak, educator and consultant, has written this book to inform parents about the problems they will be confronted with when it comes to raising daughters from ages six to sixteen in a world that is constantly changing.

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