6 Nonfiction Books for Teenage Girls

Nonfiction Books for Teenage Girls In honour of Teen Read Week I wanted to share my top nonfiction books for teenage girls that have been reviewed on my blog. *This post contains affiliate links. If you buy something through these links I will make a few pennies The Little Black Book for Girlz The Little… Read More »

Everything Sucks: Losing My Mind and Finding Myself in a High School Quest for Cool by Hannah Friedman

Stars: ***** HCI Teens (2009) Teen Nonfiction (Memoir) 264 pages Summary: Hannah Friedman’s life sucks. So she sets out to change it. After a strange early and middle childhood she enters one of the country’s most prestigious boarding schools on scholarship and transforms herself into everything she is not: cool. By senior year, she has… Read More »

Straight Talk for Teenage Girls by Annette Fuson

Stars: **** Author House (2008) Teen Nonfiction 125 Pages Summary: Straight Talk for Teenage Girls is information to help teen girls make better choices about life situations so they will grow to adulthood successfully. Topics include: self-esteem, dealing with emotions, making decisions, friendships with girls/boys, getting out of bad situations, handling mistakes and reaching goals.… Read More »

The Little Black Book for Girlz: A Book on Healthy Sexuality by St. Stephen’s Community House

Stars: **** Annick Press (2006) Ages 14+ This is another book I read for Freedom to Read Week. Here is the information on why and how it was challenged: St. Stephen’s Community House. The Little Black Book for Girlz: A Book on Healthy Sexuality. 2006—The Institute for Canadian Values (ICV), a Christian organization, campaigned against… Read More »

Psychos, Players, Punks and Pervs by C. Dean Hall

Psychos, Players, Punks and Pervs: How to Become the Ultimate Guy Detector by C. Dean Hall, M.S. Stars: **** At first look this book seems like a book for rape prevention but it is intended as more than that. Here’s a quote from the publisher: “Our research proves doctors, therapists, teachers and parents all agree… Read More »

Start Talking: A Girls’ Guide for You and Your Mom about Health, Sex or Whatever by Mary Jo Rapini & Janine Sherman

Stars: ****1/2 Non-fiction Bayou Publishing November 2008 ISBN: 978-1-886298-31-6 200 pages Book One of the Talk at the Table Series Ages 10 and up Start Talking: A Girl’s Guide for You and Your Mom about Health, Sex or Whatever [an inside look at the details even she doesn’t know] is a guide for a teen… Read More »

My Little Red Book by Rachel Kauder Nalebuff

  Stars: *****   Summary: My Little Red Book is an anthology of stories about first periods, collected from women of all ages from around the world. The accounts range from light-hearted (the editor got hers while water skiing in a yellow bathing suit) to heart-stopping (a first period discovered just as one girl was… Read More »