This book is timely and necessary considering the recent news on teen bullying, depression and violence, as well as the negative effects of social media. Through a series of first person narratives, Girl Talk discusses all these issues. After interviewing 160 culturally and socioeconomically diverse teen girls between the ages of fourteen and seventeen, ten powerful and distinct stories have emerged. It reads like “Vagina Monologues” for the teen crowd combined with an effective and practical system designed to RAISE (Resilience, Attitude, Independence, Self-Respect and Empowerment) teen self-esteem. This book will serve as a self-help guide for teenage girls dealing with self-esteem issues and as a resource for parents, teachers and counselors raising teen girls.
Check out the book trailer for Girl Talk: Boys, Bullies and Body Image.