4 Steps to Bully-Proof Girls in the Early Grades

4 Steps to Bully-Proof Girls in the Early Grades

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by Michelle Anthony, Reyna Lindert
     
 

Previously published as part of LITTLE GIRLS CAN BE MEAN.

Worried about mean girls? Help your daughter respond and react to bullying where it starts---in elementary school.

As experts in developmental psychology and each a mother of three, Dr. Michelle Anthony and Dr. Reyna Lindert began noticing an alarming pattern of social struggle among girls as

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Previously published as part of LITTLE GIRLS CAN BE MEAN.

Worried about mean girls? Help your daughter respond and react to bullying where it starts---in elementary school.

As experts in developmental psychology and each a mother of three, Dr. Michelle Anthony and Dr. Reyna Lindert began noticing an alarming pattern of social struggle among girls as young as five, including their own daughters. In today's world, it is likely that your daughter has been faced with bullying and friendship issues, too---and perhaps you're at a loss for how to guide her through these situations effectively. In 4 STEPS TO BULLY-PROOF GIRLS IN THE EARLY GRADE, Dr. Michelle Anthony and Dr. Reyna Lindert offer an easy-to-follow, 4-step plan to help you become a problem-solving partner with your child, including tips and insights that girls can use on their own to confront social difficulties in an empowered way. Whether your daughter is just starting grade school or is already on her way to junior high, you'll learn how to:

• GUIDE your child with simple, compassionate strategies
• SUPPORT your daughter to act more independently to face the social issue

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PRAISE FOR LITTLE GIRLS CAN BE MEAN:

“More than ever, young girls are facing painful social challenges that require real skills to respond…offers useful strategies and tools to help parents empower their daughters from the earliest ages."
-Rachel Simmons, bestselling author of Odd Girl Out and The Curse of the Good Girl

“A valuable guide for understanding and demystifying the friendship issues, social cruelty, and bullying of elementary-aged girls. A must-have book for parents, counselors, and educators.”
- Rosalind Wiseman, bestselling author of Queen Bees and Wannabes

"More than just invaluable advice about preparing girls to cope with bullying, gossip, and friendship riffs, these are empowering strategies for adults to communicate and connect with their daughters while they are at a highly receptive age and to help them develop resilient self-esteem before they hit the middle-school jungle." -- Booklist

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781429958813
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
07/19/2011
Sold by:
Macmillan
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
358,413
File size:
784 KB

Meet the Author

Dr. Michelle Anthony, an expert in developmental psychology, is mother to three young children, two girls and a boy. She is a certified K-3 teacher and president and cofounder of Wide-Eyed Learning, a company devoted to facilitating communication and learning between parents and children. She is also a columnist for Scholastic's Parent and Child magazine. Dr. Anthony holds a B.A. in Education from Brown University, an M.A. in child studies from Tufts University, and a Ph.D. in developmental psychology from University of California at Berkeley. She lives in Centennial, Colorado.

Dr. Reyna Lindert, also an expert in developmental psychology, is mother to three young children, two girls and a boy. She is a certified parent educator and vice president and cofounder of Wide-Eyed Learning. She holds a B.S. in human development and family studies from Cornell University, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in developmental psychology from University of California at Berkeley. She lives in Beaverton, Oregon.


Michelle Anthony, M.A., Ph.D. is a child development researcher and educator. She is a co-founder of Wide-Eyed Learning, LLC, which teaches parents and educators the Signing Smart approach to using ASL signs with hearing babies and toddlers. She lives with her husband and signing children in Centennial, Colorado.
Reyna Lindert, Ph.D. is a child development researcher and educator. She co-founded Wide-Eyed Learning, LLC, which teaches parents and educators the Signing Smart approach to using ASL signs with hearing babies and toddlers. She lives with her husband and signing children in Beaverton, Oregon.

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4 Steps to Bully-Proof Girls in the Early Grades 3.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is awsome.I used to be a bully but this book helped me understand that its not good.Im only ten years old.Also ive learned two wrongs dont make a right.If your a bully stop now.If someone bullied you,you wouldnt like it.This book is worth the money.Dont belive me read a free sample.Thank You.Brianna Camille Martin
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This was okay. It had lots of author's self experiences explained. It was a bit boring to read (some parts, not all). I'm not sure if this was supposed to be a first book of a series of similar books.
Leslie Csernyik More than 1 year ago