The Dirt on Dating

Overview

To date or not to date? It's easy to ask that question, but not so easy to find the answer. With her usual straightforward style, Hayley DiMarco helps teens sort through the pros and cons of starting a new relationship. She takes a look at why guys and girls are so different when it comes to dating, how to know if he or she likes you back, and even how to perfect the art of flirting. And what happens when a relationship gets more serious? How do you know if it is true love or ...
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Overview

To date or not to date? It's easy to ask that question, but not so easy to find the answer. With her usual straightforward style, Hayley DiMarco helps teens sort through the pros and cons of starting a new relationship. She takes a look at why guys and girls are so different when it comes to dating, how to know if he or she likes you back, and even how to perfect the art of flirting. And what happens when a relationship gets more serious? How do you know if it is true love or not?
All teens have these questions. The Dirt on Dating has the answers.
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Editorial Reviews

School Library Journal
Gr 6-10-Two books to help teens navigate a path through two thoroughly confounding subjects. Dating has a conservative Christian viewpoint, with a liberal sprinkling of Bible verses. Its overall message and well-intentioned advice may get lost as readers encounter some of the author's strongly held convictions about male-female relationships, chiefly that marriages are not equal partnerships but rather male led (a point that the author concedes is a bone of contention even among Christians). Much of the text is common sense, perhaps old-fashioned, but practical about dating and choosing wisely whom to date. Particularly good are the "Definitely Different Date Ideas," which are fun suggestions for daters of all ages. Drugs takes a more secular approach. Lookadoo was a probation officer in East Texas and talks straight with readers about different drugs, what they do, and why it's a dumb decision to take them. His no-nonsense approach and readable text make this book a good choice for a much wider audience than Dating. Both texts are slickly done and visually appealing.-Elaine Baran Black, Gwinnett County Public Library, Lawrenceville, GA Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780800732967
  • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 9/1/2008
  • Series: Revell The Dirt Series
  • Pages: 120
  • Age range: 13 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 4.90 (w) x 6.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Hayley DiMarco is chief creative officer and founder of Hungry Planet, where she writes and creates cutting-edge books that connect with the multitasking mind-set. She has written and co-written numerous bestselling books for both teens and adults, including Dateable, Mean Girls, Sexy Girls, and Technical Virgin. She and her husband, Michael, live in Nashville, Tennessee.
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