Girls Like Us: Reclaiming Our Adolescence Through Poem, Stories, & Words of Wisdom [NOOK Book]

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We all have moments from childhood that have molded our perceptions of ourselves and our lives. In Girls Like Us forty accomplished and influential women share these tender and uplifting moments from their own childhoods and teenage years. Isabel Allende tells of her parents' priceless gift in encouraging her to express her creativity; Faye Wattleton describes how a checkered and difficult childhood shaped her into the determined leader she is today; novelist Amy Tan explores the life of a young girl and her ...
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Girls Like Us: Reclaiming Our Adolescence Through Poem, Stories, & Words of Wisdom

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Overview

We all have moments from childhood that have molded our perceptions of ourselves and our lives. In Girls Like Us forty accomplished and influential women share these tender and uplifting moments from their own childhoods and teenage years. Isabel Allende tells of her parents' priceless gift in encouraging her to express her creativity; Faye Wattleton describes how a checkered and difficult childhood shaped her into the determined leader she is today; novelist Amy Tan explores the life of a young girl and her relationship to her mother in The Joy Luck Club. The book includes photographs of some of the contributors at the age they appear in their stories, as well as brief biographies of each. Girls Like Us celebrates the poignant coming-of-age moments experienced by prominent women of this century. This book is a great anthology for everyone wishing to cultivate and remember what it is to be young again.

For anyone who has ever wondered what makes a millionaire's mind tick, this book opens a door to a revitalizing, life-changing way of thinking. The authors point out that success results from a specific outward projection--thoughts aimed toward a target. 128 pp. Targeted ads. 25,000 print.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781577312857
  • Publisher: New World Library
  • Publication date: 10/14/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 264
  • File size: 948 KB

Meet the Author

Gina Misiroglu is a twelve-year veteran of the West Coast publishing industry, specializing in the development and editing of lifestyle, current issues, and women’s studies titles. Of the many titles Misiroglu has contributed to, she is particularly proud of her co-authorship of Space
Jammin’: Michael and Bugs Hit the Big Screen and her work as editor and contributing writer to Lay Down Body: Living History in Africa-American
Cemeteries, a reference book on African-American genealogy, history,
and folklore. She is currently at work on her second anthology for New
World Library.
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Table of Contents

Publisher's Preface 7
Author's Preface 11
Introduction 15
Ch. 1 Where Do I Start? 23
Ch. 2 Wealth is a State of Mind 43
Ch. 3 Eliminating Mental Blocks 61
Ch. 4 Making Decisions 77
Ch. 5 Do What You Love 95
Ch. 6 The Magic of Goals 113
Ch. 7 A Plan of Action 125
Conclusion 135
About the Authors 139
References 140
Suggested Reading 142
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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 14, 2008

    Heartwarming

    My aunt gave me 'Girls Like Us' for my 13th birthday. I am now twenty-years-old and I still love this book. A wonderful read whether you're feeling empowered or blue... truly, it's a blessing to be able to read so many brilliant women's stories.

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