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KLIATTOriginally published in 1998, this new edition includes current resources and up-to-date facts and information on a range of issues important to teenage girls. Topics covered include beauty, body image, eating disorders, sexuality, and feminism. From descriptions of pelvic exams to discussions about the effects of unrealistic standards of beauty on self-esteem, the authors seek to inform, not to preach. The underlying message stresses the importance of being true to yourself. The inclusion of quotes from young women who are the same ages as the intended audience keeps the pace fast and the presentation of information interesting. The formal but direct manner of the authors contrasts with the colloquial but equally straightforward language of the teenage girls. Text boxes and sidebars highlight resources, advice, and reality checks. While topics like masturbation, sex, and contraceptives might make parents uncomfortable, this book deals openly with many of the concerns, challenges, and choices facing adolescent girls. KLIATT Codes: JS—Recommended for junior and senior high school students. 2005, Seal, 258p. illus. bibliogs. notes. index., Ages 12 to 18.