Mean Chicks, Cliques, and Dirty Tricks A Real Girl's Guide to Getting Through it All by Erika V. Shearin Karres


Mean Chicks, Cliques, and Dirty Tricks A Real Girl's Guide to Getting Through it All by Erika V. Shearin Karres

Cyber-bullying can be worse than being picked on in school. Like when a girl tries real hard to make me feel bad about myself. Doesn't she know how much that hurts? -Tanya, 13 I don't know any girls that don't hurt other girls in some ways. Why? Because life is tough for girls. -Angela, 14 Some girls try to intimidate and threaten you on Facebook. It's their way to get attention. I just don't want to play their game. -Jennifer, 15 Cliques. Snobs. Facebook stalkers. Twitter twits. Gossip. MySpace brats. Name-calling and showing off. Let's face it-the girl world is tough! Mean Chicks, Cliques, and Dirty Tricks, 2nd Edition is your ultimate survival guide to backstabbers and bullies both in school and online. Girl guru Dr. Erika talked to more than 1,000 teen girls just like you to help you understand what makes mean chicks tick. She features smart strategies and powerful tools, such as: * FYI: The real lowdown on the different types of mean chick behavior-what causes it and what you can do * Awesome quizzes: Designed to help you figure out where you stand with the mean chicks and how you can make real changes * Fab fixes: Hey, even a cool chick like you can feel down every now and then-these are quick pick-me-ups for any bad day * Cool quotes: Wit and wisdom from women who fought their battles years ago-and came out on top * Real Answers: Restore kindness and courtesy at your school and online Loaded with helpful advice and true stories from girls who fought back against teasing and cyberbulling, Mean Chicks is the only book you need to feel strong, confident, and triumphant.

About the Author

Erika Shearin Karres is an award-winning educator, speaker, and author. She taught in the public schools of North Carolina and on the college level as an assistant professor for 35 years. She won numerous Teacher of Excellence awards and was honored by the Governors of North Carolina and Kentucky. After the Berlin Wall came down, she was asked to teach in the formerly communist East Germany.

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224 pages


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Publication date

31st May 2010



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