The Drama Years Real Girls Talk About Surviving Middle School - Bullies, Brands, Body Image, and More by Haley Kilpatrick, Whitney Joiner


The Drama Years Real Girls Talk About Surviving Middle School - Bullies, Brands, Body Image, and More by Haley Kilpatrick, Whitney Joiner

It has never been easy to be a middle school girl. Between the ages of 11 and 14, girls go through an incredible number of physical and mental changes, making this the most formative and precarious time in their lives. The Drama Years is packed with the voices of tweens who share their experiences, anecdotes and advice on everything from stress to body image to getting along with parents. This is a survival guide written from the trenches, packed with real life examples and practical strategies, to help parents and daughters survive The Drama Years.


Pre-teen years are so tough for girls, and adults often aren't sure how best to help. Thankfully, we havethe middle school and high school girls who share their hearts and minds in these pages to guide us, telling parents exactly what will help them survive The Drama Years. Julie Foudy, former captain US Women's Soccer Team and Founder of Julie Foudy Sports Leadership Academy

About the Author

Haley Kilpatrick started Girl Talk, a program to help middle school girls deal with the pressures and anxieties of being a young teen. Haley graduated from Kennesaw State University with her B.S. in communication. She travels the country speaking and motivating youth, teachers, and administrators on the importance of mentoring.Whitney Joiner is a former features editor at Seventeen and has contributed to a number of newspapers and magazines, including Teen Vogue, Glamour, Redbook, The New York Times, TIME, and more.

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278 pages


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Publication date

11th July 2013



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