Helping fierce teenage girls become awesome women.
Is your daughter 14? Are you struggling to know what's going on inside her head? Are you worried?
This is the book that can help you understand how she's feeling, what she's thinking and what you need to do to help her navigate her tricky teens to become a fabulous woman.
BEING 14 gives a voice to every teen girl in Australia. Madonna King has interviewed 200 14-year-old girls across the country, talked to successful school principals, psychologists, CEOs, police, guidance and neuroscientists to reveal the social, psychological and physical challenges every 14-year-old girl is facing today.
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Madonna King has worked hard to gather the facts and present them in a balanced fashion. Well done, Madonna - it must have taken you a long time to produce this work of art!!
A clever and insightful look at an important topic. Girls and the adults around them often struggle with the mid teen years. Madonna King has provided fabulous information and advice that should be incredibly helpful for those willing to listen.
She's become the voice of current affairs - Anna Bligh on Madonna King skilfully deconstructs complex science ... easily accessible for lay and professional readers alike. - AUSTRALIAN MEDICINE on IAN FRAZER: THE MAN WHO SAVED A MILLION LIVES A deeply thoughtful and enlightening exploration of the world of 14 year old girls. I was impressed by the respect and sensitivity shown towards girls at this critical developmental stage and the breadth and depth of the research. It candidly highlights the complexities our girls face -and sometimes the mistakes they make - while also rejoicing in their great strengths and the way they so passionately want to contribute positively to the world around them. - MARISE McCONAGHY - Principal, Strathcona Girls' Grammar in Victoria Just as adolescent girls can be frustrating, confusing and complex, so too are they wonderful, inspiring and earnest. While many authors attempt to unravel the complexity of the adolescent girl, few have approached it with the curiosity, compassion and thoughtfulness of Madonna King. "Being 14" is a book for anyone wanting to look beyond the cliches surrounding adolescent girls to really understand and celebrate these passionate, optimistic and determined young women. - JODY FORBES, School Psychologist & Student Counselling Coordinator, Brisbane Girls Grammar School
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 28th March 2017
Publisher: Hachette Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.3 x 2.7
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 1