You've heard it all before: Get good grades. Keep your room clean. Wear the right clothes. Try new extracurricular activities. And why don't you have a boyfriend? All these demands can be mind-boggling! What's a girl to do? Girls Inc. Presents: You're Amazing! is a guide to help you deal with the amount of pressure you endure to be perfect. In this fun and enthusiastic, t-your-mother's book, you'll get advice on t-so-easy topics, including how to:* Deal with stereotypes and cliques* Figure out the best way to balance school and a social life* Navigate the crushes and dating world* Find a place in your family Packed with guidance from older teens, female role models, and activities from Girls Inc., this fun to read book is truly a guide to being your very best-and happiest-self.
Claire Mysko (New York) is the former Assistant director of Communications at Girls Inc. and is a freelance writer and consultant. She has appeared on television shows including 20/20 and Inside Edition, and has written on self esteem issues for publications such as YM, Girls' Life, and PBSKids.org. Ms. Mysko holds a Master's degree in gender studies from New School University.