"NEW YORK TIMES "BESTSELLER AN ALL-ENCOMPASSING GUIDE THAT PARENTS WILL WANT FOR THEIR TEENS
This thorough, concise guide offers straight talk about:
The male and female body as it changes and matures.
Teen relationships: what it takes to create happy, supportive, positive, and meaningful connections with family, friends, and others.
Identity empowerment: how to be authentic and thrive in today s world.
Sex and sexuality for boys and girls: how teens should take care of their bodies, embrace their experiences, and strengthen self-esteem.
Strategies for working through the toughest challenges, including bullying, sexual abuse, eating disorders, pregnancy, and more.
Praise for "Being a Teen"
A frank and candid resource for adolescents. "People"
Fonda s warmth and love for the teen community is evident. "Publishers Weekly"
Clear, practical, and riveting, "Being a Teen" cuts away at myth, enhances teens self-esteem, and arms them with a trove of useful information. Beautifully organized . . . Any parent, teacher, coach, or doctor needs to read this authoritative guide. What a lifesaver for our boys and girls William S. Pollack, PhD, author of the international bestseller "Real Boys" and Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School
"Being a Teen" should be in the hands of every teen in the world. It is a myth-busting, fact-filled treasure full of life information all teens want and need to know. Christiane Northrup, M.D., "New York Times" bestselling author of "Women s Bodies, Women s Wisdom"
Clear, unflinching, and nonjudgmental . . . a reliable guide to the turbulent physical and social transitions of adolescence. Michael Kimmel, Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies, Stony Brook University, and author of "Guyland"
A comprehensive, honest, fun-to-read book for today s teenagers. This delightful book will be used again and again. The Reverend Debra W. Haffner, president, Religious Institute, and author of" From Diapers to Dating"
Detailed, accurate and practical . . . an excellent resource. Paul Kivel, author of "Boys Will Be Men""
Being a Teen
Random House, Incorporated