|A Cool New Book About Friendship
Constant use will not wear ragged the fabric
of friendship.Dorothy Parker, humorist, 1893-1967
Ive had moments of not speaking to people, but that's
the way it goes. Friendshipsif theyre true friendshipsare
resilient, and you bounce back, and having a falling-out
just adds another layer to them.Madonna
Ever wonder what advice Meg Ryan, Oprah Winfrey, or Christina
Aguillera would give a 10-14 year old girl if they had the
chance? In The Girls Book of Friendship: Cool Quotes,
True Stories, Secrets and More, edited by Catherine
Dee, young readers will learn for themselves just what their
favorite celebrities and other successful women have to
say about one of the most important things in their livesfriendship.
Written as a companion to the popular Girls Book
of Wisdom, this collection features real-life stories,
cool quotes, and inspiring poems from dyanamic girls and
women of the past and present and from all walks of lifeincluding
writers, mothers, actors, athletes, politicians, and students.
Find out what they have to say about making and maintaining
friendships, trust and secrets, boyfriends and more!
The Girls Book of Friendship aims to help girls:
* Evaluate whether someone would make a good friend
* Become the kind of friend everyone needs
* Know when they can truly trust someone
* Make new friends in unexpected places
* Find an e-pal
* Become an attentive listener
* Maintain friendships in and outside of the popular crowd
* Stay close with friends when theyre dating someone
* Plan adventures that stay with them forever
Included in this fun guide are friendly
facts, pal projects, poems, and more than 100 cool quotes
from famous women and girls such as Gwyneth Paltrow, Louisa
May Alcott, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Gloria Steinem, Mandy
Moore, and Michelle Kwan.
Perfect for holiday gifts and just the right size for sticking
in a backpack, The Girls Book of Friendship is
sure to enlighten and entertain girls everywhere.
Catherine Dee is the author of The Girls Book of
Wisdom, an American Library Association Popular Paperback
for Young Adults, and The Girls Guide to Life.
She lives in northern California. For more information on
Catherine and her books, go to www.empowergirls.com.
Megan Tingley Books
Little, Brown and Company
Age 9 and up