About the author:
ANNIE FOX is an internationally respected parenting expert and trusted online advisor to girls of all ages. She teaches girls to effectively manage their emotions so they can think more clearly and act with more compassion and respect. Her award-winning work includes the groundbreaking Middle School Confidential(tm) book and app series for tweens and "Teaching Kids to Be Good People: Progressive Parenting for the 21st Century." She's also the host of the popular weekly podcast, Family Confidential: Secrets of Successful Parenting. Since 1997, when she launched groundbreaking teen website The InSite.org, Annie has been answering teen and parenting questions from around the world. She is a sought-after speaker who takes equal delight connecting with students, educators, and parents.
Annie may be reached through her website, AnnieFox.com
The Girls' Q&A Book on Friendship
50 Ways to Fix a Friendship Without the DRAMA
Annie Fox M.Ed.
Erica De Chavez
“There are times when even best friends have problems and times when you wonder who your real friends are! That’s normal, but it can also be upsetting. When we’re upset, we don’t always know how to make things better and we need help.” —Annie Fox, M.Ed.
• A new girl stole my bff! What do I do? • Why does she keep breaking promises? • Are they really “just kidding?” • Why is my friend being so mean?
• How do I find new friends?! • Why are people mean?
When you’ve got great questions like these, you need great answers—ASAP! But where do you find them? Right here in The Girls’ Q&A Book on Friendship: 50 Ways to Fix a Friendship Without the DRAMA
- 50 puzzling friendship questions from real girls, each one insightfully illustrated
- 50 clear answers to help you make your next best move
- 25 Super Friend secrets from older girls
- 5 Quizzes to test your friendship skills
Annie Fox has written a book that gives 8–12-year-old girls the tools and confidence to handle any friendship challenge with courage, empathy and respect. Because that’s the kind of girl the world needs more of!
Visit GirlsQandA.com for excerpts, reviews, and more about the book.
“What I love about this book is that it gives older children and tweens advice that is specific to the common yet painful friendship problems many experience. A child can look at all the scenarios here, relate and then get really good advice that will help them feel better and handle their conflicts in a way that makes them feel good about themselves.”
—Rosalind Wiseman, author of Queen Bees and Wannabes, the book that inspired the hit movie Mean Girls
“…the best resource I've ever seen for addressing real issues in ways that girls can genuinely hear…I'll recommend this to every girl in my practice!”
—Deborah Gilboa, M.D. (AKA Ask Dr. G), author of Get The Behavior You Want…Without Being the Parent You Hate!
“…an invaluable resource for girls navigating their way through the sometimes tricky pathways of friendship…covers a wide array of scenarios and offers clear, concise and compassionate advice that will leave girls feeling empowered and resolved.”
—Jennifer Wider, M.D., co-author of Got Teens?
“…a gift to girls everywhere…I would have clutched this book tight from 4th grade on, reading deep into the night for girl-courage the next day. It could earn Annie Fox the Nobel Peace Prize for tempering Girl Warfare!”
—Beth Onufrak, Ph.D., DrBethKids.com
“…full of gold nuggets. Fox's concrete suggestions (including what girls can actually say) are written perfectly for young girls navigating the exciting and challenging world of friendships.”
—Dr. Amy Alamar, Ed.D., author of Parenting With Confidence for the Genius
“This book is gonna change not only the way you look at relationships, but how you counsel the kids in your care.”
—Lynne Kenney, Psy.D., co-author of Bloom: Helping Kids Blossom
“As a mom of a tween girl and an educational psychologist I am excited to use this book both professionally and personally. It speaks to girls in their own language with solid advice.”
—Dr. Kimberley Palmiotto, DrPalmiotto.com
“This is so cool. I can look up my problem and get the answer!”
—Priscilla, age 8
“I wish counselors would read this book, cause they’d understand better what it’s like to be in real social situations. It’s harder than they think.”
—Allie, age 13
“This book is a great way for kids like me to find answers to questions and not feel like we’re alone!”
—Ellye, age 10
“This would have been SO helpful back in 5th grade.”
—Kristin, age 12
- Publication Date:
- 150235344X / 9781502353443
- Page Count:
- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 5.25" x 8"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- Juvenile Nonfiction / Girls & Women