The Pocket Daring Book for Girls: Wisdom and Wonder includes classics from the original Daring Book, plus all-new chapters on the mystery and history of zero, curious tongue twisters, spiraling galaxies, layers of the earth and air, speaking French around the world, the harmony of Greek columns, and the beauty of Fibonacci numbers. Filled to the brim with so many fun things to know, The Pocket Daring Book for Girls: Wisdom and Wonder is the perfect companion for the adventures that come you way, and for the downtime in between.
Here is a list of books designed to help girls build and maintaintheir self-esteem, from small publishers in the U.S. and Canada. Whyonly small publishers? Small publishers are not just "small" -- theyoften are committed to making the world a better place and are oftenmore willing to take risks than big publishing conglomerates. Many ofthe small publishers on this list are dedicated to publishingempowering books for girls and women, or multicultural books, or booksthat encourage self-reliance and cooperation. Yet small publishers'books tend to get overlooked in the glare of publicity put out by themajor firms. This list helps readers identify these little-knowntreasures.
While I often ask my friends with older girls what books their girls’ loved, I’m often asked the same thing. So I thought I’d put together a list of books for tween girls that BabyGirl has read that she thinks other tween girls would enjoy too. This, of course, is in addition to the list of 8 that I suggested last year.
Nostalgia kicked in when I first saw the hardcover volumes of The Dangerous Book for Boys by Gonn and Hal Iggunen and The Daring Book for Girls by Andrea Buchanan and Miriam Peskowitz a couple of years ago at the bookstores. I got The Daring Book for Girls when I swapped a book internationally, and just a few weeks ago, I got The Dangerous Book for Boys in the bargain pile at the.