A Smart Girl’s Guide: Tough Stuff is a book that shows girls how to get through tricky times—from bullying to body image issues, friendship stress to family struggles, panic attacks to pandemic—and come out on the other side even stronger. It provides tons of tips on how to bounce back and find enough resilience to withstand the toughest challenges. In these pages, girls will find ideas on dealing with specific challenges and can read quotes from girls who have been there.
“This book is a terrific too to begin conversations on topics that are often times hard to talk about.”
“We variety of topics covered are diverse and great conversation starters.”
“The quotes from real kids adds a wonderful sense of connection and community. Here’s one example from Zyaireah, age 11: “When I’m angry or sad, I listen to music, like rap or sad songs. Or I journal. I don’t always like sharing my feelings with people, but writing about how I feel helps.”
“The ‘stronger together’ section offers great suggestions on how to connect with your family, community, school.”