When first published, Odd Girl Out awakened us to a hidden, hot-button subject: bullying among girls. It helped millions of girls, parents, counselors, and teachers deal with a devastating problem and elevated the nation's consciousness. Now bullying expert Rachel Simmons updates her groundbreaking work for the newest generation of girls.Rooted in the extensive expertise she has developed since Odd Girl Out was first published as well as up-to-date research, Simmons offers a new chapter on technology, including a focus on cyberbullying and what parents and teachers can do to deal with the problem, as well as advice to girls on how to avoid drama online. Working directly from her experiences with schools and families over the past decade, she also brings us new classroom initiatives and step-by-step suggestions for parents. With illuminating, timely additions, this definitive resource is now even more relevant, still shining a powerful spotlight on the most pressing social issues continuously facing our girls.
About the Author:
RACHEL SIMMONS, author of the bestselling Odd Girl Speaks Out and The Curse of the Good Girl, is an educator, coach, and cofounder of the Girls Leadership Institute. She has appeared on Today, Oprah, and other major shows, hosted a PBS special, and writes frequently for Teen Vogue. Author's residence: Brooklyn.