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A Girl’s Guide to Getting Respect & Dealing When Your Line Is Crossed


This smart, savvy book helps teen girls get respect and hold on to it no matter what—at home, at school, with their friends, and in the world. Tips, activities, writing exercises, and quotes from teens keep readers involved. This “big sister” style inspires trust. Girls learn respect is connected to everything, every girl deserves respect, and respect is always within reach because it starts on the inside.

This book is your guide to getting respect and keeping it. Learn how to:

  • be honest about what you want, think, and need
  • fight back against the myths that keep girls down
  • speak up when your line is crossed
  • set boundaries and stick to them
  • value your total originality
  • solve disrespect dilemmas
  • protect and defend yourself
  • build strong relationships and support other girls
  • get respect at school and at home
  • spread respect and make the world a better place

Respect. You need it. You want it. You deserve it.

Part of Self-Help for Teens®
Free Spirit is the leading publisher of learning tools that support teens’ social-emotional health.
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ISBN: 978-1-57542-177-3
Reading Level: Grades 7 & up
Interest Level: Ages 13 & up
Guided Reading Level: Z
Illustrated: two-color, illust.
Trim Size: 7" x 9"
Page Count: 240

Praise for Respect
“Informative and interactive.”—Chicago Tribune

“The splashy, magazine-style layout, with lots of illustrations and sidebar activities, make this an attractive read for girls.”—Youth Today

“Junior and senior high girls, as well as their older sisters and mothers, will find it challenging and clarifying.”—Voice of Youth Advocates

“Powerful and positive message.”—Children’s Literature

  • iParenting Media Award Winner
  • Independent Publisher Book Award Winner
  • iParenting Media Awards Greatest Products, Winner
  • Foreword Reviews Book of the Year Awards, Finalist

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