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Body Thieves
By Sandra Susan Friedman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,920. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Adolescent girls are caught in a societal crisis concerning body image and size. Body Thieves provides information and skills to help them reclaim their natural bodies, become physically active and get on with their lives. Contains valuable information about boys and their problems as well to help illustrate the gender differences in development and culture. Full bibliography and resource list.
Just For Girls
By Sandra Susan Friedman
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,960. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Just For Girls provides information and skills to help adolescent girls (caught in the midst of our societal crisis concerning body image and size) reclaim their natural bodies, become physically active and get on with their lives. Contains comparative information about boys and their problems to illustrate the gender differences in development and culture. Full bibliography and resource list.
The Bad, The Good and Two Fly Fishing Women, and a Life-Changing Day on a River
By Randy Kadish
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,890. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2010. Category: Fiction
When Amanda's mother deserts her to be with a new man, Amanda is hurt. She loses faith in the world, especially when her loving grandmother is diagnosed with cancer. Amanda struggles to find answers, and then on the banks of the Junction River she, along with Shana, her adopted dog, and Vernon, a grieving alcoholic, experience an unexpected, terrifying event that helps her learn to forgive.
Nurturing Girlpower
By Sandra Susan Friedman
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,320. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Nurturing girlpower: Integrating eating disorder prevention/intervention skills into your practice provides a comprehensive framework for prevention that addresses the changes in girls’ bodies and in girls’ lives during adolescence. It helps demystify eating disorders and provides a skill set to enhance your counseling practice so that you can relate to the girl instead of her problem.
Softball Star
By Jody Studdard
Series: Softball Star. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 96,120. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2011. Category: Fiction
Softball Star is a compilation of three of Jody Studdard's fastpitch stories: A Different Diamond, Fastpitch Fever, and Dog in the Dugout. Join Brooke Conrad, Rachel Adams, and Angel Williams (and Homer the chocolate lab!) as they attempt to win the state championship. Three great books at one great price.
A Different Diamond
By Jody Studdard
Series: Softball Star. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,910. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2011. Category: Fiction
Brooke Conrad is the star shortstop for her high school's softball team. But everything changes for her when the shortstop for her school's baseball team gets kicked out of school, and the baseball coach asks Brooke to take his place for the season. Brooke has never heard of anything so ridiculous - a girl playing on a baseball team, with boys? Can it even be done?
Dog In The Dugout
By Jody Studdard
Series: Softball Star. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,200. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Fiction
Fifteen-year-old Angel Williams has wanted a puppy for all of her life, so she is ecstatic when her dad finally agrees she can get one – but only on one condition. She has to hit a home run in her softball game later in the day. Much to Angel’s delight, she does, and she is rewarded with an adorable chocolate Labrador named Homer.
Driven
By Lisa Nowak
Series: Full Throttle, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,560. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012 by Webfoot Publishing. Category: Fiction
The last thing on 16-year-old Jess DeLand’s wish list is a boyfriend. There are more important things to hope for, like a job fixing cars or an end to her mom’s drinking. But when luck hands her the chance to work on a race car, Jess finds herself rushing full throttle into a world of opportunities—including a boy who doesn’t mind the grease under her fingernails.
Shredded
By Karen Avivi
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,340. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Category: Fiction
Drop into the world of rule-breaking, gravity-defying girls who shred riding freestyle BMX. More than a girls’ sports book or a BMX biking book, Shredded is a motivating push-your-limits story that takes on feminism, friendship, sexism, and sibling rivalry. “Shredded is the holy grail of young adult fiction. This book is absolutely perfect.” – San Francisco Book Review (5 stars)
Samantha Smiles
By Liz Fagan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,730. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Category: Fiction
Samantha Wilson is a twelve-year-old tomboy who is forced to begin the eighth grade as an outsider in a new school. She feels bitter about the changes in her life, and her shyness makes it difficult for her to make new friends. Sam's journey of self-discovery is full of humorous and melodramatic twists and turns as she learns more about who she is and the family secrets that helped to shape her.