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I also want to glue the "nutrition" pages together before handing this off to my daughter because the USDA guidelines are utter bullshit. It does focus heavily on cis-gendered and white women, so lacking in diversity and intersectionality weakened the narrative. Very organized and understandable; easy to read in a day, although I did not do that myself. I was wondering how to start "the talk" and when I should start it. Welcome back. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 9 November 2018. Play . I ordered this book for my 10 year old. The last chapter is a little...weird, so get ready! This book might be appropriate for a teen girl to read, but I did feel the prose leaned towards being academic and therefore might not be appealing to the average teen girl. Sign in An excellent mother/daughter read for ages 8-11ish. Instead, it is a micrcosm of exactly what is wrong in this field of research-it focuses solely on white, middle-to-upper class young women, "to simplify things". LOVE this book. I bought this for my 9 year old to help her understand mentruation, mainly to save both of us the embarrassment of sitting down and having an uncomfortable chat. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. While brumberg relied on the donations of diaries for her research, did she notice that those being donated were overwhelmingly from one racial or class group. My mother gave me this book when I was a preteen and I think its a great book for preteens. I would say that this book is for more advanced girls maybe 11+, however my daughter is mature enough to take this information on board. It helps her to understand her body and also gives tips & advice. This is more of a chronicle of our past as a nation and less a prescription for the future. I recommend this book to the Top 20 books for girls. This thoughtful advice book will guide you through the next steps of growing up. It includes looking after her teeth and hair as well as talking about periods and what to do when you have one. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. I was surprised to see puberty starts as early as 8 (i mean it’s been a while) and that a lot of the content in the book directly applies to my daughter already and was perfect for her. That awareness can fade deeper into the background, though, if we don't remind ourselves from time to time to stop and take an objective look at. She gathers rich detail from diaries written by generally white, middle-class American girls to tell the story of how their relationship to their own body has changed. However, the diaries often seemed forgotten, and that was disappointing. I hadn't realized that Girl Scouts and other girl social organizations were extensions of the parents during the Victorian period, and that women devoted/volunteered their time mentoring and chaperoning girls as they developed...it is true that there's less of this today. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. The book is an examination of the (vile) conversation between the culture specte.

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