Sharlene is the author of Rebel, Rogue, Mischievous Babe (Harper Collins, 2001). She wrote a weekly column for The Toronto Star from 1999 to 2001. She is the founder and editor of Reluctant Hero, a magazine for teenage girls. Write to me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Rebel, Rogue, Mischievous Babe (stories about being a powerful girl)
Rebel, Rogue, Mischievous Babe: Stories About Being a Powerful Girl (Print-Non-Fiction). Azam, Sharlene. HarperCollins Canada Ltd. (HCP), 2001. 272 p. ISBN 0-00-638604-0 ($19.95 pbk.)
(CAN) This excellent resource examines several issues that young women face (e.g., body image, sexuality, violence) and uncovers the myths that teens are asked to believe. In addition, there are over 50 personal essays by girls and young women from across Canada. The short articles would be very useful as discussion openers for journal response. Careful screening of this resource is essential to ensure that it meets with community standards.
Suggested Use: Psychology 20 - Making Sense of Our World, Who Am I?
Psychology 30 - Adolescence
Other Use: Life Transitions 20/30