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Product Details

  • Age Range: 12 and up
  • Grade Level: 7 and up
  • Paperback: 448 pages
  • Publisher: Harper Perennial; 4 edition (July 20, 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0060585757
  • ISBN-13: 978-0060585754
  • Product Dimensions: 5.3 x 1 x 8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12.8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #896,826 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Carol Weston is a writer and speaker. She is the author of For Girls Only, Private and Personal, and Girltalk (Fourth Edition) as well as four Melanie Martin novels for younger readers. She's also the "Dear Carol" advice columnist of Girls' Life. Parenting says "Carol Weston gets girls" and Newsweek calls her a "Teen Dear Abby." Of For Girls Only, USA Today wrote, "There are so many dumb advice books that it's a pleasure to find one that really works." Carol has been a guest on Today, Oprah, The View, and other shows and has spoken at many schools both as an author of novels for elementary school kids as well as an advice giver for middle and high school kids. A Phi Beta Kappa Yale graduate with an M.A. in Spanish, she can give a talk at your school in English or Spanish. She now lives in Manhattan with her husband, daughters, and feisty cat Mike.


More About the Author

The New York Times Book Review calls my new novel "a love letter to language," and I hope you like AVA AND PIP too. It's the diary of a good kid who does a bad thing. The sequel, AVA AND TACO CAT, is already in the pipeline.
Twenty years! That's how long I've been doing the "Dear Carol" advice column at Girls' Life. I'm a "Teen Dear Abby" (Newsweek). I'm also a mom of daughters, and a French/Spanish comp lit major at Yale with an M.A. from Middlebury. My low-tech website is carolweston.com and my kind-of-cool advice channel is youtube.com/girltalkwithcarol.
GIRLTALK: All the Stuff Your Sister Never Told You, my first book, (HarperCollins), has been translated into 12 languages since 1985. Now in a fourth edition, it's as sensible, encouraging, and "outstanding" (SLJ) as ever. Among my other 13 books is The Diary of Melanie Martin (Knopf), a novel about a fourth grader and her brother Matt the Brat. In the series, the kids visit Italy, Spain, Holland, and NYC with their art teacher mom. It's such a privilege to write for young people!


Customer Reviews

The reason why GIRLTALK is one of my favorite books (I recommend it to everybody!)
M. Davison
It helps young girls realize that they are not alone in the confusing world of adolesence!!!!
Christianne Griffin
Your daughter will thank you for getting her this book--and you will sleep better at night!
Matt

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13 of 13 people found the following review helpful By TR on March 14, 2005
Format: Paperback
I first read Girltalk in middle school and I remember how reassuring so much of Weston's advice was on issues such as body image and relating to boys, and how informative the sections were on how to deal with long-distance friendships or the first whispers floating around school about alcohol and drugs. Now a sophomore in college, I recently paged through the book and was struck by how true (and, in fact, relevant) the advice still was. Girltalk mixes real letters from readers and answers to them, with Weston's own memories, research, and comforting advice, all of which makes this book ideal for girls of all ages.
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12 of 12 people found the following review helpful By Kathleen Lathen on April 25, 2005
Format: Paperback
This is one of those books that can absolutely change a girl's life. Girltalk can help a girl make smart decisions and feel good about who she is. It covers really complicated subjects in such a friendly comfortable way, that it's just amazing. I'll be giving my daughters copies because both my nieces are huge fans of this book and of the author's advice column in GL magazine.
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13 of 14 people found the following review helpful By Karen Lausa on August 10, 2004
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This is the real thing...wise, clear, brutally honest and sincere. Carol Weston understand the joys and challenges of growing up female, being in limbo between girlhood and womanhood and being pulled in different directions between the strong voices of peers, parents and the often too quiet voice of true self. This is a book my eleven year old daughter has sunk her teeth into, and it will serve her in a way that no corny "Chicken Soup for the..." will. Growing up isn't always neat and tidy, and sex, divorce, boys, etc. are topics that girls need to think about. Carol Weston can reach them like no other writer I know. Beautifully written, moving and genuine, this book takes hold in a way that a squeamish birds and the bees talk is unable to.Our girls need to know this stuff, and parents, you do too!
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Christianne Griffin on September 9, 2006
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I loved it when I read it, and then my daughter loved it when she read it. Now I need to buy a copy for my neice! It helps young girls realize that they are not alone in the confusing world of adolesence!!!!
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Psychologist on January 23, 2006
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Carol Weston's savvy, witty, no-nonsense guide answers all the questions girls ask, the ones they're afraid to ask, and even the ones they don't yet know they have. But before moms pass on this book to their daughters, they should read it themselves. Armed with vital information and reassuring wisdom, it will be that much less stressful to navigate the teen world today. I only wish I knew about Girltalk when my own daughter was a teen.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By J. Sturdivant on January 11, 2007
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I bought this book for my 12 year old daughter. She loves it and I highly recommend this book as a mom. It's good straight forward book that answers simple questions and gives no nonsense factual advice. I bought it as an ice-breaker. She can read the book and get answers to questions she's to shy to ask me but gives more knowledge than her friends can! This book is not too sexually graphic as well.
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8 of 10 people found the following review helpful By Vanessa Wilcox on August 26, 2004
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I love this book. I have used this book many times for my own information. As an educational consultant I have recommended it to many teen age girls. All my clients have found it most helpful and their mothers have,too.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Shannon on March 10, 2010
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I bought a copy of this book when I was 12 years old and consider myself lucky that I discovered it at that time in my life. Throughout my teenage years I read it from cover to cover countless times. It basically answers every question a teenager could have: from sex to dieting to school and even finances (which I've never seen a section about in any other teen advice book).

I'm now 23 and last week while visiting my parents I found my old, dog-eared copy of the book and decided to take it home with me. While skimming through it I now really appreciate the way Carol Weston has written the book. She states early on that she doesn't want to stand on a soapbox and lecture to her readers, and she really doesn't. It's a very conversational style of writing that still manages to be chock full of information, something I think young readers will really appreciate.

If you have a daughter, sister, niece, etc. who is between the ages of 11 and 18, get her a copy of this book. Being a teenager is such a confusing time, and I'd like to think it made the journey through adolescence a little easier for me.
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