From School Library Journal
Grade 5-9-Rimm has adapted her best-selling guide to success for women, See Jane Win (Crown, 1999), for a younger audience. Here, she offers advice and strategies to help readers become "I CAN girls"-individuals who are smart, motivated, creative, and persistent, among other admirable qualities. The message is strong and simple, the advice is practical, and readers looking for guidance and direction will respond positively to the book's format. The author tackles issues such as self-esteem, failure, and change in a clear and gentle manner. Each chapter offers basic tips on how to improve one's skills, both academic and social, along with quizzes and activities. Success stories and inspiring quotes from famous and successful women from a wide range of backgrounds and careers are scattered throughout. A useful self-help book and practical guide to life.Laura Reed, Pickering Public Library, Ontario, Canada
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“Readers looking for guidance and direction will respond positively to the book’s format.... A useful self-help book and practical guide to life.”—School Library Journal
“This whole book is written with touching sensitivity and tact, yet is very direct and very specific. It speaks with a voice of experience without moralizing. I would buy a dozen and hand them out to every young girl I know.”—Gifted Education Communicator
“Girls wishing to build their self-esteem will enjoy this book, and its suggestions.”—Library Media Connection