The Daring Book For Girls
THE DARING BOOK FOR GIRLS is the manual for everything that girls need to know –– and that doesn't mean sewing buttonholes! Whether it's female heroes in history, secret note–passing skills, science projects, friendship bracelets, double dutch, cats cradle, the perfect cartwheel or the eternal mystery of what boys are thinking, this book has it all. But it's not just a gui...more
A note re: some of the other comments: if you read the portions of the book some others refer to as "supernatura...more
Now my job is to make sure Rebecca has enough free time to try out the things she wishes to do and is not over-scheduled with extracurricular a...more
I did like the idea of the book, and found something similar on the Bargain shelf at Barnes and Noble a couple weeks ago, that was reprinte...more
The text heavy articles wouldn't appeal to many of the students at my middle school, and I can't use it as a source for re...more
Tag? Four Square? Double Dutch? Putting my hair up with a pencil? Snowballs? Really? That's daring? All these things have been done and is old news by the age of eight, at the most. The book sticks to much to the stereotypes for girls and talks down slightly to the reader...more
The Daring Book for Girls by Andrea J. Buchanan and Miriam Peskowitz was a wonderful book that has everything any girl would ever need to know in order to have a great time with her friends! There is something for everyone in this book, from basketball, to princesses, to Bloody Mary; this book has it all! There was so many interesting facts that I never knew, and I learned so much.This book is mostly instructions on how to play games, so if you're looking for book with a storyline, I would chose...more
The reason why I picked this book started way back when we were doing the four literary elements. There was this video on Irony by WhatYouOughtToKnow, I liked him and started watching his videos. I came across a video by him called 'The Dangerous Book For Boys' and w...more
It is however a little lite. Most of the instructions are extrememly basic and if a girl actually wanted to do the described activity she'd probably need to do further reseaerch.
It's also very back to basics, eschewing all electronic t...more
My qualm with it is, the illustrations are done in that "ideal" 50's home-maker style, the kind you'd see on an old Coca-Cola billboard, which I'm not the biggest fan of, but at the same time, I suppose it fits the old fashioned enco...more
The Daring Book for Girls, by Andrea Buchanan and Miriam Peskowitz, is jam-packed with information every girl needs, like how to change a tire, how to conquer public speaking, and even how to survive in the wilderness. This book can be read front to back or can be used as an easy go-to reference.
While it’s not the best reference book out...more
Being almost 30 and a mother of two, my childhood seems so far away, and yet still so close. As I turned the pages of this book, I found myself reliving the girlhood I had left behind. I was taken back to the days of exploring, playing Chinese jump rope, making friendship bracelets, and of course, slumber parties.
I could picture myself back in the fifth grade out on the foursquare court playing with my friends, or how terrified I wa...more
When I first started reading I was marking all the things I liked with sticky notes. It did not take me long to realize that I was going to burn through a...more
I only gave it 1 star because of the absolute disapointment I felt when I opened this book and saw what it was really about. Here is the first thing I read, "The publisher and authors acknowlege the inspiration of The Dangerouse Book for Boys for the concept and design for this book and are gratefurl to Conn and Hal Iggulden for their...more