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Ask Me Anything: (Heartfelt Answers to 65 Anonymous Questions from Teenage Girls)
From bestselling author Rebecca Sparrow, comes the little book of information that every young woman should read. Ask Me Anything is a question-and-answer style book for Australian teenage girls. Set out in an easy-to-read, open-at-any-page format, it covers deeply personal and real questions girls want to ask and find a trusted answer for: I m ugly. How will I ever get a ...more
ebook, 192 pages
Published April 1st 2014 by University of Queensland Pr (Australia)
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Mar 15, 2018 Lubinka Dimitrova rated it liked it
Although the book had some nice insights, the approach "try to resolve the problem, but if you find it impossible to do so, try to let it go" is something that neither I, nor any teenager, needs to read a book in order to arrive at. I'd rather suggest Dalai Lama's teachings to my daughters; I honestly believe they'd be more helpful in their daily struggles than the somewhat fake-optimistic solutions when facing the bitchy behavior of your friends at school.
Sooooo good to read from an Australian rather than North American perspective. :-) Almost all of her answers I could sound a hearty amen to. Our difference in worldviews explains the others, and even those were logical from Rebecca's view of the world, and respectful regarding other views. The ultimate recommendation is that I passed the book on to my teenage daughter to read.
Rebecca Sparrow didn’t always want to be a writer. When she was six-years-old she wanted to be the blonde woman out of ABBA, a movie star and Mrs Donny Osmond. And then she discovered Charlie’s Angels. Rebecca spent most of 1980 running around her family’s backyard wearing a bathing suit and her mum’s high heels, armed with a Super-soaker. In her one year reign of terror she arrested her dog, Mac, ...more