A Smart Girls Guide to Sticky Situations: How to Tackle Tricky, Icky Problems and Tough Times

Nancy Holyoke, Author, Norm Bendell, Illustrator American Girl Publishing Inc $9.95 (88p) ISBN 978-1-58485-530-9
Girl guidance-and all-out fun-abounds in an array of smart and sassy titles. The first, Yikes! A Smart Girl's Guide to Surviving Tricky, Sticky, Icky Situations from the editors of American Girl, illus. by Bonnie Timmons, provides commonsense solutions to 40 scenarios, including what to do ""if you're having your period and get blood on your clothes."" In addition to quick-fix ideas, the volume offers preventive measures to avoid the situation next time. The pocket-size paperback's straightforward section headings (e.g., ""Quick Thinking"" and ""Using Logic"") tie predicaments together; cartoon-like illustrations add a touch of humor.
Reviewed on: 09/01/2002
Release date: 09/01/2002
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