Strong, Smart and Bold: Empowering Girls for Life

Strong, Smart, and Bold shows parents and caregivers how to raise a confident, courageous, and self-sufficient girl. Based on the successful approach of Girls Inc., the nation's leading empowerment organization for girls -- which improves the lives of girls through its programs, research, and advocacy -- the book offers proven techniques and compelling success stories to bring out a girl's spirit as early as possible and to give her the self-assurance she needs to thrive in an increasingly complex and pressured world. Strong, Smart, and Bold presents interactive activities that will help equip a girl with the important knowledge, key life skills, and confidence to accomplish her goals.

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Selected Works

Drawing on her own ordeal following her husband's suicide, as well as the experiences of other survivors and the knowledge of professionals, Carla Fine offers guidance through the various stages of the process of grieving and reconciliation. (Harmony/Doubleday, 1999)
Written with Dr. Michael Myers, one of the leading clinicians in the field of suicide and professor of psychiatry at the SUNY-Downstate Medical School in Brooklyn, New York, the book offers detailed steps, practical suggestions, and compassionate advice to help you and your family cope after suicide. (Gotham Books/Penguin, 2006)
A dynamic approach to raising a healthy and assured woman, Strong, Smart, and Bold empowers a girl to be her own best advocate and inspires her to discover, hold on to, and be proud of who she is. The Girls Inc. Girls' Bill of Rights, which is the foundation of this book, helps a girl understand that she is entitled to be valued and respected at home, at school, and in her community. (HarperResource, 2002)