Life in the Fat Lane Bennett 1998 Submitter: I never want to see this !@#$ book again – please burn it when you’re done. Things that make this book unbearable: Fat phobia/shaming Comparing getting fat to AIDS Domestic violence Suicide
Picking (and Being) a Winner
St. Clair and Jones
Are you a fun loving Christian teen? Worried about picking a loser for a life partner or a casual date? This is your book. These guys want you to avoid the panic and stick to dating Christians only. It just saves time since anything else will eventually fail. Aside from the “don’t date non-Christians,” the other stuff is about being a good person. They also offer standard advice about complimenting your date. Girls, you need to know that guys scare easily, so make sure you give him enough space. He doesn’t want the ball and chain just yet.
Here’s How Schreiber 1967 This is one of those special books that tells you how to be a girl: appropriate hair and makeup, sewing, entertaining, diet, decorating, and gift wrapping. These are skills that will really pay off when you
It’s Happening Simmons and Winograd 1966 Is the younger generation confusing you? Do you need help translating all the crazy lingo those hippie kids are passing around? Do they ever get haircuts? Inquiring minds want to know. We have featured
Help for the Hard Times: Getting Through Loss Hipp 1995 Submitter: Withdrawn from private high school library. Because: Come on! Teenagers are way more sophisticated than this. Treating them as if they were 5 is not going to help them
Young Only Once
Secrets of Fun & Success
Another guide for Christian Teens. Lots of helpful advice on how to be more likeable. Evidently, “using good English” is important in the likeability game. Ladies, you need to be up on the latest in household management, child care, and possibly support your family. Remember, it’s up to you to make sure your spawn are raised properly so they won’t be a “misfit”. Finally, you really need to clean up. No one wants to hang around someone who smells.
That Girl in the Mirror Van Dyke 1966 Miss America 1965, Vonda Kay Van Dyke, authors a self-esteem manual aimed at teen girls. Van Dyke’s Miss America claim to fame is that she is the only winner of both Miss
Teen Legal Rights: A Guide for the ’90s Hempelman 2000 This was a fantastic book for public libraries at the turn of the millennium. The subject coverage is appropriate and it could be a really useful book. There is a