Author Wendy Shalit reports on a growing trend of new female rolemodels who are rebelling--by reclaiming their individuality instead ofgoing along with the pressure to be "bad." As Publisher's Weekly puts it,“this book takes a hard look. . . at how we got to where we are andwhat progress can be made, and does so with a conviction that willresonate with and bolster many parents.”
The Good Girl Revolution (Ballantine) is a new paperback edition of Girls Gone Mild and includes adiscussion guide for classrooms and book clubs.
Wendy Shalit, on why tweens shouldn't have to look "sexy":
"There is no longer any mystery or power to sex--it is just expected that everything will be sexual, and so nothing is. There is nothing to wait for, or to look forward to."