Machoian’s heart is with girls, and she writes
brilliantly about them. Showing us how girls can disappear,
she also shows us how to prevent it. This is a hopeful
book—for parents, teachers, therapists, and also for
—Carol Gilligan, Ph.D. NYU Professor, and author of In a Different
Voice, and The Birth of Pleasure
Machoian has done us a great service by shining a light
on the struggles that infuse the lives of so many teenage
girls. This insightful and important book is a must read
for all those relating to girls."
author of Odd Girl Out
book brings a fresh perspective and invaluable
research to a difficult and complex issue. Dr.
Machoian understands and cares about girls, and
her writing is compassionate and clear."
—Rosalind Wiseman, author of Queen Bees and Wannabes
it's here: We've been waiting for a book to provide
a clear understanding of what interferes with the robust
development of girls. But more importantly, Lisa Machoian
takes us that final step beyond understanding to doing
something to change the downward spiral of many adolescent
girls. EVERYONE who knows a girl needs to read this."
Deak, Ph. D. Author of Girls Will Be Girls: Raising
Confident and Courageous Daughters, and How Girls Thrive