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Do You Wonder Why?

How to Answer Life's Tough Questions
Pouilloux, David (Paperback - 2012 )
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This thoughtful yet humorous Q & A book for tweens answers all the important questions that adolescents face, such as: Why is it so hard to figure out who I am? Why haven't I ever been in love? Why do others make fun of me? Why do my parents fight? And many more. Do You Wonder Why? offers reassuring advice on dealing with low self-esteem, peer pressure, family, and friends. Written with candor and in a friendly, nonjudgmental tone, the Sunscreen series has the answers when kids have tough questions. "Pouilloux acknowledges the pressure that friends and the media can exert when it comes to smoking, drinking, and self-image, while encouraging independent thought and taking things at one's own speed." -- Publishers Weekly
Authors: Pouilloux, David
Title: Do you wonder why?
how to answer life's tough questions
Published: New York, NY : Amulet Books, 2012.
Characteristics: 77 p. :,col. ill. ;,23 cm.
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Contents: Introduction
Who am I?
Why don't I know who I really am?
Why does everybody say I have no style?
Why do I feel scared of things?
Why do I feel so ugly?
Why does everybody call me a nerd?
Why do I prefer to be by myself?
Why am I afraid of not being like everyone else?
Why don't I know what I want to do in the future?
Why do I have to learn all this boring stuff?
Why is reading so boring for me?
Parents
Why do my parents fight even though they say they love each other?
Why do my parents want me to go to bed so early?
Why do my parents bug me about watching too much TV or being on the computer too much?
Why won't my parents let me do things other kids can do?
Why do my parents embarrass me sometimes?
Peers
Why do people smoke and drink even though it's bad for them?
Why do people always want to be right (even when they're wrong)?
Why did my friend betray me?
Why do people make fun of one another?
Love
Why doesn't my crush want to go out with me?
Why do I worry about getting dumped?
Why did I go out with that person even though I didn't really like him or her?
Why am I afraid to be a bad kisser?
Why does that person flirt with me but not want to go out with me?
Why don't I ever fall in love?
Why don't I want a boyfriend or girlfriend?
Why do boys think about sex all the time?
Why do I flirt with everybody?
Conclusion.
Local Note: 1
Additional Contributors: Cointe, François
O'Dare, Kate
Wood, Willard
ISBN: 9781419703898
1419703897
Branch Call Number: YA646.7008 POU
Statement of Responsibility: by David Pouilloux ; illustrated by François Cointe ; edited by Kate O'Dare ; [English translation by Willard Wood]
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Headings: Identity (Psychology) Juvenile literature. Self-esteem in adolescence Juvenile literature. Parent and child Juvenile literature. Interpersonal relations Juvenile literature..
Topical Term: Identity (Psychology)
Self-esteem in adolescence
Parent and child
Interpersonal relations
LCCN: 2012016673
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