From the publisher that brought you THE GIRL'S BODY BOOK–the popular handbook for adolescent girls–comes an all-new guide to friendship, crushes, texting, and social media, for the modern, tech-savvy pre-teen!
This fun and accessible illustrated guide is for preteens who are ready to take their first steps into the unchartered territory of crushes, social media, and texting in the digital age. Kelli Dunham gives tips on navigating the digital landscape while keeping "reputation safety" in mind. Not just about texting, this handbook doles out advice for successful communication in settings like classrooms, after-school activities, and hang-outs among friends. With tips and advice from experts and fellow preteens alike, this is the perfect guide for any adolescent who’s ready for their first cell phone, first Facebook profile, or first crush.
Kelli Dunham, RN, BSN, is a nurse, stand-up comic, and author of How to Survive and Maybe Even Love Nursing School, How to Survive and Maybe Even Love Your Life as a Nurse, and The Boy's Body Book: Everything You Need to Know for Growing Up You, also published by Applesauce Press. She has worked as a primary care and home visiting nurse with first-time new moms. She has lived in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Ohio, Oklahoma, Florida, Portland, Oregon, New York, and on a houseboat in Philadelphia. In her spare time she likes to read, skateboard, and she would really, really like to learn to play the banjo.