* This book talks to teens about the science of growing up and getting ahead
* Written in an easy-to-read, conversational manner
* A must-read for all young girls
Mayim Bialik’s latest book is geared towards teenage girls, offering a thoughtful discussion on the journey towards adulthood and everything that they may encounter in-between. Ms. Bialik’s hope in sharing her story and views on being female, is to ultimately provide a roadmap for girls to just be themselves. In Girling Up: How to Be Strong, Smart and Spectacular the PhD and author shares her professional and personal life experiences to talk to teens about the science of growing up and offering perspectives and advice on getting ahead.
Growing up as a girl in today’s world is no easy task. With the juggling of family, friends, romantic relationships, social interests, school, and fluctuating hormones, sometimes it feels overwhelming and impossible to get through. Through her relatable personal anecdotes, Mayim Bialik shares what she has learned from her life and her many years studying neuroscience to offer a unique perspective on the transition to womanhood by explaining the topics through biological, psychological, ans sociological lenses.
The book covers trending teen topics from why your stomach does a flip-flop when you run into your crush in the hallway, how the food affects the body now and in the future, to explaining the best ways to stop teens from freaking out about your next math test.
Balancing science-backed explanations with a warm and casual tone of voice, Bialik neatly places all the above questions into basic chapters from how our bodies work, how we grow, how we learn, how we love, how we cope and how we matter.
Mayim Bialik is best known for her role on America’s #1 comedy series, The Big Bang Theory, a role for which she has received numerous awards and nominations. She earned a BS and PhD from UCLA in Neuroscience and BS in Hebrew and Jewish studies.
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