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.
"The steamy days of Washington summer may be upon us, but these girls, all from Burke, were definitely not getting skimpy. For a generation bombarded with news of pantyless celebrities, most of the girls we interviewed were surprisingly modest, more Hilary Duff than Lindsay Lohan."
-- Ylan Q. Mui, 'It's Not Just Parents Saying No to Skimpy Clothes,' Washington Post, June 4, '07