Addressing the struggles of young girls everywhere, this hilariously relatable comic guide to life provides real advice and encourages a new generation of teen girls to find confidence and embrace individuality.
With friends, love, social media, body image, and more--navigating young adulthood can seem impossible. The Ultimate Survival Guide to Being a Girl provides humorous and highly relatable guidelines for all of the struggles young girls face, presented in author Christina De Witte's signature comic style and told from the point of view of her lovable Instagram and Internet character, Chrostin. A Hyperbole and a Half for the young adult audience, the book includes comics and hands-on advice about serious issues like mental health and self-care, and also deals with questions on every young girl's mind, like "Can you survive on pizza alone?"
Quirky, hilarious, and sincere, The Ultimate Survival Guide to Being a Girl empowers young women to challenge society's unrealistic standards of beauty and embrace their individuality. This is sure to be a favorite for teen girls.
Table of Contents
Chapter One: Mental Stuff
Chapter Two: The Beauty of the Human Booty
Chapter Three: On Food Comas and Food Babies
Chapter Four: Fashion No-No or Fashion Guru?
Chapter Five: Friends and Family Business
Chapter Six: Love Is Beautiful/Sucks
Chapter Seven: School and Work, Work, Work, Work, Work
Chapter Eight: The Internet of Things
Chapter Nine: Society vs. Me
Chapter Ten: United in Diversity
Running Press; August 2018
- ISBN: 9780762490424
- Read online, or download in secure ePub format
- Title: The Ultimate Survival Guide to Being a Girl
- Author: Christina De Witte
Imprint: Running Press Kids
In The Press
"The Ultimate Survival Guide to Being a Girl is jam-packed with amusing anecdotes and genuinely helpful advice for young women navigating the precarious teenage years."—-Josh Shipp, author of The Teen's Guide to World Domination
About The Author
Christina De Witte began creating comics in art school but was criticized for their "childish" nature. Despite the negative criticism, she continued to pursue her dream of creating webcomics and in time, Chrostin was born. Now 20 years old, Christina studies Communications and lives with her father, grandfather, brother, and cat in a small city in Belgium.