on 24 June 2012
A fabulous little book. Comes highly recommended by the teenagers in our youth group. Bought as a gift to an un-churched teen who didn't know what God thought on these issues - seems to have gone down well. Bought spare copies, one which will be given to my daughter when she starts secondary school later this year. Lots of great advice, even if you don't share the Christian faith and just want to bring up your child with a strong sense of self-worth.
on 5 June 2010
Over the last few weeks I've been reading several books which I seem to be finishing this week, including Cherished: Boys, Bodies and Becoming a Girl of Gold by Rachel Gardner. We've given this out to several young girls in our youth work this year on the recommendation of one our leaders so I thought I'd have a read of it. Lydia's recommendation is well deserved - this is a great positive book for young teenage girls to read. The book touches on many of the big issues for them: self-image, sexuality, clothes, friends and so on. Rachel writes in a conversational style, that's easy to understand, and brings in comments and quotes from a wide range of friends of various ages. I'm really glad that we've given out some copies of this book, and will certainly look to buy more for our young people.
on 21 April 2010
This is a very good book which both my daughters and I loved very much.
It is very reassuring for any teenager to overcome doubts about self image. It also deals with issues of peer pressure, honesty, sex and relationships in accordance with Christian values. Every teenage girl should have a copy.