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Making the transition into womanhood is a time of great potential, challenge, discovery, courage and confusion. Girls often face the journey alone, risking their sense of self and purpose along the way.
"Daughters of the Moon, Sisters of the Sun" provides validation, support and vision through powerful and compelling autobiographical stories gathered from more than forty teenage girls, over half of whom participated weekly in a two-year focus group. By sharing themselves intimately on topics ranging from bulimia, anorexia, body image, peer pressure and terminal illness, to empowered relationships with males, lesbianism, pregnancy, motherhood, drug exploration, sexuality, abuse and suicide, these young women explore the process of discovery, healing and developing self-esteem. Candid narratives are accompanied by interviews with accomplished women mentors.
In "Daughters of the Moon, Sisters of the Sun," women and girls will recognize themselves and each other and the ageless and timeless struggle of all young women to evolve to be who and what they are.
Few books on the development of adolescent girls are compelling enough to actually be read by the girls themselves. "Daughters of the Moon, Sisters of the Sun" is the exception, with young women the primary audience. Professors and students of Women's Studies courses, educators, professional counselors and parents will also find here a wellspring of insight and understanding. Photographs by world-renowned photographer, Linda Wolf, elevate this book to one of absorbing beauty.
Women mentors in the book are:
the Indigo Girls
K. Wind Hughes and Linda Wolf are co-founders and co-directors of the Daughters/Sisters Project based on Bainbridge Island in Washington State. The Project holds workshops, classes and ritual gatherings for girls and women and facilitates adolescent focus groups for both genders as well as intergenerational dialogs between teens and elders.
Title: Daughters of the Moon, Sisters of the Sun: Young Women and Mentors on the Transition to Womanhood
Categories: BOV - Women's Studies,
Publisher: New Society Publishers: 1998
ISBN Number: 0865713774
ISBN Number 13: 9780865713772
Book Condition: Good
Category: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: IM1636
Description: 0865713774 Signed by the Author!