Girl Power in the Classroom

A Book About Girls, Their Fears, and Their Future

From the Series Girl Power

  • Interest Level: Grade 6 - Grade 9
  • Reading Level: Grade 6

Girl Power in the Classroom focuses on the confidence girls need to succeed in school. This down-to-earth book explores the many reasons that keep girls from speaking up in class, asking questions, and taking full advantage of the opportunities they’re given in school. It also addresses peer pressure and provide lots of advice to help girls make the most of school, both academically and socially.

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Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 9
Reading Level Grade 6
Genre Social Studies
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Publication Date 1999-08-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF053160, JNF044000, JNF052040
Dewey 373.1822
Features Awards and Reviewed

Author: Helen Cordes


  • Pennsylvania School Librarians Association Young Adult Top Forty, Winner, 2000



“Cordes cuts to the quick with these spirited, no-nonsense, yet still gentle and approving self-help titles [Girl Power in the Classroom and Girl Power in the Mirror] for young teenage girls. . . a lively design, a very engaging style, and substantive lists of resources.”

School Library Journal

“. . .will be popular browsing items with girls who want to know more about managing themselves and their lives.”
School Library Journal

The Horn Book Guide

“. . .a good dose of pep talk about self-esteem.”
The Horn Book Guide