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About Girling Up

Mayim Bialik, star of The Big Bang Theory, puts her Ph.D. to work as she talks to teens about the science of growing up and getting ahead. A must-have book for all teenage girls.

Growing up as a girl in today’s world is no easy task. Juggling family, friends, romantic relationships, social interests and school…sometimes it feels like you might need to be a superhero to get through it all! But really, all you need is little information.
 
Want to know why your stomach does a flip-flop when you run into your crush in the hallway? Or how the food you put in your body now will affect you in the future? What about the best ways to stop freaking out about your next math test?
 
Using scientific facts, personal anecdotes, and wisdom gained from the world around us, Mayim Bialik, the star of The Big Bang Theory, shares what she has learned from her life and her many years studying neuroscience to tell you how you grow from a girl to a woman biologically, psychologically and sociologically.
 
Want to be strong? Want to be smart? Want to be spectacular? You can! Start by reading this book.

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7 Awkward Growing Up Moments All Girls Can Relate To

Girling Up: How to be Strong, Smart, and Spectacular, the fantastic debut from The Big Bang Theory’s Mayim Bialik, is now out in the world and it’s got us remembering all of the terrible awkward moments we endured growing up. We asked Penguin Teen fans to share their most awkward experience “girling up” and they were just … Continued
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Every Book Going On Sale in May 2017!

As Justin Timberlake once said, “it’s gonna be May.” And this May, we’ve got a whole lineup of amazing books that you NEED to put on your TBR as soon as humanly possible. Read on for our upcoming May reads!   5/2: The One Memory of Flora Banks by Emily Barr: Memento meets Everything, Everything in … Continued
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7 Books to Give to Your Little Sister

We know you start planning your summer reads like, as soon as humanly possible. But since you’ve got your picks at the ready, why not lend your expertise to your little sister? Here are seven great reads to give to your little sis.   Well, That Was Awkward by Rachel Vail Rachel Vail’s dazzling and sweet tale … Continued
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15 Books We Can’t Wait to Throw in Our Bags This Summer

Are the winter blues getting you down? Do you find your thoughts drifting to warmer weather, days at the beach, and maybe a fabulous vacation or two? Sound like you’re ready to start making your summer plans—and what better place to start than your summer TBR pile? Check out our list of books we can’t … Continued
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