By Linda Wolf
Making the transition into womanhood is a time of significant capability, problem, discovery, braveness and confusion. ladies frequently face the adventure by myself, risking their experience of self and function alongside the way.Daughters of the Moon, Sisters of the solar presents validation, help and imaginative and prescient via robust and compelling autobiographical tales accumulated from greater than 40 teenage ladies, over half whom participated weekly in a two-year concentration crew. through sharing themselves in detail on subject matters starting from bulimia, anorexia, physique picture, peer strain and terminal disease, to empowered relationships with men, lesbianism, being pregnant, motherhood, drug exploration, sexuality, abuse and suicide, those younger ladies discover the method of discovery, therapeutic and constructing vanity. Candid narratives are observed by means of interviews with finished girls mentors.In Daughters of the Moon, Sisters of the solar, girls and women will realize themselves and every different and the ageless and undying fight of all younger ladies to conform to be who and what they are.Few books at the improvement of adolescent women are compelling sufficient to truly be learn by means of the ladies themselves. Daughters of the Moon, Sisters of the solar is the exception, with younger ladies the first viewers. Professors and scholars of Women's stories classes, educators, expert counselors and fogeys also will locate right here a wellspring of perception and realizing. images via world-renowned photographer, Linda Wolf, raise this e-book to at least one of soaking up beauty.Women mentors within the publication are:Bella AbzugMichele AkersMaya AngelouByllye AveryAngela DavisRiane Eisler Carol Gilliganthe Indigo GirlsJean KilbourneWilma MankillerAnisa RomeroStarhawkLindsay WagnerBarbara WalkerMarion Woodman okay. Wind Hughes and Linda Wolf are co-founders and co-directors of the Daughters/Sisters undertaking according to Bainbridge Island in Washington kingdom. The venture holds workshops, sessions and formality gatherings for women and ladies and enables adolescent concentration teams for either genders in addition to intergenerational dialogs among youngsters and elders.
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Daughters of the Moon, Sisters of the Sun: Young Women and Mentors on the Transition to Womanhood by Linda Wolf