Every day adolescent girls face a complex and challenging social world influenced by popularity.
But to help them we need a whole new perspective. One that deconstructs meaningful popularity.
And to do this we need a clear pathway to help girls build skills for
‘This is an outstanding book. The most thorough I have ever seen on this subject. It is also strong on answers- ways that you can help your daughter choose to be kind, and develop her values and goals for how she will treat people throughout her life', STEVE BIDDULPH, best selling author of Raising Girls
'This book may very well be the very best book I have ever read about understanding adolescent girl psychology and how it affects behaviour, well-being and friendships. In many ways it is completely groundbreaking', MAGGIE DENT, best selling author of Girlhood
‘Mary Kaspar shares her clinical and educational expertise in this compelling book' Professor CHERYL DELLASEGA, author of Surviving Ophelia
'The Popular Girls provides a seven step guide towards the type of popularity science links to success. Dr Mary Kaspar writes with experience and from the heart' SHARON SALZBERG, New York Times Bestselling author of Real Happiness
Through a range of exercises and learnings that have been uncovered by psychological science, we'll help guide parents and girls towards likeable popularity and flourishing.
The Popular Girls explores the linkages between popularity and flourishing. It also deep dives into social cruelty associated with status hierarchies and competition for one type of popularity - status popularity. It advocates for ways in which girls can develop characteristics for likeable popularity and well-being.