Item description for Teenvirtue: Real Issues, Real Life by Vicki Courtney...
Overview Presents forty issues affecting teenagers, including whether to tattoo, if homosexuality is okay, and why abstinence is important from a Christian perspective.
Publishers Description There have been a proliferation of books on the market for young woman extolling virtue and purity and the value of the Christian lifestyle. But are young girls reading books on virtue and spiritual growth? Or are they reading the teen counterparts to what they perceive as the sophisticated popular adult magazines that promise to reveal (at least the latest) secrets to beauty, fashion, thinness, love, and happiness? Vicki Courtney knows teen girls. Her message is exactly what they need to hear to counter the culture's lies and distortions about who they are and what they should become. TeenVirtue will give them the information they need in a format they will read. Designed like a stylish magazine, TeenVirtue tackles the top 40 issues teen girls face such as "Staying inline when you're online," "the Sexy Craze," and "Girl Politics."
TeenVirtue: Real Issues, Real Life...A Teen Girl's Survival Guide
by Vicki Courtney
TeenVirtue will give teen girls the information they need in a format they will read. Designed like a stylish magazine, TeenVirtue tackles the top 40 issues teen girls face such as "Staying inline when you're online," "the Sexy Craze," and "Girl Politics."
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Awards and Recognitions Teenvirtue: Real Issues, Real Life by Vicki Courtney has received the following awards and recognitions -
Christian Book Award - 2006 Winner - Children & Youth category
Citations And Professional Reviews Teenvirtue: Real Issues, Real Life by Vicki Courtney has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
CBA Retailers - 05/01/2005 page 38
Ingram Advance - 04/01/2005 page 125
Christian Retailing - 03/21/2005 page 12
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Studio: B&H Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.25" Width: 8" Height: 11" Weight: 0.65 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 2005
Publisher Broadman And Holman
ISBN 0805430563 ISBN13 9780805430561
Availability 0 units.
More About Vicki Courtney
Vicki Courtney is a national speaker to women of all ages and the best-selling author of numerous books and Bible studies including, Move On, Ever After, 5 Conversations You Must Have With Your Daughter, and 5 Conversations You Must Have With Your Son. She is a two-time ECPA Christian Book Award winner and has appeared on CNN and Fox News as a youth culture commentator.
Vicki and her husband, Keith, reside in Austin, Texas and are the proud parents of three grown children, two daughter-in-laws and a son-in-law. They also have two grandsons and are blessed to have all their children living nearby in Austin and Houston. More information about Vicki can be found at VickiCourtney.com.
Vicki Courtney currently resides in Austin, in the state of Texas.
Reviews - What do customers think about Teen Virtue?
Teen Survival Guide indeed! Dec 8, 2005
Vicki Courtney discusses real concerns of real teen girls frankly, truthfully and honestly without sounding preachy. I especially liked the chapter on eating disorders and fashion and the assurances that what's depicted as trendy in the fashion magazines is far from reality. She lets girls know that it IS okay to be normal....with a far more accurate portrait of what "normal" really is in today's world where girls are constantly bombarded with messages to be sexy and thin instead of simply enjoying their youth. An excellent resource for Christian parents and their girls, and for anyone else with a daughter. This is a great book for moms and daughters to read together, and would make a great gift tweens and teens. Highly recommend.
Looks like a magazine; offers great advice Apr 1, 2005
Looks like the best of teen magazines but carries real-world advice with a Christian perspective. I really liked this book! It had good, but not judgemental advice on everything from clothes, pierced belly buttons, tatoos and friends to boyfriends, sex and beauty. It doesn't go into explicit details... but it offers solid advice for teen girls growing up in tough times. I think maybe the best section is quotes from teen guys talking about what they wished teen girls knew! I plan to give this magazine/book as a gift.