Resources for Middle School Girls

Are you in middle school? Then you know, middle school can be both exciting and stressful. You’re navigating a lot: new friendships & social relationships, more academic demands, exciting after-school activities, new feelings and body changes, and lots more decisions. Here are some books and websites that might help. They’ve got lots of information about skills and strategies to help you meet your personal, social and academic goals.

A Smart Girl’s Guide to Starting Middle School: Everything You Need to Know About Juggling More Homework, More Teachers, and More Friends. An American Girl Book. 2004.

Speak Up And Get Along!: Learn The Mighty Might, Thought Chop, And More Tools To Make Friends, Stop Teasing, And Feel Good About Yourself by Scott Cooper. Free Spirit Publishing. 2005.

Too Old for This, Too Young for That!: Your Survival Guide for the Middle-School Years by Harriet S. Mosatche, Ph.D., and Karen Unger, MA. Free Spirit Publishing. 2000.

Body and Mind: BAM.gov: Go to the section called “My Life” to read about helpful solutions. The CDC sponsors this site for older elementary and middle school youth.

Stop Bullying Now!: stopbullyingnow.hrsa.gov: Information, skills, games, and animated webisodes to help teens deal. Sponsored by the US Department of Health and Human Services.