Girlitude

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It�s no fun being a girl-Arts & Entertainment-Books-Children-TimesOnline

GIRLS NOW SEEM SO much in the ascendant, triumphing over boys in exams and trumpeting girl power, that it�s easy to forget how vulnerable, unhappy and uncertain their common lot still is. I am sick of the flood of pink books I get sent, tittering over dates and discos like an eternal sleepover party. Even when genuinely funny � those by Louise Rennison or Sue Limb, for example � they don�t probe any deeper into what Louisa May Alcott dubbed �girlitude�... ...

So starts Amanda Criag's review of

Dirty Work by Julia Bell

and

Life As We Knew It by Susan Pfeffer

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