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FLAWD by Emily-Anne Rigal and Jeanne Demers
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Aug 18, 2015 | ISBN 9780399174032

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“Rigal, founder and director of the anti­bullying organization, has a passion for helping others develop self-confidence. This work, directed primarily at teenagers, prods readers to gain perspective, assess how they look at things, and play with abandon. Rigal sprinkles her text with self-examination questions, the experiences of others, and sketches to present a lighthearted view of the important ability to embrace oneself. ­VERDICT: A must-read for most teenagers and highly recommended purchase for YA collections.” —Library Journal, starred review

FLAWD is a gem of a book. Every page is drenched with insight, fun, and wisdom.”
—Christiane Northrup, M.D., ob/gyn physician and author of the New York Times bestsellers: Goddesses Never Age: The Secret Prescription for Radiance, Vitality, and Wellbeing, Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom,  and The Wisdom of Menopause

FLAWD lets us know that different is what makes the world awesome.”
—Trisha Hershberger, YouTube host of SourceFed

“This book is like a cookbook for empowerment— very practical, very easy to read, totally delicious . . . just like Emily-Anne.”
—Nancy Lublin, CEO of and founder of Crisis Text Line

FLAWD is inspirational and practical.”
—Gabi Gregg, fashion blogger

“In a culture where young people are consistently told that they are not ‘good enough,’ FLAWD is a guide that challenges this statement by saying, ‘You are enough.’ Emily-Anne is an important voice and leader for today’s generation.”
—Taylor Trudon, editor of “HuffPost Teen” at the Huffington Post

“I wish this book existed when I was on the brink of losing myself to the unrealistic standard of Hollywood.”
—Monique Coleman, actress and global youth advocate

“The world is a better place because of Emily-Anne. She cares deeply about making each of us feel better about ourselves—flaws and all!”
—Ann Shoket, millennial expert and former editor in chief of Seventeen

FLAWD is a collection of voices from a rising generation.”
—Hannah Brencher, founder of More Love Letters and TED speaker
FLAWD is an essential book at an essential time.”
—Eric Dawson, founder of Peace First

FLAWD’s witty, dynamic stories and real-life advice make it hard to put down. The thought-provoking content lovingly urges readers to embrace their flaws and live a more empowered life.”
—Jess Weiner, author and confidence expert

“I dare you to read FLAWD and not feel totally inspired to become the powerful author of your own beautifully flawd life.”
—Denise Restauri, founder and CEO of GirlQuake

“I wish every teenager could read FLAWD to give them the boost they need and the understanding they deserve.”
—Jane Buckingham, author of The Modern Girl’s Guide to Life

“Emily-Anne talks to teens in their own language and carries a powerful message of hope, health, and happiness.”
—Debora Spar, president of Barnard College

FLAWD is essential reading for anyone looking to break the cycles of hate that so deeply impact our lives. Emily-Anne shows us a path to finding our place and making a difference along the way!”
—Lee Hirsh, director/producer of Bully

“This book truly has the capacity to change not only how teens see themselves and experience their lives, but to change the world.”
—Deborah Reber, author of Doable: The Girls’ Guide to Accomplishing Just About Anything

“Reading FLAWD felt like I was in a room brimming with new friends, a room filled with kindness and care, and some kickass life hacks.”
—Miriam Peskowitz, New York Times bestselling author of The Daring Book for Girls

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