Gauld, J. (1993).
Character First: The Hyde School Difference.
Maine: The Hyde Foundation. The guiding principal of Hyde Schools. Written by the founders, this book explains the philosophy behind our ideology.
Harris, L. (1997). The Commonwealth Fund Survey of the Health of Adolescent Girls. Commonwealth Fund. This survey gives information on female adolescents and their habits.
Leschied, Al & Cummings, A. (2000). Female Adolescent Aggression: A Review of the Literature and the Correlates of Aggression. Canada: Public Works and Government Services Canada. A look into aggression in adolescent females.
Murry, V. (1995). Black Female Sexuality: Within Group Differences.
Womanist Theory and Research,
1.2. This is a study of black females and their sexuality. Looks at the issues that they face, and highlights the fact that not all black females fall into the negative stereotypes that society accepts as the norm.
Nebraska Council to Prevent Alcohol and Drug Abuse. (2002). Quick Stats on Female Adolescents. Retrieved May8, 2002 from the World Wide Web: http://www.prevlink.org/therightstuff/campaign/statisticsg.html. This site offers statistics on alcohol and drugs, tobacco, violence and child abuse, suicide and depression, sexual behavior, and body image.
Pollack, W. (1998).
Real Boys: Rescuing Our Sons from the Myths of Boyhood.
Canada. Fitzhenry &Whiteside Ltd. Pollack explores the stereotypes that are placed on boys that they and their caregivers may feel societal pressure to uphold. Discusses some ways that parents and teachers can help boy mature into a man they are comfortable being, instead of one that society forces upon them.
Williams, L. (2000).
It’s the Little Things: Everyday Interactions That Anger, Annoy and Divide the Races.
Florida: Harcourt, Inc. An interesting book written by a black woman discussing the differences in the races. Her examples are primarily from the black point of view, but do highlight many noteworthy topics.