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Author Cornell, Betty, author.

Title Betty Cornell's teen-age popularity guide / by Betty Cornell ; illustrated by Abbi Damerow.

Publication Info. New York, New York : Dutton Books, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Young Adult, Non-Fiction    YA 305.2352 COR    Available
Description 146 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
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unmediated rdamedia
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Contents Introduction -- Figure problems -- Skin problems -- Hair -- Makeup -- Modeling tricks -- Good grooming -- Clothes -- What to wear where -- Money (how to earn extra) -- On the job -- Look pretty, be pretty -- Are you shy? -- It's a date -- Going formal -- Be a hostess -- Away from home -- The mail in your life -- Helpful hints: 'Tis better to give -- The table: At it and on it -- Personality -- Teen-age exercises -- Teen-age calorie table.
Summary "Available again for a whole new generation of readers, the original 1950s popularity guide that was the inspiration for teen author Maya Van Wagenen's memoir Popular: Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek! Filled with fun tips and vintage wisdom, Betty Cornell's Teen-Age Popularity Guide offers advice and guidance for teens who want to be poised, self-confident, and 'shiny bright.' Betty covers topics ranging from 'Figure Problems,' 'Good Grooming,' and 'What to Wear Where' to hints on dating, hosting a great party, and becoming 'the most popular girl in your set!'"-- Provided by publisher.
"A self-help guide written in 1951 by former teen model, Betty Cornell, to help teens become more poised, polished, and popular"-- Provided by publisher.
Audience 12 up.
Subject Teenage girls
Beauty, Personal
Conduct of life
Added Title Teen-age popularity guide
Other Editions: Revision of: Teen-age popularity guide New York : Prentice Hall, 1953 HQ798.C58 (DLC) 53010967
ISBN 9780525427476 (hardback)
0525427473 (hardback)

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