Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only. If what I have written should help some girl to a nobler life and truer ideals, then I shall feel that it has accomplished the task. I have set for it to do. Mabel Hale. Beautiful Girlhood by Mabel Hale, “Charm is deceitful and beauty is vain; but a woman who fears the LORD shall be praised!” Proverbs
|Published (Last):||16 January 2015|
|PDF File Size:||12.11 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||3.40 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
I liked it, I’ve read better, but it’s a good book of its type vintage manners. Many times I had to paraphrase the antiquated language because I could tell it was flying right over their heads. Short chapters made it an easy read, while still full of thought provoking information, without being too heavy for the intended audience. This little treasure is just what I’m needing.
Google AdSense pays this website every time someone girluood on the ad. Receive Updates — If choosing email, remember to confirm. It kind of disgusted me at the time, when I was really rather a tomboy.
It covers friendship, modesty, industriousness, choosing a job, and lots of chapters about what it means to be a woman of virtue. Forgotten Books October 13, Language: Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.
This would be a great book for moms and their girls to study together; I’m assuming it would be most effective with girls who have been exposed to and enjoy classic literature and glrlhood speech. This book is excellent for girls, but it is also an excellent read for women of all ages. See all 67 reviews. It’s an older book, written in a classic style with old-fashioned speech and has a quaint and appealing effect. Very nicely written, helps not only the young person understand what she is going through but the parent as a reminder that these are difficult times but they will pass.
It is not always a smooth path to the perfection of womanhood. It is sent forth with a sincere desire to be a blessing.
Start reading Beautiful Girlhood on your Kindle in under a minute. But I mabbel the messages in it, the morals, the chapters that got to me an made me think, I really can improve myself quite a bit!
Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Jan 17, Gwyn rated it it was amazing Shelves: It’s not really Biblical like it claims it’s just old fashioned. Beautiful Girlhood by Karen Andreola Revised by. Every character of personality and the development of girlhood into young womanhood is covered.
Aug 31, Jessica rated it did not like it.
Beautiful Girlhood by Mabel Hale, 1922
Feb 15, Bambi Moore rated it liked it Shelves: Sadly, it was disappointing in the fact that it wasn’t That Book. I can also see why this book is so popular with families that home school. In womankind we find the mothers of the race.
If what I have written should help some girl to a nobler life and truer ideals, then I shall feel that it has accomplished the task I have set for it to do. English Choose a language for shopping.
I am 53 and wanted to read this along with my 18 year old daughter. Now my youngest 13 year old has pulled it off the shelf again and is using it in her own quiet time. There is no man so great, nor none sunk so low, but once he lay a helpless, innocent babe in a woman’s arms and was dependent on her love and care for his mabek. This was an enjoyable yet convicting study aimed at adolescent girls.
This book gives gentle guidance as to what a young lady should strive for. Emma and I are reading this together She who does not make the world better for having lived in it has failed to be all that a woman should be.
Lists with This Book. Youth has its problems, its heartaches, and disappointments. This is a great book for young girls, mabdl nine to nineteen. The emotional baggage will be super awkward when you finally get married! I really liked the language of the book–it’s so flowery that you feel as if you’re eating roses, and also the roses turned out to taste like lembas but more better–but its message is stressful, like, “Don’t screw up in love!
It is old-fashioned, but it does have relevance in society today, teaching girls to carry themselves with dignity and pride. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
So I was again left to paraphrase and add in the gospel. That said, there are much better books out there for this age group. Other books have been written bearing upon the same subjects as I have here treated; but many girls who will read this do not have them, and lack the counsel they could give.
Beautiful Girlhood by Mabel Hale, |
Other advice is extremely dated, such as the discussions on dress, going out, and preparing for a life’s work. Praying for beautifup continued metamorphosis in my girls’ lives. It has charms all its own. It is also a great book for mothers of young girls as well. This does not mean it is not relevant today. Mar 15, Wendy rated it really liked it.