Navigating life can be a challenge for any teenager, but some issues and struggles are unique to African American teens. Using a language and style that will appeal directly to young African American girls, Cook does not shy away from important topics such as body image, self-respect, fear, discipline, sex and friendship. Each entry is framed within the context of a young woman's developing Christian faith. In realistic terms, the author offers comfort, counsel, advice, and hope. Teens will find in this book surprisingly helpful lessons that will last for a lifetime.