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Betty Cornell's Teen-Age Popularity Guide (Hardcover)

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    Betty Cornell Huston was a teenage fashion model in the late 1940s and the early 1950s, working for the John Robert Powers, Harry Conover, and Ford Modeling Agencies. As a well-known junior model, Betty was invited to conduct good grooming classes that ultimately lead to a career as an author of advice books. In addition to the Teen-Age Popularity Guide, her other books include Betty Cornell’s Glamour Guide for Teens (1951), Betty Cornell’s Teen-Age Knitting Guide (1953), Betty Cornell’s All About Boys (1958), and So You’re Going to be a Teen (1963). She continued to model through the 1980s.

    Betty earned her Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in Education from Chestnut Hill College in the 1980s. She married John J. Huston in 1952 and settled in the suburbs of Philadelphia where they raised three children. Betty has nine grandchildren, volunteers at her local school, and finds time to paint watercolors. Betty currently resides in Audubon, Pennsylvania.
    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!”


    ISBN 9780525427476
    Genre JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / General
    Genre Detail Juvenile Grades 7-9 Ages 12-14
    Format Hardcover
    Pages 146
    Publisher Date 2014-04-15 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Dutton Childrens Books
    Copyright Year 2014
    Height 10.0 in
    Wdth 8.5 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 1.2 lb
    Language English
    Edition Detail Reprint
    Audience Young adult
    Authors Cornell, Betty

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