The latest Tweets from Alec Greven (@AlecGreven). I have a peanut allergy and peaked when I was 8. Castle Rock, CO. Alec Greven, 9, is a fourth grader from Castle Rock, Colorado. Alec Greven wrote a book called,”How To Talk To Girls.” Alec Greven impressed Ellen DeGeneres. How to Talk to Girls has ratings and 92 reviews. Manny said: I bought it on impulse at Borders, and read it while waiting for my spaghetti to boil. I.

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Lists with This Book. Someone should have explained to Greven that grevdn is a big difference between being pretty and being cold-hearted, unfriendly or unapproachable.

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Want to Read saving…. That tip needs to be passed out to most college students.

The pick-up artist books in question are ones by men who aren’t just giving innocent dating advice but encouraging their readers to look for the weaknesses in the women they meet and exploit those weaknesses for their own mostly sexual gratification. There was lots of good advise, like how girls like it when you’re clean and not smelly “think about it, your mom’s a girl”. Is this little boy a misogynist in the making, or is he just a clever kid? Rules for School Jun 08, Why wasn’t that one in here with the “realistic” outlook it aimed for.

Some of my favorite things from the book: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Just watch out for those pretty girl tractor beams, boys! Dec 22, Sps rated it liked it Shelves: But on reflection, I began to wonder whether this didn’t give away an important clue about the true authorship of the book. Why would a nine ye I managed to get through this book on my 15 minute break at work.


Don’t brag or she will ditch you. Jul 23, Alison rated it really liked it Shelves: If you know that now, things might be easier. Once a boy does get a girl to like him, he should remember that she may still ditch him within a few weeks.

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I was surprised by the compassion behind Alec’s words to the reader that is looking for advice on how to better talk to girls. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the qlec. This is a short but humorous book. What is up with that? I don’t mean to sound like I’m calling a nine-year-old out on his unevolved gender views.

First, he equates “pretty” with jewelry, clothes and all the trappings of fashion magazines. It’s a guide to dating for nine year-olds — why take it seriously, anyway? I would not recommend How to Talk to Girls as an actual instruction manual; I wouldn’t even recommend it as a children’s book, to be honest.

I think what most makes me love this book is that it says so many little things I wish I’d known as a young male. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

Here’s my favorite excerpt: Alec Greven does not have a girlfriend yet. I know this was written by a nine yr old, but things like, “it is easy to spot pretty girls because they have the big earrings, fancy dresses, and all the jewelry” make me want to throw up.


I love the 8yr old perspective whether he actually wrote it himself or notIt adds a simplicity and humor to what can often be a very heavy topic.

Advise for reading this book: OK, I’m prepared to believe that a smart 9 year old co I bought it on impulse at Borders, and read it while waiting for my spaghetti to boil. And anyway, a girl who likes jewelry and fancy clothes isn’t necessarily high-maintenance or dislikable in any other way.

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I think it’s a girl. Return to Book Page. I do love this little book. Oct 01, Maria rated it it was ok. This is the cutest book ever. Only 14 left in stock more on the way.

Of course, I don’t need them now, but I think that this 9 year old had some good plans on keeping a girl or at least giving it your best shot. They knowingly manipulate others grevenn no concern for the damage they may do. These are all zlec I personally don’t like on a guy. What really gets to me about this book, though, is that he author was, like, 9 years old.

Mar 16, Tara rated it really liked it.

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