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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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Alec Greven

How to Talk to Girls by Alec Greven. Little Ellen-popular kid, just making a buck from the crowd who likes cute things.

View all 3 comments. Still, Greven’s idea of a pretty girl is misguided, but it’s far from the ugly manipulations of pick-up artists.

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I’m more curious why HarperCollins would publish this how-to-bag-a-girl title, and why Ellen DeGeneres of all people! This was a really cute and funny little book and it was a joy to read. Jun 07, GateGypsy rated it liked it. Popularity Popularity Featured Price: So, what does Greven say about women?


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He seems to sympathize with such readers very honestly, and with light but heartfelt encouragement. Those things are nice, but they don’t make a girl pretty, and we spend a lot of time trying to teach young girls that “pretty” isn’t all about having the nicest things and wearing the most makeup. The book was cute, but it wasn’t as humorous as I had hoped. Whatever happens, don’t let it make you crazy.

If the note is intercepted, she might ditch you out of embarrassment. Don’t scream if you can’t get the girl even after you’ve tried everything. OK, I’m prepared to believe that a smart 9 year old could have written a fair amount of it himself.

Actually, he was eight when he wrote the book, which I heard about on a women’s online forum I frequent. Mar 26, Manny rated it liked it Shelves: I was surprised by grevem compassion behind Alec’s words to the reader that is looking for “As I said before, winning victory is a dream for most boys.

This is a wise kid author. If it doesn’t work out, just let it go.

Topics US news Opinion. One could, of course, wonder how much of the book’s cutesy childish prose has been carefully crafted by an editor, but that would be cynical and would ignore the charm behind the book’s conceit. I couldn’t agree more. What it works as is an interesting, slightly amusing novelty for grown-ups to laugh at and enjoy.


There’s some reasonably sound advice here don’t be a big show-off; be friendly and don’t say anything meanand some of the advice is downright strange, coming out of geeven elementary school: Trivia About How to Talk to Girls.

Jul 23, Alison rated it really liked it Shelves: I do love this little book. I was surprised by the compassion behind Alec’s words to the reader grevfn is looking for advice on how to better talk to girls. Oh yeah, the author wasn’t born yet. Refresh and try again.

I feel so enlightened The struggle is real. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Written by a boy who hasn’t reached puberty, it gives oddly enough, really good advice about how to like a girl. Not bad for a nine year-old.