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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These statements are flawed, however, in several ways. I ran into him at CostCo yesterday and he credits this book. Mar 26, Manny rated it liked it Shelves: Learn more about Amazon Prime. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Get to Know Us. So as it turns out, a nine year old boy has it down pat about girls. Don’t wear sweats and comb your hair.

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When you see a pretty girl, don’t let her tractor beam pull you in! The advice it offers isn’t very detailed or specific, and is kind of obvious do you like a girl?

View all 15 comments. Much of the advice in this book seems quite wise, which really did not surprise me.

How to Talk to Girls by Alec Greven

Feb 23, Ryan rated it really liked it. Preschool and graduate-degreed girls have both responded well to the squid arms, but maybe it’s different akec elementary school. It wouldn’t do any good to attack the young author. Here’s my favorite excerpt: Leave it to a nine-year-old to get down to the basics about how to win victory with a girl.


Once a boy does get a girl to like him, he should remember that she may still ditch him within a few weeks.

Some girls are shy. My favorite is when he grevdn that some kids in elementary school like to give notes but it is risky. Lent this book to a wall flower friend a year ago and a few months later he was married! Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

Now I greveh it around and consult it from time to time. Written by a boy who hasn’t reached puberty, it gives oddly enough, really good advice about how to like a girl. I would love to give him my copy of this book. Granted, the kid wrote this when he was 8, but still, this title goes out of its way to present girls as alien beings with no interests besides lording their power over boys. The women had been discussing pick-up artist books recently, and then someone came across Greven’s book, and a debate ensued: I haven’t read either of these, yet.

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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. How to Talk to Girls can be a useful guide for youth looking to connect with someone special. Dec 11, Crazy Uncle Ryan rated it liked it Recommends it for: Such a fun little book – and at the same time, dishing out some really sage advice! Later in their lives, both in school and beyond, girls and women who are too attractive, too friendly or too well liked by their male peers can end up with the nastiest labels, which are never deserved and are always hurtful.

If the note is intercepted, she might ditch you out of embarrassment. I see that Alec has a few forthcoming books set for publication, and I will be interested in seeing how he maintains his literary pace. When you see a pretty girl, don’t let her tractor beam pull you in. The book is short and to the point and whether you are young or ol I thought this book was really cute and had some good tips.


The idea that elementary-schoolers need a how-to on attracting mates doesn’t sit well with me, and that this how-to is filled with such “it’s okay, girls really ARE incomprehensible and mean” messages sits doubly poorly.

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If you are the smartest kid in the class, you are like a magnet and girls are the metal.

Alec Greven (Author of How to Talk to Girls)

Whatever happens, don’t let it make you crazy. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Jun 07, GateGypsy rated it grsven it. Many useful dating suggestions include waiting until middle school before becoming attached to a girl and realizing that normal girls are often a better choice than troublesome, pretty girls.

Jan 03, Jessica rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Would someone that age really suggest that you should cut down on sugar if you’re too grven

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