justine Magazine

GENRE: Teen Girl Magazine

TEASER: Justine Magazine is made for real teens and just teens.

SUMMARY: Justine is a lifestyle magazine for teen girls. It is filled with empowering, fun, and positive information for girls like: beauty tips, reading, fashion, boys, friends, and school advice. Their headquarters is based in Memphis, TN. The magazine is connected to the Spark Books Club.

CRITIQUE: One thing that is impressive about this magazine is the versatility in the models. Many lifestyle magazines are whitewashed with extremely skinny models. There covers feature models of many different ethnicities and sizes. There are also tons of information on young adult books and authors.

ABOUT THE PUBLISHER: The publisher is Jana Kerr Pettey. In an interview posted on her blog she describes herself as busy, and fulfilled. Her favorite food is tofu. She also aspires to one day be on Oprah.

WEBSITE: http://www.justinemagazine.com/

READING LEVEL: 13+

CHALLENGE ISSUES: N/A

DEFENSE: N/A

BOOKTALKING IDEAS: N/A

WHY INCLUDED: I loved magazines when I was a teenager. I really appreciated the positive and empowering image this magazine is trying to show teen girls.

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