Author: Tarrah Montgomery & Sarah Chadaz
In this book, novelist Tarrah Montgomery teaches girls to be themselves, find a style of their own, and stay healthy with proper nutrition, exercise, and sleep. Girls will learn that modesty is always in style, and they'll practice doing simple hairstyles and makeup. As girls find joy in everyday life, they will see how beauty shines from kindness and giving service. Following the Spirit brings inner beauty, confidence, and feelings of self-worth. This guide will help girls look and feel their best as they prepare for their teenage years.
About the Authors:
Tarrah Montgomery has loved writing stories since she was a child. She earned an associate’s degree from Ricks College and a bachelor of science in education from Utah State University. Tarrah currently lives in Arizona with her husband, Ryan, and their five young children. She loves to travel, and many of her story ideas have come from seeing the ancient castles and architecture around the world. Some of her adventures have taken her to Paris, London, Rome, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Czech Republic, South Korea, Thailand, Jamaica, and Costa Rica. Tarrah teaches preschool and enjoys reading, spending time with her family, and playing the piano.
Susan Chadaz, daughter of an artist, grew up with a crayon in one hand and a paint brush in the other. She graduated from Utah State University with a degree in education and an emphasis in art. For the past twenty years, Susan has taught art to sixth- and seventh-graders. She enjoys watercolor, acrylic, and oil painting. Susan enjoys creating vintage collages using cut-up rescued art from watercolor and acrylic paintings, combined with materials such as books, sheet music, dried flowers, and vintage paper dolls. These collages, which Susan refers to as “Rusty Apple Art,” are shown and sold at art festivals throughout Utah, Idaho, and Arizona. Susan enjoyed illustrating The Book of Real Beauty for LDS Girls, a collaborative effort with her daughter Tarrah Montgomery, who wrote the book.