curly girl (or CG) is a routine where you don't use shampoo to wash your hair. you use conditioner that doesn't have silicones or alcohol to wash your scalp and to condition with.
the big thing is to use products without silicones or "cones" as you'll hear them called on this board.
here's the link to buy the book through curlmart. i found mine at borders.
but, i'm sure once you start reading around on this board, you will get the ideas of what people do! finding this board was definately a step in the right direction!