What's Happening to My Body?

What's Happening to My Body?

Paperback What's Happening to My Body?

By (author) Lynda Madaras, By (author) Area Madaras

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  • Publisher: Newmarket Press,U.S.
  • Format: Paperback | 288 pages
  • Dimensions: 155mm x 229mm x 23mm | 340g
  • Publication date: 10 December 2007
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 1557047642
  • ISBN 13: 9781557047649
  • Edition: 3, Revised
  • Edition statement: 3rd
  • Illustrations note: 50 black and white drawings
  • Sales rank: 7,036

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Everything preteen and teen girls need to know about their changing bodies and feelings Written by an experienced educator and her daughter in a reassuring and down-to-earth style, The "What's Happening to My Body?" Book for Girls gives sensitive straight talk on: the body's changing size and shape; the growth spurt; breast development; the reproductive organs; the menstrual cycle; body hair; diet and exercise; romantic and sexual feelings; and puberty in the opposite sex. It also includes information on anorexia and bulimia, sexually transmitted diseases, AIDS, and birth control.Featuring detailed illustrations and real-life stories throughout, plus an introduction for parents and a helpful resource section, this bestselling growing-up guide is an essential puberty education and health book for all girls ages 10 and up.Selected as a Best Book for Young Adults by the American Library Association.

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Lynda Madaras takes seriously the questions asked over the years in her sex education class and gives accurate, detailed answers.&#8212"School Library Journal"These gender-specific titles take a modern and easygoing approach to puberty....explains everything in a readable and reassuring style.&#8212"VOYA: Voice of Youth Advocates"A valuable guide for any parent who is looking for a positive way to approach the subject of sexuality.&#8212"Charlotte News Observer"I already feel much more confident about answering my 7-year-old daughter's questions as they arise in the years to come.&#8212Excerpt from a letter to Lynda MadarasYour book is just fantastic; absolutely excellent...I couldn't believe you, a mom, knew this stuff.&#8212Excerpt from a fan letter to Lynda Madaras