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    What's Happening to My Body? (What's Happening to My Body?) (Paperback) By (author) Lynda Madaras, By (author) Area Madaras

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    DescriptionEverything 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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    What's Happening to My Body?
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Lynda Madaras, By (author) Area Madaras
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 288
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 340 g
    ISBN 13: 9781557047649
    ISBN 10: 1557047642

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y4.2
    BIC E4L: PER
    BIC reading level and special interest qualifier V2: 5AL
    BIC E4L: NF9+
    BIC subject category V2: YXA
    B&T Merchandise Category: JUV
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP090
    Ingram Theme: SEXL/FEMINE
    B&T General Subject: 216
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP034
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/ADOLES
    Libri: I-C9
    B&T Book Type: JN
    Ingram Subject Code: C9
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 22850
    BISAC V2.8: JNF023000
    LC subject heading: , , , , , ,
    BISAC V2.8: JNF024050
    DC22: 612.66108352, 613.955, 613.9/55
    LC classification: RJ144 .M3 2007
    Thema V1.0: YXA
    BIC E4L: NT, YPE
    Thema interest age/special interest qualifier V1.0: 5AL
    3, Revised
    Edition statement
    Illustrations note
    50 black and white drawings
    HarperCollins Publishers Inc
    Imprint name
    Newmarket Press,U.S.
    Publication date
    10 December 2007
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Review quote
    Lynda Madaras takes seriously the questions asked over the years in her sex education class and gives accurate, detailed answers.—"School Library Journal"These gender-specific titles take a modern and easygoing approach to puberty....explains everything in a readable and reassuring style.—"VOYA: Voice of Youth Advocates"A valuable guide for any parent who is looking for a positive way to approach the subject of sexuality.—"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.—Excerpt from a letter to Lynda MadarasYour book is just fantastic; absolutely excellent...I couldn't believe you, a mom, knew this stuff.—Excerpt from a fan letter to Lynda Madaras