What's Happening to My Body? Book for Boys
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What's Happening to My Body? Book for Boys

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

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Everything preteen and teen boys 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 Boys gives sensitive straight talk on: the body's changing size and shape; diet and exercise; the growth spurt; the reproductive organs; body hair; voice changes; romantic and sexual feelings; and puberty in the opposite sex. It also includes information on steroid abuse, acne treatment, 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 boys ages 10 and up.

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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 154.94 x 228.6 x 20.32mm | 340.19g
  • 31 Mar 2008
  • HarperCollins Publishers Inc
  • William Morrow Paperbacks
  • New York
  • English
  • Revised
  • Revised edition
  • 48 black and white drawings
  • 1557047650
  • 9781557047656
  • 10,427

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Lynda Madaras is the author of 12 books on health, child care, and parenting. For more than 25 years, she taught puberty and health education in California schools, and she has appeared on Oprah, CNN, PBS, and the Today Show. Lynda Madaras es la autora de doce libros sobre la salud, el cuidado de ninos y la crianza de los hijos. Durante mas de veinticinco anos ha ensenado sobre la pubertad y la salud en escuelas de California, y ha sido invitada de Oprah, CNN, PBS y el Today Show. Area Madaras was just 11 years old when she assisted her mother on their first book. Now a communications consultant and mother of two, she lives in California and continues to assist her mother with the series. Area Madaras solo tenia once anos cuando colaboro por primera vez con su madre en un libro. Ahora es asesora de comunicaciones y madre de dos ninas, vive en California y continua trabajando con su madre en la serie.

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"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""Must reading." -- Ralph I. Lopez, M.D., Adolescent Clinic, The New York Hospital-- Cornell Medical School"One of the most complete, well-written and clearly illustrated sex and health education texts to come off the press." -- "Arkansas Democrat""Your book is a most helpful teaching tool...Your books put the students at ease...many, many thanks." -- Excerpt from a teacher's letter to Lynda Madaras

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