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 | 256 pages
  • Dimensions: 132mm x 201mm x 20mm | 227g
  • Publication date: 31 March 2008
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 1557047650
  • ISBN 13: 9781557047656
  • Edition: 3, Revised
  • Edition statement: 3rd
  • Illustrations note: 48 black and white drawings
  • Sales rank: 12,795

Product description

Everything preteen and teen boys need to know about their changing bodies and feelingsWritten 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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Author information

Lynda Madaras is the author of twelve books on health, child care, and parenting. For more than twenty-five years, she taught puberty and health education to young students in Pasadena and Santa Monica, CA. Her daughter, Area Madaras, was just eleven years old when she assisted her mother with the first ""What's Happening to My Body?"" book. Now a communications consultant and the mother of two young girls, she lives in California and continues to work with her mother on the series.

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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