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Being a Teen : Everything Teen Girls and Boys Should Know About Relationships, Sex, Love, Health, Identity and More

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER AN ALL-ENCOMPASSING GUIDE THAT PARENTS WILL WANT FOR THEIR TEENS This thorough, concise guide offers straight talk about: The male and female body as it changes and matures. Teen relationships: what it takes to create happy, supportive, positive, and meaningful connections with family, friends, and others. Identity empowerment: how to be authentic and thrive in today s world. Sex and sexuality for boys and girls: how teens should take care of their bodies, embrace their experiences, and strengthen self-esteem. Strategies for working through the toughest challenges, including bullying, sexual abuse, eating disorders, pregnancy, and more. Praise for Being a Teen A frank and candid resource for adolescents. People Fonda s warmth and love for the teen community is evident. Publishers Weekly Clear, practical, and riveting, Being a Teen cuts away at myth, enhances teens self-esteem, and arms them with a trove of useful information. Beautifully organized . . . Any parent, teacher, coach, or doctor needs to read this authoritative guide. What a lifesaver for our boys and girls! William S. Pollack, PhD, author of the international bestseller Real Boys and Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School Being a Teen should be in the hands of every teen in the world. It is a myth-busting, fact-filled treasure full of life information all teens want and need to know. Christiane Northrup, M.D., New York Times bestselling author of Women s Bodies, Women s Wisdom Clear, unflinching, and nonjudgmental . . . a reliable guide to the turbulent physical and social transitions of adolescence. Michael Kimmel, Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies, Stony Brook University, and author of Guyland A comprehensive, honest, fun-to-read book for today s teenagers. This delightful book will be used again and again. The Reverend Debra W. Haffner, president, Religious Institute, and author of From Diapers to Dating Detailed, accurate and practical . . . an excellent resource. Paul Kivel, author of Boys Will Be Men"show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 137.16 x 208.28 x 22.86mm | 226.8g
  • Random House USA Inc
  • Random House Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • black and white illustrations throughout
  • 0812978617
  • 9780812978612
  • 183,014

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Advance praise for "You, Your Body, Your Life" ""You, Your Body, Your Life" should be in the hands of every teen in the world. It is a myth-busting, fact-filled treasure full of life information all teens want and need to know."--Christiane Northrup, M.D., "New York Times" bestselling author of "Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom" "Clear, unflinching, and nonjudgmental . . . a reliable guide to the turbulent physical and social transitions of adolescence."--Michael Kimmel, Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies, Stony Brook University, and author of "Guyland" " " "Detailed, accurate and practical . . . an excellent resource."--Paul Kivel, author of "Boys Will Be Men"show more

About Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda, the Oscar- and Emmy-award winning actor, is the founder of the Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Power & Potential and the Jane Fonda Center for Adolescent Reproductive Health at the Emory University School of Medicine. Though she is also a highly successful producer and #1 New York Times bestselling author, Fonda s passion lies in advocating for young people s health. Fonda also sits on the boards of Women and Foreign Policy at the Council on Foreign Relations, the Women s Media Center (which she co-founded in 2004), and V-Day. A former UN Goodwill Ambassador, she is a frequent speaker on youth development, child sexual abuse, eating disorders, adolescent reproductive health, and more. She lives in Los Angeles."show more

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"A frank and candid resource for adolescents." - People "Fonda's warmth and love for the teen community is evident." - Publishers Weekly "Clear, practical, and riveting, Being a Teen cuts away at myth, enhances teens' self-esteem, and arms them with a trove of useful information. Beautifully organized . . . Any parent, teacher, coach, or doctor needs to read this authoritative guide. What a lifesaver for our boys and girls!" -William S. Pollack, PhD, author of the international bestseller Real Boys and Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School " Being a Teen should be in the hands of every teen in the world. It is a myth-busting, fact-filled treasure full of life information all teens want and need to know." -Christiane Northrup, M.D., New York Times bestselling author of Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom "Clear, unflinching, and nonjudgmental . . . a reliable guide to the turbulent physical and social transitions of adolescence." -Michael Kimmel, Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies, Stony Brook University, and author of Guyland "A comprehensive, honest, fun-to-read book for today's teenagers. This delightful book will be used again and again." -The Reverend Debra W. Haffner, president, Religious Institute, and author of From Diapers to Dating "Detailed, accurate and practical . . . an excellent resource." -Paul Kivel, author of Boys Will Be Menshow more

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