On Your Mark, Get Set, Grow!

On Your Mark, Get Set, Grow! : A "What's Happening to My Body?" Book for Younger Boys

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Responding to real-life questions and concerns from younger boys about their changing bodies, Madaras covers a wide range of topics at a reading and understanding level that's just right for them: the growth of sex organs, body hair, and facial hair; weight and height spurts; the unwelcome appearance of acne and body odour; shaving; circumcision; erections and ejaculations; feelings about puberty; and bullying.Illustrated throughout with lively two-colour drawings, "On Your Mark, Get Set, Grow!" is the newest entry in the popular "What's Happening to My Body?" series that has influenced an entire generation of readers.
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 178 x 178 x 8mm | 169g
  • William Morrow Paperbacks
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1557047812
  • 9781557047816
  • 61,266

Review quote

"Lynda Madaras' books superbly pinpoint the changes of puberty while providing sensitive reassurance about what's normal." --"School Library Journal"

"Young people can't help but like the books...visually very appealing for readers this age." --"The San Diego Union-Tribune"

"[Madaras'] easygoing, straightforward style appeals to young people who trust [her] to answer their most intimate and sometimes embarrassing questions." --"L.A. Parent"
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About Lynda Madaras

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.
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56 ratings
3.93 out of 5 stars
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4 30% (17)
3 29% (16)
2 2% (1)
1 4% (2)
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