In Your Jeans

In Your Jeans : A Pocket Guide to Your Changing Body

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Puberty is confusing. Normal happy young people suddenly can't figure out what is going on. They're obsessively self-conscious; yet paradoxically, they're so vulnerable that they don't want to talk about it. "In Your Jeans" offers a safe, nonembarrassing way for preteens and teens to find answers on their own. "In Your Jeans" provides accurate and up-to-date information about developing bodies and growing up for both boys and girls. In simple, straightforward language, the authors discuss all the changes that happen at puberty from emotional upheavals, peer pressure, and personal health to pimples, dating, and sex. The small size and friendly Q&A format make "In Your Jeans" ideal for teens who simply want the facts without a lot of drama or preaching.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 196 pages
  • 118 x 176 x 18mm | 181.44g
  • Berkeley, United States
  • English
  • 1569755329
  • 9781569755327
  • 2,574,589

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"Q: How come some girls have bigger breasts than others? -- girl, 12 yearsA: Breast size is another characteristic inherited from our parents. Some girls' breasts will grow bigger than others'. There is nothing you can do to make your breasts bigger or smaller. Exercise can reduce the amount of body fat you have, but it won't change your breast size dramatically." -- from the book
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About Wendy Darvill

Wendy Darvill and Kelsey Powell have been actively involved in sexuality eduction in primary and secondary schools and with community organizations for many years. Kelsey Powell works for Family Planning Queensland. The authors live in Australia.
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