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Let's Talk About Sex : Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex and Sexual Health - Robie H. Harris

Let's Talk About Sex

Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex and Sexual Health

By: Robie H. Harris, Michael Emberley (Illustrator)

Paperback Published: 1st September 2014
ISBN: 9781406356045
Number Of Pages: 112
For Ages: 10+ years old

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A completely updated 20th anniversary edition of the definitive book on childrens' sexual health.

Now with expanded information on internet and texting safety, birth control, GLBT (gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender) issues and more - this universally acclaimed classic by Robie H. Harris and Michael Emberley is a cutting-edge resource for children, parents, teachers, librarians and anyone else who cares about the well-being of pre-teens and teens. Providing accurate and up-to-date information to answer young people's concerns and questions, from conception and puberty to birth control and AIDS, it offers everything they need - now more than ever - to make responsible decisions and stay healthy.

About the Author

Award-winning author Robie H. Harris is also a popular speaker who has had plenty of handson experience working with children, including as director of an early childhood after-school programme and as a teacher. She is also the author of a new series for very young children - Let's Talk About You And Me.

About the Illustrator

Michael Emberley attended the Rhode Island School of Design. He has been writing and illustrating award-winning books for children for more than thirty years. His titles for Walker include Let's Talk and Let's Talk About Where Babies Come From.

Industry Reviews

'Accurate and up-to-date, it directly addresses young people's concerns and questions in an approachable way. The bird and the bee make comments which are fun but appropriate, engaging the interest and promoting discussion. A book which will be useful for many years and an excellent one to make available to young people.' - Parents in Touch

Introduction: Lots of Questions - 1

Part One: What is Sex?
1. Girl or Boy, Female or Male - 2
2. Making Babies - 3
3. Strong Feelings - 4
4. Making Love - 6
5. Who You Are - 8

Part Two: Our Bodies
6. The Human Body - 12
7. Outside and Inside: Female - 16
8. Outside and Inside: Male - 19
9. Words - 22

Part 3: Puberty
10. Changes and Messages - 24
11. The Travels of the Egg - 27
12. The Travels of the Sperm - 32
13. Not All at Once! - 36
14. More Changes! - 38
15. Back and Forth, Up and Down - 40
16. Perfectly Normal - 43

Part Four: Families and Babies
17. All Sorts of Families - 45
18. Instructions from Mum and Dad - 48
19. A Kind of Sharing - 50
20. Before Birth - 54
21. What a Trip! - 58
22. Other Arrivals - 62

Part Five: Decisions
23. Planning Ahead - 65
24. Laws and Rulings - 71

Part Six: Staying Healthy
25. Helpful - Fun - Creepy - Dangerous - 74
26. Talk About It - 80
27. Getting a Check-up - 83
28. Scientists Working Day and Night - 86
29. Staying Healthy - 90

ISBN: 9781406356045
ISBN-10: 1406356042
Audience: Children
For Ages: 10+ years old
For Grades: 5+
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 112
Published: 1st September 2014
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 26.0 x 21.5  x 0.9
Weight (kg): 0.27
Edition Number: 20
Edition Type: Special edition

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