Everything preteen and teen boys need to know about their changing bodies and feelings Synopsis Written 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; 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. Selected as a Best Book for Young Adults by the American Library Association Reviews "Growing up has never been easy. Lynda Madaras makes it less painful for all concerned." Booklist "Madaras' easygoing, straightforward style appeals to young people who trust her to answer some of their most intimate and sometimes embarrassing questions." L.A. Parent "Madaras's down-to-earth, conversational treatment answers all the basic questions about the physical and emotional changes of male puberty...With this book in hand, parents should be able to reassure their sons about the changes they're experiencing." Washington Post Book World "Lynda Madaras has a way of making parents feel at ease with the thought of sex education for their children and offers many practical suggestions for beginning the dialogue between parent and son." SIECUS Report (Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States) 48 b&w drawings, bibliography, index, resources. Ages: 10 and up
"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
Series: What's Happening to My Body?
For Ages: 9 - 11 years old
For Grades: 7 - 9
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 25th June 2007
Publisher: Newmarket Press,U.S.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.0 x 17.0 x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.42
Edition Number: 3