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What's Happening to My Body? Book for Girls : A Growing Up Guide for… (original 1983; edition 2000)

by Lynda Madaras, Marcia Herman-Giddens, Area Madaras (Introduction), Simon Sullivan (Illustrator), Jackie Aher (Illustrator)

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Title:What's Happening to My Body? Book for Girls : A Growing Up Guide for Parents and Daughters
Authors:Lynda Madaras
Other authors:Marcia Herman-Giddens, Area Madaras (Introduction), Simon Sullivan (Illustrator), Jackie Aher (Illustrator)
Info:Newmarket Press (2000), Edition: third edition,first print, Paperback, 304 pages
Collections:Religious Education
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The What's Happening to My Body? Book for Girls: A Growing-Up Guide for Parents and Daughters by Lynda Madaras (1983)



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This is an all encompassing guide for girls about to go through puberty or who are going through it. An introduction for parents offers suggestions on how to use the book with their child. The text speaks directly to young girls without talking down or dumbing it down. Both clinical and lay terms are used for body parts and functions. The text encourages a positive self image, explains physical and chemical changes and includes a resource section and index. Highly recommended. ( )
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These women are all talking about the same thing: puberty.
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Discusses the changes that take place in a girl's body during puberty, including information on the body's changing size and shape, pubic hair, breasts, the reproductive organs, the menstrual cycle, and puberty in boys.

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