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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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In memory of Yvonne Pinto 1968-1999 (3d edition)
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These women are all talking about the same thing: puberty.
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Everything preteen and teen girls need to know about their changing bodies and feelings 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 Girls gives sensitive straight talk on: the body's changing size and shape; the growth spurt; breast development; the reproductive organs; the menstrual cycle; body hair; diet and exercise; romantic and sexual feelings; and puberty in the opposite sex. It also includes information on anorexia and bulimia, 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 girls ages 10 and up.
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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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