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The What's Happening to My Body? Book for Boys: A Growing-Up Guide for Parents and Sons
Synopses & Reviews
Selected as a "Best Book for Young Adults" by the American Library Association — the classic puberty education book for 8-15-year-old boys, now thoroughly updated and freshly redesigned for the first time in 12 years. This classic book covers the body's changing size and shape, hair, voice changes, perspiration, pimples, the reproductive organs, sexuality, puberty in girls and adds new sections on diet, exercise and health, Internet resources and much more.
The bestselling guides for preteens and teens updated with a brand-new look.
The Madaras growing-up guides are acknowledged by parents, educators, librarians, and doctors for their unique, nonthreatening style, excellent organization, and thorough coverage of both the physical and emotional issues surrounding puberty and adolescence. And kids love them too! As one fan wrote, "Dear Lynda, I can't believe that you, a mom, knew all this stuff!"
"What's Happening to My Body?" for Boys features detailed coverage, in age-appropriate language, of the body's changing size and shape, the growth spurt, the reproductive organs, voice changes, romantic and sexual feelings, puberty in the opposite sex, and much more. Includes a comprehensive resource section and line drawings. For ages 10 and up.
The new editions feature:
* Fresh new cover design for series
* Entirely redesigned interiors with new illustrations
* Uniform trim sizes for display
* New author introductions
* Updated resource sections and content
* 48 black-and-white drawings
About the Author
Lynda Madaras is the author of twelve books on health, child care, and parenting. For more than twenty-five years, she taught puberty and health education to young students in Pasadena and Santa Monica, CA. Her daughter, Area Madaras, was just eleven years old when she assisted her mother with the first "What's Happening to My Body?" book. Now a communications consultant and the mother of two young girls, she lives in California and continues to work with her mother on the series.
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