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Ready, Set, Grow!

In her uniquely warm and funny style, Lynda wrote this entirely new book especially for younger girls to give them what they need to know to celebrate and accept the new and exciting changes that are happening to their bodies during puberty.

Illustrated with delightful drawings, Ready, Set, Grow! is the sixth book in the popular Madaras "What's Happening to My Body?" series of growing-up books for girls and boys. Praised by parents, teachers, nurses, doctors, and especially kids, the bestselling "What's Happening to My Body?" books for older girls and boys are on the "Best Books for Young Adults" list from the American Library Association, and have been translated into 12 languages. Over 2,000,000 copies of the "What's Happening to My Body?" series are in print.

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From the award-winning author of the best books on puberty—A completely new book written especially for 8-11-year-old girls, playfully illustrated in an appealing, two-color design.

Young girls before the onset of puberty have a curiosity about their soon-to-be changing bodies that needs addressing in a simpler way than for their older sisters. In the proven, trust-worthy, Madaras-friendly voice and style, this entirely new book now brings them the same kind of thoughtful, down-to-earth information—but at a reading and understanding level that's just right for them.

Responding throughout to real-life questions and observations from younger girls, Madaras explores the strange and thrilling changes that are happening, or about to happen, to them, including: the development of breasts, body hair, and body fat; the changes in their reproductive organs, both inside and out; their first period and all the complex feelings surrounding it; the unwelcome appearance of acne and new body odors; and, perhaps most important, how to respect and celebrate their unique bodies, even when the outside world is not always so accepting.

Lively cartoon drawings throughout make the book not only helpful, but fun to read, too.

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Ready, Set, Grow! A "What's Happening to My Body?" Book for Younger Girls discusses changes in girlsU bodies.

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Discusses the changes in younger girls' bodies as they grow older, including understanding what puberty is, weight and height changes, and menstruation.

About the Author

Lynda Madaras is the author of twelve books on health, childcare, and parenting. For more than twenty-five years, she taught sex and health education in Pasadena and Santa Monica, CA. She has made numerous appearances on Oprah, Today, Good Morning America, CNN, and PBS.

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library mom, February 22, 2010 (view all comments by library mom)
Written for the 8-12 year-old girl approaching puberty. Colorful cover makes the first impression a positive one. Written in a question and answer style the reader can find the information quickly and easily. The rest of growing up including zits, bra size, good eating habits are also included on cute pink pages.

Great gift for a Mother to a Daughter or from an aunt or grandmother. A gift every young woman should receive.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781557045652
Subtitle:
A What's Happening to My Body? Book for Younger Girls
Author:
Davick, Linda
Illustrator:
Davick, Linda
Author:
Davick, Linda
Publisher:
William Morrow Paperbacks
Subject:
Girls & Women
Subject:
Girls
Subject:
Growth
Subject:
Health - Maturing
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Medical
Subject:
Health & Daily Living - Maturing
Subject:
Puberty
Subject:
Girls -- Growth.
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-Health-Maturing
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series:
What's Happening to My Body Books
Publication Date:
20030714
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 4 to 6
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
7 x 7 in 7 oz
Age Level:
08-11

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"Synopsis" by ,
From the award-winning author of the best books on puberty—A completely new book written especially for 8-11-year-old girls, playfully illustrated in an appealing, two-color design.

Young girls before the onset of puberty have a curiosity about their soon-to-be changing bodies that needs addressing in a simpler way than for their older sisters. In the proven, trust-worthy, Madaras-friendly voice and style, this entirely new book now brings them the same kind of thoughtful, down-to-earth information—but at a reading and understanding level that's just right for them.

Responding throughout to real-life questions and observations from younger girls, Madaras explores the strange and thrilling changes that are happening, or about to happen, to them, including: the development of breasts, body hair, and body fat; the changes in their reproductive organs, both inside and out; their first period and all the complex feelings surrounding it; the unwelcome appearance of acne and new body odors; and, perhaps most important, how to respect and celebrate their unique bodies, even when the outside world is not always so accepting.

Lively cartoon drawings throughout make the book not only helpful, but fun to read, too.

"Synopsis" by , Ready, Set, Grow! A "What's Happening to My Body?" Book for Younger Girls discusses changes in girlsU bodies.
"Synopsis" by , Discusses the changes in younger girls' bodies as they grow older, including understanding what puberty is, weight and height changes, and menstruation.
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