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It's Perfectly Normal: A Book about Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex, and Sexual Health

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ISBN13: 9780763624330
ISBN10: 0763624330
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An updated, fifteenth anniversary edition of the definitive book on kids sexual health brings this trusted resource into the twenty-first century.

Now offering a brand-new chapter focusing on safe Internet use one of parents key concerns this universally acclaimed classic by Robie H. Harris and Michael Emberley is a cutting-edge resource for kids, parents, teachers, librarians, and anyone else who cares about the well-being of tweens and teens. Providing accurate and up-to-date answers to nearly every imaginable question, from conception and puberty to birth control and AIDS, IT'S PERFECTLY NORMAL offers young people the information they need now more than ever to make responsible decisions and stay healthy.

A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW Notable Book of the Year

A BOSTON GLOBE-HORN BOOK Award Winner

An Association of Booksellers for Children Booksellers Choice

An American Library Association Notable Childrens Book

Five starred reviews (BOOKLIST, BULLETIN OF THE CENTER FOR CHILDREN'S BOOKS, KIRKUS REVIEWS, PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL)

Synopsis:

When children wonder about sex, where will they go for the answers? Providing accurate, lucid, unbiased answers to nearly every conceivable question children may have about sexuality, IT'S PERFECTLY NORMAL is here to help. From conception and puberty to birth control and AIDS, it is a refreshingly open and thorough presentation of the facts of sexboth biological and psychologicalwhich children need now more than ever. Throughout, two cartoon characters, a curious bird, and a squeamish bee reflect the diverse feelings children often have about sex. Packed with warm, age-appropriate illustrations, often humorous but always scientifically correct, IT'S PERFECTLY NORMAL offers children the reassurance that the changes and emotions they experience while growing up are perfectly normal.

Synopsis:

Providing accurate, unbiased answers to nearly every imaginable question, from conception and puberty to birth control and AIDS, "It's Perfectly Normal" offers young people the information they need--now more than ever--to make responsible decisions and to stay healthy.

About the Author

Robie H. Harris has written many award-winning books for children of all ages, including the definitive Family Library about sexuality: IT'S PERFECTLY NORMAL, IT'S SO AMAZING!, and IT'S NOT THE STORK! She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Michael Emberley is the illustrator of numerous books for children, including the Family Library. He lives in Wicklow, Ireland.

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Eric Hamell, December 11, 2007 (view all comments by Eric Hamell)
An excellent book, which I recently read so I could make an informed response to a local attempt at censoring it.

It's straightforward, fully informative, and balanced -- which, of course, is why some people want to censor it.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780763624330
Subtitle:
Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex, and Sexual Health
Author:
Emberley, Michael
Illustrator:
Emberley, Michael
Author:
Emberley, Michael
Author:
Harris, Robie H.
Publisher:
Candlewick
Subject:
Health - Maturing
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Diet
Subject:
Health - Sexuality & Pregnancy
Subject:
Health & Daily Living - Maturing
Subject:
Health & Daily Living - Sexuality & Pregnancy
Subject:
Health - Personal Hygiene
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Family Library
Publication Date:
20090908
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Children/juvenile
Language:
English
Illustrations:
4-COLOR
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
10.23 x 8.54 x .43 in 1 lb
Age Level:
10-14

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"Synopsis" by , When children wonder about sex, where will they go for the answers? Providing accurate, lucid, unbiased answers to nearly every conceivable question children may have about sexuality, IT'S PERFECTLY NORMAL is here to help. From conception and puberty to birth control and AIDS, it is a refreshingly open and thorough presentation of the facts of sexboth biological and psychologicalwhich children need now more than ever. Throughout, two cartoon characters, a curious bird, and a squeamish bee reflect the diverse feelings children often have about sex. Packed with warm, age-appropriate illustrations, often humorous but always scientifically correct, IT'S PERFECTLY NORMAL offers children the reassurance that the changes and emotions they experience while growing up are perfectly normal.
"Synopsis" by , Providing accurate, unbiased answers to nearly every imaginable question, from conception and puberty to birth control and AIDS, "It's Perfectly Normal" offers young people the information they need--now more than ever--to make responsible decisions and to stay healthy.
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