Synopses & Reviews
Offering a fun, sassy, and girl-power-inspired approach to understanding puberty, this beautifully packaged guide offers tweens an appealing and fresh take on entering adolescence. This celebration of maturing bodies and spirits is invariably positive, while providing factual information on menstruation, pubic hair, acne, eating disorders, and other issues essential to girls entering puberty. The emotional challenges of this stage are also addressed, including information on sexual abuse, bullying, maturation reluctance, and conflict resolution. With straightforward and conversational advice on everything from tampons to teasing, Puberty Girl
is a trustworthy resource for girls seeking answers to embarrassing questions and looking for a way to embrace their new selves. Inspiring photographs of real girls create a sense of shared community, while instructional illustrations teach young girls about their changing bodies.
"A direct, humorous, and user-friendly resource." —Dayton Daily News
"A direct, humorous and user-friendly resource." Dayton Daily News
"Takes a fun, sassy approach to educating 'tween girls." Island Family Magazine
"A fun and sassy approach to understanding puberty." Georgia Family Magazine
"Addresses puberty issues in teen speak, mixing questions with suggestions and exercises to help girls get over their embarrassment." The Dallas Morning News
"Takes a sassy, intelligent approach to educating girls...as they transition to their teen years." Calgarys Child
About the Author
has been facilitating workshops on puberty for girls for the last 13 years at the Royal Women's Hospital in Sydney, Australia. She is a psychotherapist and has experience in counseling, group facilitation, and training.