On Your Mark, Get Set, Grow!: A "What's Happening to My Body?" Book for Younger Boys (Google eBook)

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HarperCollins, Aug 18, 2009 - Family & Relationships - 128 pages
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Recognizing a need for puberty education books for younger children, award-winning author Lynda Madaras published Ready, Set, Grow!: A "What's Happening to My Body?" Book for Younger Girls in 2003 to widespread acclaim. Now, in her uniquely straightforward, warm, and funny style, Madaras introduces On Your Mark, Get Set, Grow!: A "What's Happening to My Body?" Book for Younger Boys.

Responding to real-life questions and concerns from younger boys about their changing bodies, Madaras covers a wide range of topics at a reading and understanding level that's just right for them: the growth of sex organs, body hair, and facial hair; weight and height spurts; the unwelcome appearance of acne and body odor; shaving; circumcision; erections and ejaculation; feelings about puberty; and bullying.

  

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Review: On Your Mark, Get Set, Grow!: A "What's Happening to My Body?" Book for Younger Boys

User Review  - Aerin - Goodreads

"For Younger Boys" still means older than my 8-year-old son; not inappropriate, just a little more than he's able, I don't know, to take in right now? But we got through it together, and I know the early introduction will help at least for him to know he can talk to me. Read full review

Review: On Your Mark, Get Set, Grow!: A "What's Happening to My Body?" Book for Younger Boys

User Review  - Juliana Haught - Goodreads

I got this book because my young son (nine at the time, now just turned ten) was asking questions about puberty (ah, like, "What is puberty?", among other more delicate questions that he was too ... Read full review

Contents

Note from the author
Hair There and Everywhere
Growing Up and Up and
CHAPTER 5 Looking More Likea
CHAPTER 6B O and Zits Sweat and Body Odor
Whats Up Down There?
CHAPTER 8The Inside Story
WhenWillIFirst Ejaculate? CHAPTER 9Stepping Out into the World
INDEX
About the Author
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

Lynda Madaras is the author of 12 books on health, child care, and parenting. For more than 25 years, she taught puberty and health education in California schools, and she has appeared on Oprah, CNN, PBS, and the Today Show.

Lynda Madaras es la autora de doce libros sobre la salud, el cuidado de ninos y la crianza de los hijos. Durante mas de veinticinco anos ha ensenado sobre la pubertad y la salud en escuelas de California, y ha sido invitada de Oprah, CNN, PBS y el Today Show.

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