Asking About Sex and Growing Up: A Question-and-answer Book for Boys and Girls

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Morrow Junior Books, 1988 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 90 pages
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Uses a question-and-answer format to present sex information for preteens.

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User Review  - kivarson - LibraryThing

Joanna Cole provides concise factual information on sex and relationships that will be informative to ten to twelve year old children. Especially interesting is the inclusion of masturbation and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rachel - Goodreads

I won't say who chose this book off of the .25 cart at the library, but will say it was a curious kid. Although this book is a bit outdated and the picture on the outside looks like it is intended for ... Read full review

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About the author (1988)

Joanna Cole was born in Newark, New Jersey on August 11, 1944. She attended the University of Massachusetts, Indiana University, and City College of New York where she earned a degree in Psychology. Ms. Cole has worked as an elementary school teacher, a librarian, and a children's book editor. As a child, she loved science and explaining things and this is why she started writing children's books. She writes fiction and non-fiction titles. Her most well-known series are the Magic School Bus and the "Body." Cole's books have received a number of honors. A Horse's Body and A Snake's Body were both named Outstanding Science Trade Books for children by the joint committee of the National Science Teachers Association and the Children's Book Council. In 1982, A Snake's Body was named a Children's Choice Book by the joint committee of the International Reading Association and the Children's Book Council. Both A Cat's Body and A Bird's Body were Junior Literary Guild selections. In 1991, she was awarded the Washington Post/Children's Book Guild Nonfiction award. She currently resides in Connecticut.

Alan has illustrated many books for children.

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