Girl Stuff: A Survival Guide to Growing Up
Girls approaching puberty face lots of confusion and have lots of questions. What should they do if their period starts and they aren't prepared? Is there a safe way to pop a zit? Why do some of their friends have breasts and they don't? How do they shop for their first bra? Why do they sometimes feel so cranky -- and scared?
This comprehensive, reassuring, and compassionate guide to puberty and the changes that adolescence brings will help answer all the questions a girl might have. Divided into useful sections that cover the how and what of both physical and psychological changes and how to deal with them, this book is essential to any girl's bookshelf. Written in a direct, no-nonsense voice and with additional features like sidebar quotes from girls about their own experiences, humorous and informative illustrations, and a contemporary design meant to appeal to readers of teen magazines, this is a one-stop resource for information about the trials and tribulations of adolescence. And it will serve as the perfect stepping stone to Our Bodies, Ourselves.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - groovymamma - LibraryThing
Great resource for the older tweens, chock full of crucial information like the changes taking place outside (acne, breasts, pubic hair), inside (menstruation, sanitary options, toxic shock syndrome ... Read full review
ExcellentUser Review - Booklover10123 - Borders
I am a Mom with an eleven year old daughter, and I got this book for her eleventh birthday. It is a great guide to growing up and she learned a lot from it. This book is perfect for pre-teen girls ... Read full review