Period: A Girl's Guide

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Book Peddlers, 2001 - Family & Relationships - 100 pages
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For parents who do not know how or where to begin this discussion, here are ideas to get them started. A detachable Parent's Guide will lead them through the learning process for themselves and their daughters--and even their sons. The Parent's Guide can also be found in its entirety on the Book Peddlers website at In it you will find:
- Talking About Menstruation - What's The Right Age To Share Information? - Who Begins?
- What About The Boys? - Creating Your Own Right-of-Passage.

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User Review  - PhantomoftheLibrary - LibraryThing

"Period.: A Girl's Guide" is a book that focuses on, that's right, periods! Although the book seems to market itself specifically to young women, it's written in such a way that anyone, woman or man ... Read full review


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I bought this book for my 10 year old. I was nervous about how much info the book would give and afraid it might be over the top. Not the case. Wonderful book tastefully done and very age appropriate ... Read full review

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JoAnn Loulan has been in private practice as a psychotherapist in the San Francisco Bay area. She is a mother, author, and lecturer. She has authored books, chapters, anthologies and articles on topics of sexuality and self-esteem. Her lecturing has taken her all over the U.S., Canada and parts of Europe.
Bonnie Worthen previously worked as a facilitator in women's sexuality groups. She and her husband are currently living in Spain. She is the mother of two adult children.
(JoAnn Gardner-Loulan and Bonnie Lopez Worthen are two of the three original authors.)
Diagram illustrations are by Marcia Quakenbush--the original illustrator and one of the original authors. The new line drawings are by Chris Wold Dyrud of Minneapolis, MN.

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