Que Pasa en Mi Cuerpo? Libro Para Muchachas: La Guía de Mayor Venta Sobre El Desarrollo Escrita Para Adolescentes Y Preadolescentes

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HarperCollins, Apr 26, 2011 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 288 pages
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The bestselling guide for preteens and teens now in a Spanish language edition.

The "What's Happening to My Body?" growing-up guides are acknowledged by parents, educators, librarians, and doctors for their unique, nonthreatening style, excellent organization, and thorough coverage of both the physical and emotional issues surrounding puberty and adolescence. And kids love them too! As one fan wrote, "Dear Lynda, I can't believe that you, a mom, knew all this stuff!"

In a reassuring and down-to-earth style, ¿Qué pasa en mi cuerpo? Libro para muchachas covers the body's changing size and shape; the growth spurt; breast development; the reproductive organs; the menstrual cycle; body hair; diet and exercise; romantic and sexual feelings; and puberty in the opposite sex. It also includes information on body types, anorexia and bulimia, sexually transmitted diseases, AIDS, and birth control.

Includes a comprehensive resource section and line drawings. For ages 10 and up.

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About the author (2011)

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.

Area Madaras was just 11 years old when she assisted her mother on their first book. Now a communications consultant and mother of two, she lives in California and continues to assist her mother with the series.

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