What's Happening to My Body? Book for Girls: Revised Edition

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HarperCollins, Jun 8, 2007 - Family & Relationships - 288 pages
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The bestselling guides for preteens and teens updated with a brand-new look.

The Madaras 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!"

The "What's Happening to My Body?" Book for Girls features detailed coverage, in age-appropriate language, of the body's changing size and shape, the growth spurt, the reproductive organs, the menstrual cycle, romantic and sexual feelings, puberty in the opposite sex, and much more. Includes a comprehensive resource section and line drawings. For ages 10 and up.

The new editions feature:
* Fresh new cover design for series
* Entirely redesigned interiors with new illustrations
* New author introductions
* Updated resource sections and content
* 50 black-and-white drawings

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Very informative my daughter and I have been reading through this together. I got this book because she kept asking me questions so I thought it was time to start sharing information with her. This ... Read full review


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I bought this book for my daughter because she was 10 and just had "The Talk" with her nurse at school with all the girls. I thought this book was good because I read it first before I had given it to ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Lynda Madaras is the author of twelve books on health, child care, and parenting. For more than twenty-five years, she taught puberty and health education to young students in Pasadena and Santa Monica, CA. Her daughter, Area Madaras, was just eleven years old when she assisted her mother with the first "What's Happening to My Body?" book. Now a communications consultant and the mother of two young girls, she lives in California and continues to work with her mother on the series.

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