The What's Happening to My Body? Book for Girls: A Growing Up Guide for Parents and Daughters

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Newmarket Press, 1987 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 269 pages
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One of the ALA's Best Books for Young Adults -- Madaras's bestselling classic (over 400,000 copies sold), written with her daughter, Area (then 13), covers the body's changing size and shape, breasts, the reproductive organs, the menstrual cycle, pubic hair, and puberty in boys; it includes vital information on AIDS, STDs, and birth control appropriate for 9- to 15-year-olds. Intended for adults and youngsters to share, it includes an introduction for parents and educators.

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Contents

PUBERTY
1
CHANGING SIZE AND SHAPE
18
BODY HAIR PERSPIRATION AND PIMPLES
25
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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.

Lynda Madaras es la autora de doce libros sobre la salud, el cuidado de ninos y la crianza de los hijos. Durante mas de veinticinco anos ha ensenado sobre la pubertad y la salud en escuelas de California, y ha sido invitada de Oprah, CNN, PBS y el 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.

Area Madaras solo tenia once anos cuando colaboro por primera vez con su madre en un libro. Ahora es asesora de comunicaciones y madre de dos ninas, vive en California y continua trabajando con su madre en la serie.

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