Asking about Sex and Growing Up: A Question-and-answer Book for Boys and Girls

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Morrow Junior Books, 1988 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 90 pages
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Uses a question-and-answer format to present sex information for preteens.

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User Review  - Jen - Goodreads

I borrowed several books on this topic from the library to help me think about what info to share with my kids about puberty and sex. A lot of the info in this book is ok, but I found a book I liked ... Read full review

About the author (1988)

Joanna Cole was born in Newark, New Jersey on August 11, 1944. She attended the University of Massachusetts, Indiana University, and City College of New York where she earned a degree in Psychology. Ms. Cole has worked as an elementary school teacher, a librarian, and a children's book editor. As a child, she loved science and explaining things and this is why she started writing children's books. She writes fiction and non-fiction titles. Her most well-known series are the Magic School Bus and the "Body." Cole's books have received a number of honors. A Horse's Body and A Snake's Body were both named Outstanding Science Trade Books for children by the joint committee of the National Science Teachers Association and the Children's Book Council. In 1982, A Snake's Body was named a Children's Choice Book by the joint committee of the International Reading Association and the Children's Book Council. Both A Cat's Body and A Bird's Body were Junior Literary Guild selections. In 1991, she was awarded the Washington Post/Children's Book Guild Nonfiction award.

Alan has illustrated many books for children.

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