Will Puberty Last My Whole Life?: REAL Answers to REAL Questions from Preteens About Body Changes, Sex, and Other Growing-Up Stuff

By Julie Metzger, Robert Lehman

This turn publication for girls and boys among the a while of nine and 12 has questions requested by way of women in a single 1/2 the publication; turn it over and questions requested by way of boys are at the different facet. comprises sincere, informative, and reassuring solutions to questions pre-adolescents have approximately puberty, associates, emotions, intercourse, acne, infants, physique hair, menstruation, bras, and lots more and plenty extra.

Straightforward, age-appropriate solutions to genuine questions from preteens are supplied by means of an skilled nurse-and-physician staff who've been giving well known seminars to mothers and daughters, and dads and sons, in Seattle and Palo Alto for greater than two decades. all of the questions within the booklet has been asked--many of them frequently!--by childrens in the course of their seminars. packed with enjoyable, full-color illustrations all through.

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