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Parents' Primer: Sexuality

PUBERTY

Note: All call numbers are for the Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
CALL # AUTHOR TITLE DATE
J241.66 Ameiss, Bill Love, Sex & God
Sex instruction for teen-agers, emphasizing Christian values. Discusses the male and female sexual systems, dating, being in love, intercourse, birth, sexual problems, dealing with anger, and many more topics. For ages 14 to young adult and parents.
1988
J241.66 Bimler, Richard Sex and the New You
Sex instruction for children, with an emphasis on Christian values. Discusses birth, getting along with friends and family, and becoming a man and woman. For ages 11 to 14 and parents.
1988
J306.7 COLE, 2009 Cole, Joanna Asking About Sex and Growing Up: A Question-and-Answer Book for Kids
Writing especially for preteens, the author uses a question-and-answer format to offer straightforward information on a wide variety of subjects related to sex and puberty. --inside front cover.
2009
J306.7 WESTH Westheimer, Ruth Dr. Ruth Talks to Kids
The noted sex therapist discusses the physical and psychological changes that occur when a child grows up.
1993
J372.37 SANDE Sanders, Pete Puberty and Growing Up
Discusses the physical and emotional changes associated with puberty in both boys and girls and suggests ways to ease the adjustment to these changes.
2000
J612.6 BODY Body Language: 'New Moon' Talks About Growing Up
A compilation of short articles by the girls editorial board of 'New Moon: the magazine for girls and their dreams'.
1999
J612.6 BOURG Bourgeois, Paulette Changes in You and Me: A Book About Puberty, Mostly for Boys
A complete illustrated guide to puberty helps boys understand and cope with the internal and external changes occuring with their bodies, discussing sexuality, sexual responsibility, reproduction, hormones, and what is happening to girls.
1994
J612.6 HARRI Harris, Robie It's So Amazing
Uses bird and bee cartoon characters to present straightforward explanations of topics related to sexual development, love, reproduction, adoption, sexually transmitted diseases, and more.
1999
J612.6 JUKES Jukes, Mavis Growing Up: It’s a Girl Thing: Straight Talk About First Bras, First Periods, and Your Changing Body
A guide for pre-adolescent girls to the changes that puberty brings to their bodies, including information about menstruation.
1998
J612.6 Jukes, Mavis It's a Girl Thing: How to Stay Healthy, Safe, and In Charge
An easy-to-read magazine-style guide for girls age 10 to 14 on "staying healthy, safe and in-charge."
1996
J612.661 ELLIO Elliot-Wright, Susan Puberty
Physical changes -- Looking after yourself -- A changing body, changing feelings -- Changing relationships.
2004
J612.661 GRAVE Gravelle, Karen What's Going on Down There?: Answers to Questions Boys Find Hard to Ask
Describes the physical and emotional changes that occur in boys (and, to a lesser extent, in girls) during puberty and discusses sexual activity, homosexuality, AIDS, and other related topics.
1998
J612.661 GREEN Greenwood, Elinor 100% Me
A guide to puberty that is divided into sections for girls, for boys, and for both addresses the facts of physical and emotional changes as well as issues such as embarrassment, bullying, and sexual attraction.
2008
J612.661 LARIM Larimore, Walter L. Lintball Leo's Not-So-Stupid Questions About Your Body
The first book for boys that gives honest answers to real questions about your body from a biblical perspective.
2003
J612.661 MADAR Madaras, Lynda My Body, My Self for Boys
Explanatory text and workbook exercises present information about such aspects of male puberty as penis size, masturbation, and acne.
2007
J612.661 MADAR Madaras, Lynda My Body, My Self for Girls: The "What's Happening to My Body" Workbook
Illustrated with drawings, cartoons, and photos, here are stories, quizzes, exercises, checklists, suggestions for diary keeping, illustrations, and lots of personal anecdotes about physical changes and the different feelings girls have about them.
2000
J612.661 MADAR Madaras, Lynda Ready, Set, Grow!: A What's Happening to My Body Book for Younger Girls
A note from the author: Hi, I'm Lynda Madaras -- What's happening to me? puberty is about change -- Buds, boobs, and bras: your growing breasts -- Hair, there and everywhere: all about body hair -- You grow, girl! the height spurt -- Bigger Is beautiful:
2003
J612.661 MADAR Madaras, Lynda The "What's Happening to My Body" Book for Girls: the New Growing-Up Guide for Parents and Daughters
Covers the body's changing size and shape, breasts, the reproductive organs, the menstrual cycle, pubic hair, and puberty in boys.
2000
J612.661 MADAR Madaras, Lynda The What's Happening to My Body? Book for Boys: The New Growing-Up Guide for Parents and Sons
Discusses the changes that take place in a boy's body during puberty, including information on the body's changing size and shape, the growth spurt, reproductive organs, pubic hair, beards, pimples, voice changes, wet dreams, and puberty in girls.
2000
J612.661 Mayle, Peter What's Happening to Me?: The Answers to Some of the World's Most Embarrassing Questions
Discusses the mental and physical changes that take place during puberty.
1975
J612.661 SALTZ Saltz, Gail Changing You : A Guide to Body Changes and Sexuality
Explains puberty and sex to girls.
2007
J612.662 Gravelle, Karen The Period Book: Everything You Don't Want to Ask (But Need to Know)
Explains what happens at the onset of menstruation, discussing what to wear, going to the gynecologist, and how to handle various problems.
1996
J612.662 LOULA Loulan, JoAnn Period: Girl's Guide to Menstruation
Discusses the physical and psychological changes at the onset of menstruation. Includes a guide for parents and teachers.
2001
J613 BLACK Blackstone, Margaret Girl Stuff: A Survival Guide to Growing Up
A guide for girls explaining both the physical and psychological aspects of puberty.
2000
J613 CRUMP Crump, Marguerite Don't Sweat It!: Every Body's Answers to Questions You Don't Want to Ask: A Guide for Young People
An introduction to common concerns of adolescence, such as acne and body odor, covering the physical changes of puberty and offering tips on caring for oneself from head to toe.
2002
J613.04232 MADAR Madaras, Lynda On Your Mark, Get Set, Grow! : A "What's Happening to My Body Book for Younger Boys
Formatted to include quotes and frequently asked questions from the male students in the author's classes, the age-appropriate presentation includes cartoon art on almost every page and a sprinkling of humor.
2008
J613.04233 PFEIF Pfeifer, Kate Gruenwald Boys' Guide to Becoming a Teen
The American Medical Association Boy's Guide to Becoming a Teen is filled with invaluable advice to get you ready for the changes you will experience.
2006
J613.04243 PFEIF Pfeifer, Kate Gruenwald Girl's Guide to Becoming a Teen
Simplified line drawings illustrate chapters on sexual changes; health and hygiene; and reassurances about weight, size, and time frames in development.
2006
J613.9 HARRI Harris, Robie It's Perfectly Normal
2009
J613.9 HICKL Hickling, Meg Boys and Girls and Body Science
With humour and sensitivity, Boys, Girls & Body Science provides no-nonsense answers for children - and parents - with questions about sex. Specifically designed for young readers, Boys, Girls & Body Science walks children through the wonders of their bod
2002
J649.65 BURNS Burns, Jim God Made Your Body
Sex education for children ages 3 to 5, from a Christian point of view
2009
J649.65 GITCH, 2005 - MAIN Gitchel, Sam Let's Talk About S-E-X
Here is information for parents, using the guide at the back of the book, on how to approach that Big Ttak in a way that is comfortable and postive. It is the ideal starting point for the parent who wants to communicate sexuality information that is frank
2005
J649.65 HOW How You Are Changing: For Boys Ages 10-12 and Parents
The changes that occur to preteens can be very traumatic. This book explains to 10- to 12- year-olds that these changes are normal and are a part of God's plan for their growth and development.
2008
J649.65 HOW How You Are Changing: For Girls Ages 10-12 and Parents
The changes that occur to preteens can be very traumatic. This book explains to 10- to 12- year-olds that these changes are normal and are a part of God's plan for their growth and development.
2008
J649.65 McCoy, Kathy Growing & Changing: A Handbook for Preteens
Simplified line drawings illustrate chapters on sexual changes; health and hygiene; and reassurances about weight, size, and time frames in development.
1986
J PAULS Paulsen, Gary The Amazing Life of Birds: The Twenty-Day Puberty Journal of Duane Homer Leech
As twelve-year-old Duane endures the confusing and humiliating aspects of puberty, he watches a newborn bird in a nest on his windowsill begin to grow and become more independent, all of which he records in his journal.
2006

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