Ready, Set, Grow!: A What's Happening to My Body? Book for Younger Girls (Hardcover)

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Ready, Set, Grow

Young girls before the onset ofpuberty have a curiosity abouttheir soon-to-be changing bodiesthat needs addressing in a simplerway than for their older sisters. InMadaras's proven, trust-worthy, friendly voice and style, this entirelynew book now brings them thesame kind of thoughtful, down-toearthinformation--but at a readingand comprehension level that'sjust right for them.

Responding throughout to reallifequestions and observationsfrom younger girls, Madarasexplores the changes that arehappening, or about to happen, tothem, including: the developmentof breasts, body hair, and bodyfat; the changes in their reproductiveorgans, both inside and out;their first period and all the complexfeelings surrounding it; theunwelcome appearance of acneand new body odors; and, perhapsmost important, how to respectand celebrate their unique bodies, even when the outside world isnot always so accepting.

Lively cartoon drawings throughoutmake the book not only helpful, but fun to read, too.

About the Author

Lynda Madaras is the author of twelve books on health, childcare, and parenting. For more than twenty-five years, she taught sex and health education in Pasadena and Santa Monica, CA. She has made numerous appearances on "Oprah," "Today," "Good Morning America," CNN, and PBS.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781557045874
Publisher: William Morrow
Publication Date: August 1st, 2003
Pages: 128