Sexuality and Development for Children

BOOKS ABOUT SEXUALITY, REPRODUCTION, BIRTH AND BODIES FOR KIDS


It's Not the Stork!: A Book about Girls, Boys, Babies, Bodies, Families and Friends Cover Image
By Robie H. Harris, Michael Emberley (Illustrator)
$10.79
ISBN: 9780763633318
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - August 26th, 2008

"In their previous landmark volumes . . . Harris and Emberley established themselves as the purveyors of reader-friendly, straightforward information on human sexuality for readers as young as seven. Here they successfully tackle the big questions . . . for even younger kids." - The Horn Book (starred review)


It's So Amazing!: A Book about Eggs, Sperm, Birth, Babies, and Families Cover Image
By Robie H. Harris, Michael Emberley (Illustrator)
$11.69
ISBN: 9780763668747
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - August 8th, 2014

"An outstanding book. . . . Meets the needs of those in-between or curious kids who are not ready, developmentally or emotionally, for It's Perfectly Normal." --Booklist (starred review)


It's Perfectly Normal: Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex, and Sexual Health Cover Image
By Robie H. Harris, Michael Emberley (Illustrator)
$11.69
ISBN: 9780763668723
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - August 8th, 2014

The definitive book about puberty and sexual health for today's kids and teens, now fully updated for its twentieth anniversary.


Who Has What?: All about Girls' Bodies and Boys' Bodies Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780763629311
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - September 13th, 2011

First in the "Let's Talk About You and Me" series.


Amazing You!: Getting Smart about Your Private Parts Cover Image
By Gail Saltz, Lynne Avril Cravath (Illustrator)
$6.29
ISBN: 9780142410585
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Published: Puffin Books - January 31st, 2008

?Mom, where do babies come from Many parents live in fear of the day their child asks this question?which inevitably happens, often as early as the preschool years. Here is a picture book designed especially for young children who are becoming aware of their bodies, but aren't ready to learn about sexual intercourse.


Changing You!: A Guide to Body Changes and Sexuality Cover Image
By Gail Saltz, Lynne Avril Cravath (Illustrator)
$6.29
ISBN: 9780142414798
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Published: Puffin Books - September 17th, 2009

An honest and reassuring guide to puberty for elementary school children

Puberty can be an exciting?and confusing?time for children. In the follow-up to her bestselling Amazing You , Dr. Gail Saltz navigates the curiosity and confusion that youngsters feel as they start to notice the changes their bodies undergo.


What's the Big Secret?: Talking about Sex with Girls and Boys Cover Image
By Laurie Krasny Brown, Marc Brown (Illustrator)
$8.09
ISBN: 9780316101837
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 1st, 2000

Simple, straightforward, and age-appropriate answers to kids' most common questions about sex, the human body, reproduction, and development.Are boys and girls different on the inside? How do you tell girls and boys apart? Do girls and boys have the same feelings? Is sex a dirty word? Where do babies come from? What does being pregnant mean? How do you get a belly button?


Ready, Set, Grow!: A What's Happening to My Body? Book for Younger Girls Cover Image
$11.69
ISBN: 9781557045652
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Published: William Morrow & Company - July 14th, 2003

Ready, Set, Grow

In her uniquely warm and funny style, Lynda wrote this entirely new book especially for younger girls to give them what they need to know to celebrate and accept the new and exciting changes that are happening to their bodies during puberty.


On Your Mark, Get Set, Grow!: A
$10.80
ISBN: 9781557047816
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Published: Newmarket Press - February 13th, 2008

Hi. My name is Lynda Madaras. I write books about growing up. I get tons of letters from boys. They tell me just what they're thinking. They ask questions. Many of the things they say are here in this book. Many of their questions are here, too, along with my answers. So boys like you helped to write this book.


What Makes a Baby Cover Image
By Cory Silverberg, Fiona Smyth (Illustrator)
$15.26
ISBN: 9781609804855
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Published: Triangle Square - May 7th, 2013

Finalist for the 2014 Lambda Award for LGBT Children's/Young Adult

"What Makes a Baby is extraordinary Cory is a Dr. Spock for the 21st century."--Susie Bright


Sex Is a Funny Word: A Book about Bodies, Feelings, and You Cover Image
By Cory Silverberg, Fiona Smyth (Illustrator)
$21.56
ISBN: 9781609806064
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Published: Triangle Square - July 28th, 2015

2016 Winner of the Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children's Non-Fiction

2016 ALA Stonewall Book Award, Honor Book

2016 ALA Notable Children's Book


The Care and Keeping of You (Revised): The Body Book for Younger Girls Cover Image
By Valorie Schaefer, Josee Masse (Illustrator)
$11.69
ISBN: 9781609580834
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Published: American Girl Publishing Inc - February 26th, 2013

Our best-selling body book for girls just got even better With all-new illustrations and updated content for girls ages 8 and up, it features tips, how-tos, and facts from the experts. (Medical consultant: Cara Natterson, MD.) You'll find answers to questions about your changing body, from hair care to healthy eating, bad breath to bras, periods to pimples, and everything in between.


The Care and Keeping of You 2: The Body Book for Older Girls Cover Image
$11.69
ISBN: 9781609580421
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Published: American Girl Publishing Inc - February 26th, 2013

This thoughtful advice book will guide you through the next steps of growing up. With illustrations and expert contributors, this book covers new questions about periods, your growing body, peer pressure, personal care, and more Written by Dr.


Tell Me about Sex, Grandma Cover Image
By Anastasia Higginbotham (Illustrator)
$16.16
ISBN: 9781558614192
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Published: Feminist Press - April 11th, 2017

Patiently forthcoming with lessons your parents redacted, this necessary conversation stresses consent, sex positivity, and the right to be curious about your body. The dialogue focuses on the dynamics of sex, rather than the mechanics, as Grandma reminds readers that sex is not marriage or reproduction, and doesn't look the same for everyone.