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Celebrating over twenty years in print, this best-selling, essential illustrated guidebook for adolescent girls is now available as a refreshed edition, with new and updated content.
With over 400,000 copies sold, this appealingly illustrated guidebook to puberty--now updated with new content relevant to today's kids--is the perfect companion for girls and parents preparing for this important milestone. Written in consultation with preteen girls, this guide offers a supportive, practical approach, providing clear and sensitive answers to common questions on periods, as well as advice dealing with pimples and mood swings.
This revised edition features new sections on:
- getting braces
- bra sizing
- relatable anecdotes from real girls
- changing friendships
- romantic feelings
- dealing with sexual harassment both on social media and in real life
Complete with charming and informative interior illustrations, The Period Book is a trusty friend that can help girls feel confident about this new phase of their lives.
"Adults uncomfortable discussing sexuality will find support in Karen Gravelle’s companion books . . . . Her straight-forward, lively writing provides comfort and readability." - The News & Observer
"Karen Gravelle hits her mark with this accessible guide for adolescent girls . . . Palen's cartoon illustrations echo the candor of the text and reinforce its kid-friendly approach." - Publishers Weekly
"In a friendly, chatty manner, Gravelle explains the external and internal changes of puberty . . . Its directness and simplicity makes it a solid choice, especially for younger girls." - School Library Journal
"Warm and positive." - Booklist