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Sexuality and Development for Adolescents/Teens

BOOKS ABOUT SEXUALITY, CONSENT,  AND BODY DEVELOPMENT FOR ADOLESCENTS

S.E.X., second edition: The All-You-Need-To-Know Sexuality Guide to Get You Through Your Teens and Twenties Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780738218847
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Published: Da Capo Lifelong Books - July 12th, 2016

The go-to sex ed guide for teens and young adults, tackling everything you want to know about sex, from consent, safe sex, emotional health and more, from the founder of scarleteen.com.


Let's Talk About It: The Teen's Guide to Sex, Relationships, and Being a Human (A Graphic Novel) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984893147
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Published: Random House Graphic - March 9th, 2021

An inclusive, accessible and honest graphic novel guide to growing up, from gender and sexuality to consent and safe sex. Perfect for any teen starting to ask...Is what I'm feeling normal? Is what my body is doing normal? Am I normal? How do I know what are the right choices to make? How do I fix it when I make a mistake?
 
Let's talk about it.


Puberty Is Gross but Also Really Awesome Cover Image
By Gina Loveless, Lauri Johnston (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781635653533
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Published: Rodale Kids - March 23rd, 2021

A first-of-its-kind inclusive puberty guide that celebrates the good and completely awful parts of puberty. Filled with jokes and countless facts to put this stage in perspective--this book is bound to be every kid's new best friend!


Wait, What?: A Comic Book Guide to Relationships, Bodies, and Growing Up Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781620106594
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Published: Limerence Press - September 3rd, 2019

From Heather Corinna, founder and director of Scarleteen.com, and Isabella Rotman, cartoonist and sex educator, comes a graphic novel guide that covers essential topics for preteens and young teens about their changing bodies and feelings.

Join friends Malia, Rico, Max, Sam and Alexis as they talk about all the weird and exciting parts of growing up!


Trans+: Love, Sex, Romance, and Being You Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781433829833
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Published: Magination Press - August 27th, 2019

2020 ALA Rainbow Book List Selection

A Bank Street College Best Book of the Year, Starred Outstanding Merit Title

2019 Foreword INDIES Awards Finalist


The Big Questions Book of Sex & Consent Cover Image
$18.99
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ISBN: 9781646140183
Published: Levine Querido - September 15th, 2020

What this book is NOT:

The fear-based How-To on sex and consent, oversimplified and focused on technicalities, that represents so much of our sexual education today.

What this book IS:


What Does Consent Really Mean? Cover Image
$23.95
ISBN: 9781848193307
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Published: Singing Dragon - November 21st, 2017

Consent is not the absence of 'NO', it is an enthusiastic YES

While seemingly straightforward, Tia and Bryony hadn't considered this subject too seriously until it comes up in conversation with their friends and they realise just how important it is.


Sex Plus: Learning, Loving, and Enjoying Your Body Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062560971
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Published: HarperCollins - September 25th, 2018

This groundbreaking book from sex educator and YouTube phenomenon Laci Green has everything you’ve ever wanted to know about sex, sexuality, pleasure, and your body. 


In Case You're Curious: Questions about Sex from Young People with Answers from the Experts Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781632280671
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Published: Viva Editions - September 10th, 2019

Did you ever walk out of class having even more questions than when you walked in? You may feel that way about history or math, but what about your sexual health class (if you even had one)? If you’re anything like most of the youth in America today, your head is probably spinning with a swirling, high-speed hurricane of questions.


Consent: The New Rules of Sex Education: Every Teen's Guide to Healthy Sexual Relationships Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781641522809
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Published: Althea Press - December 11th, 2018

A contemporary guide to sex education that answers the most pressing questions teens and young adults have about dating, relationships, consent, and sexual safety.


Doing It Cover Image
$16.99
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ISBN: 9781492665038
Published: Sourcebooks Fire - July 3rd, 2018

"Empowering, modern, and judgment-free."--Booklist

CONSENT. SEXTING. VIRGINITY. THE BIG O. Sex-positive vlogger Hannah Witton covers it all in this informative and accessible must-have sex education resource for teens


Respect: Everything a Guy Needs to Know About Sex, Love, and Consent Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143134251
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Published: Penguin Books - August 27th, 2019

"A straightforward, accessible guide to help young men navigate sex, relationships, consent, gender identity, sexual orientation, sexual health and more." —USA Today

An all-encompassing guide to help guys navigate sex, relationships, and consent in the post-#MeToo world.


On Blossoming: Frank and Practical Advice on Our Bodies, Sexual Health, Sensuality, Pleasure, Orgasm, and More Cover Image
$21.99
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ISBN: 9781510744912
Published: Skyhorse - May 7th, 2019

Let author Gia Lynne provides the tools for creating you with a sex positive life. Her advice on anatomy, puberty, orgasm, safe sex, and more is designed to create joy and pleasure—for men and women, young and old.

This is not your typical sex ed book.


Real Talk about Sex and Consent: What Every Teen Needs to Know (Instant Help Solutions) Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781684034499
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Published: Instant Help Publications - October 1st, 2020

"A truly vital and nuanced guide that is as empowering as it is educational."
--School Library Journal (starred review)