BOOKS ABOUT SEXUALITY, REPRODUCTION, BIRTH AND BODIES FOR KIDS
"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)
“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)
The definitive book about puberty and sexual health for today’s kids and teens, now fully updated for its twentieth anniversary.
First in the “Let's Talk About You and Me" series.
Puberty comes with a lot of changes. Celebrate Your Body (And Its Changes, Too ) will help girls understand (and love) their bodies now and as they continue to grow.
Moonbeam Children's Book Awards Gold Medal Winner
This is an illustrated children's book for ages 7-11 that makes gender identity, sexual orientation and family diversity easy to explain to children.
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. Written with warmth and honesty, Amazing You!
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.
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!
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.
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.
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
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 updated fifth edition of the #1 bestselling Boy’s Body Book includes everything you need to know about growing up, even the embarrassing stuff.
Things can get rocky during puberty. That’s why we made the Boy’s Body Book.
The updated fifth edition of the #1 bestselling Girl’s Body Book includes everything you need to know about growing up, even the embarrassing stuff.
From periods to peer pressure, puberty can be a confusing time for pre-teens and parents alike.
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.
Written by autistic author Robyn Steward, this is a detailed guide for young people aged 9 to 16 on the basics of menstruation. Created in consultation with young people, an online survey and a group of medical professionals, this is a book that teaches all people about periods, which can be a scary and overwhelming issue.
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.
Join a family of three who spend nine whole months waiting, from a frosty winter through a sun-dappled summer, until finally . . . a baby is here.
A 2019 Boston Globe - Horn Book Honor Recipient