Will Puberty Last My Whole Life?: REAL Answers to REAL Questions from Preteens About Body Changes, Sex, and Other Growing-Up Stuff

By Julie Metzger, Robert Lehman

This turn booklet for girls and boys among the a while of nine and 12 has questions requested by way of ladies in a single half the ebook; turn it over and questions requested by way of boys are at the different aspect. includes sincere, informative, and reassuring solutions to questions pre-adolescents have approximately puberty, neighbors, emotions, intercourse, acne, infants, physique hair, menstruation, bras, and lots more and plenty extra.

Straightforward, age-appropriate solutions to genuine questions from preteens are supplied by way of an skilled nurse-and-physician crew who've been giving renowned seminars to mothers and daughters, and dads and sons, in Seattle and Palo Alto for greater than two decades. all of the questions within the ebook has been asked--many of them frequently!--by children in the course of their seminars. packed with enjoyable, full-color illustrations all through.

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