Filled with practical, insightful facts about the changes boys go through before and after puberty, My Changing Body is the ultimate know-your-body manual for boys. Included here is everything boys need to know about growth spurts, voice changes, body hair, and their reproductive systems-along with fascinating explanations for all those other mysterious physical and emotional changes that accompany growing up. Helpful illustrations and diagrams are presented alongside age-appropriate information for boys.
Designed to be used either as a parent-child communication tool or as a book that boys can read on their own, My Changing Body is the best guide to the transitions boys face in the middle grade years and beyond.
|Publisher:||Taylor Trade Publishing|
|Edition description:||Boy's Edition|
|Product dimensions:||5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)|
|Age Range:||9 - 12 Years|
Table of Contents
Introduction: Growing Up vii
Chapter 1 Basic Anatomy: Is This Still Me? 1
Chapter 2 New Emotions and Identity: Becoming Who You Are 11
Chapter 3 The Male Body: Becoming a Man 23
Chapter 4 What Sex Is All About-and What It Means 33
Chapter 5 Falling in Love: Dating, Love, and So On 43
Chapter 6 Take Care of Your Body-It's the Only One You Have 57
Chapter 7 Birth Control: Having a Baby Can Wait 77
Chapter 8 Pregnancy and Birth: It's a Baby! 85
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Although it is suggested for 10+, this book is far too advanced for a 10 year old. The last 20 pages are definitions - many of which teenagers don't need to know yet.