What's Happening to My Body? Book for Boys: Revised Edition

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HarperCollins, Jun 8, 2007 - Family & Relationships - 233 pages
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To help boys realize that they are not alone in their concerns as they go through their transformation to manhood, they need information, and this is the best book to give and share with them.

This bestselling classic, written by an experienced educator in a reassuring and down-to-earth style, has sold over 400,000 copies and been translated into 12 languages. The introduction is for the parent, the book for the young man. Readers will be comforted with honest, sensitive, non-judgmental straight talk on the body’s changing size and shape, the growth spurt, reproductive organs, voice changes, body hair, puberty in girls, and much more.

This expanded Third Edition addresses questions raised in the thousands of reader letters received by the authors over the years. Material new to this edition includes more detailed discussion of penis size; expanded sections on eating right, exercise, steroid abuse, and weight training; updated advice on acne treatment; and crucial information on AIDS, STDs, and birth control appropriate for this age.

Filled with illustrations and stories of boys’ real-life experiences, The “What’s Happening to My Body?” Book for Boys is a comprehensive puberty education and health book for all young boys from ages 8 to 15.

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User Review  - gummiesrus - Overstock.com

Very informative my daughter and I have been reading through this together. I got this book because she kept asking me questions so I thought it was time to start sharing information with her. This ... Read full review

Great Book for boys about the body

User Review  - savannahgal - Borders

I purchased many books for my boys about the body and changes during puberty and this was by far one of the best books I purchased. It is very thorough and my boys found it to be the most informative. I would recommend this book to other mothers. Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Lynda Madaras is the author of twelve books on health, child care, and parenting. For more than twenty-five years, she taught puberty and health education to young students in Pasadena and Santa Monica, CA. Her daughter, Area Madaras, was just eleven years old when she assisted her mother with the first "What's Happening to My Body?" book. Now a communications consultant and the mother of two young girls, she lives in California and continues to work with her mother on the series.

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