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It's perfectly normal : a book about changing bodies, growing up, sex, and sexual health

Author: Robie H Harris; Michael Emberley
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass : Candlewick Press, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Provides accurate, lucid, and unbiased answers to almost every conceivable question on sex, including birth control and AIDS, that children may ask. Two cartoon characters, a bird and a bee have, often humorous, questions of their own.

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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Harris, Robie H.
It's perfectly normal.
Cambridge, Mass : Candlewick Press, ©1994
(OCoLC)607650587
Online version:
Harris, Robie H.
It's perfectly normal.
Cambridge, Mass : Candlewick Press, ©1994
(OCoLC)622840529
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robie H Harris; Michael Emberley
ISBN: 1564021998 9781564021991 1564021599 9781564021595
OCLC Number: 29565158
Notes: Includes index.
Awards: Boston Globe/Horn Book Nonfiction Honor, 1995.
Description: 89 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Introduction. Lots of questions --
Changing bodies, growing up, sex, and sexual health --
pt. 1. What is sex? --
1. Girl or boy, female or male : sex and gender --
2. Making babies : sexual reproduction --
3. Strong feelings : sexual desire --
4. Making love : sexual intercourse --
5. Straight and gay : heterosexuality and homosexuality --
pt. 2. Our bodies --
6. The human body : all kinds of bodies --
7. Outside and inside : the female sex organs --
8. Outside and inside : the male sex organs --
9. Words : talking about bodies and sex --
pt. 3. Puberty --
10. Changes and messages : puberty and hormones --
11. The travels of the egg : female puberty --
12. The travels of the sperm : male puberty --
13. Not all at once! : growing and changing bodies --
14. More changes! : taking care of your body --
15. Back and forth, up and down : new and changing feelings --
16. Perfectly normal : masturbation --
pt. 4. Families and babies --
17. All sorts of families : taking care of babies and kids --
18. Instructions from mom and dad : the cell : genes and chromosomes --
19. A kind of sharing : cuddling, kissing, touching, and sexual intercourse --
20. Before birth : pregnancy --
21. What a trip! : birth --
22. Other arrivals : more ways to have a baby and family --
pt. 5. Decisions --
23. Planning ahead : postponement, abstinence, and birth control --
24. Laws and rulings : abortion --
pt. 6. Staying healthy --
25. Talk about it : sexual abuse --
26. Checkup : sexually transmitted diseases --
27. Scientists working day and night : HIV and AIDS --
28. Staying healthy : responsible choices.
Other Titles: It is perfectly normal
Responsibility: Robie H. Harris ; illustrated by Michael Emberley.
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Provides accurate, lucid, and unbiased answers to almost every conceivable question on sex, including birth control and AIDS, that children may ask. Two cartoon characters, a bird and a bee have, often humorous, questions of their own.

Biology.

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