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

Author: Robie H Harris; Michael Emberley
Publisher: Somerville, MA : Candlewick Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 20th Anniversary editionView all editions and formats
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Introduces human sexuality, describes the changes brought about by puberty, and discusses sexual abuse, sexually transmitted diseases, AIDS, and pregnancy.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robie H Harris; Michael Emberley
ISBN: 9780606358637 0606358633 9780763668716 0763668710 9780763668723 0763668729
OCLC Number: 878505573
Notes: Includes index.
Target Audience: Age 10 and up.
Description: 98 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Lots of questions : changing bodies, growing up, sex, and sexual health --
What is sex? Girl or boy, female or male : sex and gender ; Making babies : sexual reproduction ; Strong feelings : sexual desire ; Making love : sexual intercourse ; Who you are : straight, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender --
Our bodies. The human body : all kinds of bodies ; Outside and inside : the female sex organs ; Outside and inside : the male sex organs ; Words : talking about bodies and sex --
Puberty. Changes and messages : puberty and hormones ; The travels of the egg : female puberty ; The travels of the sperm : male puberty ; Not all at once! : growing and changing bodies ; More changes! : taking care of your body ; Back and forth, up and down : new and changing feelings ; Perfectly normal : masturbation --
Families and babies. All sorts of families : taking care of babies and kids ; Instructions from Mom and Dad : the cell--
genes and chromosomes ; A kind of sharing : cuddling, kissing, touching, and sexual intercourse ; Before birth : pregnancy ; What a trip! : birth ; Other arrivals : more ways to have a baby and family --
Decisions. Planning ahead : postponement, abstinence, and birth control ; Laws and rulings : abortion --
Staying healthy. Helpful--
fun--
creepy--
dangerous : texting, messaging, e-mailing, being online ; Talk about it : sexual abuse ; Getting a checkup : sexually transmitted diseases ; Scientists working day and night : HIV and AIDS ; Staying healthy : responsible choices.
Other Titles: It is perfectly normal
Responsibility: Robie H. Harris ; illustrated by Michael Emberley.

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Introduces human sexuality, describes the changes brought about by puberty, and discusses sexual abuse, sexually transmitted diseases, AIDS, and pregnancy.

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