American Medical Association girl's guide to becoming a teen

Format: Print Book 2006
Availability: Available at 8 Libraries 9 of 10 copies
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Brentwood Library Juvenile Non-fiction JUV 613.04243 AMA
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Bridgeville Public Library Children's STEM JUV 613 AME
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Carnegie Library of McKeesport Children Non Fiction J 613.04243 Am35
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Becoming a teen is an important milestone in every girl's life. It's even more important to get answers and advice to the most common health issues girls face from a trusted source. The American Medical Association Girl's Guide to Becoming a Teen is filled with invaluable advice to get you ready for the changes you will experience during puberty. Learn about these important topics and more: Puberty and what kinds of physical and emotional changes you can expect--from your developing body to your feelings about boys The importance of eating the right foods and taking care of your body Your reproductive system inside and out Starting your period--what it means and how to handle it Thinking about relationships and dealing with new feelings
Welcome to puberty
Eating, exercise, and a healthy weight
Your height
Your skin, teeth, and hair
Your reproductive system-inside and out
Your period
Your feelings
What about sex?
Find out more.

Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Gr. 4-7. Published in conjunction with the American Medical Association, Girls 0 covers the physical and emotional changes that puberty brings, along with solid tips about grooming, diet, exercise, and other health issues, such as eating disorders. The cartoon drawings of stylish teens resemble wide-eyed dolls and grate somewhat against repeated messages about self-esteem and embracing imperfections. Still, the clear text communicates concepts clearly: "hormones are chemicals that control many activities in your body, including growth," and girls will find plenty of useful information. Like the companion volume Boy's Guide to Becoming a Teen0 (2006), by the same author, this closes with an extensive resource section, including hotlines. --Gillian Engberg Copyright 2006 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Subjects Puberty -- Juvenile literature.
Teenage girls -- Physiology -- Juvenile literature.
Teenage girls.
Publisher San Francisco, CA :Jossey-Bass,2006
Edition 1st ed.
Other Titles Girl's guide to becoming a teen
Contributors Middleman, Amy B.
Pfeifer, Kate Gruenwald.
American Medical Association.
Language English
Description 128 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0787983446 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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