What's going on down there? : a boy's guide to growing up

by Gravelle, Karen,

Format: Print Book 2017
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Whitehall Public Library Nonfiction Collection YA 612.661 G781
Location  Whitehall Public Library
 
Collection  Nonfiction Collection
 
Call Number  YA 612.661 G781
 
 
Summary

"A useful and readable guide to puberty for boys." -- School Library Journal

Part manual, part older brother, the updated edition of What's Going on Down There? will give boys the facts they need to feel confident about this new phase of their lives.

With 150,000 copies sold, this definitive illustrated guidebook to puberty--now updated with brand new content relevant to today's kids--is the perfect companion for boys and parents seeking information about growing up and their changing bodies. The book addresses physical and emotional changes boys might expect, discusses what puberty is like for girls, and prepares readers to make smart choices about sex. Written in consultation with preteen boys, this guide offers a supportive, practical approach, providing clear and sensitive explanations of common experiences.

This revised edition features new sections on:
- body image and confidence
- sexual harassment and consent
- using social media safely

Complete with funny and informative interior illustrations, Karen Gravelle and Robert Leighton's accessible guidebook will empower adolescent boys with honest answers to all of their questions about what's really going on down there.

Contents
Your body
Body changes
No body's perfect
What's going on down there?
Girls are changing too
Having sex
Sexual harassment
Making (and not making) a baby
Avoiding sexually trasmitted diseases
"Is this normal?"
Stress, pressures, and weird emotions
"What if . . .?"
"If I'd known then what I know now!"

Additional Information
Subjects Teenage boys -- Physiology -- Juvenile literature.
Puberty -- Juvenile literature.
Sex instruction for boys -- Juvenile literature.
Puberty.
Sex instruction for boys.
Publisher New York :2017
Edition Revised edition.
Contributors Castro, Chava, author.
Castro, Nick, author.
Leighton, Robert, 1960- illustrator.
Language English
Notes Includes index.
Description vii, 136 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
ISBN 9781681193618
1681193612
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