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The Period Book

A Girl's Guide to Growing Up

by Karen Gravelle & Jennifer Gravelle, illustrated by Debbie Palen
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: maturing

This bestselling, essential illustrated guidebook for adolescent girls is a trusty friend that can help girls feel confident about this new phase of their lives.
What is my period exactly? Do I need to see a doctor? What does it feel like to wear a pad? What if I get my period at school?
Karen Gravelle and her fifteen-year-old niece, Jennifer Grave …

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Growing Up, Inside and Out

by Kira Vermond, illustrated by Carl Chin
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: maturing, emotions & feelings, adolescence, homosexuality, dating & sex, depression & mental illness, sexuality & pregnancy, bullying

Puberty is something humans have gone through, quite literally, forever. But that doesn't mean the experience has stayed the same or that there's nothing new to say about the topic. Statistically, kids are hitting puberty earlier than ever. Current attitudes toward sexual behavior or orientation, body image, bullying, mental health, and a host of …

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Choice of Colours

The pioneering African-American quarterbacks who changed the face of football

by Danakas, John
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 17
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: football, maturing, 20th century

Until a mere generation ago, black football players were largely unproven as quarterbacks since they were excluded from a position that demanded strategic thinking instead of brute force. So, talented players headed north, rising to stardom in Canada. John Danakas profiles the pioneering athletes who donned new team colours and changed their sport. …

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Girl in the Know

Your Inside-and-Out Guide to Growing Up

by Anne Katz, illustrated by Monika Melnychuk
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 10 to 14
  • Grade: 5 to 9
tagged: maturing, adolescence, girls & women

With a relaxed, conversational approach, Girl in the Know is a straight-talking little manual packed with everything a girl should know about the many changes she can expect in puberty and how to make her way through it all as smoothly as possible.

But there's way more than just the body basics --- the book is divided into three main sections (Your …

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Changes in You and Me

by Paulette Bourgeois; Kim Martyn & Paulett Bourgeois, illustrated by Louise Phillips
edition: Paperback
tagged: girls & women, maturing

Teen self-help classics fully revised and updated. Everybody goes through puberty, sooner or later-and everybody does it in their own way. In Changes in You and Me, pre-teens and teens will find answers to all of their questions about growing up-whether they're concerned about what's happening to their bodies, about whether or not they're 'normal,' …

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Changes In You and Me

A Book About Puberty Mostly for Boys

by Kim Marty & Paulette Bourgeois, illustrated by Louise Phillips
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
tagged: maturing, boys & men

Teen self-help classics fully revised and updated. Everybody goes through puberty, sooner or later-and everybody does it in their own way. In Changes in You and Me, pre-teens and teens will find answers to all of their questions about growing up-whether they're concerned about what's happening to their bodies, about whether or not they're 'normal,' …

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Changes In You And Me

A Book About Puberty Mostly For Boys

by Paulette Bourgeois & Martin Wolfish Dr., illustrated by Louise Phillips
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
tagged: boys & men, maturing

Written for preteen boys, each of the Changes in You & Me books speak directly and provide clear, positive information on various topics, including hormones, sexuality, sexual intercourse, and responsible decision-making.

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