It's Perfectly Normal

Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex, and Sexual Health (The Family Library)

By Harris, Robie H. & Emberley, Michael

Publishers Summary:
An updated, fifteenth anniversary edition of the definitive book on kids’ sexual health brings this trusted resource into the twenty-first century.Now offering a brand-new chapter focusing on safe Internet use — one of parents’ key concerns — this universally acclaimed classic by Robie H. Harris and Michael Emberley is a cutting-edge resource for kids, parents, teachers, librarians, and anyone else who cares about the well-being of tweens and teens. Providing accurate and up-to-date answers to nearly every imaginable question, from conception and puberty to birth control and AIDS, IT'S PERFECTLY NORMAL offers young people the information they need — now more than ever — to make responsible decisions and stay healthy.A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW Notable Book of the YearA BOSTON GLOBE-HORN BOOK Award WinnerAn Association of Booksellers for Children Booksellers’ ChoiceAn American Library Association Notable Children’s BookFive starred reviews (BOOKLIST, BULLETIN OF THE CENTER FOR CHILDREN'S BOOKS, KIRKUS REVIEWS, PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL)

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ISBN
978-0-76364-484-0
Publisher
Candlewick


REVIEWS

School Library Journal

Reviewed on February 1, 2010

Gr 5-8 In most respects, the third edition of this acclaimed book varies little from the 2004 edition with the same illustrations and most of the same text. Updates include information about the vaccination to prevent HPV, a summary of the 2007 Supreme Court ruling on abortion, and an explanation of the new birth-control drug, Implanon. A chapter about "Getting Information ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2009

New ed., 1994. An unassuming, coherent, comprehensive explanation of sex in all its complicated glory. The text is freely and profusely illustrated with ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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