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The boys' guide to growing up : choices and changes during puberty

By: Couwenhoven, Terri.
Publisher: Bethesda, MD Woodbine House 2012Description: viii, 64 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781606130896.Subject(s): PUBERTY | BOYS | ADOLESCENCE | PHYSIOLOGY | SEX INFORMATION | RELATIONSHIPS | PERSONAL HYGIENE | PERSONAL SAFETY | PRIVACY | TOUCH | APPROPRIATE BEHAVIOUR | FEELINGS
Contents:
Note to parents|Puberty basics What is puberty? When will you begin puberty?|Outside changes Changes in your growth Changes in your private parts Hair, hair, everywhere! Changes in your skin|Inside body changes Changes in your voice Changes in your feelings Changes in sexual feelings|About your penis What is an erection? What is an ejaculation?|Handling yourself around others Handling yourself around others Keeping yourself safe|Public or Private What are the private body parts? Public or private?|Final words Growing up is normal!|Index|About the author
Summary: "As a sexuality educator, I applaud Terri for tackling this crucial and sensitive topic in a simplistic and thorough manner. Parents, educators and boys with disabilities now have access to a resource that helps navigate this curious and exciting time in a boys life, - Sarah Stein, M.A., BCBA, AASECT Certified Sexuality Educator." - BOOK JACKETReview: Written in a friendly and honest manner this book clearly explains what puberty is and what to expect. This book helps the reader understand the changes that take place during puberty and how to handle them. It reassures that these changes are normal and may vary from person to person. Couwenhoven also discusses private and public, hygiene, keeping safe and relationships. With simple illustrations throughout and the inclusion of a Q & A session and a note to parents, this book is a great source of straightforward information for boys and their families and carers.
List(s) this item appears in: Puberty and boys. Feb 2018 CM | Parenting teens. Jun 2016. Aug 2018 CM | Autism 12-16 Freebook May 2017 | Puberty. July 2018 F | Secondary Puberty (Cat) April 17
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    average rating: 3.3 (3 votes)
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Note to parents|Puberty basics
What is puberty?
When will you begin puberty?|Outside changes
Changes in your growth
Changes in your private parts
Hair, hair, everywhere!
Changes in your skin|Inside body changes
Changes in your voice
Changes in your feelings
Changes in sexual feelings|About your penis
What is an erection?
What is an ejaculation?|Handling yourself around others
Handling yourself around others
Keeping yourself safe|Public or Private
What are the private body parts?
Public or private?|Final words
Growing up is normal!|Index|About the author

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"As a sexuality educator, I applaud Terri for tackling this crucial and sensitive topic in a simplistic and thorough manner. Parents, educators and boys with disabilities now have access to a resource that helps navigate this curious and exciting time in a boys life, - Sarah Stein, M.A., BCBA, AASECT Certified Sexuality Educator." - BOOK JACKET

Written in a friendly and honest manner this book clearly explains what puberty is and what to expect. This book helps the reader understand the changes that take place during puberty and how to handle them. It reassures that these changes are normal and may vary from person to person.

Couwenhoven also discusses private and public, hygiene, keeping safe and relationships.

With simple illustrations throughout and the inclusion of a Q & A session and a note to parents, this book is a great source of straightforward information for boys and their families and carers.

Patron comment on 24/03/2016

Really useful. Good graphic text. Good resource for parents wanting support and to discuss.

Patron comment on

This was of great benefit to my year 7 class.

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