Tag Archives: Maturing

Clifford’s Bathtime

Author: Norman Bridwell Publisher: Cartwheel Product Description A small red puppy doesn’t want to take a bath, but finds it very enjoyable after all. On board pages.

Green Puppy Goes to the Dentist (Blue’s Clues)

Author: JC Schwanda Publisher: Simon Spotlight/Nickelodeon Product Description Green Puppy has to go to the dentist for the first time, and she’s feeling nervous. Blue is there to tell her friend not to worry. By playing dentist office, Blue shows her friend that there’s nothing scary about a trip to the dentist…in fact, it’s a […]

My Body, My Self for Boys, Revised Third Edition (What’s Happening to My Body?)

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Lynda Madaras Publisher: Newmarket Product Description The bestselling guides for preteens and teens updated with a brand-new look. The Madaras growing-up guides are acknowledged by parents, educators, librarians, and doctors for their unique, nonthreatening style, excellent organization, and thorough coverage of both the physical and emotional issues surrounding puberty and adolescence. […]

What’s Going on Down There?: Answers to Questions Boys Find Hard to Ask

Rating: (44 reviews) Author: Karen Gravelle, Nick Castro, Chava Castro, Robert Leighton, Walker & Co Publisher: Walker Books for Young Readers Product Description Why is my voice making such weird sounds? When will I be able to start shaving? Why do I keep getting pimples? What is a wet dream?   Your body has been behaving […]

“What’s Happening to Me?” A guide to puberty

Rating: (30 reviews) Author: Peter Mayle Publisher: Lyle Stuart

What to Do When You Dread Your Bed: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming Problems With Sleep (What to Do Guides for Kids)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Dawn Huebner Publisher: Magination Press Book Description Wouldn’t it be great if you could climb into bed, snuggle under your covers, and fall asleep without any fuss or fear? Without listening for noises or thinking about bad guys? Without an extra drink, or an extra hug, or an extra trip to […]

What’s Happening to Me?: Boys Edition (What’s Happening to Me?)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Alex Firth Publisher: Usborne Books

American Medical Association Boy’s Guide to Becoming a Teen

Rating: (16 reviews) Author: American Medical Association, Kate Gruenwald Pfeifer Publisher: Jossey-Bass Product Description Becoming a teen is an important milestone in every boy’s life. It’s even more important to get answers and advice to the most common health issues boys face from a trusted source. The American Medical Association Boy’s Guide to Becoming a […]

It’s Perfectly Normal: Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex, and Sexual Health (Robie Sex Books)

Rating: (49 reviews) Author: Robie H. Harris Publisher: Candlewick Product Description “Alternately playful and realistic, Emberley’s . . . art reinforces Harris’s message that bodies come in all sizes, shapes, and colors — and that each variation is ‘perfectly normal.’” — PUBLISHERS WEEKLY (starred review) When young people have questions about sex, real answers can […]

Indigo Dreams: Relaxation and Stress Management Bedtime Stories for Children, Improve Sleep, Manage Stress and Anxiety (Indigo Dreams)

Rating: (61 reviews) Author: Lori Lite Publisher: Lori Lite Product Description Indigo Dreams is a 60 minute CD/audio book designed to entertain your child while introducing them to relaxation and stress-management techniques. Four unique bedtime stories incorporate breathing, visualizations, muscular relaxation and affirmations. These are the same techniques recommended for adults but presented in a […]

Changing You: A Guide to Body Changes and Sexuality

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Gail Saltz Publisher: Dutton Juvenile Book Description Puberty can be an exciting—and confusing—time for children. In her follow-up to her bestselling Amazing You! , Dr. Gail Saltz navigates curious youngsters through body changes for boys and girls, reproduction, and emerging sexuality with her renowned brand of warmth and candor. Lynne Cravath’s […]

Growing Up: It’s a Girl Thing

Rating: (32 reviews) Author: Mavis Jukes Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers

Ready, Set, Grow!: A What’s Happening to My Body? Book for Younger Girls

Rating: (23 reviews) Author: Lynda Madaras Publisher: Newmarket Press Book Description From the award-winning author of the best books on puberty — A completely new book written especially for 8-11-year-old girls, playfully illustrated in an appealing, two-color design. Young girls before the onset of puberty have a curiosity about their soon-to-be changing bodies that needs […]