What do you want to know about sex? Information about sex is everywhere. But what you learn from TV, movies, the internet, and friends is not always a healthy or accurate view of sexuality. Now revised and updated with current facts, Joanna Cole's Asking About Sex & Growing Up is the perfect book to provide answers to questions about sex. Writing especially for preteens, the author uses a question-and-answer format to offer straightforward information on a wide variety of subjects related to sex and puberty.
Straight Answers to Teens' Questions About Sex, Sexuality, and Health
Author: Elisabeth Henderson,Nancy Armstrong, M.D.
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Category: Young Adult Nonfiction
Teens have questions about sex. This simple manual answers their questions--honestly, simply, and reliably. What does an orgasm feel like? Does masturbating have any long-term negative effects? Does alcohol kill brain cells? Teens have questions about sex; it's a matter of who they ask and how reliable the answers are. Collected directly from teens and presented in a simple and accessible Q&A format, Elisabeth Henderson and Dr. Nancy Armstrong's 100 QUESTIONS YOU'D NEVER ASK YOUR PARENTS provides information about sex, drug, body, and mood in a way that's honest, nonjudgmental, and responsible.
Kids ask the darndest things . . . and here are the answers—all in one helpful book! Anyone who has ever been a kid, raised a kid, or spent any time with kids knows that asking questions is a critical part of growing up. Kids have curious minds and they come up with some very interesting questions. But the truth is adults don't always know the answers. The Handy Answer Book for Kids (and Parents) comes to the rescue. Written with a child's imagination in mind, this easy-to-understand book is a launching pad for curious young minds and a life raft for parents at wits end. It addresses nearly 800 queries with enough depth and detail to both satisfy the curiosity of persistent young inquisitors and provide parents with a secure sense of a job well done. It'll equip every parent for those difficult, absurd, or sometimes funny questions from their kids, such as Is there life on Mars? Do rivers ever dry up? Why are there wars? Is there such a thing as a funny bone? Why do dogs bark? Why is the sky blue? Why do people have to grow old? Why do people speak different languages?
Unlike any other book on the market, Questions Kids Ask about Sex offers a biblical and comprehensive approach to sexuality. Melissa R. Cox, co-creator of the bestselling Focus on the Family Complete Book of Baby and Child Care, has collaborated with The Medical Institute for Sexual Health to deliver age-appropriate, thoughtful responses to the most flabbergasting questions kids ask about sexual identity, issues, and practices. Tested by educators, physicians, and parents across the country, this resource also offers helpful sidebars, straightforward advice, and empowering affirmation. This is the ideal guide to developing the open, respectful, and effective conversation kids need and want.
By the Age Responses to Tough Questions Kids Ask Parents about Sex
Author: Cath Hakanson
Mommy, where do babies come from? It¿s the question every parent dreads ¿ and, worse still, it¿s just the tip of the iceberg. Just wait for What¿s a blowjob? or What¿s an orgasm? With kids being so curious and the world being so full of sex, ignoring your child¿s questions just isn¿t going to cut it ¿ and if you don¿t tell them, they¿ll (mis)inform themselves elsewhere: the internet, their social groups, or through pornography. It¿s far better to meet your children¿s questions head-on. But how? With The Sex Education Answer Book, that¿s how. Cath Hakanson has been helping people talk about sex for more than twenty years, and she¿s heard it all: every question, every fear, every doubt. Now, she¿s decided to put it all together. The Sex Education Answer Book is the definitive guide to answering your child¿s questions, whether they¿re three or fourteen. All sorts of different belief systems, lifestyles, and political values are catered for, so whether you¿re a mother who can¿t even say the word `penis¿ or a father who just needs a nudge in the right direction, you¿ll find sensibly arranged, age-suitable answers to all the questions your child is likely to ask. With chapters organized by age rather than by topic, The Sex Education Answer Book is an easy reference that will demystify sex for both parent and child.
You have questions! We have answers to everything you need to know for growing up you! Growing up isn’t as easy as it looks. With changing emotions, friends, expectations, and bodies, some days it can seem like life is one big roller coaster ride. The Boy’s Body Book is here to help with expert advice, common sense tips, fast facts, and answers to all questions a boy might have. Topics include: From hair care to athlete’s foot, a head to toe guide to what’s happening with your changing body Basketball football, soccer, chess: How you can excel no matter what you like to do Your guide to the care and keeping of parents, teachers, brothers, and sisters How to keep your friends and your morals, and what to do if peer pressure starts to be come an issue
The phenomenon returns! Originally published in 1987, The Book of Questions, a New York Times bestseller, has been completely revised and updated to incorporate the myriad cultural shifts and hot-button issues of the past twenty-five years, making it current and even more appealing. This is a book for personal growth, a tool for deepening relationships, a lively conversation starter for the family dinner table, a fun way to pass the time in the car. It poses over 300 questions that invite people to explore the most fascinating of subjects: themselves and how they really feel about the world. The revised edition includes more than 100 all-new questions that delve into such topics as the disappearing border between man and machine—How would you react if you learned that a sad and beautiful poem that touched you deeply had been written by a computer? The challenges of being a parent—Would you completely rewrite your child’s college-application essays if it would help him get into a better school? The never-endingly interesting topic of sex—Would you be willing to give up sex for a year if you knew it would give you a much deeper sense of peace than you now have? And of course the meaning of it all—If you were handed an envelope with the date of your death inside, and you knew you could do nothing to alter your fate, would you look? The Book of Questions may be the only publication that challenges—and even changes—the way you view the world, without offering a single opinion of its own.
It is natural for young children to be curious about where they come from. Using vivid full-color photographs and a clear, straightforward text, this comprehensive book answers the questions they have about how an egg cell grows to become a baby, how a baby lives inside its mother's uterus, and how a baby is born.
Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex, and Sexual Health
Author: Robie H. Harris
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
The definitive book about puberty and sexual health for today’s kids and teens, now fully updated for its twentieth anniversary. For two decades, this universally acclaimed book on sexuality has been the most trusted and accessible resource for kids, parents, teachers, librarians, and anyone else who cares about the well-being of tweens and teens. Now, in honor of its anniversary, It’s Perfectly Normal has been updated with current and correct information on subjects such as safe and savvy Internet use, gender identity, emergency contraception, and more. Providing accurate and up-to-date answers to nearly every imaginable question, from conception and puberty to birth control and STDs, It’s Perfectly Normal offers young people the information they need?—?now more than ever?—?to make responsible decisions and stay healthy.
Over 100 Honest Answers to Urgent Questions about Puberty, Relationships, and Growing Up
Author: Michelle Hope
Publisher: Rockridge Press
When it comes to sex education, parents of adolescent girls often know just as little about where to start as girls themselves. Even the mention of sex education or puberty can make everyone feel uncomfortable, nervous, or insecure. In The Girls’ Guide to Sex Education, award-winning youth sex education expert Michelle Hope offers down-to-earth, supportive sex education guidance as she addresses the most pressing questions that girls have about sex, puberty, and relationships-directly and without judgment. The Girls’ Guide to Sex Education will arm girls with a complete understanding of their body and, as a result, will empower them to make informed, healthy decisions.
This friendly book talks to teens in their own language, discussing such issues as puberty, coping with controlling parents, menstruation, dating and sexual activity, contraception, pregnancy, and more. Illustrations.
If you have a teenage boy, there's a 50 percent chance that he's already sexually active, and a 33 percent chance that he's been solicited by an online predator in the past year. How prepared is he for the risks and realities of sex? Unflinchingly honest, unfailingly complete, immensely readable (and often funny), Spare Me 'The Talk'! is the first book of its kind by a guy, for guys ages 12-24, and for parents of boys as young as 8. With real-world stats and tips for both parents and their sons, this is not the typical, "what's happening down there?" book with a blue cover instead of a pink one. It's a comprehensive crash course for boys into staying safe -- emotionally, mentally, and physically -- while navigating the danger-laden worlds of teenage sex and sexuality in a digital age. Your teen will learn proven, effective ways to: Avoid pregnancy, and HIV and other sexually transmitted infections Stay safe online and avoid sexual harm Ask someone out (and let someone down easy) Understand bodies and body issues, both male and female Accept that sexuality comes in all shapes and sizes Know the consequences of abstinence, indulgence, and everything in between Decide what is right for him, remaining true to himself and respectful of others With a strong moral compass, veteran sex educator Langford offers a powerful supplement to those notoriously awkward parent-guy sex talks, answering the tough questions that teenage gys really have -- but would rather die than ask.
A Book about Eggs, Sperm, Birth, Babies, and Families
Author: Robie H. Harris
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
How does a baby begin? What makes a baby male or female? How is a baby born? Children have plenty of questions about reproduction and babies?—?and about sex and sexuality, too. It’s So Amazing! provides the answers?—?with fun, accurate, comic-book-style artwork and a clear, lively text that reflects the interests of children age seven and up in how things work, while giving them a healthy understanding of their bodies. Created by the author and illustrator of It’s Perfectly Normal, this forthright and funny book has been newly updated for its fifteenth anniversary.