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It's perfectly normal : changing bodies, growing up, sex, and sexual health / Robie H. Harris ; illustrated by Michael Emberley.

Harris, Robie H. (Author). Emberley, Michael, (illustrator.).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 0763624330
  • ISBN: 9780763624330 :
  • Physical Description: 89 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Edition: Second paperback edition.
  • Publisher: Cambridge, Mass : Candlewick Press, 2004.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Reprint. Originally published: c1994.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: Lots of Questions -- Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex, and Sexual Health 9 -- Part 1 What Is Sex? -- 1 Girl or Boy, Female or Male: Sex and Gender 10 -- 2 Making Babies: Sexual Reproduction 11 -- 3 Strong Feelings: Sexual Desire 12 -- 4 Making Love: Sexual Intercourse 14 -- 5 Straight and Gay: Heterosexuality and Homosexuality 16 -- Part 2 Our Bodies -- 6 Human Body: All Kinds of Bodies 19 -- 7 Outside and Inside: The Female Sex Organs 22 -- 8 Outside and Inside: The Male Sex Organs 25 -- 9 Words: Talking about Bodies and Sex 28 -- Part 3 Puberty -- 10 Changes and Messages: Puberty and Hormones 30 -- 11 Travels of the Egg: Female Puberty 32 -- 12 Travels of the Sperm: Male Puberty 37 -- 13 Not All at Once!: Growing and Changing Bodies 41 -- 14 More Changes!: Taking Care of Your Body 43 -- 15 Back and Forth,: Up and Down 45 -- 16 Perfectly Normal: Masturbation 48 -- Part 4 Families and Babies -- 17 All Sorts of Families: Taking Care of Babies and Kids 50 -- 18 Instructions from Mom and Dad: The Cell: Genes and Chromosomes 52 -- 19 A Kind of Sharing: Cuddling, Kissing, Touching, and Sexual Intercourse 54 -- 20 Before Birth: Pregnancy 58 -- 21 What a Trip!: Birth 62 -- 22 Other Arrivals: More Ways to Have a Baby and Family 66 -- Part 5 Decisions -- 23 Planning Ahead: Postponement, Abstinence, and Birth Control 68 -- 24 Laws and Rulings: Abortion 73 -- Part 6 Staying Healthy -- 25 Talk About It: Sexual Abuse 75 -- 26 Checkup: Sexually Transmitted Diseases 77 -- 27 Scientists Working Day and Night: HIV and AIDS 79 -- 28 Staying Healthy: Responsible Choices 83.
Summary, etc.:
Introduces human sexuality, describes the changes brought about by puberty, and discusses sexual abuse, sexually transmitted diseases, AIDS, and pregnancy.
Subject: Sex instruction for children.
Sex instruction for teenagers.
Sexual health > Juvenile literature.
Sex instruction > Juvenile literature.

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