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Title:
Being a teen : everything teen girls & boys should know about relationships, sex, love, health, identity & more
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Random House, [2014]

©2014.
ISBN:
9780812978612
Physical Description:
xxviii, 253 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Language:
English
General Note:
"Random House trade paperback original"--Title page verso.
Contents:
What this book is all aboutYour identity : who you are and how you feel about yourself. Your relationship with yourself ; Identity and the culture you live in -- Your body. Boys' sexual and reproductive parts and how they function ; Girls' sexual and reproductive parts and how they function ; Changes in both girls and boys that you can see ; Changes in boys' bodies that you can see ; Changes in girls' bodies that you can see ; Having your period -- Sexuality. Sexuality, abstinence, and sexual intercourse ; The decision to have sex, communication about sex, and common questions ; Sexual orientation and gender identity ; Contraception, pregnancy, and options in you become pregnant ; Sexually transmitted infections ; Sexual abuse -- Important relationships. Family ; Friends ; Bullying ;Feelings about your looks and your body ; Eating disorders -- Putting it all together.
Abstract:
Fonda discusses sex and sexuality for boys and girls, covering how teens should take care of their bodies, embrace their experiences, and strengthen self-esteem. Includes information on bullying, sexual abuse, eating disorders, pregnancy, and more.

AN ALL-ENCOMPASSING GUIDE THAT PARENTS WILL WANT FOR THEIR TEENS This thorough, concise guide offers straight talk about: The male and female body as it changes and matures. Teen relationships: what it takes to create happy, supportive, positive, and meaningful connections with family, friends, and others. Identity empowerment: how to be authentic and thrive in today's world. Sex and sexuality for boys and girls: how teens should take care of their bodies, embrace their experiences, and strengthen self-esteem. Strategies for working through the toughest challenges, including bullying, sexual abuse, eating disorders, pregnancy, and more. Advance praise for Being a Teen "Being a Teen should be in the hands of every teen in the world. It is a myth-busting, fact-filled treasure full of life information all teens want and need to know. "Christiane Northrup, M.D., New York Times bestselling author of Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom "Clear, unflinching, and nonjudgmental ... a reliable guide to the turbulent physical and social transitions of adolescence." Michael Kimmel, Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies, Stony Brook University, and author of Guyland "A comprehensive, honest, fun-to-read book for today's teenagers. This delightful book will be used again and again." The Reverend Debra W. Haffner, president, Religious Institute, and author of From Diapers to Dating "Detailed, accurate and practical ... an excellent resource. ' 'Paul Kivel, author of Boys Will Be Men From the Trade Paperback edition.
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