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Ready, Set, Grow!

A "what's Happening to My Body?" Book for Younger Girls
Madaras, Lynda (Book - 2003)
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
Ready, Set, Grow!
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Ready, Set, Grow! Young girls before the onset of puberty have a curiosity about their soon-to-be changing bodies that needs addressing in a simpler way than for their older sisters. In Madaras's proven, trust-worthy, friendly voice and style, this entirely new book now brings them the same kind of thoughtful, down-toearth information-but at a reading and comprehension level that's just right for them. Responding throughout to reallife questions and observations from younger girls, Madaras explores the changes that are happening, or about to happen, to them, including: the development of breasts, body hair, and body fat; the changes in their reproductive organs, both inside and out; their first period and all the complex feelings surrounding it; the unwelcome appearance of acne and new body odors; and, perhaps most important, how to respect and celebrate their unique bodies, even when the outside world is not always so accepting. Lively cartoon drawings throughout make the book not only helpful, but fun to read, too.
Authors: Madaras, Lynda
Title: Ready, set, grow!
a "what's happening to my body?" book for younger girls
Publisher: New York : Newmarket Press, c2003
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 127 p. :,ill. ;,19 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Lynda Madaras ; illustrations by Linda Davick
Notes: Includes index
Contents: A note from the author: Hi, I'm Lynda Madaras
What's happening to me? puberty is about change
Buds, boobs, and bras: your growing breasts
Hair, there and everywhere: all about body hair
You grow, girl! the height spurt
Bigger is beautiful: the weight spurt
B.O. and zits: a survival guide
What's up down there? a look at your private parts
The inside story: changes you can't see
That time of the month: all about getting your period
Yours alone: respecting and protecting your body
Additional Contributors: Davick, Linda Illustrator
ISBN: 1557045879
Branch Call Number: j 612.661 M178r 2003
Subject Headings: Puberty Juvenile literature Girls Physiology Juvenile literature Girls Growth Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Puberty
LCCN: 2003009489
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Explains all the changes that occur during puberty.

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Jul 16, 2013
  • RAIDERSNATION rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

this book is great for young girls who are just discovering there body it helps them understand there body and thats something about there body is going to change i got this book for my youngest daughter when she started to disover her body i recommend that all paernts with a daughter get this book for them to help them understand there body better it also helps if your a single dad and don't really want to explain whats going on with there body

it helps you learn ,funny cartoons,a bit yucky

lovely book for younger girls it helped me a lot too


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