Ready, Set, Grow!

Ready, Set, Grow!

A "what's Happening to My Body?" Book for Younger Girls

eBook - 2003
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Baker & Taylor
Discusses the changes in younger girls' bodies as they grow older, including understanding what puberty is, weight and height changes, and menstruation.

Perseus Publishing
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 addressing in a simpler way than for their older sisters. In the proven, trust-worthy, Madaras-friendly voice and style, this entirely new book now brings them the same kind of thoughtful, down-to-earth information?but at a reading and understanding level that's just right for them.

Responding throughout to real-life questions and observations from younger girls, Madaras explores the strange and thrilling 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.

Ready, Set, Grow!

Young girls before the onset ofpuberty have a curiosity abouttheir soon-to-be changing bodiesthat needs addressing in a simplerway than for their older sisters. InMadaras’s proven, trust-worthy,friendly voice and style, this entirelynew book now brings them thesame kind of thoughtful, down-toearthinformation—but at a readingand comprehension level that’sjust right for them.

Responding throughout to reallifequestions and observationsfrom younger girls, Madarasexplores the changes that arehappening, or about to happen, tothem, including: the developmentof breasts, body hair, and bodyfat; the changes in their reproductiveorgans, both inside and out;their first period and all the complexfeelings surrounding it; theunwelcome appearance of acneand new body odors; and, perhapsmost important, how to respectand celebrate their unique bodies,even when the outside world isnot always so accepting.

Lively cartoon drawings throughoutmake the book not only helpful,but fun to read, too.



Publisher: New York : Newmarket Press, c2003
ISBN: 9781557048912
Branch Call Number: eBook
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: Davick, Linda
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RAIDERSNATION
Jul 16, 2013

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

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emmacluff
Nov 10, 2011

it helps you learn ,funny cartoons,a bit yucky

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Matilda McBrearty
Mar 31, 2011

lovely book for younger girls it helped me a lot too

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