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Author Loveless, Gina, author.

Title Puberty is gross but also really awesome / by Gina Loveless ; illustrated by Lauri Johnston.

Publication Info. New York : Rodale Kids, [2021]


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Edition First edition.
Description 182 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [163]-177) and index.
Contents Note to the reader -- Body changes and the tooth fairy: four ways that losing teeth is a lot like puberty -- Ch-ch-ch-changes. Under your t-shirt: all about breasts ; In your underwear: all about the penis, testicles, and scrotum ; Hola, ovaries!: all about menstruation ; Hair, hair everywhere!: all about armpit, leg, facial, and pubic hair, and shaving ; Wait, this actually grows?: all about voice ; You (probably) won't hit the ceiling: all about bone development ; Fits and zits: all about acne ; Stinky and wet: all about sweat -- The whole-body approach. I is who I is and I like who I like: all about gender expression, gender identity, and sexual expression ; Too little, too Zzzzzzzzzzz: all about sleep ; You are what you eat, and don't eat: all about nutrition ; Is it all in my head?: all about mental health ; I'm okay just as I am: all about confidence ; Nobody likes me: all about bullying ; This is all new...: all about crushes, consent, harassment, and abuse ; In my day, I had to walk uphill both ways to get a book: all about technology ; All about those screens, 'bout those screens: all about screen time ; Wait, they still know more: all about what?! -- Resources -- Tips for kids and trusted adults.
Summary "Puberty . . . is pretty gross for pretty much everyone. It's a smelly, hairy, sticky, and (worst of all) totally confusing time! But did you know there's a lot about puberty that makes it REALLY AWESOME? Get the whole picture with this honest, humorous, and empowering survival guide to the tween years. It's packed with straighforward illustrations, easy-to-understand scientific information, interesting studies, and tips from experts, covering everything from breast development and gender identity to acne and mental health." --
Provides readers with a humorous look at what happens to a teenager's body and mind when they reach puberty.
Subject Puberty -- Juvenile literature.
Teenagers -- Health and hygiene -- Juvenile literature.
Teenagers -- Growth -- Juvenile literature.
Teenagers -- Physiology -- Juvenile literature.
Physiology -- Juvenile literature.
Genre/Form Instructional and educational works.
Added Author Johnston, Lauri, illustrator.
ISBN 9781984895059 (library binding)
1984895052 (library binding)
9781635653533 (paperback)
1635653533 (paperback)
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