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

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

Label
It's perfectly normal : changing bodies, growing up, sex, gender, and sexual health
Title
It's perfectly normal
Title remainder
changing bodies, growing up, sex, gender, and sexual health
Statement of responsibility
Robie H. Harris ; illustrated by Michael Emberley
Title variation
  • It is perfectly normal
  • Changing bodies, growing up, sex, gender, and sexual health
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Introduces human sexuality, describes the changes brought about by puberty, and discusses sexual abuse, sexually transmitted diseases, AIDS, and pregnancy, and safe Internet practices. Two cartoon characters, a curious bird and a squeamish bee have, often humorous, questions of their own. This version includes new and updated information, including more about gender, that has become known and verified to make sure kids and teens have the information they need to stay healthy and safe as they go through puberty and adolescence
Cataloging source
YDX
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Harris, Robie H
Dewey number
613.9/07/1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
For age 10 and up
Literary form
non fiction
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Emberley, Michael
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sex instruction for children
  • Sex instruction for teenagers
  • Sexual health
  • Puberty
  • Adolescence
  • Youth
  • Human reproduction
  • Human body
  • Sex instruction for children
  • Sex instruction for teenagers
  • Sex instruction for youth
  • Sex instruction
  • Sexual health
  • Health behavior in adolescence
Target audience
juvenile
Label
It's perfectly normal : changing bodies, growing up, sex, gender, and sexual health, Robie H. Harris ; illustrated by Michael Emberley
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Earlier editions were published with a different subtitle: It's perfectly normal : a book about changing bodies, growing up, sex, and sexual health
  • "Million-copy bestseller--Newly revised and updated"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Lots of questions. Changing bodies, growing up, sex, and sexual health -- Part one: What is sex?. Babies, kids, preteens, teens, grown ups: sex and gender ; Making babies: sexual reproduction ; Strong feelings: sexual desire ; Making love: sexual intercourse ; Who we are: straight, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, + -- Part two: Our bodies. The human body: all kinds of bodies ; Outside and inside: our sex organs ; Words: talking about bodies and sex -- Part three: Puberty. Changes and messages: puberty and hormones ; The travels of the egg: eggs and puberty ; The travels of the sperm: sperm and puberty ; Not all at once!: growing and changing bodies ; More changes!: taking care of your body ; Back and forth, up and down: new and changing feelings ; Perfectly normal: masturbation -- Part four: Families and babies. All sorts of families: taking care of babies and kids ; Instructions-Information: the cell- genes and chromosomes ; A kind of sharing: cuddling, kissing, touching, and sexual intercourse ; Before birth: pregnancy ; What a trip!: birth ; Other arrivals: more ways to have a baby and family -- Part five: Decisions. Planning ahead: delay, postpone, abstain, prevent, control ; Laws and rulings: abortion -- Part six: Staying healthy. Helpful -- fun -- creepy -- dangerous: the internet and you ; Talk about it: sexual abuse ; Getting a checkup: sexually transmitted diseases ; Scientists working day and night: HIV and AIDS ; Staying healthy: responsible choices
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
Fifth edition.
Extent
116 pages
Isbn
9781536207217
Lccn
2009008457
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)on1179047747
  • 3472210
Label
It's perfectly normal : changing bodies, growing up, sex, gender, and sexual health, Robie H. Harris ; illustrated by Michael Emberley
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Earlier editions were published with a different subtitle: It's perfectly normal : a book about changing bodies, growing up, sex, and sexual health
  • "Million-copy bestseller--Newly revised and updated"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Lots of questions. Changing bodies, growing up, sex, and sexual health -- Part one: What is sex?. Babies, kids, preteens, teens, grown ups: sex and gender ; Making babies: sexual reproduction ; Strong feelings: sexual desire ; Making love: sexual intercourse ; Who we are: straight, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, + -- Part two: Our bodies. The human body: all kinds of bodies ; Outside and inside: our sex organs ; Words: talking about bodies and sex -- Part three: Puberty. Changes and messages: puberty and hormones ; The travels of the egg: eggs and puberty ; The travels of the sperm: sperm and puberty ; Not all at once!: growing and changing bodies ; More changes!: taking care of your body ; Back and forth, up and down: new and changing feelings ; Perfectly normal: masturbation -- Part four: Families and babies. All sorts of families: taking care of babies and kids ; Instructions-Information: the cell- genes and chromosomes ; A kind of sharing: cuddling, kissing, touching, and sexual intercourse ; Before birth: pregnancy ; What a trip!: birth ; Other arrivals: more ways to have a baby and family -- Part five: Decisions. Planning ahead: delay, postpone, abstain, prevent, control ; Laws and rulings: abortion -- Part six: Staying healthy. Helpful -- fun -- creepy -- dangerous: the internet and you ; Talk about it: sexual abuse ; Getting a checkup: sexually transmitted diseases ; Scientists working day and night: HIV and AIDS ; Staying healthy: responsible choices
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
Fifth edition.
Extent
116 pages
Isbn
9781536207217
Lccn
2009008457
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)on1179047747
  • 3472210

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