Sex Is a Funny Word: A Book About Bodies, Feelings, and YOU

Book review by Mandie Caroll, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 7+

Inclusive, lively guide to bodies, touch for older kids.

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 15+

Not for kids

This book was way too graphic for anyone under the age of 15. It goes into the nitty-gritty about sex, and is the not the book to give to anyone under age 12 that is asking questions about sex or bodies. I also don’t approve of their addition to talking about gender fluidity for the kids. I’d be okay if it talked about gender roles being fluid, but not the gender itself. Kids brains aren’t developed enough to understand what that truly means, unless you’re 15-16 years old, which again I would recommend be for the age of this book.

This title has:

Too much sex
age 7+

this takes me back to when

i would take out my dictionary and scroll to the super funny word that begins with an S

This title has:

Educational value

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