Book Reviews

The Girl Guide: 50 Ways to Learn to Love Your Changing Body Book Poster Image
age 10+
Wonderfully candid, body-positive tips to inspire girls.
By Marawa Ibrahim
(2018)
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The Care and Keeping of You 2: The Body Book for Older Girls Book Poster Image
age 10+
Deeply informative, reassuring puberty handbook for girls.
By Dr. Cara Natterson
(2013)
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The Care and Keeping of You: The Body Book for Younger Girls Book Poster Image
age 8+
Helpful American Girl guide for girls starting puberty.
By Valorie Lee Schaefer
(2012)
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The Period Book: A Girl's Guide to Growing Up Book Poster Image
age 8+
Very informative -- but limited -- sex ed book for girls.
By Karen Gravelle
(2017)
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Guy Stuff: The Body Book for Boys Book Poster Image
age 8+
Frank, funny boys' guide to growing up is packed with tips.
By Dr. Cara Natterson
(2017)
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What's Going on Down There? A Boy's Guide to Growing Up Book Poster Image
age 9+
Modern update improves empowering sex ed classic.
By Karen Gravelle
(2017)
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It's Perfectly Normal: Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex, and Sexual Health Book Poster Image
age 12+
Informative, updated, explicit sex ed book.
By Robie H. Harris
(2014)
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Mixed Me! Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Boy embraces his uniqueness in exuberant identity tale.
By Taye Diggs
(2015)
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45 Pounds (More or Less) Book Poster Image
age 12+
Painful, relatable look at teen's family and diet struggles.
By K.A. Barson
(2013)
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It's So Amazing! Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Only parents know when it's time for this book.
By Robie H. Harris
(2004)
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Fat Cat Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Girl-geek makeover tale with a great healthy eating message.
By Robin Brande
(2009)
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Thinandbeautiful.com Book Poster Image
age 14+
Eating disorder read is a great conversation starter.
By Liane Shaw
(2009)
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It's Not the Stork! Book Poster Image
age 5+
Curious kids will appreciate the honest facts-of-life book.
By Robie H. Harris
(2006)
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Wintergirls Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Disturbing, lauded eating disorder read; discuss with teens.
By Laurie Halse Anderson
(2009)
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Purge Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Eating disorder recovery tale is raw and honest.
By Sarah Darer Littman
(2009)
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