The Period Book: A Girl's Guide to Growing Up

The Period Book: A Girl's Guide to Growing Up


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Celebrating over twenty years in print, this best-selling, essential illustrated guidebook for adolescent girls is now available as a refreshed edition, with new and updated content.

With over 400,000 copies sold, this appealingly illustrated guidebook to puberty—now updated with new content relevant to today's kids—is the perfect companion for girls and parents preparing for this important milestone. Written in consultation with preteen girls, this guide offers a supportive, practical approach, providing clear and sensitive answers to common questions on periods, as well as advice dealing with pimples and mood swings.

This revised edition features new sections on:

- getting braces

- bra sizing

- shaving

- relatable anecdotes from real girls

- changing friendships

- romantic feelings

- dealing with sexual harassment both on social media and in real life

Complete with charming and informative interior illustrations, The Period Book is a trusty friend that can help girls feel confident about this new phase of their lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781619636620
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 06/20/2017
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 42,064
Product dimensions: 5.68(w) x 7.77(h) x 0.41(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

Karen Gravelle is the author of Bloomsbury's bestselling nonfiction titles The Period Book, What's Going on Down There?, and The Driving Book. She lives on the eastern shore of Virginia.

Debbie Palen is a professional illustrator from Cleveland, Ohio. When not illustrating, she can be found doing yoga, writing, or reading comics.

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