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It's Perfectly Normal: Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex, and Sexual Health
It's Perfectly Normal
Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex, and Sexual Health
Paperback      ISBN: 0763668729
Alternately playful and realistic, Emberley's. . . . art reinforces Harris's message that bodies come in all sizes, shapes, and colors -- and that each variation is 'perfectly normal.' -- Publishers Weekly (starred review)

When young people have questions about sex, real answers can be hard to find. Providing accurate, unbiased answers to nearly every imaginable question, from conception and puberty to birth control and AIDS, It's Perfectly Normal offers young people the information they need -- now more than ever -- to make responsible decisions and to stay healthy. Already used as a trusted resource in twenty-five countries around the world (and translated into twenty-one languages), It's Perfectly Normal marks its tenth anniversary with a thoroughly updated edition that includes information on such topics as birth control, hepatitis, HIV, and adoption, among others. This definitive edition also reflects the recent input of parents, teachers, librarians, clergy, scientists, health professionals, and young readers themselves.
Back matter includes an index and a note to the reader.
The Care and Keeping of You 2: The Body Book for Older Girls
The Care and Keeping of You 2
The Body Book for Older Girls
Paperback      ISBN: 1609580427

This thoughtful advice book will guide you through the next steps of growing up. With illustrations and expert contributors, this book covers new questions about periods, your growing body, peer pressure, personal care, and more! Written by Dr. Cara Natterson for girls 10 and up, The Care & Keeping of You 2 follows up the original bestseller with even more in-depth details about the physical and emotional changes you�re going through.

It Feels Good to Be Yourself: A Book about Gender Identity
It Feels Good to Be Yourself
A Book about Gender Identity
School & Library      ISBN: 1250302951

A picture book that introduces the concept of gender identity to the youngest reader from writer Theresa Thorn and illustrator Noah Grigni.

Some people are boys. Some people are girls. Some people are both, neither, or somewhere in between.

This sweet, straightforward exploration of gender identity will give children a fuller understanding of themselves and others. With child-friendly language and vibrant art, It Feels Good to Be Yourself provides young readers and parents alike with the vocabulary to discuss this important topic with sensitivity.
Biology: Life as We Know It! [With Poster]
Biology
Life as We Know It! [With Poster]
Paperback      ISBN: 0753462532

Basher Science: Biology, Life As We Know It created and illustrated by Simon Basher, Written by Dan Green:

Nature's building blocks have never been more sociable than in this newest offering from the creators of The Periodic Table and Physics. From cells to DNA, from viruses to mammals, from chlorophyll to flowers and fruit, and including the human body's parts and systems, Biology is a single volume BIO101 course. Distinctive characters, a creative pallette, and straight- forward text make it all clear--and fun

50 Body Questions: A Book That Spills Its Guts
50 Body Questions
A Book That Spills Its Guts
Hardcover      ISBN: 1554516137

Unbelievable facts about an amazing specimen--YOU Most of us eat, run, or sleep without thinking about it. But our bodies are masterful machines of intricate design that perform amazing feats daily. The fifth book in Annick's successful 50 Questions series guides readers through the details of how our bodies function, from the miracles of genetics, to immune cells shaped like sea monsters. With her engaging, lucid style, Lloyd Kyi incorporates recent scientific research to explain our body's complex workings. Kids will love fnding the answers to questions such as: - Do blood cells travel single fle? (In our capillaries, blood cells have to squeeze through one at a time.) - How is your spine like a racetrack? (Messages race down the nerves in your spinal cord faster than a NASCAR driver.) - Is your brain like plastic? (Your brain's ability to change is called "plasticity.") - Are there aliens inside you? (The invasion of microscopic living organisms started the moment you were born.) You'll discover how people avoided epidemics in ancient Pakistan and why your goldfish can see things you can't. Hilarious illustrations will keep kids laughing as they learn.

Belches, Burps, and Farts - Oh My!
Belches, Burps, and Farts - Oh My!
Hardcover      ISBN: 1609053923

He's beheld the butt and offered the scoop on poop. Now Artie Bennett takes young readers on a discovery of those little (and not so little) puffs that exit from our mouths and duffs--the burp, the belch, and the fart With Bennett's signature combination of real science and zany rhyme, kids will learn the how, why, and where of gas-tastic eruptions made by people and animals, such as:

- why we can't burp while on our backs
- which animals can't "cut the cheese"
- how fish communicate via burp bubbles
- why soda and burps go together
- who farts more--boys or girls

Capped off with a spread on "Fart-tastic Facts & Burp-tacular Bits," this amazing, amusing mix of humor and nonfiction is an ideal draw for reluctant readers, classroom units on body science--and kids who just think burps and farts are funny

Given visual gas-pression via Pranas T. Naujokaitis's exuberant cartoon-style illustrations,
look for this to be a hit with both kids and educators.

For as Mr. Bennett puts it: Cows and pigs, crude or classy, Kids, grown-ups, we're all . . . GASSY
Brain Lab for Kids: 52 Mind-Blowing Experiments, Models, and Activities to Explore Neuroscience
Brain Lab for Kids
52 Mind-Blowing Experiments, Models, and Activities to Explore Neuroscience
Paperback      ISBN: 163159396x

Brain Lab for Kids offers 52 family-friendly activities, science experiments, and models to help you understand how the brain accomplishes all that it does.

Riding a bicycle, learning a new language, catching a ball, reading a book: these activities and everything else we see, hear, feel, and do are made possible by the soft, whitish-pink substance inside our heads called the brain. These hands-on projects will give you a new appreciation for your brain and the many amazing things it does for you.

Have fun learning:

  • how cerebrospinal fluid works by dropping eggs held in containers, with and without water.
  • about touch receptors by making a touch maze with glue and cardboard.
  • how people filter out unneeded sound by conducting a listening experiment.
  • how vision interacts with taste and smell by tasting colored drinks.

The labs are organized by unit themes: The Neuron, The Brain, Reflexes, Taste, Smell, Vision, Touch, Hearing, Sleep and Body Rhythms, and Memory. The "What's Going On" section for each lab explains the science behind the fun. "Brain Facts" are interesting, and perhaps surprising, bits of trivia related to each lab. Finally, "Thinking Deeper" has suggestions for taking the lab further.

The expanding field of brain science, also called neuroscience, offers the opportunity for all of us to learn about ourselves and others, and how we can better communicate, motivate, inspire, and just plain collaborate together.

The popular Lab for Kids series features a growing list of books that share hands-on activities and projects on a wide host of topics, including art, astronomy, clay, geology, math, and even how to create your own circus--all authored by established experts in their fields. Each lab contains a complete materials list, clear step-by-step photographs of the process, as well as finished samples. The labs can be used as singular projects or as part of a yearlong curriculum of experiential learning. The activities are open-ended, designed to be explored over and over, often with different results. Geared toward being taught or guided by adults, they are enriching for a range of ages and skill levels. Gain firsthand knowledge on your favorite topic with Lab for Kids.

My Body: A Fun Way to Find Out All the Facts About Your Body
My Body
A Fun Way to Find Out All the Facts About Your Body
Hardcover      ISBN: 155407522x

Picture-packed introduction to the human body.

This book is a bundle of colorful pages, large photographs and easy-to-read type that add up to fun learning. It addresses many of the questions a child will ask about his or her body: Where is my heart? How do I remember things? What are bones made of?

Close-up color photographs, cutaway diagrams and clear text make complex ideas easy to understand. Each spread also features an activity that reinforces a concept and encourages further learning.

The author efficiently covers a wide variety of topics. The chapter on the brain, for example, is divided into such sections as Senses, Quick as a Flash and Feelings. The chapter on the digestive system explains why we burp and features an activity that uses string to show how long the digestive system is.

Designed to be read alone or shared with friends or parents, My Body is a fun way to engage children's curiosity about the human body, particularly their own.

50 Body Questions: A Book That Spills Its Guts
50 Body Questions
A Book That Spills Its Guts
Paperback      ISBN: 1554516129

Unbelievable facts about an amazing specimen--YOU
Most of us eat, run, or sleep without thinking about it. But our bodies are masterful machines of intricate design that perform amazing feats daily.
The fifth book in Annick's successful 50 Questions series guides readers through the details of how our bodies function, from the miracles of genetics, to immune cells shaped like sea monsters.
With her engaging, lucid style, Lloyd Kyi incorporates recent scientific research to explain our body's complex workings. Kids will love fnding the answers to questions such as:

- Do blood cells travel single fle? (In our capillaries, blood cells have to squeeze through one at a time.)
- How is your spine like a racetrack? (Messages race down the nerves in your spinal cord faster than a NASCAR driver.)
- Is your brain like plastic? (Your brain's ability to change is called "plasticity.")
- Are there aliens inside you? (The invasion of microscopic living organisms started the moment you were born.)
You'll discover how people avoided epidemics in ancient Pakistan and why your goldfish can see things you can't. Hilarious illustrations will keep kids laughing as they learn.

20 Fun Facts about the Digestive System
20 Fun Facts about the Digestive System
Paperback      ISBN: 153823274x