Tell Me about Sex, Grandma by Anastasia Higginbotham (Illustrator)"Patiently forthcoming with lessons your parents redacted, this necessary conversation stresses consent, sex positivity, and the right to be curious about your body. The dialogue focuses on the dynamics of sex, rather than the mechanics, as Grandma reminds readers that sex is not marriage or reproduction, and doesn't look the same for everyone. Instead, each person's sexuality is their very own to discover, explore, and share if they choose. Anastasia Higginbotham's tell stories of children navigating trouble with their senses on alert and their souls intact.
Bunk 9's Guide to Growing Up by Adah Nuchi; Meg Hunt (Illustrator)For girls ages 8-12. Written in the voice of counselors in training at the fictional Camp Silver Moon. This fictionalized nonfiction diary-style guide follows nine 12-year-old girls at a summer camp is like having a best friend or older sister who shares everything there is to know about being comfortable in your changing body so you can survive and thrive through puberty.
Call Number: LC 612.661 NUCHI ADA
Publication Date: 2017-12-19
Celebrate Your Body (and Its Changes, Too!) : Ultimate Puberty Book for Girls by Sonya Renee Taylor; Bianca I. Laureano (Foreword by)For teen girls. "Celebrate your body (and it's changes, too!) is your guide to understanding and loving your body - now and as it continues to change. Here's everything you need to know about breasts and bras, your period, hair here and there, feelings and friends, and so much more. You'll find support and encouragement in these pages that will help you navigate this whole puberty thing. Think of this book as your new best friend that will help you learn about - and celebrate - your amazing, changing, one-of-a-kind body!" --Cover.
My Body, My Self for Girls by Lynda Madaras; Area MadarasFor pre-teens and teens. This fact-filled journal and activity book makes it fun for girls to find answers to their many questions about the physical and emotional changes that accompany puberty. With quizzes, checklists, games, and illustrations throughout, My Body, My Self for Girls also includes journal pages and lots of personal stories addressing girls' concerns, experiences, and feelings during this new stage of their lives.
If Your Adolescent Has an Eating Disorder by Tim Walsh; Deborah R. Glasofer"This is the 2nd ed. of an authoritative guide to help parents determine whether their adolescent has an eating disorder and how to get treatment. This edition expands the first edition's coverage of Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa and provides comprehensive information on eating disorders newly described in DSM-5 including Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) and Binge-Eating Disorder. The authors, internationally recognized authorities, review recent research on the causes of eating disorders and new methods to prevent and treat them. The book is written in easy-to-understand language and includes practical wisdom from parents who have been in the trenches raising teens with eating disorders"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: LC 616.8526 WALSH TIM
Publication Date: 2020-06-15
Helping Children Be Safe & Healthy
The Adventures of Team Little Bigs by Jonathan T. Gilliam; Danielle Kriner (Illustrator)Created by Jonathan T. Gilliam, a former US Navy SEAL and FBI Special Agent, with child safety and awareness at its foundation. In combination with the free lesson plans located at www.TeamLittleBigs.com, each picture becomes a teaching guide to help children identify and avoid dangerous situations and a reminder for parents themselves where potential issues exist.
Call Number: LC 613.6 GILLI JON
Publication Date: 2020-04-07
The Best Part of Me by Wendy Ewald (Illustrator)Photographer Ewald worked with 15 ethnically diverse North Carolina school-children and their teachers to investigate how kids feel about their bodies. Each child selected a favorite body part and contributed a signed, handwritten paragraph or poem about it.
The Busy Parent's Guide to Managing Exhaustion in Children and Teens by Laurie Hollman"Do you wonder why your child or teen seems drained, overtired, moody, anxious, and depressed? Are you uncertain if and when you should be worried about the amount of sleep they get? Psychoanalyst Laurie Hollman, PhD, provides insight and guidance to help your exhausted child. This mini book includes: Recommendations for adequate sleep; An exploration of special problems, such as kids of parents with marital problems or dual working parents; an emphasis on being the smartest kids globally; burn out, depression, and anxiety, insufficient free play time, and the effects of screen time; Research about the effects of exhaustion on memory, school performance, mood regulation, pain sensitivity, and the immune function, and more!"--From back cover.
Heal Your Child from the Inside Out by Robin Ray Green"Drawing from the ancient wisdom of the Five Elements of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Robin Ray Green, L. Ac., MTCM, offers simple solutions for creating a natural healing program that is as unique as your child. Questionnaires and quizzes help you gain an understanding of your child's 5-Element type--whether it's Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal or Water--to allow you to diagnose imbalances within the body that create health issues. Once you've gained a solid understanding of the 5 Elements and how health conditions are affected by elemental imbalances, nutrition, and lifestyle, you'll learn simple techniques--such as acupressure, massage, and meditation--that will help your child achieve vibrant health. Ultimately, empowered with this knowledge and a new, holistic perspective on health, you'll be able to augment Western treatments with time-tested natural solutions to help your child, and your whole family, heal naturally"-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: LC 649.1 GREEN ROB
Publication Date: 2016-10-18
It Hurts When I Poop! by Howard J. Bennett; M. S. Weber (Illustrator)Ryan is scared to use the potty. He's afraid to have a poop because he's afraid it's going to hurt. When Ryan's parents take him to visit Dr. Gold, she engages his imagination with the story of Bill the Coyote's messy house. She also shows him what happens inside the body, and explains how different foods make using the potty easy or hard. This story, along with Ryan's ""poop program,"" will help young children gain the confidence they need to overcome this common problem and establish healthy habits.