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message 1: by Eastofoz (new)

Eastofoz Can anyone recommend a good book about changing bodies for boys aged 10 to 13? There seems to be a lot for girls but not much for boys. This would be for an avid reader who doesn't particularly like comic books, enjoys humor and science based books too.


message 2: by Eastofoz (new)

Eastofoz Thanks very much Abigail :) I'll check it out!


message 3: by Cheryl, Newbery Club host (new)

Cheryl (cherylllr) | 3806 comments Mod
My son appreciated Robie Harris' It's Perfectly Normal: Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex, and Sexual Health when he was about 11-12.


message 4: by Eastofoz (new)

Eastofoz Thanks Cheryl :) Good to know what kids liked too.


message 5: by ABC (last edited Nov 01, 2012 08:05PM) (new)

ABC (Mary6543) | 341 comments I just got The Boy's Body Book: Everything You Need to Know for Growing Up YOU

I can not vouch for it because I have not read it yet. However, I liked that it talks more than just about sex.....growing up, athlete's foot, divorce.....I can't remember the various topics but you can look at a sample and see for yourself.


message 6: by Eastofoz (new)

Eastofoz Thanks :)


message 7: by Rebecca (new)

Rebecca Glaser | 8 comments Have you seen QEb Growing Up Boy Talk by Caroline Plaisted ? It deals with both physical changes and also emotional and relationship stuff that plagues middle schoolers.


message 8: by Rebecca (new)

Rebecca Glaser | 8 comments Sorry, here is the link for QEb Growing Up: Boy Talk


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