On Your Mark, Get Set Grow! A What's Happening to My Body? Book for Younger Boys by Lynda Madaras, Paul Gilligan


On Your Mark, Get Set Grow! A What's Happening to My Body? Book for Younger Boys by Lynda Madaras, Paul Gilligan

Responding to real-life questions and concerns from younger boys about their changing bodies, Madaras covers a wide range of topics at a reading and understanding level that's just right for them: the growth of sex organs, body hair, and facial hair; weight and height spurts; the unwelcome appearance of acne and body odour; shaving; circumcision; erections and ejaculations; feelings about puberty; and bullying.Illustrated throughout with lively two-colour drawings, On Your Mark, Get Set, Grow! is the newest entry in the popular What's Happening to My Body? series that has influenced an entire generation of readers.


Lynda Madaras

's normal. -- School Library Journal Young people can't help but like the books...visually very appealing for readers this age. -- The San Diego Union-Tribune [Madaras'] easygoing, straightforward style appeals to young people who trust [her] to answer their most intimate and sometimes embarrassing questions. -- L.A. Parent'

About the Author

Lynda Madaras is the author of 12 books on health, child care, and parenting. For more than 25 years, she taught puberty and health education in California schools, and she has appeared on Oprah, CNN, PBS, and the Today Show. Lynda Madaras es la autora de doce libros sobre la salud, el cuidado de ninos y la crianza de los hijos. Durante mas de veinticinco anos ha ensenado sobre la pubertad y la salud en escuelas de California, y ha sido invitada de Oprah, CNN, PBS y el Today Show.

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128 pages


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Publication date

14th March 2008



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