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The updated fifth edition of the #1 bestselling Girl’s Body Book includes everything you need to know about growing up, even the embarrassing stuff.

From periods to peer pressure, puberty can be a confusing time for pre-teens and parents alike. The newly updated fifth edition of the Girl’s Body Book helps prepare girls and their parents for the ups and downs of puberty, middle school, and everything in between, including topical issues like school safety and #MeToo. Covering body changes, personal hygiene, self-confidence, and leadership, the Girl’s Body Book helps prepare girls for puberty and beyond.

Kelli Dunham, RN, BSN, is a nurse, stand-up comic, and author of How to Survive and Maybe Even Love Nursing School, How to Survive and Maybe Even Love Your Life as a Nurse, and The Boy’s Body Book: Everything You Need to Know for Growing Up You, also published by Applesauce Press. She has worked as a primary care and home visiting nurse with first-time new moms. She has lived in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Ohio, Oklahoma, Florida, Portland, Oregon, New York, and on a houseboat in Philadelphia. In her spare time she likes to read, skateboard, and she would really, really like to learn to play the banjo.

Laura Tallardy is an illustrator who graduated from Syracuse University’s illustration program and has vowed to never go anywhere that chilly again. She has illustrated the Lily Series, the Friend2Friend Club series, and is a frequent contributor to Girls’ Life and American Girl magazines.

  • Publisher: Applesauce Press (August 1, 2019)
  • Length: 148 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781604338331

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