Lesley De Meza and Stephen De Silva - A-Z of Growing Up, Puberty and Sex - Hachette Children's Group

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    • ISBN:9781445129884
    • Publication date:13 Mar 2014

A-Z of Growing Up, Puberty and Sex

By Lesley De Meza and Stephen De Silva

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The perfect ready-reference guide for older kids and teenagers to get the info they need on growing up, puberty and sex.

The A-Z of Growing UP, Puberty and Sex is the perfect ready-reference guide to help you get through adolescence. Get to grips with all of the important, and sometimes embarrassing, facts of life. Packed with lots of practical support on how to deal with the physical and emotional changes that growing up brings. This book explains words and terms, both medical and slang, to help you find your way through puberty from A-Z.

From A to Z, here are some of the topics discussed in this great guide to being or becoming a teenager: Adoption, Body image, Coming out, Contraception, Dumping and getting dumped, Eating disorders, Fancying: Does he/she fancy you?, Gay/Lesbian, HIV/AIDS, Internet safety, Jealousy, Kissing, Love, Masturbation, Orgasm, Peer pressure, Periods, Relationships, Sex, Transgender/Transsexual, Underwear, Virginity, Wet dreams, You, Zits...

Biographical Notes

Lesley De Meza (Author)
A leading practitioner, trainer and author Lesley is known internationally for her PSHE education work. She has worked with a range of organisations including: DAATs, DfE, DoH, HIT (Liverpool), Home Office, Integrated Youth Support Services, LAs, Metropolitan Police, NICE, PCTs, QCA, schools, TPU and universities.


Stephen De Silva (Author)
Stephen is an experienced and respected teacher, consultant and writer with 30 years' service in the education and health sectors. He works nationally across the UK and internationally in Europe, SE Asia, the USA and Bermuda.

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  • ISBN: 9781445163567
  • Publication date: 25 Jan 2018
  • Page count: 96
  • Imprint: Franklin Watts
The perfect ready-reference guide for older kids and teenagers to get the information they need on growing up, puberty and sex. — Parents in Touch
This book goes well beyond the obvious topics. — School Librarian
Direct, friendly, sensible, non-judgemental. — Carousel
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