Books - About Adolescence


What's Happening to our Girls?

Over two years Maggie Hamilton interviewed girls, teachers, school counsellors, psychologists and law enforcement and medical personnel to get an insider's view on what girls are experiencing at present, from birth to the teenage years.

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The sex education answer book

Age appropriate answers to all of the tough questions children ask parents about sex. Set out in ages 3 - 14.

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The Princess Bitchface Syndrome: Surviving Adolescent Girls

In this hard-hitting book, Michael Carr-Gregg focuses on the special trials of raising adolescent girls today.

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Surviving Adolescents: The Must Have Manual for all Parents

Young people today enter puberty earlier than ever before and leave home later. The good news is that teenagers aren't impossible to live with, especially if parents adopt the common-sense strategies set out in this book.

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Sexuality in Adolescence: Current Trends (2nd Ed.)

Considers the latest theory and research on adolescent development, focusing on sexuality as a vital aspect of normal, healthy maturation.

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Queen Bees and Wannabes: Helping your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends and other Realities of Adolescence

A revised and updated version of this groundbreaking book for a new generation of girls living in the age of Facebook, IM and text messaging.

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Girls Like That and other plays

Girls Like That: explores the pressures caused by technology when a schoolgirls naked photograph goes viral. Banana Boys: is about the challenge of being on the school football team and being secretly gay. Holloway Jones: Dealing with growing up with a parent in prison. Pronoun: the story about two childhood sweethearts dealing with the fact that one of them, Isabella, has come out as transgender.

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Girl Puberty: How to talk about puberty and sex with your tween girl

For parents/carers of girls aged 9-13 to help them talk to their daughters about puberty and sex. Explains what topics to cover and how to start conversations.

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Boy Puberty: How to talk about puberty and sex with your tween boy

For parents/carers of boys aged 9-13 to help them talk to their sons about puberty and sex. Tells you what topics to cover and gives ideas on how to start conversations.

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