The Girls' Guide to Sex Education: Over 100 Honest Answers to Urgent Questions about Puberty, Relationships, and Growing Up (Paperback)
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Real talk about real life for girls ages 10 to 13
When it comes to sex education, parents of adolescent girls often know just as little about where to start as girls themselves. Even the mention of sex education or puberty can make everyone feel uncomfortable, nervous, or insecure. In The Girls' Guide to Sex Education, award-winning youth sex education expert Michelle Hope offers down-to-earth, supportive sex education guidance as she addresses the most pressing questions that girls have about sex, puberty, and relationships―directly and without judgment.
Honest, straightforward, and understanding, The Girls' Guide to Sex Education includes:
- A For Parents foreword will teach you how to approach sex education with your child using this book
- A practical Q&A format makes the book easy-to-navigate for parents and girls
- Answers to real-life sex education questions from girls ages 10 to 13 such as: How can I feel better about myself? What is a period? Why are my boobs sore? What should I expect in a relationship? What is abstinence? What is "safe sex"? How do I tell someone I don't want to have sex?
The Girls' Guide to Sex Education will arm girls with a complete understanding of their body and empower them to make informed, healthy decisions.
About the Author
Michelle Hope is an award-winning public speaker and educator of human sexuality and development. Over the past 10 years, Michelle she has delivered lectures across the country, while simultaneously developing and implementing dynamic and creative sex-ed programming for youth and practitioners who serve youth communities. With a master's degree in human development, as well as extensive post-graduate training in sexuality, Michelle is currently an active member of O.School and Women of Sex Tech, both leading the discussion on sexual education in technology. Congruently, she is active in the Sexual and Reproductive Justice Community Engagement Group at the NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene.