It s So Amazing

It s So Amazing Author Robie H. Harris
ISBN-10 9780763669980
Release 2014-09-09
Pages 88
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How does a baby begin? What makes a baby male or female? How is a baby born? Children have plenty of questions about reproduction and babies?—?and about sex and sexuality, too. It’s So Amazing! provides the answers?—?with fun, accurate, comic-book-style artwork and a clear, lively text that reflects the interests of children age seven and up in how things work, while giving them a healthy understanding of their bodies. Created by the author and illustrator of It’s Perfectly Normal, this forthright and funny book has been newly updated for its fifteenth anniversary.



It s So Amazing

It s So Amazing Author Robie H. Harris
ISBN-10 9780763658656
Release 2011-08-09
Pages 88
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How does a baby begin? What makes a baby male or female? How is a baby born? Children have plenty of questions about reproduction and babies — and about sex and sexuality, too. IT'S SO AMAZING! provides the answers — with fun, accurate, comic-book-style artwork and a clear, lively text that reflects elementary-school children's interest in how things work, while giving them a healthy understanding of their bodies. Created by the author and illustrator of IT'S PERFECTLY NORMAL, this forthright and funny book covers similar territory but with an eye toward younger children's concerns.



It s So Amazing

It s So Amazing Author Robie H. Harris
ISBN-10 0763600512
Release 1999
Pages 81
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Bold illustrations and straight-forward text provide beginning readers with an informative and factual guide about the birth process, the human body, families, and more.



It s Perfectly Normal

It s Perfectly Normal Author Robie H. Harris
ISBN-10 9780763669973
Release 2014-09-09
Pages 112
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The definitive book about puberty and sexual health for today’s kids and teens, now fully updated for its twentieth anniversary. For two decades, this universally acclaimed book on sexuality has been the most trusted and accessible resource for kids, parents, teachers, librarians, and anyone else who cares about the well-being of tweens and teens. Now, in honor of its anniversary, It’s Perfectly Normal has been updated with current and correct information on subjects such as safe and savvy Internet use, gender identity, emergency contraception, and more. Providing accurate and up-to-date answers to nearly every imaginable question, from conception and puberty to birth control and STDs, It’s Perfectly Normal offers young people the information they need?—?now more than ever?—?to make responsible decisions and stay healthy.



The Book of Eggs

The Book of Eggs Author Mark E. Hauber
ISBN-10 9780226057811
Release 2014-08-01
Pages 656
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From the brilliantly green and glossy eggs of the Elegant Crested Tinamou—said to be among the most beautiful in the world—to the small brown eggs of the house sparrow that makes its nest in a lamppost and the uniformly brown or white chickens’ eggs found by the dozen in any corner grocery, birds’ eggs have inspired countless biologists, ecologists, and ornithologists, as well as artists, from John James Audubon to the contemporary photographer Rosamond Purcell. For scientists, these vibrant vessels are the source of an array of interesting topics, from the factors responsible for egg coloration to the curious practice of “brood parasitism,” in which the eggs of cuckoos mimic those of other bird species in order to be cunningly concealed among the clutches of unsuspecting foster parents. The Book of Eggs introduces readers to eggs from six hundred species—some endangered or extinct—from around the world and housed mostly at Chicago’s Field Museum of Natural History. Organized by habitat and taxonomy, the entries include newly commissioned photographs that reproduce each egg in full color and at actual size, as well as distribution maps and drawings and descriptions of the birds and their nests where the eggs are kept warm. Birds’ eggs are some of the most colorful and variable natural products in the wild, and each entry is also accompanied by a brief description that includes evolutionary explanations for the wide variety of colors and patterns, from camouflage designed to protect against predation, to thermoregulatory adaptations, to adjustments for the circumstances of a particular habitat or season. Throughout the book are fascinating facts to pique the curiosity of binocular-toting birdwatchers and budding amateurs alike. Female mallards, for instance, invest more energy to produce larger eggs when faced with the genetic windfall of an attractive mate. Some seabirds, like the cliff-dwelling guillemot, have adapted to produce long, pointed eggs, whose uneven weight distribution prevents them from rolling off rocky ledges into the sea. A visually stunning and scientifically engaging guide to six hundred of the most intriguing eggs, from the pea-sized progeny of the smallest of hummingbirds to the eggs of the largest living bird, the ostrich, which can weigh up to five pounds, The Book of Eggs offers readers a rare, up-close look at these remarkable forms of animal life.



Eggs

Eggs Author Jerry Spinelli
ISBN-10 9781408315484
Release 2011-05-05
Pages 224
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Nine-year-old David is sad and angry - his mother has recently died in a freak accident and now he has to live with his grandmother, as his father is too busy to care for him. Then David meets thirteen-year-old Primrose, who has no dad, and a neglectful and eccentric mother. Together these two damaged children help each other to find what is missing in their lives...



It s Not the Stork

It s Not the Stork Author Robie H. Harris
ISBN-10 9780763658632
Release 2011-08-09
Pages 64
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From the expert team behind IT'S PERFECTLY NORMAL and IT'S SO AMAZING! comes a book for younger children about their bodies — a resource that parents, teachers, librarians, health care providers, and clergy can use with ease and confidence. Young children are curious about almost everything, especially their bodies. And young children are not afraid to ask questions. What makes me a girl? What makes me a boy? Why are some parts of girls' and boys' bodies the same and why are some parts different? How was I made? Where do babies come from? Is it true that a stork brings babies to mommies and daddies? IT'S NOT THE STORK! helps answer these endless and perfectly normal questions that preschool, kindergarten, and early elementary school children ask about how they began. Through lively, comfortable language and sensitive, engaging artwork, Robie H. Harris and Michael Emberley address readers in a reassuring way, mindful of a child's healthy desire for straightforward information. Two irresistible cartoon characters, a curious bird and a squeamish bee, provide comic relief and give voice to the full range of emotions and reactions children may experience while learning about their amazing bodies. Vetted and approved by science, health, and child development experts, the information is up-to-date, age-appropriate, and scientifically accurate, and always aimed at helping kids feel proud, knowledgeable, and comfortable about their own bodies, about how they were born, and about the family they are part of.



Let s Talk about Where Babies Come From

Let s Talk about Where Babies Come From Author Robie H. Harris
ISBN-10 1406357863
Release 2014-09-01
Pages 88
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This clear, lively information book about sex and reproduction covers all the main areas: babies, reproduction, bodies, chromosomes, genes, growing up, love, health and lots more. As before, the information is imparted simply and reassuringly with humorous commentary from an inquisitive bird and a squeamish bee and very friendly full-colour cartoon-strip illustrations.



Let s Talk about Sex

Let s Talk about Sex Author Robie H. Harris
ISBN-10 1406356042
Release 2014-09-01
Pages 112
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Illustrated throughout with witty, but always accurate cartoons, this book provides thorough, frank, up-to-date and reassuring information on all aspects of growing up, puberty, sex and sexual health.



The Egg Tree

The Egg Tree Author Katherine Milhous
ISBN-10 9781442456853
Release 2012-01-03
Pages 32
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One Easter morning, Katy and Carl went on an egg hunt through Grandmom's house. Katy couldn't find anything until she went up to the attic. And there she discovered a very special set of eggs... Grandmom had painted them when she was a little girl. And now, she hung them from the branches of a tiny tree -- an Egg Tree! So began a very special Easter tradition. This Caldecott Medal-winning story of a Pennsylvania Dutch Easter will surely inspire children to make Egg Trees of their very own.



The Cuckoo s Egg

The Cuckoo s Egg Author Cliff Stoll
ISBN-10 9781416507789
Release 2005-09-13
Pages 399
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The first true account of computer espionage tells of a year-long single-handed hunt for a computer thief who sold information from American computer files to Soviet intelligence agents



Milk Eggs Vodka

Milk Eggs Vodka Author Bill Keaggy
ISBN-10 9781440312052
Release 2011-03-15
Pages 240
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If we are what we eat, then this book reveals deep truths about the average American (not to mention more mundane truths like a surprising number of people enjoy onions, and for most people, mayonnaise is very, very difficult to spell). Milk, Eggs, Vodka is a celebration of the humble grocery list. Almost anyone will find themselves engrossed in this voyeuristic look into everyday life - less than healthy lists, lists for parties, lists with personal and often odd annotations on them...and the list of lists goes on. Besides over 150 found lists, the book also includes short essays on collecting, shopping, eating, and list making. Some of the lists will even include recipes that can be made from the ingredients on the list!



Everything You Never Wanted Your Kids to Know about Sex But Were Afraid They d Ask

Everything You Never Wanted Your Kids to Know about Sex  But Were Afraid They d Ask Author Justin Richardson
ISBN-10 0812931572
Release 2003
Pages 388
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A psychiatrist and a pediatrician present information to help parents understand their children's sexuality, covering every key stage in a child's sexual development and explaining how to address youngsters' questions.



What Makes a Baby

What Makes a Baby Author Cory Silverberg
ISBN-10 1609804864
Release 2013-05-07
Pages 36
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Geared to readers from preschool to age eight, What Makes a Baby is a book for every kind of family and every kind of kid. It is a twenty-first century children’s picture book about conception, gestation, and birth, which reflects the reality of our modern time by being inclusive of all kinds of kids, adults, and families, regardless of how many people were involved, their orientation, gender and other identity, or family composition. Just as important, the story doesn’t gender people or body parts, so most parents and families will find that it leaves room for them to educate their child without having to erase their own experience. Written by a certified sexuality educator, Cory Silverberg, and illustrated by award-winning Canadian artist Fiona Smyth, What Makes a Baby is as fun to look at as it is useful to read.



Flipped

Flipped Author Wendelin Van Draanen
ISBN-10 0307484955
Release 2008-12-18
Pages 256
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The first time she saw him, she flipped. The first time he saw her, he ran. That was the second grade, but not much has changed by the seventh. She says: “My Bryce. Still walking around with my first kiss.” He says: “It’s been six years of strategic avoidance and social discomfort.” But in the eighth grade everything gets turned upside down. And just as he’s thinking there’s more to her than meets the eye, she’ s thinking that he’s not quite all he seemed. This is a classic romantic comedy of errors told in alternating chapters by two fresh, funny voices. Wendelin Van Draanen is at her best here with a knockout cast of quirky characters and a hilarious series of misunderstandings and missed opportunities. But underlying the humor are two teens in transition. They are each learning to look beyond the surface of people, both figuring out who they are, who they want to be, and who they want to be with.



How Babies Are Made

How Babies Are Made Author Steven Schepp
ISBN-10 1626541043
Release 2015-05-15
Pages 90
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"Where do babies come from?" It isn't unusual for new parents to be posed this delicate question by the time their child is just three or four. Some children develop this natural curiosity sooner, some later, but when questions about sexuality and reproduction inevitably arise, the wise parent will keep this delightful book on hand! Playful in style without sacrificing educational value, Andry and Schepp's, "How Babies are Made," is an invaluable resource for parents eager to help their inquisitive children learn about sex and the reproductive process with clarity, honesty, and accuracy. This slim volume will take you and your child through a variety of reproductive processes in the plant and animal kingdom before finally delving into human sexuality. Featuring inventive and engaging full-color, paper cutout illustrations by Blake Hampton, "How Babies are Made" is guaranteed to help your child establish the foundation on which they will build healthy sexual attitudes and practices as adults.



How Babies and Families are Made

How Babies and Families are Made Author Patricia Schaffer
ISBN-10 0935079173
Release 1988-01-01
Pages 52
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Surveys the different ways in which children are conceived, develop, are born, and become parts of families, examining special situations such as artificial insemination, cesarean births, and families with adopted children or stepchildren.