It s So Amazing

It s So Amazing Author Robie H. Harris
ISBN-10 9780763669980
Year 2014-09-09
Pages 88
Language en
Publisher Candlewick Press
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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
Year 2011-08-09
Pages 88
Language en
Publisher Candlewick Press
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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
Year 1999
Pages 81
Language en
Publisher Candlewick Press
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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 Not the Stork

It s Not the Stork Author Robie H. Harris
ISBN-10 9780763658632
Year 2011-08-09
Pages 64
Language en
Publisher Candlewick Press
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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.

It s Perfectly Normal

It s Perfectly Normal Author Robie H. Harris
ISBN-10 9780763669973
Year 2014-09-09
Pages 112
Language en
Publisher Candlewick Press
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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.

Eggs

Eggs Author Jerry Spinelli
ISBN-10 9781408315484
Year 2011-05-05
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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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...

The Book of Eggs

The Book of Eggs Author Mark E. Hauber
ISBN-10 9780226057811
Year 2014-08-01
Pages 656
Language en
Publisher University of Chicago Press
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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.

CUCKOO S EGG

CUCKOO S EGG Author Clifford Stoll
ISBN-10 9780307819420
Year 2012-05-23
Pages 326
Language en
Publisher Doubleday
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Before the Internet became widely known as a global tool for terrorists, one perceptive U.S. citizen recognized its ominous potential. Armed with clear evidence of computer espionage, he began a highly personal quest to expose a hidden network of spies that threatened national security. But would the authorities back him up? Cliff Stoll's dramatic firsthand account is "a computer-age detective story, instantly fascinating [and] astonishingly gripping" (Smithsonian). Cliff Stoll was an astronomer turned systems manager at Lawrence Berkeley Lab when a 75-cent accounting error alerted him to the presence of an unauthorized user on his system. The hacker's code name was "Hunter"—a mysterious invader who managed to break into U.S. computer systems and steal sensitive military and security information. Stoll began a one-man hunt of his own: spying on the spy. It was a dangerous game of deception, broken codes, satellites, and missile bases—a one-man sting operation that finally gained the attention of the CIA . . . and ultimately trapped an international spy ring fueled by cash, cocaine, and the KGB.

The Egg Tree

The Egg Tree Author Katherine Milhous
ISBN-10 9781442456853
Year 2012-01-03
Pages 32
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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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.

Let s Talk about Sex

Let s Talk about Sex Author Robie H. Harris
ISBN-10 1406356042
Year 2014-09-01
Pages 112
Language en
Publisher
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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.

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, M.D.
ISBN-10 9781400051281
Year 2004-03-01
Pages 432
Language en
Publisher Harmony Books
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A psychiatrist and a pediatrician present an information-packed, objective study for parents on how to understand their children's sexuality, from infancy to the teen years and beyond, covering every key stage in a child's sexual development, explaining how to address youngsters' questions, and discussing such topics as abstinance, love, sex, and more. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.

Let s Talk about Where Babies Come From

Let s Talk about Where Babies Come From Author Robie H. Harris
ISBN-10 1406357863
Year 2014-09-01
Pages 88
Language en
Publisher
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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.

An Egg Is Quiet

An Egg Is Quiet Author Dianna Hutts Aston
ISBN-10 9781452134581
Year 2013-08-20
Pages 36
Language en
Publisher Chronicle Books
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Award-winning artist Sylvia Long has teamed with up-and-coming author Dianna Aston to create this gorgeous and informative introduction to eggs. From tiny hummingbird eggs to giant ostrich eggs, oval ladybug eggs to tubular dogfish eggs, gooey frog eggs to fossilized dinosaur eggs, it magnificently captures the incredible variety of eggs and celebrates their beauty and wonder. The evocative text is sure to inspire lively questions and observations. Yet while poetic in voice and elegant in design, the book introduces children to more than 60 types of eggs and an interesting array of egg facts. Even the endpapers brim with information. A tender and fascinating guide that is equally at home being read to a child on a parent's lap as in a classroom reading circle. Plus, this is the fixed format version, which looks almost identical to the print edition.

Lucky Peach All About Eggs

Lucky Peach All About Eggs Author Rachel Khong
ISBN-10 9780804187763
Year 2017-04-04
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Clarkson Potter
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A handbook, a cookbook, an eggbook: this quasi-encyclopedic ovarian overview is the only tome you need to own about the indispensable egg. Eggs: star of the most important meal of the day, and, to hear billions of cooks and chefs tell it, quite possibly the world's most important food. Does that make Lucky Peach's All About Eggs the world's most important book? Probably yes. In essays, anecdotes, how-tos, and foolproof recipes, this egg-centric volume celebrates everything an egg can be and do. Whether illuminating the progress of an egg through a chicken, or teaching you how to poach the perfect egg, All About Eggs bursts with facts to deploy at your next cocktail party—then serves up a killer deviled egg recipe to serve while you’re doing it. All About Eggs is for anyone who has ever delighted in the pleasures of an omelet, marveled at the snowflake patterns on a century egg, or longed to make a sky-high soufflé. From the Hardcover edition.

Talk to Me First

Talk to Me First Author Deborah Roffman
ISBN-10 9780738215877
Year 2012-07-31
Pages 296
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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We live in a time when kids of all ages are bombarded with age-sensitive material wherever they turn; “sexting” and bullying are on the rise at an increasingly younger age, and teen moms are “celebrified.” What is a concerned--and embarrassed--parent to do? With wit, wisdom, and savvy, Deborah Roffman translates her experiences gleaned from decades of teaching kids and parents, and as a mom, into strategies to help parents navigate this tricky terrain. Talk to Me First is for any parent who wants to become and remain the most credible and influential resource about sexuality in their children’s lives.