NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER *; AN ALL-ENCOMPASSING GUIDE THAT PARENTS WILL WANT FOR THEIR TEENSThis thorough, concise guide offers straight talk about: *; The male and female body as it changes and matures. *; Teen relationships: what it takes to create happy, supportive, positive, and meaningful connections with family, friends, and others. *; Identity empowerment: how to be authentic and thrive in today's world. *; Sex and sexuality for boys and girls: how teens should take care of their bodies, embrace their experiences, and strengthen self-esteem. *; Strategies for working through the toughest challenges, including bullying, sexual abuse, eating disorders, pregnancy, and more. Praise for Being a Teen ';A frank and candid resource for adolescents.'—People ';Fonda's warmth and love for the teen community is evident.'—Publishers Weekly ';Clear, practical, and riveting, Being a Teen cuts away at myth, enhances teens' self-esteem, and arms them with a trove of useful information. Beautifully organized . . . Any parent, teacher, coach, or doctor needs to read this authoritative guide. What a lifesaver for our boys and girls!'—William S. Pollack, PhD, author of the international bestseller Real Boys and Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School';Being a Teen should be in the hands of every teen in the world. It is a myth-busting, fact-filled treasure full of life information all teens want and need to know.'—Christiane Northrup, M.D., New York Times bestselling author of Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom ';Clear, unflinching, and nonjudgmental . . . a reliable guide to the turbulent physical and social transitions of adolescence.'—Michael Kimmel, Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies, Stony Brook University, and author of Guyland ';A comprehensive, honest, fun-to-read book for today's teenagers. This delightful book will be used again and again.'—The Reverend Debra W. Haffner, president, Religious Institute, and author of From Diapers to Dating';Detailed, accurate and practical . . . an excellent resource.'—Paul Kivel, author of Boys Will Be MenFrom the Trade Paperback edition.
Being a Teen
Random House Publishing Group
Everything Teen Girls & Boys Should Know About Relationships, Sex, Love, Health, Identity & More