This bestselling classic, written by an experienced educator in a reassuring and down-to-earth style, has sold over 400,000 copies and been translated into 12 languages. The introduction is for the parent, the book for the young man. Readers will be comforted with honest, sensitive, non-judgmental straight talk on the bodyâ²s changing size and shape, the growth spurt, reproductive organs, voice changes, body hair, puberty in girls, and much more. This expanded Third Edition addresses questions raised in the thousands of reader letters received by the authors over the years. Material new to this edition includes more detailed discussion of penis size; expanded sections on eating right, exercise, steroid abuse, and weight training; updated advice on acne treatment; and crucial information on AIDS, STDs, and birth control appropriate for this age. Filled with illustrations and stories of boysâ² real-life experiences, The WHATâ²S HAPPENING TO MY BODY? BOOK FOR BOYS is a comprehensive puberty education and health book for all young boys from ages 8 to 15.
Lynda Madaras is the author of twelve books on health, child care, and parenting. For more than twenty-five years, she taught puberty and health education to young students in Pasadena and Santa Monica, CA. Her daughter, Area Madaras, was just eleven years old when she assisted her mother with the first What's Happening to My Body? book. Now a communications consultant and the mother of two young girls, she lives in California and continues to work with her mother on the series.