Award-winning medical journalist, doctor, and “America’s Outstanding Family Physician Educator” (as named by the American Academy of Family Physicians) Dr. Walt Larimore provides a safe space for boys 8 to 12 navigate the big questions and confusion they have about puberty and their changing bodies, topics they are often too afraid to ask about out loud. From answering what is happening in certain places and why to exploring changing hormones and the topics that come with, this short, informational book is great for use as a family or as an introductory guide for young boys to explore on their own.
Puberty is hard, especially when things start to change and you don’t understand why. Luckily, Lintball Leo is here to help, and he’s ready to tackle all the questions you’re not sure you want to say out loud. And there is no question he hasn’t already heard. Like, “Why is my body suddenly growing more hair?” or “Why do I have these weird feelings?” or even, “Is what is happening to me normal?” From laying out what you can expect in the coming months and even years to what to do with the urges and emotions you’re dealing with now, this book is full of answers … and reassurances that what you’re going through now is indeed a normal part of growing up, and something you don’t have to be ashamed of at all.
Lintball Leo’s Not-So-Stupid Questions About Your Body:
- presents information on changing bodies and hormones in an age-appropriate way for boys entering puberty
- provides medically based facts and biblically based advice
- has a loose narrative story and humor that helps put boys at ease on the topics of puberty and urges
- contains large text and numerous black-and-white sketches and photos, as well as sidebars, to make reading easy and enjoyable