An invaluable source of information for growing boys, parents, and caregivers, this beautifully packaged guide offers pre-teen boys an appealing and fresh take on entering adolescence. Straightforward, conversational advice presents young boys with answers to the questions they may be too embarrassed to ask. This celebration of maturing bodies and spirits is invariably positive and provid factual information on acne, sexual development, body odor, and other physical changes. Also honestly detailed are the emotional changes that young boys encounter, as well as advice on interacting with girls. Complete with real-life stories from other boys and grown men, this book includes colorful photographs of real boys that create a sense of shared community, while instructional illustrations teach young boys about their changing bodies.
About the Author
Geoff Price has been running wilderness camps that help young boys make the transition from boyhood to adulthood for the last 10 years. He works as a counselor, mediator, and facilitator in private practice.
"The author certainly covers all material regarding the physical and emotional changes attendant upon puberty." —Junior Science Books & Films
"Clear, wise, and kind—a major achievement. Treats puberty with a 'whole person' viewpoint." —Steve Biddulph, author, Raising Boys