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It's Perfectly Normal

Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex, and Sexual Health

by Robie H. Harris and Michael Emberley

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It's Perfectly Normal
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Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex, and Sexual Health
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Robie H. Harris and Michael Emberley

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Introduces human sexuality, describes the changes brought about by puberty, and discusses sexual abuse, sexually transmitted diseases, AIDS, and pregnancy

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Michael Emberley's illustrations, like this one showing an egg traveling through a fallopian tube, make sexual health information accessible to an elementary and middle school audience. But elements of the art, including naked bodies, make some parents uncomfortable. Candlewick Press hide caption

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It May Be 'Perfectly Normal', But It's Also Frequently Banned

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