ERIC Number: ED322457
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Body Talk for Girls Growing Up.
Stubbs, Margaret L.
This pamphlet, targeted to girls, discusses issues surrounding puberty. The introduction describes the reaction of parents' to their children's process of growing up, as well as the reaction of other boys and girls to the physical changes of puberty. Physical changes that happen during puberty for girls and boys are listed. Books for girls on puberty are listed. Methods of obtaining these books are described, including purchasing them from a bookstore, taking them out of a library, and ordering them from a publisher. Suggestions are provided for how girls can talk to their parents about puberty. Suggestions range from thinking about picking a good time and place to talk to writing as an alternative to talking to parents. Specific information about menstruation is provided. Topics covered include: timing and duration of menstruation; girls' and boys' reactions to menstruation; and how menstruation affects girls. (ABL)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Females, Interpersonal Communication, Menstruation, Parent Child Relationship, Peer Relationship, Preadolescents, Puberty
Center for Research on Women, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA 02181 (2 for $8.00, complete set $12.00).
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wellesley Coll., MA. Center for Research on Women.
Note: For related documents, see CG 022 731-733.