Sex is a Funny Word

Author: Cory Silverberg
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
ISBN: 9781609806071
Release Date: 2015-07-28
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

2016 Winner of the Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children’s Non-Fiction 2016 ALA Stonewall Book Award, Honor Book A comic book for kids that includes children and families of all makeups, orientations, and gender identies, Sex Is a Funny Word is an essential resource about bodies, gender, and sexuality for children ages 8 to 10 as well as their parents and caregivers. Much more than the "facts of life" or “the birds and the bees," Sex Is a Funny Word opens up conversations between young people and their caregivers in a way that allows adults to convey their values and beliefs while providing information about boundaries, safety, and joy. The eagerly anticipated follow up to Lambda-nominated What Makes a Baby, from sex educator Cory Silverberg and artist Fiona Smyth, Sex Is a Funny Word reimagines "sex talk" for the twenty-first century.

Sex Is a Funny Word

Author: Cory Silverberg
Publisher: Triangle Square
ISBN: 1609806069
Release Date: 2015-05-05
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

A comic book for kids that includes children and families of all makeups, orientations, and gender identies, Sex Is a Funny Word is an essential resource about bodies, gender, and sexuality for children ages 8 to 10 as well as their parents and caregivers. Much more than the "facts of life" or "the birds and the bees," Sex Is a Funny Word opens up conversations between young people and their caregivers in a way that allows adults to convey their values and beliefs while providing information about boundaries, safety, and joy. The eagerly anticipated follow up to Lambda-nominated What Makes a Baby, from sex educator Cory Silverberg and artist Fiona Smyth, Sex Is a Funny Word reimagines "sex talk" for the twenty-first century.

What Makes a Baby

Author: Cory Silverberg
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
ISBN: 1609804864
Release Date: 2013-05-07
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Geared to readers from preschool to age eight, What Makes a Baby is a book for every kind of family and every kind of kid. It is a twenty-first century children’s picture book about conception, gestation, and birth, which reflects the reality of our modern time by being inclusive of all kinds of kids, adults, and families, regardless of how many people were involved, their orientation, gender and other identity, or family composition. Just as important, the story doesn’t gender people or body parts, so most parents and families will find that it leaves room for them to educate their child without having to erase their own experience. Written by a certified sexuality educator, Cory Silverberg, and illustrated by award-winning Canadian artist Fiona Smyth, What Makes a Baby is as fun to look at as it is useful to read.

It s Perfectly Normal

Author: Robie H. Harris
Publisher: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 9780763669973
Release Date: 2014-09-09
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

The definitive book about puberty and sexual health for today’s kids and teens, now fully updated for its twentieth anniversary. For two decades, this universally acclaimed book on sexuality has been the most trusted and accessible resource for kids, parents, teachers, librarians, and anyone else who cares about the well-being of tweens and teens. Now, in honor of its anniversary, It’s Perfectly Normal has been updated with current and correct information on subjects such as safe and savvy Internet use, gender identity, emergency contraception, and more. Providing accurate and up-to-date answers to nearly every imaginable question, from conception and puberty to birth control and STDs, It’s Perfectly Normal offers young people the information they need?—?now more than ever?—?to make responsible decisions and stay healthy.

Sex and Disability

Author: Robert McRuer
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 9780822351542
Release Date: 2012-01-04
Genre: Psychology

This collection brings together scholars and artists in disability studies, sexuality, queer theory, and feminism, to show how much sexuality studies and disability studies have to learn from each other.

It s Kind of a Funny Story

Author: Ned Vizzini
Publisher: Disney Electronic Content
ISBN: 9781423141082
Release Date: 2010-09-25
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Like many ambitious New York City teenagers, Craig Gilner sees entry into Manhattan's Executive Pre-Professional High School as the ticket to his future. Determined to succeed at life—which means getting into the right high school to get into the right college to get the right job—Craig studies night and day to ace the entrance exam, and does. That's when things start to get crazy. At his new school, Craig realizes that he isn't brilliant compared to the other kids; he's just average, and maybe not even that. He soon sees his once-perfect future crumbling away.

Everything You Never Wanted Your Kids to Know About Sex But Were Afraid They d Ask

Author: Justin Richardson, M.D.
Publisher: Harmony Books
ISBN: 9781400051281
Release Date: 2004-03-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

A psychiatrist and a pediatrician present an information-packed, objective study for parents on how to understand their children's sexuality, from infancy to the teen years and beyond, covering every key stage in a child's sexual development, explaining how to address youngsters' questions, and discussing such topics as abstinance, love, sex, and more. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.

Bonk The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex

Author: Mary Roach
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393069214
Release Date: 2009-04-06
Genre: Science

A New York Times Bestseller “Rich in dexterous innuendo, laugh-out-loud humor and illuminating fact. It’s compulsively readable.” —Los Angeles Times Book Review In ?Bonk, ?the best-selling author of Stiff turns her outrageous curiosity and insight on the most alluring scientific subject of all: sex. Can a person think herself to orgasm? Why doesn't Viagra help women-or, for that matter, pandas? Can a dead man get an erection? Is vaginal orgasm a myth? Mary Roach shows us how and why sexual arousal and orgasm-two of the most complex, delightful, and amazing scientific phenomena on earth-can be so hard to achieve and what science is doing to make the bedroom a more satisfying place.

Sex Is Not a Four Letter Word

Author: Gary M. Douglas
Publisher:
ISBN: 1939261287
Release Date: 2013-08-15
Genre: Self-Help

This is a sharp and refreshing departure from conventional books about sex and relationship that are based on psychological theories and principles. "If those really worked," writes Gary Douglas, "wouldn't you have been free, expansive and joyful in your relationship a long time ago?" Funny, frank, and delightfully irreverent, Sex Is Not a Four Letter Word but Relationship Often Is, offers readers an entirely fresh view of how to create great intimacy and exceptional sex, and provides answers to questions you may never have thought to ask.

It s Not the Stork

Author: Robie H. Harris
Publisher: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 9780763658632
Release Date: 2011-08-09
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

From the expert team behind IT'S PERFECTLY NORMAL and IT'S SO AMAZING! comes a book for younger children about their bodies — a resource that parents, teachers, librarians, health care providers, and clergy can use with ease and confidence. Young children are curious about almost everything, especially their bodies. And young children are not afraid to ask questions. What makes me a girl? What makes me a boy? Why are some parts of girls' and boys' bodies the same and why are some parts different? How was I made? Where do babies come from? Is it true that a stork brings babies to mommies and daddies? IT'S NOT THE STORK! helps answer these endless and perfectly normal questions that preschool, kindergarten, and early elementary school children ask about how they began. Through lively, comfortable language and sensitive, engaging artwork, Robie H. Harris and Michael Emberley address readers in a reassuring way, mindful of a child's healthy desire for straightforward information. Two irresistible cartoon characters, a curious bird and a squeamish bee, provide comic relief and give voice to the full range of emotions and reactions children may experience while learning about their amazing bodies. Vetted and approved by science, health, and child development experts, the information is up-to-date, age-appropriate, and scientifically accurate, and always aimed at helping kids feel proud, knowledgeable, and comfortable about their own bodies, about how they were born, and about the family they are part of.

Beyond the Binary Thinking about Sex and Gender

Author: Shannon Dea
Publisher: Broadview Press
ISBN: 9781770486287
Release Date: 2016-05-15
Genre: Social Science

How many sexes are there? What is the relationship between sex and gender? Is gender a product of nature, or nurture, or both? In Beyond the Binary, Shannon Dea addresses these questions and others while introducing readers to evidence and theoretical perspectives from a range of cultures and disciplines, and from sources spanning three millennia. Dea’s pluralistic and historically informed approach offers readers a timely background to current debates about sex and gender in the media, health sciences, and public policy.

Talk Sex Today

Author: Saleema Noon
Publisher: Wood Lake Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 9781770648142
Release Date: 2016-08-05
Genre: Family & Relationships

Not sure what – or how much – information to share with children and teens regarding sex and sexual health? Do you fear what they might ask? Or how to respond to their questions? Or whether you even know the “answers” yourself? Saleema Noon knows all about these fears and concerns. An expert in sexual health education and stepparent to two teenage daughters herself, she understands the challenges adults face when addressing sensitive topics with their kids. In Talk Sex Today,Noon delivers an intelligent and sensible blend of current, inclusive, and practical information for children and teens – and the adults who love them. Noon builds on the foundational work of iconic sexual health educator Meg Hickling and her bestselling Speaking of Sex books to offer adults a break-through guide on teaching “body science.” Together, with a combined 40 years of experience, Noon and Hickling broach a host of topics including: gender identity and stereotypes sexual diversity sexual consent bullying and harassment fostering healthy body image internet safety managing media influence pornography sexual decision-making teaching sexual health to children and teens with special needs Not afraid of controversy and firm in her belief that knowledge is power, Noon’s broadly inclusive approach shines with the affirmation that every person – regardless of race, religion, age, ability, gender identity, gender expression and sexual attraction – deserves respect and the information that will keep them safe. This is the ultimate guide to teaching children about sexual health and is ideal for educators and parents alike.

The Never Weres

Author: Fiona Smyth
Publisher:
ISBN: 1554512859
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

In the near future, a virus leaving the world with no new births appears to mark the end of humankind, yet three of the world's last surviving teenagers--friends Mia, Jesse, and Xian--are determined to carry on.

How Babies Are Made

Author: Steven Schepp
Publisher:
ISBN: 162654137X
Release Date: 2015-05-15
Genre: Health & Fitness

"Where do babies come from?" It isn't unusual for new parents to be posed this delicate question by the time their child is just three or four. Some children develop this natural curiosity sooner, some later, but when questions about sexuality and reproduction inevitably arise, the wise parent will keep this delightful book on hand! Playful in style without sacrificing educational value, Andry and Schepp's, "How Babies are Made," is an invaluable resource for parents eager to help their inquisitive children learn about sex and the reproductive process with clarity, honesty, and accuracy. This slim volume will take you and your child through a variety of reproductive processes in the plant and animal kingdom before finally delving into human sexuality. Featuring inventive and engaging full-color, paper cutout illustrations by Blake Hampton, "How Babies are Made" is guaranteed to help your child establish the foundation on which they will build healthy sexual attitudes and practices as adults.