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.

It s Not the Stork

Author: Robie H. Harris
Publisher: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 9780763633318
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Uses bird and bee cartoon characters to answer questions that younger children frequently ask about the human body.

It s So Amazing

Author: Robie H. Harris
Publisher: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 0763600512
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Bold illustrations and straight-forward text provide beginning readers with an informative and factual guide about the birth process, the human body, families, and more.

These Are Our Bodies

Author: Leslie Choplin
Publisher: Church Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 9781606743089
Release Date: 2016-08-01
Genre: Religion

Sexuality and faith formation for a lifetime"

Sex Ed for Caring Schools

Author: Sharon Lamb
Publisher: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 9780807772270
Release Date: 2015-04-25
Genre: Electronic books

While arguments for and against teaching abstinence, the use of contraceptives, and sexual identity are becoming more and more polarized, most people agree that students must learn to navigate an increasingly sexual world. Sex Ed for Caring Schools presents a curriculum that goes beyond the typical health education most students receive today. As part of a critical pedagogy movement that connects education to social justice enterprises, this book and the corresponding online curriculum encourage students to talk, write, and think about the moral and relational issues underlying sex in society today. Addressing the real concerns of todays teens, this book includes lessons on pornography, prostitution, media objectification, religion, and stereotypes.

Silenced in the Library Banned Books in America

Author: Zeke Jarvis
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781440843952
Release Date: 2017-08-31
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Censorship has been an ongoing phenomenon even in "the land of the free." This examination of banned books across U.S. history examines the motivations and effects of censorship, shows us how our view of right and wrong has evolved over the years, and helps readers to understand the tremendous importance of books and films in our society. • Provides readers with a broad understanding of the different levels of censorship • Puts challenges to books into historical context of societal standards and current events • Takes both historical and literary perspectives, recognizing the lasting cultural influences of texts and their literary significance • Presents biographical background of major authors who have been challenged • Identifies the source and explains the result of challenges to the most important or influential banned books • Compares challenges to controversial books against similar challenges to controversial films, television shows, and video games

Public Library Collections in the Balance Censorship Inclusivity and Truth

Author: Jennifer Downey
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781440849657
Release Date: 2017-07-31
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

A fascinating and informative read for librarians, library staff, and MLIS students, this book offers practical information and professional guidelines to examine current issues in censorship and libraries while also enabling readers to consider their own opinions about intellectual freedom and censorship. • Helps librarians and students better understand the intellectual freedom issues and controversies most common to public libraries and put them into the context of real-world situations • Challenges readers to examine their professional and personal feelings on controversial topics fairly and thoughtfully, with the intent of evolving the library profession • Offers a big-picture approach covering the many facets of censorship (including the seldom-discussed issue of self-censorship) and presents information on alternative review sources and publishers in order to develop well-balanced collections • Serves as a continuing education source on a rarely discussed but often-encountered topic

Book Banning in 21st Century America

Author: Emily J. M. Knox
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781442231689
Release Date: 2015-01-16
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Book Banning in 21st Century America, based on thirteen contemporary book challenge cases in schools and public libraries across the United States argues that understanding contemporary reading practices, especially interpretive strategies, is vital to understanding why people attempt to censor books in schools and public libraries.

Ie Media Impact

Author: Shirley Biagi
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN: 0495009199
Release Date: 2004-03-30
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction


Goodbye Mousie

Author: Robie H. Harris
Publisher: Margaret K McElderry
ISBN: 0689832176
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

A boy grieves for his dead pet Mousie, helps to bury him, and begins to come to terms with his loss.