The Period Book: A Girl’s Guide to Growing Up
“Adults uncomfortable discussing sexuality will find improve in Karen Gravelle’s companion books . . . . Her straight-forward, vigorous writing provides comfort and readability.” – The News & Observer
“Karen Gravelle hits her mark with this accessible guide for adolescent girls . . . Palen’s caricature illustrations echo the candor of the text and toughen its kid-friendly approach.” – Publishers Weekly
“In a friendly, chatty manner, Gravelle explains the external and internal changes of puberty . . . Its directness and simplicity makes it a high-quality choice, especially for more youthful girls.” – School Library Journal
“Warm and positive.” – Booklist
Debbie Palen is a professional illustrator from Cleveland, Ohio. When no longer illustrating, she may also be found doing yoga, writing, or reading comics.
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