Publisher description for American Medical Association boys' guide to becoming a teen / Amy B. Midleman, medical editor ; Kate Gruenwald Pfeifer, writer.

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These complete guides for boys and girls on their changing bodies, from the American Medical Association, offer straight talk on the physical and emotional changes that come with puberty. This comprehensive and authoritative information on puberty and health is presented in a simple, easy-to-read format with a fun two-color layout and illustrations. Offering invaluable guidance on a perennial topic that both parents and teachers need help in discussing with children, these books cover all the changes that happen during puberty, including changes in weight, height, skin, hair, sex organs, and feelings, using a friendly but authoritative voice.
The American Medical Association has been the leading group of medical experts in the United States and one of the most respected health-related organizations in the world for more than 150 years. Its publications include the prestigious Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) as well as popular patient guidebooks such as American Medical Association Family Medical Guide, Fourth Edition (0-471-26911-5), American Medical Association Complete Guide to Men's Health (0-471-41411-5), and American Medical Association Guide to Talking to Your Doctor (0-471-41410-7).

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Puberty -- Juvenile literature.
Teenage boys -- Physiology -- Juvenile literature.