Dating – which he defines as going out to dinner without your parents – is for “kind of old” people, who are 15 or 16.Officials at the Soaring Hawk Elementary School said he wrote the book – which was the runaway bestseller at its book fair – for kids, but believe anyone can find inspiration in it.
We’ve also included some books that are written just for parents to help you cope with all the awkward stammering.
Hundreds of suggestions poured in from parents from all over the country.
Julie and I compiled the recommendations — some of the titles came up again and again.
Again, it depends on what your child is ready for, and what you’re ready for. It clearly explains the differences between boys and girls, and also addresses the issue of good touching versus bad touching. However, while many praise the cartoon-style illustrations as accurate without being threatening, others are put off by cartoon images of parents in the Full Monty. It has a chapter devoted to periods, but it’s dealt with like any other aspect of growing up.
Recommended for ages 4 and up, this book is both lighthearted and straightforward. As with all these books, it’s about what you’re comfortable with and what works for your family.