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Contents

  1. Growth, Development, and Puberty
  2. Growth of the Body
  3. Sexual Maturation
  4. Hormones and Puberty
  5. The Menstrual Cycle
  6. Gender Identity and Body Image
  7. Harmful Ways of Changing Yourself
  8. Feeling Good about Yourself
  9. Glossary

Authors

H. Craig Heller, Principal Investigator

Mary L. Kiely, Project Director

Text Author

Herant Katchadourian

Activity Authors

Modell Marlow Andersen, Ken Whitcomb

Project Editor

Dennis McKee

Permissions

  • From The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole by Sue Townsend. Copyright © 1982 by Sue Townsend. Reprinted by permission of Avon Books.
  • Excerpts from Changing Bodies, Changing Lives by Random House, Inc., New York, NY.
  • Excerpted from Sara Stein's THE BODY BOOK Copyright © 1992 by Sara B. Stein. Used by permission of Workman Publishing Co., Inc., New York. All rights reserved.
  • Reprinted from Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl (New York: Bantam Doubleday Dell), p. 130.
  • From Just as Long as We're Together by Judy Blume. Copyright © 1987 Judy Blume. Reprinted by permission of Orchard Books, New York, NY.
  • Reprinted with the permission of Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division from TIGER EYES by Judy Blume. Copyright © 1981 Judy Blume.
  • Reprinted with the permission of Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division from TIGERS EYES by Judy Blume. Copyright © 1981 Judy Blume.
  • Reprinted with the permission of Atheneum Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division from ANNIE'S PROMISE by Sonia Levitin. Copyright © 1993 Sonia Levitin.
  • Children of the River by Linda Crew, published by Dell Publishing.
  • From The Chocolate War by Robert Cromier. Copyright © 1974 by Robert Cromier. Reprinted by permission of Random House, Inc.
  • From FAST SAM, COOL CLYDE, AND STUFF by Walter Dean Myers. Copyright © 1975 by Walter Dean Myers. Used by permission of Viking Penguin Putnam Inc.

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Originally Published by Everyday Learning Corporation

Everyday Learning Development Staff

Editorial

Steve Mico

Leslie Morrison

Susan Zeitner

Production/Design

Fran Brown

Annette Davis

Jess Schaal

Norma Underwood

ISBN 1-57039-691-4

Stanford University's Middle Grades Life Science Curriculum Project was supported by grants from the National Science Foundation, Carnegie Corporation of New York, and The David and Lucile Packard Foundation. The content of the Human Biology curricular is the sole responsibility of Stanford University's Middle Grades Life Science Curriculum Project and does not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of the National Science Foundation, Carnegie Corporation of New York, or The David and Lucile Packard Foundation.

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