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Number of Pages: 123
Publication Date: 2003
Dimensions: 8.50 X 6.25 (inches)
Walt Larimore, MD, has been called "one of the best known family physicians in America" and has been listed in the Best Doctors in America, The Guide to Americas Top Family Doctors, and Whos Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Who's Who in America, and the International Health Professionals of the Year. He is also a best-selling author who has written, co-written, or edited thirty books. He writing has been recognized with a number of national awards, including a Christianity Today Book of the Year award, a Retailers Choice book award, three Silver Medallion Book Awards, three Gold Medallion Book Award nominations, and three Christy Award nominations. He and his wife, Barb, have two grown children, two grandchildren, and live in Colorado Springs area with their tabby, Jack. His website is www.DrWalt.com and his Morning Glory, Evening Grace devotions can be found at www.Devotional.DrWalt.com.
John Riddle is a freelance writer and author from Bear, Delaware. His byline has appeared in major newspapers, magazines and Websites. He is the author of 34 books, including Lintball Leo's Not So Stupid Questions About Your Body, For God and Country, and The Story of the Pony Express. He is a presenter at both Christian and secular writers conferences across the country, and last year spoke at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. He is the Founder of Love To Write Day, a grassroots effort to have people of all ages write something every November 15th. Last year 12,007 schools all across the country held special writing events and activities. For more information, please visit www.ilovetowriteday.org
"Noted radio and television speaker and Focus on the Family associate, Dr. Walt Larimore presents facts in clear, unembarrassed fashion, encouraging boys to choose the right thing for today and for his future. Author and humorist, John Riddle makes sure those facts are fun to absorb. Adding to the fun with his black and white cartoons and silly boy photos, illustrator Mark Phillips piquantly emphasizes the information.
"The cover of Lintball Leo says, For boys only! Dont believe it. This book is also for the parents, youth workers, and teachers of pubescent boys. Having trouble getting him to ask questions? Having trouble getting yourself ready to answer those questions? Often Lintball Leo strongly encourages the boy to go to his parents and other trustworthy advisors with his questions. This book is a useful tool for initiating meaningful conversation between boy and adult advisor. It will also be useful in school, homeschooling, and church groups. Lintball Leo is the latest in the ZonderKidz 2:52 Soul Gear series." -- Donna Eggett, Christian Book Previews
mommy of fourAge: 35-44Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5good book good priceOctober 19, 2011mommy of fourAge: 35-44Gender: femaleQuality: 4Value: 4Meets Expectations: 5I just rec'd this book and haven't given it to my son yet. It is sooo appropriate and is very well written for a boy to even read it to himself if he is easily embarrassed. I am looking forward to giving this to my son I think he will be happy to learn that hes normal.
mrsmommyAge: 35-44Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5comical yet informative in a Godly wayJuly 27, 2011mrsmommyAge: 35-44Gender: femaleQuality: 4Value: 4Meets Expectations: 5My son just turned 12 and is starting to show signs of pubery.He is kinda backwards on the subject and embarrasses easily but Lintball did it for him -he didnt put the book down til he read it cover to cover. Thank you that was great! Written with bible verses to show him what he was reading was true information also was a plus!
Momof1Southern CAAge: 35-44Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5This book covers an array of questions andApril 14, 2011Momof1Southern CAAge: 35-44Gender: femaleI have not shared this book with my son yet, but I've gone through it. I particularly like how even topics I feel my son is too young to read about, like masturbation and sexual thoughts, are dealt with from a Christian perspective. There are scripture references throughout and Godly behavior is stressed. The format is designed for boys in a question and answer format and there are silly cartoon drawings that I think would appeal. A variety of topics are covered, including physical and emotional changes. There is even a section, broken down by age, which lists changes (visible and not) a young man may experience. I think it will prove a great resource for my son.
SC MomAge: 35-44Gender: female4 Stars Out Of 5Good informationMarch 1, 2011SC MomAge: 35-44Gender: femaleQuality: 4Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I bought this for my son (he turned 9 last week) as he has already started showing some signs of puberty (BO). I read it as soon as it came, in about an hour. Being a single mom, I wasn't sure how to approach some of the things this book covers, and some of this stuff I didn't even know until I read it myself! He's already asked me what a couple different words mean. I agree with another reviewer, I wish there was a glossary. But overall, I've been pleasantly surprised at my sons interest. I saw that his light was on after bed time last night, and found him reading this book. I let him finish the chapter before going to sleep. I love that the books alludes to the fact that even Jesus went through puberty, and several times it emphasizes that fact that God made our bodies, and we shouldn't be embarrassed or ashamed of them.
Danielle4 Stars Out Of 5August 28, 2010DanielleI am reading this book to my 8 1/2 year old son. There are some parts that are not relevant to him right now, but they are just around the corner, so I'm glad I bought this book. It's in an easy to read and understand format; kinda silly in places but it's good, especially for an 8 year old!
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