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Number of Pages: 192
|Publication Date: 2013|
The Care and Keeping of You (Revised): The Body Book for Younger GirlsAmerican Girl Publishing / 2013 / Trade Paperback$8.79 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
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Because Growing Up Shouldnt Be a Mystery
Girls bodies do the craziest things! They can kick soccer balls and spin perfect pirouettes, or they can trip up the stairs and break out in zits. As you grow and your body goes through some pretty wild changes, you might be wondering things like: Why dont I look like her? I have to use that? Is this normal? And, Why is this happening to me?
The Ultimate Body Book for Girls answers all those awkward questions youd rather not ask your momat least out loud. Mixing fun with great advice, youll learn about bras, boys, periods, pimples, and so much more. Most importantly, youll learn that God made you exactly the way he wants youno matter how weird growing up can be.
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.
Amaryllis Sánchez Wohlever, MD, is married to a loving pilot-turned-preacher and is the happy mom of three terrific children. A heartfelt prayer transformed her work as a family doctor into a ministry. She now sees herself as a servant in healthcare and strives to care for the soul and minister to the spirit while treating the body. Dr. Mari served as chief resident and received the AMA Leadership Award and the Distinguished Graduate Award from the US Air Force, among others. She helped start a Christ-centered clinic for the uninsured in central Florida and has a passion for missions and serving the poor. Dr. Mari is an anointed speaker and serves as a faculty member for the Institute of Christian Studies. She is also clinical assistant professor at UCF College of Medicine and FSU College of Medicine. Her inspiring devotional, Walking with Jesus in Healthcare, has helped hundreds of healthcare professionals as far as Kenya and Australia to stay close to God while caring for people. She blogs at www.DrMarisFaithStop.com. Her website is www.faithfulMD.wordpress.com.
Paloma7775 Stars Out Of 5Loved It...November 24, 2014Paloma777Quality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5My daughter loved it. I first heard of it, at Focus on the Family. Right away, I knew ...I could get it for my daughter --because I had been looking for this type of book. I haven't had a chance to read ...word for word ...I skimmed through it, But, seeing my daughter so interested in what the Author had to say, showed me I had made a good purchase!
Rebecca WoodLouisiana5 Stars Out Of 5Great resource for tweens & teens.April 4, 2014Rebecca WoodLouisianaQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5It has always been a challenge to go through puberty, but in today's culture there is more confusion than ever. What a great work Dr. Walt Larimore and Dr. Amaryllis Sanchez Wohlever have done in presenting great information that will help any young woman and her family traverse these difficult grounds. It is backed by thorough research and Scripture and balanced with good stories and humor. Buy it for your daughters (or granddaughters). It's a wonderful way to help answer the questions many of them are too shy to ask.
Actuary LadyNorcross, GAAge: 55-65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Answers to questions pre-teen girls need to knowMarch 17, 2014Actuary LadyNorcross, GAAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Starting with a catchy lavender cover, this book asks questions each pre-teen girl needs to have answered as she grows--whether she knows it or not, or is too shy to address it-- presented in an engaging format with short blurbs, funny illustrations, links to additional resources by QR codes, and Scripture references.
Best of all, the book was written by two physicians, a male and a female, who have experience through raising their own daughters in addition to through their medical practices. Give this book to the pre-teen girl in your life, and mentor her through the challenges of being a teen!