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Sweet Secrets: Stories of Menstruation (Health Book)

Sweet Secrets: Stories of Menstruation (Health Book)

1997

Second Story Press (Sumach)

In her diary, Anne Frank describes the coming of her period as a 'sweet secret,' a step toward womanhood she anticipates with wonder, joy, confusion and fear.

Girls today often experience this time of their lives with the same mixture of emotions. "What's going on with my body? What does menstruation feel like? How will my friends react?" Focusing on their concerns about menstruation, and supplemented by clearly articulated health information, this unique collection of short stories will reassure and enlighten young women.

Sweet Secrets is ideal for initiating discussions between parents and daughters about sexuality and growing up. Reader-friendly and supportive, Sweet Secrets dispels long-held myths with current reasoned information that will empower young women to celebrate this rite of passage with informed confidence.

Bodies, Lives, Voices: Gender in Theology

Bodies, Lives, Voices: Gender in Theology