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Own Your Period: A Fact-Filled Guide to Period Positivity

by Chella Quint Author and Giovana Medeiros Illustrator

A great book for pre-teens who have menstruation on the horizon, this book provides a treasure trove of information to help prepare and empower them for having their period. With insight into the science behind menstruation and friendly advice on how to manage this change in how the body behaves, Own Your Period seeks to educate young people and fight shame about this natural change in their body. In addition to information about periods, author Chella Quint offers some basic sex education, explaining what a vulva is, does, and what periods actually feel like. Own Your Period is a great resource for sex educators everywhere, and for parents looking to provide their child with age appropriate and friendly resources on what is happening to their body.