Karen Gravelle is the author of Bloomsbury's bestselling nonfiction titles The Period Book, What's Going on Down There?, and The Driving Book. She lives on the eastern shore of Virginia. Debbie Palen is a professional illustrator from Cleveland, Ohio. When not illustrating, she can be found doing yoga, writing, or reading comics.
Adults uncomfortable discussing sexuality will find support in Karen Gravelle's companion books . . . . Her straight-forward, lively writing provides comfort and readability. - The News & Observer Karen Gravelle hits her mark with this accessible guide for adolescent girls . . . Palen's cartoon illustrations echo the candor of the text and reinforce its kid-friendly approach. - Publishers Weekly In a friendly, chatty manner, Gravelle explains the external and internal changes of puberty . . . Its directness and simplicity makes it a solid choice, especially for younger girls. - School Library Journal Warm and positive. - Booklist