Yumi Stynes is an Australian writer, broadcaster, television
presenter, food fanatic, fitness enthusiast, and mother of
four-including two teenage girls. She is the presenter of the
award-winning ABC Radio podcast Ladies, We Need to Talk,
about female health and sexuality. Yumi Stynes lives in Sydney.
Melissa Kang, MD, answered teenagers' questions about puberty, sex, and relationships for more than two decades as the "Dolly Doctor" for Australia's Dolly magazine. She is a practicing medical doctor for marginalized young people and has academic roles at the University of Technology Sydney and the University of Sydney. Melissa Kang lives in Sydney.
Latham's illustrations are colorful and fun and reflect girls from
all different cultural backgrounds, body shapes and sizes, skin
colors, and ages. This idea that menstruation is both universal
among women and uniquely individual is further supported by text
sidebars that include experiences from women of all ages and
backgrounds. This confident and upbeat narrative about girls and
puberty is a refreshing addition to school and public library
This is the book that I needed as a young girl! This title answers questions about the menstrual cycle that I did not even know to ask and presents answers in a fun, casual, and informative style...This is a must-have for any library serving young women on the verge of puberty.
-School Library Connection
Casual and engaging, this seeks to demystify, reassure, and arm readers with information about menstruation and other aspects of puberty...Energetic and accessible, this guide serves as a cheerleader in your corner.