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By David Lambert, Margaret Doyle. 1996
This is an up-to-date straightforward guide designed to help teenagers understand and cope responsibly with the physical and emotional changes… of emerging adulthood. The book includes chapters on periods, sexual attraction, making love, safe sex, sex and the disabled and sex and the laws. Junior and Senior High . 1996.
By Elizabeth Noble. 1983
By Miriam Chaikin. 1985
By Eric A Kimmel. 1995
At the age of thirteen plus one day, a Jewish boy participates in the centuries-old bar mitzvah ceremony in which… he takes on adult responsibilities. Kimmel discusses the reasons for the observance, the year-long preparation, the actual ceremony, and changes that have taken place over the centuries. He also describes similarities and differences of Jewish, Christian, and Muslim faiths. Junior high. 1995.
By Morris Epstein. 1970
Follows the Jewish calendar through the year, describing both the fun-filled celebrations, such as Purim and Hanukkah, and the solemn… ones, such as Yom Kippur. Also describes customs and symbols. Grades 4-7 and older readers. 1970.
By Karen Gravelle, Jennifer Gravelle. 1997
Karen Gravelle and her 15-year-old niece, Jennifer, look at physical, emotional and social changes, as well as other issues associated… with menstruation. The book seeks to ease the confusion many teenage girls might feel, and celebrates the new sense of maturity their period can bring.
By Vicki Iovine. 1995
A guide for the expectant mother, containing practical tips and humorous tales on anything pregnant. Vicki Iovine discusses what really… happens to your body, common fears and paranoia, the pregnancy experts, how to have sex during pregnancy, and looking and feeling your best. 1995.
By Mitch Albom, Edith Soonckindt. 2009
C'est la rencontre de trois personnes que tout aurait dû séparer. Un pasteur excentrique et incroyablement attachant qui a commis… des actes impardonnables et tente de se racheter ; un vieux rabbin, drôle et généreux, qui sait qu'il va mourir, et qui, avant, doit accomplir une dernière mission ; un brillant écrivain, rattrapé par son passé. Cette rencontre a changé la vie de ces trois hommes. Et leur histoire va changer la vôtre. Porté par la justesse d'écriture et d'émotion que l'on connaît à Mitch Albom, Le vieil homme qui m'a appris la vie est une réflexion sur la vie, la foi, la sagesse. C'est un message d'espoir et de tolérance qui fait du bien et nous rappelle que le bonheur est à la portée de tous. -- 4e de couv. Titre uniforme: Have a little faith.
By Roland Cachelou. 2008
"Pilule, patch, implant, nouveaux stérilets, anneau vaginal... de nouvelles méthodes contraceptives ont récemment vu le jour. Que faut-il en penser… ? Comment se repérer face à cette diversité ? Permettre à chacune (et à chacun) de choisir la bonne contraception en toute connaissance de cause, tel est l'objectif de ce livre. Les avantages et inconvénients de chaque moyen contraceptif, les contre-indications, les effets secondaires... sont tour à tour présentés. Est-il préférable de choisir une contraception médicale ou non médicale ? Quelle contraception adopter si l'on fume ? Que faire en cas d'oubli de la pilule ? Quelle est l'efficacité de la pilule du lendemain ? Quels sont les recours en cas de grossesse non désirée ? Comment se protéger contre les infections sexuellement transmissibles ? Quelle contraception privilégier pendant les vacances ? Ce livre répond à toutes ces interrogations, mais aussi aux multiples questions que peuvent se poser hommes et femmes sur leur sexualité tout au long de leur vie. Un ouvrage clair et accessible, qui dresse un panorama complet et actuel de toutes les questions touchant à la contraception et à la sexualité". -- 4e de couv.
By Arlene Eisenberg, Heidi Eisenberg Murkoff, Sandee Eisenberg Hathaway. 1991
The authors offer a month-by-month guide designed to take the worry out of pregnancy. Topics include planning for pregnancy, nutritional… needs, lifestyle changes, and the emotional aspects of pregnancy. They also discuss medical terminology and procedures. 1991.
By Jonathan Sacks. 1995
Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks addresses some of today's major themes, the fragmentation of our common culture, the breakdown of family… and community life, the lack of moral direction, and the waning of religious belief. He asks how we can construct a humane social order which honours human dignity and difference, one in which we can be both true to ourselves and a blessing to others.
Presents the steps performed in a traditional Passover Seder, plus stories, songs, poetry, and pictures that celebrate the historical significance… of this holiday to Jews all over the world. Grades 3-6 and older readers. 2004.
By Diane Wiessinger, Diana West, Teresa Pitman. 2010
Breastfeeding is a normal, healthy way to nourish and nurture your baby. Now the La Leche League’s classic guide has… been updated for today’s mothers and lifestyles. Working mothers, stay-at-home moms, single moms, and mothers of multiples will all benefit from its nursing advice, stories, and information - from preparing for breastfeeding during pregnancy to feeding cues, from nursing positions to expressing and storing breast milk. c2010.
By Charlotte Owen. 1995
Based on current research and endorsed by the Brook Advisory Centre, this book covers everything a girl needs to know… about periods. Written by the agony aunt of "19" magazine, it contains practical information and real-life quotes. It also includes a list of useful addresses.
By Peter Vardy. 1997
Exploring where sex, God and religion meet, this book asks whether there is a clear teaching in the Church and… the Bible about how we should behave sexually. It also considers whether these are matters over which the modern church is out of touch and has no business ruling on.
By Jessica Shortall. 2017
Meet the frenemy of every working, breastfeeding mother: the breast pump. In this practical, relatable, and humorous guide, Shortall shares… the nitty-gritty basics of surviving the working world as a breastfeeding mother and gives women moral support for dealing with the stress and guilt that come with juggling working and breastfeeding. 2017.
By Laura Moser, Kelly Rowland, Tristan Bickman. 2017
When multi-million-selling vocalist and actress Kelly Rowland gave birth to her son Titan in November 2014, it was love at… first sight. But Rowland was also a little freaked out about what had just happened to her body, as well as by many overwhelming new thoughts and emotions. Dr. Tristan Bickman, Rowland's OB/GYN for the last 14 years, was there, day and night, to answer every single question that popped into her head. Dr. Bickman provided Rowland with the reassurance she needed, telling her that in the months after a woman gives birth, nothing is exactly strange--but nothing is necessarily normal, either. Rowland and Dr. Bickman team up to cover everything a new mom needs to know: the gross physical stuff; the hormonal and emotional stuff; and the just plain weird stuff. 2017.
By Harold S Kushner. 1989
According to Rabbi Kushner, everyone needs God because a relationship with God can help make sense out of life. Using… examples from his own life and quotations from the Psalms and Hasidic tales, he discusses how God makes a difference, why some things go wrong, how modern people can pray, and why God is so hard to find. 1989.
By Norman Golb. 1995
A scholarly inquiry into the origins of the Dead Sea Scrolls, the first of which was discovered in the Qumran… caves in 1947. The author refutes the theory that scribes produced the scrolls in a local Essenean monastery and asserts that the manuscripts were transferred from Jerusalem when the city was under Roman siege. c1995.
By Harold S Kushner. 1981