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Children's Nonfiction Boys & Men

Guyness

Deal with it body and soul

by (author) Steve Pitt

Publisher
James Lorimer & Company Ltd., Publishers
Initial publish date
Jan 2017
Category
Boys & Men, Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance, Emotions & Feelings
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781550288926
    Publish Date
    Nov 2005
    List Price
    $12.95
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9781459411876
    Publish Date
    Jan 2017
    List Price
    $24.95

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 9 to 18
  • Grade: 4 to 6
  • Reading age: 9 to 11

Description

As boys become men, pressure to fit into set images of masculinity can be overwhelming. And stereotypes about what makes a man a man can make the early stages of puberty -- the beginning of physical, emotional, and sexual maturity — all the more confusing. This volume looks at issues relating to gender identity and how boys can deal with the conflicts that arise when boys fit — or do not fit — the masculinity mould.

About the author

STEVE PITT has been a freelance writer for nearly 30 years, specializing in parenting issues and children`s book reviewing. A recipient of a national award for humour, he is the author of Guyness: Deal with it body and soul, Teasing: Deal with it before the joke`s on you and Rain Tonight: A Tale of Hurricane Hazel. He lives with his family in Toronto.

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