Bunk 9's Guide to Growing Up

Secrets, Tips, and Expert Advice on the Good, the Bad, and the Awkward

By Adah Nuchi

Illustrated by Meg Hunt

Welcome to Bunk 9—and a new girl-powered puberty book girls will want to read.

Based on the lively conceit that it’s written by nine older girls at a fictional summer camp who share their collective been-there, done-that experiences, Bunk 9’s Guide to Growing Up is a puberty book with a twist, an entertaining, up-to-date, supportive guide that covers the head-to-toe changes that young girls go through as they grow up. Since it is written in the voices of different girls, reading it is like listening to your best friend or older sister giving no-nonsense information, advice, and tips on menstruation, breasts, hygiene, health and nutrition, boys, and all the complicated feelings that go along with these changes. Filled with callouts, doodles, and margin notes, it’s a book that’s gentle enough for a third grader and thorough enough for a middle schooler, and it’s vetted by a pediatrician.

 

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Review quotes
"Nuchi captures the uncertainty and excitement of growing up while delivering needed information in a safe, sympathetic, and nurturing manner." —Publishers Weekly (starred review) 

"With an engaging premise, lively design, and comprehensive, inclusive content, this has sure-fire appeal—especially to girls who have been to summer camp or dreamed of going. A fresh approach to a subject of perennial interest." —Kirkus

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A fantastic addition to the realm of puberty books...will break down the walls put up by even the shyest of tweens...this book deserves a place on the shelf in every library and classroom where young women gather...will be devoured by tweens." —School Library Journal
Product Details
Age range
8 - 12
Grade range
3 - 8
Categories
Number of pages
192
Publication date
December 19, 2017
ISBN
9780761193593