Join Celia Bird, Family Nurse Practitioner and trained Our Whole Lives Facilitator, for conversations about bodies, consent, how babies are made, and sex--and for support in preparing to have these talks with your own young people.
Choose one or more from each month's recommended books (available at the Youth Desk) and bring your thoughts for discussion.
- Topic: Bodies. Tuesday, November 7th, 6:00-7:30: RSVP here
- Topic: Consent. Tuesday, December 5th, 6:00-7:30: RSVP here
- Topic: How Babies are Made & Sex. Tuesday, January 2nd, 6:00-7:30: RSVP here
Title Author Reading Age The Bare Naked Book Kathy Stinson 1-4 years Bodies Are Cool Tyler Feder 2-5 years Every Body: A First Conversation About Bodies Jessica Ralli and Megan Madison 2-5 years Everybody has a Body Molli Jackson Ehlert 4-8 years Let's Talk About It Erika Moen and Matthew Nolan 14-17 years
Title Author Reading Age This Is My Body-I Get to Choose: An Introduction to Consent Brook Sitgraves Turner 2-6 years Yes! No!: A First Conversation About Consent Megan Madison, Jessica Ralli 2-4 years Welcome to Consent: How to Say No, When to Say Yes, and How to Be the Boss of Your Body Yumi Stynes, Dr. Melissa Kang 10-14 years Consent (For Kids!): Boundaries, Respect, and Being In Charge of YOU Rachel Brian 5-9 years
- How Babies are Made & Sex
Title Author Reading Age What Makes a Baby Cory Silverberg, Fiona Smyth 2-5 years Sex is a Funny Word: A Book about Bodies, Feelings, and YOU Cory Silverberg, Fiona Smyth 8-10 years You Know, Sex: Bodies, Gender, Puberty, and Other Things Cory Silverberg, Fiona Smyth 10-12 years