Here you will find some puberty books for 12 year olds that may (or may not) tell your child more than they are ready for.
By now, you may already have started to see some physical signs of puberty. Or your 12 year old might be a moody little beast lately. They may even have come from school with a note, advising you that they will be talking about puberty soon.
Books can making talking to a 12 year old about puberty, a lot easier. Some 12 year olds will still be happy to talk to you about puberty. Others won't be! So handing them a book and saying 'Here, read this. Ask me if you have any questions', is a great start. You can find some ideas for starting conversations here.
Puberty books for 12 year olds usually include information about sex. They may or may not be ready for it, but they are usually a little curious about the reproduction/conception side of things.
And in this sexualised world that we live in, it is better to provide your child with age -appropriate information than for them to go look for it themselves. When we were kids, we just went to the library. Today, kids turn to google and they often find stuff that no kid needs to see ie porn.
The puberty books for 12 year olds that are listed here will all include information about sex. If you think your child just isn't ready for this, you can find some puberty books without sex here.
From my experience, it is usually you, the parent, who isn't ready. Whereas the kids are fine with it. Kids will usually tell you if the book is a bit too mature for them. They'll just read the bits that are relevant to them for that point in time, and return to the book for more information when they need it.
You'll find the puberty books for 12 year olds broken into two parts ie boys and girls.
Here you will find some of the most popular boy puberty books for 12 year olds. You will find a video review where I show you through the book, as well as links to Amazon, Book Depository and Booktopia.
Here you will find some of the most popular girl puberty books for 12 year olds. You will find a video review where I show you through the books, as well as links to Amazon, Book Depository and Booktopia.
These are some of the many books that have been written for children about puberty. As I find more, I will add them to this list. They are all really good books that you will find useful for starting the puberty conversation.
And don't forget that if you're starting to think about puberty books for 12 year olds, then you may want a few tips on how to get started. So check out the book that I have written for parents on how to start talking about puberty and sex to your tween boy or girl - Boy Puberty and Girl Puberty.