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The best puberty books for 13 year olds

There are some good puberty books for 13 year olds who might need some information about puberty.  

Most of the books that are listed on this page will also talk about all the other things that go with puberty eg love, sex, relationships, etc. 

To help with navigation, I have sorted them into a list ofr boys (or males) and girls (or females).

You'll find more information about puberty in my Puberty 101 page.

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Sex Educator Recommendations

There are a lot of puberty books in this list which means it will be hard to make a choice.


So because you all keep on pestering me I thought I would share the books that I always seem to keep on recommending for 13 year olds. 


If you want a 'boy' book, then  you might like Guy Talk  or What's Going on Down There as they are simple but comprehensive. Puberty Boy is a really nice informative book that has a lot of information that is presented in a really nice way.


If you want a 'girl' book, then you might like Girl Talk or The Period Book (which is more about puberty than just periods). Puberty Girl is also a really nice book that is quite detailed and has a lovely gentle approach (plus it doesn't talk about sex).


Let's Talk About Sex is good for those kids who find any book with pictures in it, a bit babyish! Or Help Your Kids With Growing Up is very factual and more like a fact book than a puberty book. 


And my new favourite puberty book which talks about everything (including love, relationships and sex) is Does This Happen to Everyone.  It is very comprehensive but it is fun and not too confronting. The photos are excellent too!


Puberty books for 13 year olds - BOYS

Here you will find some of the most popular boy puberty books for 13 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.

Puberty books for 13 year olds - GIRLS

Here you will find some of the most popular girl puberty books for 13 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.

 If you have looked at these puberty books for 13 year olds, you may also be interested in books on other topics too. You can find many of them listed in my sex education book review site.

And don't forget that if you're starting to think about puberty books for 13 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.

About the Author Cath Hakanson

I'm Cath, a sex educator living in Australia with my husband and 2 kids. I help parents to talk about sex (with less cringe and more confidence) and to empower their child to make smart sexual decisions. You can join my online parent support group here and visit my shop for helpful resources.

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