Videos for Parents
Raising Healthy Kids: Families Talk About Sexual Health
This set of two 30-minute videos with discussion guides is designed to help families of young children, preadolescents, or adolescents communicate about sexual health.
Books for Parents
Adolescence Through the Teen Years. D.B. Pruitt, MD, 1999.
All About Sex: A Family Resource on Sex and Sexuality. Ronald Filiberti Moglia, Ed.D. and Jon Knowles, Editors, 1997.
Beyond the Big Talk: Every Parent’s Guide to Raising Sexually Healthy Teens. Debra Haffner, 2001.
Everything You NEVER Wanted Your Kids to Know About Sex (but were afraid they’d ask): The Secrets to Surviving Your Child’s Sexual Development from Birth to the Teens. Justin Richardson, M.D., and Mark Schuster, M.D., PH.D.
The Family Guide to Sex and Relationships. Richard Walker, Ph.D., 1996
Five Hundred Questions Kids Ask About Sex and Some of the Answers. Francis Younger, M.A., 1992.
From Diapers to Dating: A Parent’s Guide to Raising Sexually Health Teens. Debra Haffner, 2000.
Let’s talk about s-e-x: A guide for kids 9-12 and their parents, 2nd edition. Sam Gitchel and Lorri Foster (illustrator), 2005.
Raising a Child Responsibly in a Sexually Permissive World , 2nd edition. Sol Gordon, Ph.D. and Judith Gordon, M.S.W., 2000.
Sex and Sensibility: The Thinking Parent’s Guide to Talking Sense About Sex. Deborah Roffman, 2001.
Sexuality: Your Sons and Daughters With Intellectual Disabilities. Karin Melberg Schwier and Dave Hingsburger, 2000.
The Talk: What Your Kids Need to Hear From YOU About Sex. Sharon Maxwell, Ph.D., 2008.
The Underground Guide to Teenage Sexuality: An Essential Handbook for Today’s Teens and Parents. Michael Basso, 1997.
Words Can Work: When Talking with Kids About Sexual Health. Jeanne Blake, 2004.
Books for Adolescents (14-18)
Changing Bodies, Changing Lives: A Book for Teens on Sex and Relationships. Ruth Bell and other co-authors together with member of the Teen Book Project, 1988.Girltalk. Carol Weston, 1997.
The Go Ask Alice Book of Answers: A Guide to Good Physical, Sexual and Emotional Health. Columbia University Health Education Program, 1998.
Books for Preteens (10-14)
It’s Perfectly Normal. Robie Harris with illustrations by Michael Emberly, 1999. (Also available in Spanish)
The What’s Happening to My Body? Book for Girls: A Growing up Guide for Parents and Daughters. Lynda Madaras with Area Madaras, 2000. (recommended for 8-15 year olds)
The What’s Happening to My Body? Book for Boys: A Growing up Guide for Parents and Sons. Lynda Madaras with Area Madaras, 2000. (recommended for 8-15 year olds)
Books for Elementary (7-10)
It’s so Amazing: A Book About Eggs, Sperm, Birth, Babies and Families. Robie Harris and Michael Emberly, 1999.
Books For Young Children (3 – 8)
It's Not the Stork, A Book about Girls, Boys, Babies, Bodies, Families and Friends. Robie Harris and Michael Emberly, 2006.
“But How’d I Get in There in the First Place?” Talking to Your Young Child about Sex. Deborah Roffman, 2002.
Did the Sun Shine Before You Were Born? Sol and Judith Gordon, 1990.
How You Were Born. Wilmor, Inc., 1993.
How Was I Born? Lennart Nilson, 1993.
What’s the Big Secret? Talking About Sex With Boys and Girls. Laurie Krasny Brown and Marc Brown, 1997.
Where Do Babies Come From? Usborne Starting Point Science, 1991.