Suggested Reading

Adult Reading List

Come As You Are By Emily Nagoski

The Body is Not An Apology By Sonya Renee Taylor

Mating in Captivity By Esther Perel

My Grandmother’s Hands By Resma Menakem

The Vagina Bible By Jen Gunter

Pleasure Activism By Adrienne Maree Brown

Untamed By Glennon Doyle

Anatomy of the Spirit By Caroline Myss

UnDo It! By Dean and Ann Ornish

The V Book By Elizabeth Stewart

Healing Painful Sex By Deborah Cody and Nancy Fish

When Things Fall Apart By Pema Chodron

Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Begin Kind to Yourself By Kristin Neff

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Children Reading List

Dear Girl; A Celebration of Wonderful, Smart, Beautiful YOU By Amy Krouse Rosenthal

How Was I Born? By Lennart Nilsson (elementary age)

Look Inside Your Body By Gina Ingoglia

Your Body Belongs To You By Cornila Spelman

It’s My Body: A book to teach young children how to resist uncomfortable touch By Lory Freeman (Early elementary age)

A Touching Book…For Little People and For Big People By Jan Hindman (elementary age)

A Kid’s First Book about Sex By Joani Blank (late elementary age)

The Bare Naked Book By Kathy Stinson (toddler age)

Human Body: Hidden World By Claude Delafosse and Gallimard Jeunesse

“Where Did I Come From”: The Facts of Life Without Any Nonsense and With Illustrations By Peter Mayle (elementary age)

What’s the Big Secret? Talking About Sex with Girls and Boys By Laurie Brown and Marc Brown (early elementary age)

Bellybuttons are Navels By Mark Schoen (toddler)

Just Because I Am: A Child’s Book of Affirmation By Lauren Murphy Payne (elementary age)

It’s Not the Stork By Robie Harris (preschool age)

It’s So Amazing By Robie Harris (early elementary age)

Changing You By Gail Saltz (late elementary age)

Amazing You By Gail Saltz (preschool age)

Happy Birth Day By Robie Harris (preschool age)

 

Pre-teen/Teen Reading List

You and Your Body By Susan Meredith, Kate Needham, and Mike Unwin

Growing Up: All About Adolescence, Body Changes and Sex By Susan Meredith

It’s Perfectly Normal By Robie Harris

Changing Bodies, Changing Lives By Ruth Bell

The What’s Happening to My Body? Book for Girls: A Growing Up Guide for Parent’s and Daughters By Lynda Madaras

Girlology: A Girl’s Guide to Stuff that Matters By Melisa Holmes and Trish Hutchinson

The Care and Keeping of You: The Body Book for Girls By American Girl Library

Ready, Set, Grow! A “What’s Happening to My Body? Book for Younger Girls By Lynda Madaras

The Naked Truth About Sex By Roger Libby

The Underground Guide to Teenage Sexuality By Michael Basso

 

Family Diversity Reading List

All Kinds of Families By Norma Simon (early elementary age)

Families: A Celebration of Diversity, Commitment, and Love By Aylette Jenness (late elementary age)

Heather Has Two Mommies By Leslea Newman (elementary age)