The ultimate sex, gender and relationships education book for kids aged 8-12 that includes children and families of all gender identities, sexual orientations and family makeups
Rachel E. Simon, LCSW, is a psychotherapist and educator who specialises in gender and sexuality and runs her private practice in Philadelphia, PA. She has worked in partnership with the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Gender and Sexuality Development Clinic, Mazzoni Center, and Walnut Psychotherapy Center.
A groundbreaking book and invaluable resource for families
navigating those first conversations around puberty, sex, consent
and gender, The Every Body Book has given "the talk" an
inclusive makeover. This book is a must read for parents and
caregivers of children of all gender identities and expressions
- along with anyone who wants their children to learn the value of
kindness, respect and diversity. -- Jo Hirst, Author of A House for
This book is fantastic! It's inclusive, medically accurate, gender affirming, body positive, and comprehensive in its delivery of the education young people need to understand bodies, identities, relationships, and sexual health. It delivers information using a tone that invites young people's curiosities and normalizes their unique experiences, coupled with beautifully diverse illustrations. This book is a must-have for youth, families, schools, and professionals working with young people. -- Melissa Carnagey, founder of Sex Positive Families
This is a greatly needed book in our world right now. I hear from children, youth, parents, physicians, therapists and educators every week that they have a need for this type of comprehensive, clear, respectful and inclusive information. Rachel has done an incredible job of making the content relevant and relatable. We will all benefit from having this book to help young people know their bodies and feel good about their bodies, and for once - truly every body's body! Thank you Rachel. -- Linda A. Hawkins, PhD, MSEd, LPC, is Co-Director of the Gender & Sexuality Development Clinic and a family services specialist at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.