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Sex is a funny word / by Cory Silverberg and Fiona Smyth.

Silverberg, Cory, (author.). Smyth, Fiona, (illustrator.).


"A comic book for kids that includes children and families of all makeups, orientations, and gender identies, Sex Is a Funny Word is an essential resource about bodies, gender, and sexuality for children ages 8 to 10 as well as their parents and caregivers. Much more than the "facts of life" or "the birds and the bees," Sex Is a Funny Word opens up conversations between young people and their caregivers in a way that allows adults to convey their values and beliefs while providing information about boundaries, safety, and joy. The eagerly anticipated follow up to Lambda-nominated What Makes a Baby, from sex educator Cory Silverberg and artist Fiona Smyth, Sex Is a Funny Word reimagines "sex talk" for the twenty-first century"-- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781609806064
  • ISBN: 1609806069
  • Physical Description: 159 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York ; Seven Stories Press, [2015]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- What is sex? -- Learning about bodies -- Boys, girls, all of us -- Touch -- Talking about sex -- Crushes, love, and relationships -- What's next?
Awards Note:
ALSC Notable Children's Book, 2016.
Stonewall Book Award, Stonewall Honor Books in Children and Young Adult Literature, 2016
Subject: Sex instruction for children > Juvenile literature.
Sex differences > Juvenile literature.
Sex (Biology) > Juvenile literature.
Sexual health > Juvenile literature.
Sex instruction for children.
Sex differences.
Sex (Biology)
Sexual health.
Sex (Biology)
Sex differences.
Sex instruction for children.
Sexual health.
Genre: Graphic novels > Juvenile.
Graphic novels.
Juvenile works.
Graphic novels.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Skagit Evergreen Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at La Conner Swinomish Library District. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at La Conner Regional Library.


  • 0 current holds with 2 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
La Conner Regional Library J 613.9 107266 CHILDREN Available -

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