Author offers advice for education majors on working with children
It’s advice Harris has clearly incorporated into her career and in her more than 25 books of fiction and nonfiction for young readers on a range of topics—love, loss, fear and more. And it’s a charge she takes very seriously every time she writes a new edition of her award-winning book for ages 10 and up about bodies, sex and sexual health, It’s Perfectly Normal. The book, which recently celebrated its 20th anniversary, has sold more than 20 million copies and is available in 40 countries.
“Children need to have the most scientifically accurate, age-appropriate information possible to stay healthy,” Harris said of the book. “I don’t leave out information that I think is in the best interest of the kids to know.” [Read more...]