An inclusive, accessible and honest graphic novel guide to growing up, from gender and sexuality to consent and safe sex. Perfect for any teen starting to ask...Is what I'm feeling normal? Is what my body is doing normal? Am I normal? How do I know what are the right choices to make? How do I fix it when I make a mistake?
Let's talk about it.
Growing up is complicated.
How do you find the answers to all the questions you have about yourself, about your identity, and about your body? Let's Talk About It provides a comprehensive, thoughtful, well-researched graphic novel guide to everything you need to know but might not know how to talk about.
Covering relationships, friendships, gender, sexuality, anatomy, body image, safe sex, sexting, jealousy, rejection, sex education, and more, this is the go-to handbook for every teen navigating adolescence, and the first in graphic novel form.
Published by Random House Graphic (2021), Paperback, 240 pages, ISBN: 9781984893147. Reading age: 14 - 17 years.
“A refreshingly inclusive read…. offering comprehensive, no-nonsense information on sex and sexuality.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review
“Honest, normalizing, and sex positive…. Puts the graphic in the graphic-novel format, in the best and most educational way.” —Kirkus Reviews,starred review
“Every panel of this book… is loaded with crucial information about consent, respect, consideration, and boundaries…. Real talk about relationships and sex.”—SLJ
“A frank and open minded look at sex, relationships, and self-understanding.” —Booklist
About the Author
Erika Moen and Matthew Nolan are both full-time, professional cartoonists and comic book creators. They've been married for twelve years and working together for the past eight. They reside in Portland, OR. Together they run a sex education focused webcomic called Oh Joy Sex Toy, which has won an assortment of accolades over the years and was even featured in the Tate museum in London, England.