About Me
A Kids’-eye View of Sex Ed

by Bella English
The Boston Globe
January 25, 2000

…Harris is unfazed by the controversy. First, she maintains, she writes books for children, not adults. Second, she believes most parents welcome this information. “Parents want to help their kids,” she says. “Many of them weren’t talked to themselves and these are complicated issues in terms of emotional content. At the end, the litmus test for me was, ‘Is this what I would say to my children?’ This is a health issue, not a moral issue. Children need to know even the difficult information we want to shield them from.