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Synonyms for preteen

a preadolescent boy or girl (usually between 9 and 12 years of age)

of or relating to or designed for children between the ages of 9 and 12

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Protection from vaccines received in childhood wears off as kids get older, so preteens and teens need a booster shot known as Tdap," said Steven Mitchell, director for the Georgia Department of Public Health Immunization Office.
Preteens who steal, destroy property, fight and bully are six times as likely to sell illicit drugs, nine times as likely to join a gang, 11 times as likely to carry a weapon and eight times as likely to be arrested as a future teenager, according to principle author, Eric Lacourse, a researcher at the Groupe de recherche sur l'inadaptation psychosociale chez l'enfant of the University.
In What Every Preteen, Teenager and Young Adult Needs To Know To Avoid Credit Card Debt, retired teachers Deanna Schwartzman and Deanna Suckow present lessons reflecting their more than 50 years in the classroom with both regular and special education students.
Preteens with PTSD, for example, might be using marijuana to self-medicate.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released 2007 estimates for vaccination coverage of teens and preteens in October that found Healthy People 2010 goals for 13- to 15-year-olds are not being met for any vaccines.
The report found that in most offense categories, preteens were committing the same proportion of juvenile crime as in 1980.
Santopietro creates a different voice for each of the several preteens who present the story from their point of view, including Marylin's intense and amusing younger brother Petey.
Upper-ear piercings at a shopping mall kiosk in Oregon in 2000 caused a rash of infections in preteens and teenagers.
You can also get information about our annual Kidpreneur & Teenpreneur Conference, a three-day series of sessions for teens and preteens where you can network and work in teams to develop new business ideas.
For example, researchers found that boys who had mostly female friends when they were preteens were more likely to have had sex by age 16 than were other boys.
In the 1960s, while in their preteens, Peaches, Jan, Roach and Sal unite to form The Justus Girls, a drill team.
Though never boring, not even to preteens, much of the action is talk: talk about science, politics, politics in science, science in politics, and both sophisticated and simplistic religion.
This holiday season, there are two new biographies for preteens, both of which are appropriate for advanced younger and older readers: Anna Pavlova--Genius of the Dance by Ellen Levine (Scholastic, $14.
Bernstein was able to place the Gymboree store in the same building complex with Infinity, which sells to preteens, and Eeyore's Books for Children, an East Side institution.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), most teens and preteens have not had all of the recommended vaccinations.