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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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The preteens told investigators a person with the username "davidbanks1014" said he was 13 years old and asked them to show sexually-explicit content, authorities said.
We usually see patients in the preteens as referrals from our pediatrician colleagues.
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5% of the preteens who made a vaccination visit at this age and were eligible for vaccination did not receive Td and/or Tdap vaccines, 60.
Although significantly more preteens and adolescents are being vaccinated than indicated in previous studies, estimates from previous studies did not reflect the specific ages at which the individuals received the vaccines.
Earlier this year the preteen beauty care market got a boost when Pacific World Corp.
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.
Little is known, however, about the impact these sites may have on preteens, even though the sites themselves suggest the activities offer potential benefits (communication and typing skills, budgeting money, caring for pets, etc.
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.
Parenting Preteens With a Purpose: Navigating the Middle Years" is a parent's guide to dealing with a child who's looking at teenagerdom in their very near future and the conflicts that come with all of that.
Snyder, examines crimes committed by preteens and juveniles younger than 13 and compares the data with crimes committed by older juveniles.
Until now, the programs, which have been widely discredited by the scientific community, have focused on preteens and teens, teaching them that abstaining from sex is the only effective or acceptable method to prevent pregnancy or disease.
Making Faith Fun: 132 Spiritual Activities You Can Do With Kids by Amy Viets (Director of Children's Ministry, ELCA Lutheran Congregation) is a no-nonsense list of ways for parents to weave faith into daily life with their children, from infants and toddlers to preteens.