12 Amazing Books About Health & Hygiene — Old Fashioned Education

Searchlights on Health
by B. G. Jefferis and J. L. Nichols
Gutenberg Text
Best for 11th and 12th grade, lots of information on marriage, courtship, etc, from a modest, Christian viewpoint, subtle but thorough — MM.

Home And Family Life Education In Elementary Schools
by Elizabeth Stevenson

Sex Guidance In Family Life Education
Frances Bruce Strain
Gutenberg Text
A teaching guide — MM

The Child’s Day
by Woods Hutchinson
Gutenberg Text
4th or 5th grade reading level, simple health and hygiene

The History of a Mouthful of Bread
by Jean Macé
Gutenberg Text

First Book in Physiology and Hygiene
by John Harvey Kellogg
Gutenberg Text

A Practical Physiology
by Albert F. Blaisdell
Gutenberg Text
Highschool Level

Hygienic Physiology
with Special Reference to the Use of Alcoholic Drinks and Narcotics
Gutenberg Text
The questions provided in this text are more interesting and helpful than the text itself. This one is from 1889 and frankly, the information is quite dated.

Youth and Sex
by Mary Scharlieb and F. Arthur Sibly
Gutenberg Text
Contains 2 sections, one for girls and one for boys. Parents will want to edit this before sharing. The girl’s portion is pretty good, but the boy’s portion is so old-fashioned that it is almost useless. I say almost, because there are a few golden nuggets if a determined parent looks hard enough.

Object Lessons on the Human Body
by Sarah F. Buckelew and Margaret W. Lewis
Gutenberg Text

Confidences: Talks With a Young Girl Concerning Herself
by Edith B. Lowry
Gutenberg Text

The Four Epochs of Woman’s Life; a study in hygiene
by Anna M. Galbraith
Gutenberg Text