Families come in all different shapes and sizes. Most babies are born into a family, some children join a family when parents form a new family, a step or blended family. Sometimes children are adopted or fostered into a family while some children spend time living with other adults who care for them. In this book, the team from Interrelate answers 100+ Questions Kids Have collected from our school programs.
“The value of this book is that it answers real questions by children in words and phrases that are informative and yet catchy and fun to read. The graphics are factual and present fairly difficult concepts in an entertaining manner.” – Dr Patricia Weerakoon, Director Graduate Program Sexual Health, University of Sydney.
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*Publish date*: April 2014 When David wants something, he wants it right away. So when David sees his friend Payton's Superman, he borrows it. Well, he sort of borrows it. He borrows it without asking. In fact, David has a secret treasure chest of things he's borrowed without asking. But when someone takes David's prize possession — his bumblebee bike — he realizes how borrowing without asking makes other people feel, and sets out to make things right. A Note to Parents and Caregivers by Mary Lamia, PhD, provides more... More info
Steven Schuback does it again with another confidence-inspiring story for young readers, encouraging children to be proud of who they are. ‘Debra is a Zebra, but different to the rest. Instead of liking black stripes on white, she thinks white stripes on black are best. Debra is a little bit different, and she stands out from the crowd. But is different a reason to be ashamed, or is different a reason to be proud? With colourful fun illustrations and rhyming test, this book will capture your child’s imagination and help... More info
This story is about inclusion, that maybe difference is not deficit but simply provides a wealth of strengths and capacities that can be shared for the good of us all. This insightful take on difference is expressed by young author Lachie Hume who at 12 years old wrote this story for a school project which was eventually published. Winner of two national awards this story Clancy the Courageous Cow is a fun story about being different and about getting along. More info