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  • Ben's School Daze Book

    Ben's School Daze Book

    by Magnetic Moves

    This is the story of Ben, a lively and active boy, who finds the sensory experiences within his day to be overwhelming.  Loud noises vibrate through his body and “shoes and socks bother him… they never feel just right”. This can make it hard for Ben to be a good student.  But don’t worry, his teacher and mum know what to do to help him through his day. At the end of the story there is information on what Sensory Processing Disorder is and strategies that can be implemented...

  • BRAVE

    BRAVE

    by Lynn Jenkins

    Have you ever needed to do something or even think about something and it made you nervous? Kids do all the time: Going to bed, weathering the storm, going to school, speaking in class, making a new friend and so on. Children are expected to just get on with it! What they need is to find their BRAVE! Something that is inside of them but they just can't find. The much-loved characters of Loppy and Curly are back to teach kids how to find their BRAVE. Brave gives children...

  • Dreams of Freedom

    Dreams of Freedom

    by Amnesty International

    This inspirational book, following We Are All Born Free, contains 17 quotations about many different aspects of freedom, from the freedom to have an education to that not to be hurt or tortured, the freedom to have a home and the freedom to be yourself. All the chosen quotations are in simple words that can be understood by young children. A 2016 Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People (National Council for the Social Studies-Children's Book Council) "I have walked that long road to freedom. I have tried...

  • Good Choices or Bad Choices and How to Know the Difference with CD

    Good Choices or Bad Choices and How to Know the Difference with CD

    by YouthLight

    All of us make many, many choices each day. Each choice will result in something that will happen afterwards. If we “Stop” and “Think” before we act, we are much more likely to make better choices. This book will help children learn about choices they make every day and their outcomes or consequences. It presents several common, real-life situations, each with a choice to be made. Children are encouraged to compare what will likely happen if they make a good choice, versus a bad choice. Children are told to...

  • Hugo Learns to Trust Again with CD

    Hugo Learns to Trust Again with CD

    by YouthLight

    Hugo is a young playful Chimpanzee who loves living and playing with other chimps in the forest. All is wonderful until one day some traumatic events happen that would change his life. At first, he fears that his home is being destroyed by mysterious looking creatures. Then, his momma is tragically killed and he is captured. Hugo is terrified and not sure what will happen to him next. He is finally rescued. But Hugo is still noticeably affected by what he has experienced. Then he meets a special...

  • I Don't Like Reading

    I Don't Like Reading

    by Lisabeth Clark

    Meet Harry. Harry likes to play football, climb trees, and hang out with friends, but Harry doesn't like reading. That is until his teacher explains that Harry has dyslexia, which makes things like reading and writing particularly hard for him - and with help from his mum, teacher and an educational psychologist, Harry learns specific strategies for reading with dyslexia. This delightful picture book for children aged 5-11 includes tips for reading with dyslexia and lovable, supportive characters who show that it's ok to discuss dyslexia and to seek help...

  • Julia Morphs and Learns to Accept Herself

    Julia Morphs and Learns to Accept Herself

    by Rosalinde Block

    Julia is not happy with her looks. Her friend Abena the rabbit is thin and does great in ballet. Julia thinks she would be better off if she was thin and small like her friend. She sits in front of her wishing mirror one night and wishes so hard that she could look more like her friend. That night the wishing fairy does his magic and Julia morphs! The next day she looks very different and is excited to show everyone her new look. But she soon...

  • Laugh and Learn Series: How to Do Homework without Throwing Up

    Laugh and Learn Series: How to Do Homework without Throwing Up

    by Trevor Romain

    "Everybody who goes to school does homework. You are not alone. And they feel just as sick as you do when they have to do it." Trevor Romain knows how horrible homework can be, and kids will see this right away as they page through this book, grin at the cartoons, and smile at Trevor's funny insights while getting the homework help they need. Meanwhile, they'll discover valuable truths and pointers about homework: "People who say homework is a waste of time don't know what they are talking about."...

  • Miranda Peabody and the Case of the Lunchroom Spy

    Miranda Peabody and the Case of the Lunchroom Spy

    by Youthlight

    *No refund on this item: Was: $21.20* *Reduced by 20% - Now $16.95*  When Miranda Peabody and her friends decide that Marysara Brownington is the lunchroom spy of Mountain Stream Elementary School they launch a campaign to let everyone at school know she is not to be trusted! Through gossip Emails and spy reports Marysara is portrayed as someone who is mean and sneaky. It is only with the help of some wise adults that Miranda and her friends recognize the role of good judgment and the importance of...

  • Miranda Peabody... Magnificent Friendship March

    Miranda Peabody... Magnificent Friendship March

    by Youthlight

    *No refund on this item: Was: $21.20* *Reduced by 20% - Now $16.95* Miranda Peabody and her friends try again and again to stand up to the bully they call Mean Maxie Baxter. But they are continuously unsuccessful until Miranda and her friends confide in some trusted adults about these problems. They learn that uniting in friendship activities and learning about anti-bully tactics can do much to eliminate bullying and build lasting friendships. This book will help children in grades PK-4 to explore several aspects related to the topic of...

  • Mrs White and the Red Desert

    Mrs White and the Red Desert

    by Josie Boyle

    Soft cover (Picture book) Age range 3 to 8 When a group of desert children invite their school teacher, Mrs White, home for dinner to show her why their homework is always grubby, no-one expects what is to come! They are happily showing Mrs White their higgledy piggledy garden when suddenly a big red sand storm comes billowing over the hill. Sand and spinifex whips at their legs and flies at their heads. They can hardly see through the storm. They hurry back home, only to discover that everything...

  • My Name Is Not Refugee

    My Name Is Not Refugee

    by Kate Milner

    A touching, timely and tender exploration of refugees and migration for the youngest readers. Narrated by a small boy about to undertake the treacherous journey with his mother, the story is told simply; in a tone that even the youngest of children will understand. The narrator asks direct questions, including the reader into its narrative and allowing both child and adult co-reader to reflect on the impact such a situation would have on their own life. This simple direct narrative is particularly effective, because the narrator is relatable; he still...

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