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  • Can I Tell You About Adoption?: A Guide for Friends, Family and Professionals

    Can I Tell You About Adoption?: A Guide for Friends, Family and Professionals

    by Anne Braff Brodzinsky

    Meet Chelsea - a young girl who was adopted. Chelsea invites you to learn about adoption from her perspective and introduces us to two friends of hers who were also transracially adopted. Chelsea and her friends help children understand what it means to be adopted, the experiences and challenges that follow the adoption process, and how they can help. Accessible and informative, this illustrated book is an ideal introduction to adoption for children aged 7+ and is a great tool for encouraging discussions for families, teachers and professionals working with...

  • Celia and Nonna

    Celia and Nonna

    by Victoria Lane

    Soft cover (Picture book) Age range 4 + Celia and Nonna is a significant and heart-warming picture book about the special bond between children and grandparents– and what happens when life changes. Grandparents ageing is a universal experience, yet it is rarely told in picture book form. In this story, young Celia finds a delightful and positive way to navigate this confusing time. The story invites kids to think about their grandparents’ ageing and may inspire them to simple activities such as drawing a picture for their grandma or granddad as...

  • Crow Call

    Crow Call

    by Loeis Lowry

    *No refund on this item: Was: $28.99* *Reduced by 20% - now $23.15* Two-time Newbery medalist Lois Lowry has crafted a beautiful picture book about the power of longing and the importance of reconnection between a girl and her father in post-WWII America. This is the story of young Liz, her father, and their strained relationship. Dad has been away at WWII for longer than she can remember, and they begin their journey of reconnection through a hunting shirt, cherry pie, tender conversation, and the crow call. This allegorical story shows...

  • Do You Sing Twinkle: A Story about Remarriage and New Family

    Do You Sing Twinkle: A Story about Remarriage and New Family

    by Sandra Levins

    A useful picture story book for sharing with children who are living with step families. Living apart from a parent can be a hard adjustment for kids. And, if that parent remarries and has stepchildren, things can get really confusing. Told from a young boy's point of view, Do You Sing Twinkle? sensitively addresses many feelings and questions that children may have while adjusting to remarriage and a blended family after their parents' divorce. An extensive Note to Parents by Jane Annunziata, PsyD, is included to help parents learn easy...

  • Heather has Two Mummies

    Heather has Two Mummies

    by Leslea Newman

    Heather's favourite number is two. She has two arms, two legs and two pets. And she also has two mummies. When Heather goes to school for the first time, someone asks her about her daddy, but Heather doesn't have a daddy. Then something interesting happens. When Heather and her classmates all draw pictures of their families, not one drawing is the same. It doesn't matter who makes up a family, the teacher says, because "the most important thing about a family is that all the people in it...

  • Living With Mum And Living With Dad: My Two Homes

    Living With Mum And Living With Dad: My Two Homes

    by Melanie Walsh

    A reassuring and simple story about separation for the very youngest children. Mum and Dad don't live together anymore so sometimes this little girl lives with her mum and her cat and sometimes she lives with her dad. She has two bedrooms and two sets of toys but she takes her favourite toys with her wherever she goes. This simple, warm, lift-the-flap book with bold and colourful illustrations is a reassuring representation of separation for the youngest children. Melanie Walsh is sympathetically alive to the changes in routine that...

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