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  • A Friend Like Mine

    A Friend Like Mine

    by Sam Warne

    A book all about inclusivity for people with disabilities. It’s a story about making friends, and why disability shouldn’t get in the way. A powerful message for kids and adults alike all across the world. “Being different is ok! That's what makes us shine.” Meet Fletcher and his friends! They all have different abilities and a special outlook on life. 'A Friend Like Mine' is a special book that explores the upside of being DIFFERENT. *Author Bio*: *Samantha Warne* is a Disability Support Worker and musician from Perth, Western Australia. Samantha...

  • A Hot Cup of Chocolate

    A Hot Cup of Chocolate

    by Rose Stanley

    A heart-warming story of friendship, loyalty and lots of hot chocolate! Johan’s thinks that most problems can be solved by having a ‘magical’ cup of hot chocolate. He has a happy home, which he shares with Mum, Dad and his little sister Lani. But Johan’s friend Henry has a lot going on in his life and Johan finds out that being a supportive friend requires plenty of cups of hot chocolate … and a whole lot more. It is one of three thoughtful, entertaining and beautifully illustrated books that...

  • Be A Friend

    Be A Friend

    by Salina Yoon

    A Heart-warming celebration of individuality, imagination and the power of friendship. Dennis is an ordinary boy who expresses himself in extraordinary ways. Some children do show-and-tell. Dennis mimes his. Some children climb trees. Dennis is happy to BE a tree . . . But being a mime can be lonely. It isn't until Dennis meets a girl named Joy that he discovers the power of friendship and how special he truly is! At its core, this book is a heart-warming story of self-acceptance, courage, and unbreakable friendship for anyone who...

  • Clancy The Courageous Cow

    Clancy The Courageous Cow

    by Lachie Hulme

    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.

  • Cliques Just Don't Make Cents!

    Cliques Just Don't Make Cents!

    by Julia Cook

    Penny tries to hang with the Coin Clique but she usually feels left out. The other coins, especially Quarter and Half Dollar are best friends, do everything together and tell Penny she isn’t worth much. Then one day Penny lands in a pocket with the beautiful, gold dollar coin. Dollar is different from the silver coins too and she starts to teach Penny how special and valuable she really is. With Dollar's help, Penny learns to feel as shiny on the inside as she looks on the outside. Cliques Just...

  • Colouroos

    Colouroos

    by Anna McGregor

    When three differently coloured mobs of kangaroos come together, they discover that they have more in common than they expect. A vibrant and colourful celebration of diversity. Deep in the heart of the Red Centre lived a mob of red kangaroos. During a long, hot drought, the thirsty roos went searching for water. When three different groups of kangaroos - red, blue and yellow - all come to the same watering hole, they aren't sure what to make each of other at first. But they soon they discover that they...

  • Friends

    Friends

    by Eric Carle

    Once there were two friends who were always together . . . But one day, the boy was all alone.  His friend was gone. When a beloved playmate moves away, it can be painful for the child who is left behind.  But the plucky boy in this upbeat story makes up his mind to find his missing friend.  Young readers will cheer him on his quest, as they respond to the humour and fantasy of the story and the poetic imagery of the illustrations.  And they will...

  • Friends Always

    Friends Always

    by Tanja Wenisch

    *Publish Date*: March 2014 I'm never playing with Quentin again! Never, never, NEVER! I can play with Tony — he likes dinosaurs. I can play with Nadia — she likes tea parties. I can play with Jerry — he likes hide-and-go seek. I can play with Estelle — she makes me laugh. Or I can play with Quentin. Wonder what he's doing? Reading this book with your child can be a fun way to talk about friendship, conflicts with friends, and forgiveness. A Note to Parents and Caregivers written...

  • Hi, What's Your Name, Are We The Same?

    Hi, What's Your Name, Are We The Same?

    by Bronwyn Anderson

    This book is about children who are not defined by labels, but by their character, different qualities, and talents. As you meet them you will see that these children are unique and happy in their own skin and have created a positive self-image for themselves and for those around them. Furthermore, it is a journey for the reader of self-exploration and promotion of equality for children. Children reading this book will create a strong sense of self-awareness and see children with a difference as children just like them, with...

  • How to be a Friend

    How to be a Friend

    by Laurie Krasny Brown

    How to be a Friend: A Guide to Making Friends and Keeping Them -The perfect tool for parents and professionals working with children to build social confidence and explore playground politics. *Find out:* Who can be your friend How to show someone you would like to be friends How to handle bosses and bullies The best way to be friend and ways NOT to be a friend Ways to settle and argument with a friend

  • I'm Australian Too + Poster

    I'm Australian Too + Poster

    by Mem Fox

    I’m Australian! How about you? Many people from countries near and far have made their home in Australia, sharing with the original inhabitants and living in peace beneath the Southern Star “I’m Australian too! My mum was born in Sydney, and my dad in Ballarat, and I was born in Melbourne – how Australian is that! How about you?”   *Mem Fox* celebrates Australia’s incredible multicultural heritage in the beautiful book, illustrated by Ronojoy Ghosh Hardback book Full colour 32 pages

  • Let’s Talk About It! - My Friend Has Down Syndrome

    Let’s Talk About It! - My Friend Has Down Syndrome

    by Jennifer Moore-Mallinos

    The sensitively written Let’s Talk About It! Books encourage preschool-age and early-grades children to explore their feelings, deal with problems that trouble them, and understand others who have problems of their own. Each title speaks to a particular concern that children might encounter in the course of growing up. All books in this series have appealing colour illustrations on every page, and are available in both English and Spanish language editions. A short section at the back of each book offers related advice to parents. My Friend Has Down Syndrome...

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