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  • Always My Grandpa: A Story for Children About Alzheimer's Disease

    Always My Grandpa: A Story for Children About Alzheimer's Disease

    by Linda Scacco

    This heart-warming tale describes what it is like to be close to a grandparent who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Daniel and his mom spend every summer with his Grandpa at a cottage by the sea. Daniel loves these summer visits: playing baseball, walking on the beach, watching the sunset, and hearing Grandpa's stories of his fishing boat. As the summer passes, Grandpa begins to change. Daniel learns that since Grandpa has Alzheimer's disease, he will have trouble remembering all the things that belong to him: his clothes,...

  • Be Fit, Be Strong, Be You

    Be Fit, Be Strong, Be You

    by Rebecca Kajander

    Teens learn effective, easy-to-use self-care skills to take control of their fitness and diet while developing healthy self-esteem to become healthy kids overall. Whether they are underweight, overweight, or just the right weight, this book shows kids how to take a positive, holistic approach to their health and wellness. With two highly professional, well-renowned contributors in the medical, psychology and children/youth fields, the co-authors of Be Fit, Be Strong, Be You provides kid-friendly tools healthy kids need: knowledge about exercise and nutrition for kids and self-care skills they can use to...

  • Being the Best Me Series: Grow Strong! A book about healthy habits

    Being the Best Me Series: Grow Strong! A book about healthy habits

    by Cheri J. Meiners

    Establishing patterns of a healthy diet, exercise, and sleep helps children stay physically active, make friends, learn well, and enjoy emotional health—all of which lead to greater happiness. Children’s health and confidence can increase as they become more aware of their own unique bodies and abilities, and as they incorporate the self-care principles presented in this warm and encouraging book. A section for adults includes advice for motivating kids and teaching about being healthy at home, at school, and in childcare. *Being the Best Me Series:* From the author of the...

  • Can I Tell You About Asthma?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

    Can I Tell You About Asthma?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

    by Lesley Mills

    Meet Alfie - a young boy with asthma. Alfie invites readers to learn about asthma from his perspective, describing how it feels to have an asthma attack and what the common triggers are. He talks about the challenges of having asthma and how important it is that his friends and the people around him can recognise the signs when he starts feeling short of breath and know how to help. Alfie also gives simple instructions on using asthma inhalers and other medical treatments. This illustrated book is full of...

  • Can I Tell You About Diabetes (Type 1)?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

    Can I Tell You About Diabetes (Type 1)?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

    by Dr Julie Edge

    Meet Debbie - a young girl with diabetes type 1. Debbie invites readers to learn about this type of diabetes from her perspective, describing how it feels to have high and low blood sugar levels. She explains how she can monitor her blood sugar and controls it with medication. Debbie also talks about the challenges of having diabetes and lets readers know how she can be helped and supported. This illustrated book is full of useful information and will be an ideal introduction for young people, aged 7...

  • Can I Tell You About Down Syndrome?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

    Can I Tell You About Down Syndrome?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

    by Elizabeth Elliott

    Meet David - a boy with Down syndrome. David invites readers to learn about Down syndrome from his perspective, helping them to understand what Down syndrome is and how it affects his daily life. He explains that he sometimes needs extra help at home and school and suggest ways that those around him can help him to feel supported. *Contents:* Introduction. 1. Introducing David who has Down syndrome. 2. What is it like to have Down syndrome?. 3. What I like to do. 4. Playing with other...

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