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  • 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...

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

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

    by Maureen Boon

    Meet Marco - a boy with dyspraxia. Marco invites readers to learn about dyspraxia from his perspective, helping them to understand what it is and what it feels like when he sometimes struggles to control his movement and co-ordination. He talks about the challenges of having dyspraxia and lets readers know how he can be helped and supported. This illustrated book will be an ideal introduction for young people, aged 7 upwards, as well as parents, friends, teachers and professionals working with children with dyspraxia. It is also an...

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

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

    by Bryan Lask and Lucy Watson

    Meet Rosie – a teenage girl with* anorexia*. Rosie invites readers to learn about anorexia and how it makes her see herself differently to how other people see her. She also introduces readers to Natalie who has* bulimia*, Ben who has* selective eating problems* and Beth who has AFRID (*Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder*). They all explain why they find food difficult and how their eating disorders are different. This illustrated book is an ideal introduction to understanding the complex issues surrounding eating disorders. It shows family, friends and teachers how...

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

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

    by Julie Collier

    Meet Helen - a girl with eczema. Helen invites readers to learn about this skin condition from her perspective, describing how it feels to have itchy and inflamed skin nearly all the time. She explains how different creams, ointments and other treatments can help her skin to feel better and lets readers know about other ways she can be helped and supported. *Contents:* Foreword by Margaret Cox, Chief Executive, National Eczema Society. Acknowledgements. 1. Introducing Helen, who has eczema. 2. What is eczema?. 3. What can make eczema...

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

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

    by Kate Lambert

    Meet Ellie – a young girl with epilepsy. Ellie invites readers to learn about epilepsy from her perspective. She introduces us to some friends who help present the varying forms of epilepsy. Ellie and her friends help children to understand the obstacles that they face by telling them what it feels like to have epilepsy, how it affects them physically and emotionally, how epilepsy can be treated and how the condition is often misunderstood by people who do not know the facts. *Contents:* 1. Introducing Ellie, who has...

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

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

    by Dr Lisa Taylor

    Meet Fred - a man who has had a stroke. Fred invites readers to learn about what it is like to have a stroke from his perspective, helping them to understand the challenges faced by someone who has had a stroke and the ways in which they might have to adapt their lifestyle. He also gives advice on how to offer support to someone who has had a stroke, from diagnosis through to rehabilitation. With illustrations throughout, this useful book will be ideal for anyone who knows someone...

  • Can I Tell You About ME/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? A guide for friends, family and professionals

    Can I Tell You About ME/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? A guide for friends, family and professionals

    by Jacqueline Rayner

    Meet Mollie – a woman with an illness called ME (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis) or CFS (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome), and her family, Mike, Ellie and Eric. Mollie and her family help readers to understand what ME/CFS is, what it is like to have it and how it can affect their family life. Mollie can't always do things that other mums do because of her illness, which can sometimes be frustrating, but they share strategies that help them all to cope. The family also explain how ME/CFS can affect different people...

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

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

    by Amita Jassi

    Meet Katie - a teenager with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). Katie invites readers to learn about OCD from her perspective, helping them to understand what it is, how her obsessions and compulsions affect her daily life, and how people around her can help. With illustrations throughout, this will be an ideal introduction to OCD for both young people and older readers. It shows family, friends and teachers how they can support someone with the condition and will be an excellent way to start a conversation about OCD, in the...

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