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Same Here!

The Differences We Share

by Susan Hughes, illustrated by Sophie Casson
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 12
tagged: customs, traditions, anthropology, daily activities, diversity & multicultural

Explore how kids around the world live and the common needs that unite them

Children around the world live different lives from one another—different cultures, different geographic and socio-economic realities, differing access to health and education. Despite these differences, they all share common needs: the need to feel loved and protected, th …

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Animals Move

by Jane Whittingham
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 2 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: baby animals, fitness & exercise, body

Preschoolers love baby animals, and they love to move. Celebrate both with a hard-wearing Toddler Tough picture book perfect for an active read-aloud.

Calves swim, / Hatchlings bounce, / Porcupettes nibble, / Kittens pounce. Story time is on the move with this multilayered concept book. Preschoolers will enjoy learning fun baby animal names from ech …

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Where Do Babies Come From?

Our First Talk About Birth

by Jillian Roberts, illustrated by Cindy Revell
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook Audiobook
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: new baby, sexuality & pregnancy, body

An engaging introduction for very young children to the basic facts of life in a way that is gentle, age-appropriate and accessible.

Research shows that children are learning about sex at an increasingly young age and often from undesirable sources. The Q&A format, with questions posed in the child’s voice and answers starting simply and becoming …

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Patience

A Celebration of Mindfulness

by Kat Bovey, illustrated by Katie Wilson
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: mindfulness & meditation, self-esteem & self-reliance, emotions & feelings

 

Celebrate Mindfulness by finding patience in everyday scenarios

Have patience while you play.Have patience while you wait.Have patience for others.

The latest addition to the A Celebration of Mindfulness series helps readers find ways to have patience in everyday scenarios. From learning something new to having patience for the people and the world …

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Calm

by Jillian Roberts
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 2
  • Grade: p to 12
tagged: emotions & feelings, sense & sensation, mindfulness & meditation

"When little people are overwhelmed by big emotions, it's our job to share our calm, not to join their chaos." —L.R. Knost

This soothing board book by child psychologist, professor and author Dr. Jillian Roberts was written to remind us that the little people in our lives need us to be their calm. To recognize their big feelings, teach them how to …

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Under Our Clothes

Our First Talk About Our Bodies

by Jillian Roberts, illustrated by Jane Heinrichs
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook Audiobook
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: body, self-esteem & self-reliance, safety

This illustrated nonfiction picture book by child psychologist Dr. Jillian Roberts introduces children to the topics of bodies, body safety and body image through a conversation-based story that begins with an observation at the community pool.

Modesty, privacy and boundaries are discussed, along with how self-image is formed and how some people are …

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Math Hacks 2

Stress Less + Do Better

by Vanessa Vakharia, illustrated by Hyein Lee
edition: Paperback
  • age: 7 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 6
tagged: self-esteem & self-reliance, mindfulness & meditation

 

Feeling jinxed by geometry? Messed up by measurement? Antagonized by angles? Don't worry — help is here!

 

 

Written in The Math Guru's signature super-friendly style, Math Hacks 2 is packed with all-new advice on reducing math anxiety, de-stressing, self-care, test preparation strategies and how to make math your new BFF!

This full-colour book tack …

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Germy Science

The Sick Truth about Getting Sick (and Staying Healthy)

by Edward Kay, illustrated by Mike Shiell
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: diseases, illnesses & injuries, personal hygiene, anatomy & physiology

This perfectly revolting --- and perfectly timely! --- introduction to germs from award-winning comedy writer Edward Kay will turn any kid into a master of microbes!

Children get up close and personal with germs (ew!) in this entertaining, thoroughly researched exploration of the science and history of these tiny, ubiquitous creatures. Heavy on the …

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When I Feel

Easy Yoga for Big Feelings

by Kathy Beliveau, illustrated by Julie McLaughlin, photographs by Jesse Holland
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: emotions & feelings, fitness & exercise

Sometimes I feel angry, so I become the sea. I breathe in deep an ocean breath and breathe out peacefully.

We may not be able to help the overwhelming feelings, but we can learn tools to help us regulate them. Practicing yoga can increase our ability to accept and mindfully manage our emotions. Yoga is known to have a positive physiological effect …

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