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Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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Meet Chelsea - a young girl who is adopted. Chelsea invites readers to learn about adoption from her perspective, helping them to ...understand what being adopted means, what it feels like to be adopted, and the experiences and challenges that follow the adoption process. Questions faced by kids adopted trans racially are also explored by two of her friends, Kira and Adilu. This accessible guide is accompanied by illustrations for young people, aged 7 upwards, as well as parents, friends, teachers and professionals working with adopted children. Read More

Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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<p>Baby Bear lives in a home with the Big Bears, and loves to chase butterflies and make mud pies - they make Baby Bear's tummy fi...ll with sunshine. Then, one night, Baby Bear hears a big storm downstairs in the house and in the morning, Baby Bear's tummy starts to feel grey and rainy. How will such a small bear cope with these big new feelings?</p><p> </p><p> This sensitive, charming storybook is written to help children who have lived with violence at home to begin to explore and name their feelings. Accompanied by notes for adults on how to use each page of the story to start conversations, it also features fun games and activities to help to understand and express difficult emotions. It will be a useful book for social workers, counsellors, domestic violence workers and all grown-ups working with children.</p> Read More

Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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This is a warm, fun-filled fantasy story for children with a difference: the hero is Ben, a boy with Asperger Syndrome. When Ben a...nd his friend Andy find an old bottle in the school yard, they little realize the surprises about to be unleashed in their lives. Bound up with this exciting mystery is the story of how Ben is diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome and how he and his family deal with the problems and joys that come along. Blue Bottle Mystery is a delight to read that is more than just another kid's book. For the first time, the issues and frustrations that a child may have with Asperger Syndrome are explored within a fictional format especially for children. Its portrayal of Ben as the central character offers other children with autistic spectrum disorders and their peers a positive role model. It is a valuable teaching tool that demystifies children with Asperger Syndrome, justifying their individuality as valid and interesting. In Blue Bottle Mystery Kathy Hoopmann has combined her love of children with her passion for fantasy literature to produce a delightful read for anyone who loves an adventure and wants a unique insight into the mind of an Asperger child. Read More

Jessica Kingsley Publishers
$12.95 at YoYocom

Liam is lovable even when he whines and won't eat his dinner. When people are cross with Liam, they still love him. Being cross wi...ll only last a minute. Love will last forever!All children require discipline and boundaries. They need to be taught manners, traditions, morality and social conduct. With all these constant lessons and corrections, children can sometimes be left feeling overly criticized or unloved. Lovable Liam takes a moment to honor a child for who he is. It reminds parents to let their child know they are wonderful and precious deeply valued by friends and family, even when people are cross with them. Vibrant, colorful and lively, this book's positive messages and advice are ideal for young children wanting to understand how relationships work.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 11/15/2008Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Read More

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