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By David Lambert, Margaret Doyle. 1996
This is an up-to-date straightforward guide designed to help teenagers understand and cope responsibly with the physical and emotional changes… of emerging adulthood. The book includes chapters on periods, sexual attraction, making love, safe sex, sex and the disabled and sex and the laws. Junior and Senior High . 1996.
By Karen Gravelle, Jennifer Gravelle. 1997
Karen Gravelle and her 15-year-old niece, Jennifer, look at physical, emotional and social changes, as well as other issues associated… with menstruation. The book seeks to ease the confusion many teenage girls might feel, and celebrates the new sense of maturity their period can bring.
By Joan Dash. 2001
A biography of the woman who overcame her disabilities to be an inspirational public figure. Discusses the cause of Helen… Keller's blindness and deafness, her determination to lead a useful life, and the importance of her teacher, Annie Sullivan, throughout Helen's life. Grades 5-8. 2001.
By Charlotte Owen. 1995
Based on current research and endorsed by the Brook Advisory Centre, this book covers everything a girl needs to know… about periods. Written by the agony aunt of "19" magazine, it contains practical information and real-life quotes. It also includes a list of useful addresses.
By Karen Gravelle, Nick Castro, Chava Castro. 1998
Written with two teenage boys as advisors, this book presents the facts about puberty for boys. It includes straightforward information… about sex, sexually transmitted diseases, and also what happens to girls during puberty. The author includes answers to many related questions, and explains things in a factual but fun way. Some strong language. Grades 4-7. 1998.
By Glenn Alan Cheney. 1995
Eight teenagers describe the impact their physical disabilities have made on their lives. Three of the youths use wheelchairs because… of injuries. Others deal with blindness, deafness, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, and rheumatoid arthritis. For junior and senior high school. 1995.
By Lori Wiener, Aprille Best, A Pizzo. 1994
In these writings, children with HIV infection and AIDS tell how it feels to be different from other kids, how… they face rejection if people learn they are sick and what it is like to lose friends and loved ones to AIDS.
By Anita Naik. 1998
This book covers everything from periods to puberty, crushes to contraception and health to harassment. It reinforces the realities of… sex for young people, with up-to-date information supplied by the Sex Education Forum. For junior high readers.
By David Bull. 1998
By Deborah Kent. 1996
A chronicle of milestones in the ongoing fight for disability rights in the United States; includes the 1940 establishment of… the National Federation of the Blind and the passing of both the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Grades 4-7. c1996.
By Patrick Downes, Jessica Kensky. 2018
Rescue thought he'd grow up to be a Seeing Eye dog -- it's the family business, after all. When he… gets the news that he's better suited to being a service dog, he's worried that he's not up to the task. Then he meets Jessica, a girl whose life is turning out differently than the way she'd imagined it, too. Now Jessica needs Rescue by her side to help her accomplish everyday tasks. And it turns out that Rescue can help Jessica see after all: a way forward, together, one step at a time. An endnote from the authors tells more about the training and extraordinary abilities of service dogs, particularly their real-life best friend and black lab, Rescue. Grades K-3. 2018.
By Juliette Nouel-Rénier. 2007
Aujourd'hui, tout le monde peut expliquer d'où viennent les bébés. Mais, on ne l'a pas toujours su. Depuis la Préhistoire… (les femmes font-elles des bébés toutes seules ?) jusqu'au 19e siècle, ce livre soulève les questions que les hommes se sont posées pour élucider ce mystère. Années 3-6 et plus. 2007.
By Joanna Cole. 1984
By Brigitte Marleau. 2013
Je m'appelle Mathilde et je suis épileptique. Ça veut dire que dans ma tête quelques fois, il y a des… orages électriques. C'est comme si j'étais dans la lune, je ne bouge plus. Mais Adrien, lui quand ça lui arrive, il tombe par terre et tout son corps tremble et saute. Heureusement que j'ai Berger, mon toutou préféré, pour me rassurer. Années 1-3.
By Jessica Long. 2018
The top Paralympic swimmer in the world, Jessica Long delivers an inspirational photographic memoir. Born in Siberia with fibular hemimelia,… Jessica Long was adopted from a Russian orphanage at thirteen months old and has since become the second most decorated U.S. Paralympic athlete of all time. Now, Jessica shares all the moments in her life—big and small, heartbreaking and uplifting—that led to her domination in the Paralympic swimming world. This photographic memoir, filled with photographs, sidebars, quotes, and more, will thrill her fans and inspire those who are hearing her story for the first time.
By Jane Whelen-Banks. 2009
Liam is a very talented boy. He can do lots of neat things, like tricks, tumbles and freaky faces. One… day, Liam decided to impress his friend Sarah with a super-duper somersault on the couch. Sara said: 'So?' In Liam Knows What to do When Kids Act Snitty, lovable Liam finds out why his amazing feats of greatness are sometimes met with snide or snitty responses. He learns that when kids are snitty, it does not mean they don't like you, or that your tricks are boring, but that they haven't yet learnt how to be gracious and polite. Vibrant, colourful and lively, this book's positive messages and advice are ideal for young children wanting to understand social situations or how friendships work.
By Jane Whelen-Banks. 2009
Liam loves playing games. His favourite game is 'Woof Woof' which he loves to play with Daddy. When Liam collects… all the bones and Daddy loses, he says 'Good game Liam'. When Daddy wins, he gets to shout 'Woof Woof - I win!'. Liam does not like it when he doesn't win. In Liam Wins the Game, Sometimes, lovable Liam learns that it is ok to feel disappointed if you don't win, but that it's not ok to moan or cry or throw things: sometimes you win and sometimes you don't. He learns how to become a good sport, and that makes him a real champ! Vibrant, colourful and lively, this book's positive messages and advice are ideal for young children wanting to understand social situations or how friendships work.
By Maureen Boon, Imogen Hallam. 2014
Meet Marco - a boy with dyspraxia, which is sometimes called Developmental Co-ordination Disorder (DCD). 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 excellent starting point for family and classroom discussions.
By Alan M. Hultquist, Bill Tulp. 2013
Meet Zoe - a young girl with dyslexia. Zoe invites readers to learn about dyslexia from her perspective. She helps… readers to understand the challenges faced by a child with dyslexia, explaining what dyslexia is and how it affects her at home and at school. Zoe describes exactly why she finds reading, writing and words so difficult, and how other people can help her in these areas. This illustrated book is ideally suited for readers aged 7 and upwards, and will be an excellent way to start a discussion about dyslexia, in the classroom or at home.