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A growing number of people are identifying as asexual. They aren't sexually attracted to anyone, and they consider it a sexual orientation--like gay, straight, or bisexual.
An autobiographical account of a teenage girl's experience with anorexia nervosa.
A child's picture book that provides a very simple lesson to help overcome the fear of loneliness or separation from parents.
A lively, humorously illustrated book that will help children laugh at—and conquer—their fear of the dark. Jule Ann pounds on the bottom of a cookie jar, and a small dark lump bounces out. The Dark quickly gobbles up every shadow in sight, growing bigger with each one. Munsch's plucky heroine resol…
The "primes" are universal and unavoidable patterns of group behavior that emerge whenever people attempt to transform systems or collaborate to solve complex problems. Every change agent has felt their effect, but few can recognize, anticipate, and manage them. Unacknowledged, the primes can put a…
A visually impaired child discovers something curious in her backyard. Has raised line drawings of a hand, foot, steps, and a fuzzy fabric caterpillar.
This illustrated book follows the adventures of a wombat, weasel and woodhchuck as they set out to wander the world. As they plan for their journey, each character expresses their worries and fears, and together they figure out how to cope.
Take a journey to the moon - without leaving your bedroom! Charge up each special glow-in-the-dark page, turn off the lights and see a magic universe come to life.
Everybody needs friends - especially a boy in a dress! ; Dennis' life is boring and lonely. His mother left two years ago, his truck driver father is depressed, his brother is a bully and, worst of all, no hugging is one of their household rules. But one thing Dennis does have is soccer. He's the l…
Poor Duncan just wants to color. But when he opens his box of crayons, he finds only letters, all saying the same thing: His crayons have had enough! They quit! Beige Crayon is tired of playing second fiddle to Brown Crayon. Black wants to be used for more than just outlining. Blue needs a break fr…
Story for children based on true events of Tse'khene's Nations author and illustrator, Pearl M.Last.
A young boy becomes fascinated with his mother's bindi, and asks her to explain what it is and why she wears it. She tells him that the red dot is commonly worn by Hindu women to indicate the point at which creation begins. When he wishes to have one of his own, she agrees to it, and teaches him ab…
Narrated by a fifteen-year-old autistic savant obsessed with Sherlock Holmes, this novel weaves together an old-fashioned mystery, a contemporary coming-of-age story, and a fascinating excursion into a mind incapable of processing emotions.
Disc 1: Fullscreen version ; Disc 2: Special features
It is the rise from falling that Brown takes as her subject in Rising Strong. As a grounded theory researcher, Brown has listened as a range of people?from leaders in Fortune 500 companies and the military to artists, couples in long-term relationships, teachers, and parents?shared their stories of…
Story about a preschooler with hemophilia. Fully illustrated with large text for beginning readers. Ends on a note of joy and confidence to empower children.
A DVD that provides parents, teachers, and caretakers with an awareness and overview on how to teach anger management skills at home and at school. These skills are necessary for children coping with frustration and situations that demand flexibility.
This DVD was created in an attempt to address the increasing problem of obesity among our children.
Disc 1: Fullscreen version ; Disc 2: Special features.
Join Mama, Papa, Brother, and Sister, as they head to Doctor Grizzly?s office for their important check-ups where they will have their temperatures taken, their eyes examined, and their ears looked in. This beloved story is the perfect way to introduce children to what happens when they go to the d…
Introduce your children to the joy of yoga with this fun riddle book.
Over 600 HIV/AIDS related topics. In English and Spanish.
Designed specifically for parents receiving a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome and contains reflections from parents whose child with Down Syndrome was diagnosed before birth.
This book has been designed as an educational tool to assist in the explanation of the different types of touch that children experience in both familiar and unfamiliar situations. It is also a tool to assist children in learning about sexual abuse.
Contents: 1. thyroid gland -- 2. Things that go wrong with the thyroid gland -- 3. How the doctor finds out what is wrong -- 4. Thyroid overactivity caused by Graves’ disease - - 5. Eye changes associated with Graves’ disease -- 6. Other causes of thyroid overactivity - - 7. Underactivity of the th…
For "Ages 4-12" on front cover.
Managing stage 1 : the normal foot -- Managing stage 2 : the high-risk foot -- Managing stage 3 : the ulcerated foot -- Managing stage 4 : the infected foot -- Managing stage 5 : the necrotic foot -- Managing stage 6 : the unsalvageable foot.
An introduction to the hospital for young children. Describes hospital situations and people such as nurses, surgeons, anaesthesia, and the hospital ward in an amusing, friendly way.
An introduction to the human skeletal system, explaining how the 206 bones of the skeleton join together, how they grow, how they help make blood, what happens when they break, and how they mend.