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Emma and her father discuss what they will do when the new baby arrives, but they adjust their expectations when he is born with Down syndrome.
A very special balloon takes on extraordinary shapes and performs amazing feats. Illustrated with brightly colored, raised balloon shapes and fold-out pages.
Illustration pages are tactile illustrations with balloon pieces.
This picture book shows young children the power of imagination and positive thinking.
Saul Indian Horse has hit bottom. His last binge almost killed him, and now he's a reluctant resident in a treatment centre for alcoholics, surrounded by people he's sure will never understand him. But Saul wants peace, and he grudgingly comes to see that he'll find it only through telling his stor…
Statistics reveal that depression in children and youth is on the rise. In fact, it has increased by one-third in the past 30 years. Untreated depression costs a teenager in many ways: lost educational opportunities, lost social opportunities and lost time. Through the personal stories of three you…
This book pairs striking animal photographs and inspirational thoughts that reflect a child's sensibility about the symptoms, causes, and cures for those "downer days."
This film focuses on youth and drug addiction from the perspective of those who have been there. Seven high school students of different cultures meet with members of the Odd Squad – Vancouver police officers who, since 1998, have been filming people addicted to drugs. The students talk to the cops…
An illustrated storybook to help children to understand the emotional and learning changes they may go through after a brain injury.
It's time for Blue's checkup. She's feeling a tiny bit nervous about her trip to the doctor's office. Joe will accompany Blue to meet Dr. Maya and Nurse Kenny.
This handout gives an overview of what to do when a child has a blue spell, also known as a tet spell or hypercyanotic spell.
Written in both text and braille. In 1974, French aerialist Philippe Petit threw a tightrope between the two towers of the World Trade Center and spent an hour walking, dancing, and performing high-wire tricks a quarter mile in the sky.
Elementary and middle school students are introduced to concepts of the effect feelings have on behaviour and points out that they can choose how to react to their feelings. Deals with ways children can practically handle mood disorders.
Written in both text and braille. A boy named King Shabazz just didn't believe in Spring. So one day, he put on his sunglasses and with his friend Tony Polito sets out to find Spring.
Meet Beatrice Bottomwell: a nine-year-old girl who has never (not once!) made a mistake. She never forgets her math homework, she never wears mismatched socks, and she ALWAYS wins the yearly talent show at school. In fact, Beatrice holds the record of perfection in her hometown, where she is known …
Disc one: episodes 1-4 ; disc two: episodes 5-8 ; disc three: episodes 9-12 ; disc four: episodes 13-16 ; disc five: episodes 17-20 ; disc six: episodes 21-22.
Blinded at the age of 3, Louis Braille developed a superb memory that enabled him to do well in school. But that wasn't enough--Louis wanted to read. Finding the alphabet impractical, he invented the raised dot alphabet, Braille, now used throughout the world.
Every night Blue Kangaroo falls fast asleep, cuddled in Lily's arms. But as new toy animals start arriving, Blue Kangaroo worries that there just isn't enough room for him anymore. When he goes missing, Lily looks everywhere for him and it turns out NONE of the other toys mean as much to her as her…
In The Gifts of Imperfection, Brené Brown, PhD, a leading expert on shame, authenticity and belonging, shares what she's learned from a decade of research on the power of Wholehearted Living - a way of engaging with the world from a place of worthiness. ; In her ten guideposts, Brown engages our mi…
In this work, the author, a leading expert on shame, authenticity, and belonging, shares ten guideposts on the power of wholehearted living, a way of engaging with the world from a place of worthiness.
A biographical record of the men and women of our time 1992-1996. Sponsored by the Heritage Society of British Columbia
This book illuminates how and why neurobiology matters, exploring the role of interpersonal relationships in forging key connections in the brain. Created for a diverse audience, such as clinicians, educators, researchers, and students interested in human experience and development across the life …
Nothing seems to be going right for Ben. Sometimes he has trouble understanding what his teachers are saying, and they get frustrated and yell at him. And because he sometimes acts strangely, he only has one friend, Andy. The boys find a mysterious blue bottle. Imagining that it belongs to a genie,…