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Thirteen-year-old Conor awakens one night to find a monster outside his bedroom window, but not the one from the recurring nightmare that began when his mother became ill - an ancient, wild creature that wants him to face truth and loss.
Whoever said that learning to read and write is easy? The little girl in this story is unhappy and she no longer enjoys school. When learning to read and write, she tries to remember which way the letters go but she often gets them all mixed up. After she discovers that dyslexia is the reason for h…
For Bixby Alexander Tam (nicknamed Bat), life tends to be full of surprises - some of them good, some not so good. Today, though, is a good-surprise day. Bat's mom, a veterinarian, has brought home a baby skunk, which she needs to take care of until she can hand him over to a wild-animal shelter. B…
A picture book illustrating a Pride parade. The endmatter serves as a primer on LGBT history and culture and explains the references made in the story.
Explains what is angiography (a special x-ray of blood vessels); how it is done; how to prepare for it; what happens after the angiography.
This book tells the story of a cat who dies and is buried. The child and father discuss heaven, and later they plant seeds in the garden. The father explains that Barney will become part of the ground and help plants grow, which they decide is a pretty good job for a cat.
Hospital patient Filbert MacFee transforms himself into a series of animals to avoid some unpleasant medical procedures, making the nurses so frustrated that he is finally allowed to go home.
This children's book provides a look into the challenges children with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) face in the classroom. This easy to read picture book gives teachers, educators, parents and students a better understanding of all seven senses, how they are each affected at school and what ki…
A story about loving, losing friendship, and hope in the life of Aarvy Aardvark.
Finding Hope tells the stories of four mothers and their kids, as they search for answers and understanding of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. Focusing on both prevention and potential, this documentary follows the families from home to school to a groundbreaking summer camp, and features important insight…
Written by two parents of children with hip dysplasia, this book tells the story of a hippo named "Hope," and aims to help children understand what is happening to them and the journey through the hospital.
The information in this video reflects the findings of a University of Saskatchewan Research Study on the experience of terminally ill patients and their families.
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The author surveyed more than 500 boys ages 9-13 about what it's like to grow up today. The six sections in this book: You, Body and Mind, Family, School, Relationships, and Future, are based on topics the boys were feeling worried about, mad about, glad about, and trying to figure out.
Tells how the patient can regain some control in the face of feeling fearful and overwhelmed.
Harold Kushner, a Jewish rabbi facing his own child's fatal illness provides a practical and compassionate answer that has appealed to millions of readers across all religious creeds.
Billy Bixby's mother won't admit that dragons exist, until it is nearly too late.
This book explores questions and concerns about physical disabilities. Younger children can find out about individual disabilities, special equipment that is available to help the disabled, and how people of all ages can deal with disabilities and live happy and full lives.
Contains information for families on Reduced Placental Function, also called "Intrauterine Growth Restriction." This pamphlet answers many commonly asked questions, including: What is placental function? What does this mean for the baby? What will my nurse do? When do I need to call for help?
Suitable for teachers, parents and health professionals, this film presents the lives of teenage girls brave enough to share their experiences and secrets about what it means to be a girl at this time of their lives. While taking a course in documentary video production, this group from a Montreal …
This revised edition identifies the symptoms of PPD and distinguishes it from "baby blues", deals with panic attacks, obsessive-compulsive urges, and stress overload. It aims to break the cycle of shame and negative thoughts, ; mobilizing support from a husband or partner, family, and friends and …
This booklet is designed for boys with constitutional delay of growth and adolescence. Information is intended to assist them in understanding the assessment of their pubertal and growth status by the pediatric endocrinologist. Details include a description of bone age X-rays, physical examination …
In Switch, the authors (business professor; teacher/pubisher) bring together research in psychology, sociology, and other fields to show how people can effect transformative change. For managers, executives and anyone else looking to make a change.
In Getting Things Done, veteran coach and management consultant David Allen shares the breakthrough methods for stress-free performance. From core principles to proven tricks, Getting Things Done can transform the way you work, showing you how to pick up the pace without wearing yourself down.