Series: VancouverismPaperbackLarry Beasley9780774890311$39.95ARCHITECTURE May 15, 2019
Until the 1980s, Vancouver was a typical mid-sized North American city. But between Expo 86 and the Olympic Games in 2010, something extraordinary happened. This otherwise unremarkable Canadian city underwent a radical transformation that saw it emerge as an inspiring world-class metropolis celebrated for its liveability, sustainability, and competitiveness. City-watchers everywhere took notice and wanted to learn more about this new model of urban growth, and the term “Vancouverism” was born.This book tells the story of “Vancouverism” and the ... + Read More
Snow-capped mountains. Pristine lakes. Crystalline glaciers. Big-sky sunsets. “Canada” is synonymous with nature, and throughout history people have been drawn to it for its bounty – from fish and furs to gold, wheat, and lumber. Intended to delight and provoke, these short, beautifully crafted essays, enlivened with photos and illustrations, explore how humans have engaged with Canadian nature and what those interactions say about the nature of Canada. Tracing a path from the Ice Age to the Anthropocene, some of the foremost stars in the field... + Read More
Series: Inside Killjoy’s KastleDykey Ghosts, Feminist Monsters, and other Lesbian HauntingsPaperbackAllyson Mitchell9780774861571$40.00ART Jun 01, 2019
Hundreds of years of ridicule, persecution, erasure, misunderstanding, and institutionalization could put anyone in a bad mood. Killjoy invites you into her kastle for a queer exorcism of the past. Lesbian feminist histories can have a haunting effect on the present. This book explores the making and experience of Killjoy’s Kastle, an immersive walk-through installation and performance artwork (by Allyson Mitchell and Deirdre Logue) that materializes the frightfully acrimonious past for today. Inspired by Evangelical Christian hell houses of t... + Read More
Series: Four Unruly WomenStories of Incarceration and Resistance from Canada’s Most Notorious PrisonPaperbackTed McCoy9780774838887$21.95HISTORY Mar 01, 2019
Bridget Donnelly. Charlotte Reveille. Kate Slattery. Emily Boyle. Until now, these were nothing but names marked down in the admittance registers and punishment reports of Kingston Penitentiary, Canada’s most notorious prison. In this shocking and heartbreaking book, Ted McCoy tells these women’s stories of incarceration and resistance in poignant detail. The four women served sentences at different times over a century, but the inhumanity they suffered was consistent. Locked away in dark basement wards, they experienced starvation and corporal... + Read More
Series: Women’s Suffrage and the Struggle for DemocracyTo Be Equals in Our Own CountryWomen and the Vote in QuebecHardcoverDenyse Baillargeon9780774838481$27.95POLITICAL SCIENCE Mar 01, 2019
“When the history of suffrage is written, the role played by our politicians will cut a sad figure beside that of the women they insulted.” Speaking in 1935, feminist Idola Saint-Jean captured the bitter nature of Quebec women’s prolonged fight for the right to vote. To Be Equals in Our Own Country is a passionate yet even-handed account of the road to suffrage in Quebec, examining women’s political participation since winning the vote in 1940 and comparing their struggle to movements in other countries. This astute exploration of enfranchiseme... + Read More
Series: Women’s Suffrage and the Struggle for DemocracyOurs by Every Law of Right and JusticeWomen and the Vote in the Prairie ProvincesHardcoverSarah Carter9780774861878$27.95HISTORY Jul 15, 2019
Many of Canada’s most famous suffragists lived and campaigned in the Prairie provinces, which led the way in granting women the right to vote and hold office. In Ours by Every Law of Right and Justice, Sarah Carter challenges the myth that grateful male legislators simply handed women the vote when it was asked for. Settler suffragists worked long and hard to overcome obstacles and persuade doubters. But even as they petitioned for the vote for their sisters, they often approved of that same right being denied to “foreigners” and Indigenous peo... + Read More
Series: Women’s Suffrage and the Struggle for DemocracyOne Hundred Years of StruggleThe History of Women and the Vote in CanadaPaperbackJoan Sangster9780774835343$22.95HISTORY Mar 08, 2019
The achievement of the vote in 1918 is often celebrated as a triumphant moment in the onward, upward advancement of Canadian women. Acclaimed historian Joan Sangster looks beyond the shiny rhetoric of anniversary celebrations and Heritage Minutes to show that the struggle for equality included gains and losses, inclusions and exclusions, depending on a woman’s race, class, and location within the nation. She travels back in time to tell a new, more inclusive story for a new generation and exposes not only the fissures of inequality that cut dee... + Read More
Series: The Last Suffragist StandingThe Life and Times of Laura Marshall JamiesonPaperbackVeronica Strong-Boag9780774838696$32.95BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Mar 08, 2019
The Last Suffragist Standing is an unprecedented study of a pioneering politician, a New Woman who tested Canadian democracy. Laura Marshall Jamieson (1882–1964) was the last suffragist in Canada to be elected to a provincial or federal legislature, and her biography opens a window onto the political and social landscape of her time. She embraced issues such as minimum wage, feminist pacifism, housing, and employment equality throughout her six decades of activism. Strong-Boag’s deep knowledge of the history of the women’s movement and Canadian... + Read More
Series: Sexuality StudiesA Queer Love StoryThe Letters of Jane Rule and Rick BéboutPaperbackMarilyn Schuster9780774835442$32.95LITERARY COLLECTIONS Apr 01, 2019
A Queer Love Story presents the first fifteen years of letters between Jane Rule – novelist and the first widely recognized “public lesbian” in North America – and Rick Bébout, journalist and editor with the Toronto-based Body Politic, an important incubator of LGBT thought and activism. Rule lived in a remote rural community on Galiano Island in British Columbia but wrote a column for the magazine. Bébout resided in and was devoted to Toronto’s gay village. At turns poignant, scintillating, and incisive, their exchanges include ruminations on ... + Read More
Series: At the BridgeJames Teit and an Anthropology of BelongingPaperbackWendy Wickwire9780774861526$34.95HISTORY Jun 01, 2019
Every once in a while, an important historical figure makes an appearance, makes a difference, and then disappears from the public record. James Teit (1864–1922) was such a figure. A prolific ethnographer and tireless Indian rights activist, Teit spent four decades helping British Columbia’s Indigenous peoples in their challenge of the settler-colonial assault on their lives and territories. Yet his story is little known.At the Bridge chronicles Teit’s fascinating story. From his base at Spences Bridge, British Columbia, Teit practised a partic... + Read More
Mahatma Gandhi redefined nutrition as a holistic approach to building a more just world. What he chose to eat was intimately tied to his beliefs. His key values of nonviolence, religious tolerance, and rural sustainability developed in coordination with his dietary experiments. His repudiation of sugar, chocolate, and salt expressed his opposition to economies based on slavery, indentured labor, and imperialism.Gandhi’s Search for the Perfect Diet sheds new light on important periods in Gandhi’s life as they relate to his developing food e... + Read More
Series: The Grand Food Bargainand the Mindless Drive for MoreHardcoverKevin Walker9781610919470$29.95SOCIAL SCIENCE Mar 26, 2019
Americans enjoy some of the cheapest, most convenient food on the planet. But like most bargains that are too good to be true, the modern food system is a fraud. It is built on the illusion of limitless abundance, and the planet has its limits. So too do the workers who must labor harder and faster for less pay. So too does a healthcare system that must absorb rising rates of diabetes and obesity. Through stories from around the globe, Kevin Walker reveals the true costs of our grand food bargain. By the end of the journey, we not only understa... + Read More
Series: The Deepest RootsFinding Food and Community on a Pacific Northwest IslandPaperbackKathleen Alcalá9780295999708$25.95BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Grade (US) from 17Jan 01, 2019
In The Deepest Roots, Kathleen Alcalá sets out to re-examine her relationship with food at the most local level. Alcalá walks, wades, picks, pokes, digs, cooks, and cans, getting to know her neighbors on a much deeper level. Wanting to better understand how we once fed ourselves, and acknowledging that there may be a future in which we could need to do so again, she meets those who experienced the Japanese American internment during World War II, and learns the unique histories of the blended Filipino and Native American community, the fishing ... + Read More
Plastics have transformed every aspect of our lives. Yet the very properties that make them attractive—they are cheap to make, light, and durable—spell disaster when trash makes its way into the environment. Plastic Soup: An Atlas of Ocean Pollution is a beautifully-illustrated survey of the plastics clogging our seas, their impacts on wildlife and people around the world, and inspirational initiatives designed to tackle the problem. With striking photography and graphics, Plastic Soup brings plastic pollution to brilliant life for readers. Acc... + Read More
Series: True RootsWhat Quitting Hair Dye Taught Me about Health and BeautyHardcoverRonnie Citron Fink9781610919425$28.95HEALTH & FITNESS Jun 04, 2019
Like 75% of American women, Ronnie Citron Fink colored her hair. Yet as an environmental journalist, she knew all those unpronounceable chemical names on the back of the hair dye box were far from safe. So Ronnie decided to ditch the dye and go in search of answers. What are the risks of hair dye? Are their safer alternatives? Will I still feel like me when I have gray hair? True Roots follows her journey from dark dyes to a silver crown of glory, from fear of aging to embracing natural beauty. Along the way, women of all ages can learn to prot... + Read More
Edward O. Wilson—winner of two Pulitzer prizes, champion of biodiversity and Faculty Emeritus at Harvard—is arguably one of the most important thinkers of the twentieth century. A modern classic of science memoir, Naturalist is a wise and personal account of Wilson’s growth as a researcher and the evolution of the fields he helped define. Wilson traces the trajectory of his life detailing how his youthful fascination with nature blossomed into a lifelong calling. As the narrative of Wilson's life unfolds, the reader is treated to an inside look... + Read More
Series: Same River TwiceThe Politics of Dam Removal and River RestorationPaperbackPeter Brewitt9780870719578$28.95NATURE Apr 04, 2019
Dam removal wasn’t a realistic option in the twentieth century, and people who suggested it were dismissed as fringe environmentalists. Over the past twenty years, dam removal has become increasingly common, with dozens of removals now taking place each year in the US. Same River Twice tells the stories of three major Northwestern dam removals – the politics, people, hopes, and fears that shaped three rivers and their communities. Brewitt begins each story with the dam’s construction, shows how its critics gained power, details the conflicts an... + Read More
Field Guide to the Grasses of Oregon and Washington is an illustrated guide to all 365 species, subspecies, and varieties of grasses—both native and introduced—that grow wild in Oregon and Washington. It also has broad applicability in neighboring states and provinces. Grasses are important functional components in a variety of ecosystems and are highly valued for habitat restoration in ecosystems ranging from wetlands to deserts, and from sea level to alpine. They are important weeds and are also cultivated as ornamental plants.
Series: Them Goon RulesFugitive Essays on Radical Black FeminismPaperbackMarquis Bey9780816539437$22.95SOCIAL SCIENCE Feb 19, 2019
A series of essays that reads like a critical memoir, this work queries the function and implications of politicized Blackness, Black feminism, and queerness. Bey binds together his personal experiences with social justice work at the New York–based Audre Lorde Project, growing up in Philly, and rigorous explorations of the iconoclasm of theorists of Black studies and Black feminism. Bey’s voice recalibrates itself playfully on a dime, creating a collection that tarries in both academic and nonacademic realms. Fashioning fugitive Blackness and ... + Read More
Series: The Female PrecariatGender and Contingency in the Professional Work ForcePaperbackMargie Burns9781988963075$38.00BUSINESS & ECONOMICS Mar 07, 2019
This thematic volume addresses gender disparities in pay, professional support, and job security in both the higher education work force and the work force in the newer digital economy. The purpose of this book is to explain the U.S. higher education precariat and the digital precariat to the world at large, and to document with overwhelming evidence that the precariat in higher education and in the Internet economy disproportionately involves women. We hope that our book will help change the culture of silence. This book is a labour of love; i... + Read More
Racism and Discrimination in the Sporting World explores the environments that enable an athlete to excel or fail in his/her respective sport, as well as factors such as racism, discrimination, or financial advantage, that propel or hinder an athlete’s achievements. This volume also seeks to explore how the world of sports is often a microcosm of the real world and the many ways in which it uniquely reflects cultural and societal issues.
Series: Bucking ConservatismAlternative Stories of Alberta from the 60s and 70sPaperbackLeon Crane Bear9781771992572$34.95HISTORY Jun 30, 2019
With lively, informative contributions by both scholars and activists, Bucking Conservatism highlights the individuals and groups who challenged Alberta’s conservative status quo in the 60s and 70s. Drawing on archival material, newspaper articles, police reports, and interviews, the contributors examine Alberta’s history through the eyes of Indigenous activists protesting discriminatory legislation and unfulfilled treaty obligations, women and lesbian and gay persons standing up to the heteropatriarchy, student activists arguing for a new demo... + Read More
In The Eclipse I Call Father: Essays on Absence, David Axelrod recalls a balmy night in May 1970 when he vowed to allow no one and nothing he loves to pass from this life without praise, even if it meant praising the most bewildering losses. In each of these fourteen essays Axelrod delivers on that vow as he ranges across topics as diverse as marriage, Japanese poetry, Craftsman design, Old English riddles, racism, extinction, fatherhood, mountaineering, predatory mega-fauna, street fighting, trains, the Great Depression, and the effects of cli... + Read More
Series: Shapes of Native NonfictionCollected Essays by Contemporary WritersPaperbackElissa Washuta9780295745756$33.95LITERARY COLLECTIONS Grade (US) from 17Jun 01, 2019
Shapes of Native Nonfiction features a dynamic combination of established and emerging Native writers, including Stephen Graham Jones, Deborah Miranda, Terese Marie Mailhot, Billy-Ray Belcourt, Eden Robinson, and Kim Tallbear. Their ambitious, creative, and visionary work with genre and form demonstrate the slippery, shape-changing possibilities of Native stories. Considered together, they offer responses to broader questions of materiality, orality, spatiality, and temporality that continue to animate the study and practice of distinct Native ... + Read More
Series: Shifting GroundsLandscape in Contemporary Native American ArtHardcoverKate Morris9780295745367$57.95ART Grade (US) from 17Mar 01, 2019
In Shifting Grounds, art historian Kate Morris argues that Indigenous artists are expanding and reconceptualizing forms of landscape art, expressing Indigenous attitudes toward land and belonging even as they draw upon mainstream art practices. The resulting works are rarely if ever primarily visual representations, but instead evoke all five senses: from the overt sensuality of Kay WalkingStick’s tactile paintings to the eerie soundscapes of Alan Michelson’s videos and Postcommodity’s installations, this landscape art resonates with a fully em... + Read More
Series: The Tao of RavenAn Alaska Native MemoirPaperbackErnestine Hayes9780295745725$21.95BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Grade (US) from 17Jan 01, 2019
In her first book, Blonde Indian, Ernestine Hayes powerfully recounted the story of returning to Juneau and to her Tlingit home after many years of wandering. The Tao of Raven takes up the next question: once the exile returns, then what? Using the story of Raven and the Box of Daylight, Hayes expresses an ongoing frustration and anger at the obstacles and prejudices still facing Alaska Natives in their own land, but also recounts her own story of completing college and becoming a professor and a writer. Hayes lyrically weaves together strands ... + Read More
With a sure voice, Groulx, an Anishnaabee writer, artistically weaves together the experiences of Indigenous peoples in settler Canada with those of the people of Palestine, revealing a shared understanding of colonial pasts and presents.
Series: Rosa's EinsteinPoemsPaperbackJennifer Givhan9780816538034$18.95POETRY Feb 19, 2019
Using details both from Einstein’s known life and from quantum physics, poet Jennifer Givhan imagines Lieserl, the daughter Albert Einstein and his wife Mileva allegedly gave up for adoption at birth, in a circus-like landscape of childhood trauma and survival, guided by Rosa and her sister Nieve. Rosa’s Einstein is a Latinx retelling of the Brothers Grimm’s Snow-White and Rose-Red, reevaluating border, identity, and immigration narratives through the unlikely amalgamation of physics and fairy tale.
Republic Café is a meditation on love during a time of violence. A single sequence, arranged in fifty-four numbered sections, Republic Café details the experience of lovers in Portland, Oregon, on the eve and days following September 11, 2001. To touch a loved one’s bare skin, even in the midst of great tragedy, is simultaneously an act of remembering and forgetting. Republic Café is a tale of love and darkness, a magical portrait of the writer as a moral and imaginative participant in the political life of his nation.
Series: CamouflageThe Hidden Lives of Women with AutismPaperbackSarah Bargiela9781785925665$25.95COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS Age (years) from 11 - 18Mar 21, 2019
Autism in women and girls is still not widely understood, and is often misrepresented or even overlooked. This graphic novel offers an engaging and accessible insight into the lives and minds of women with autism, using real-life case studies. The charming illustrations lead readers on a visual journey of how women on the spectrum experience everyday life, from metaphors and masking behaviours to communication online, dealing with social pressures and managing relationships. Fun, sensitive and informative, this is a fantastic resource for anyon... + Read More
Series: TransgressiveA Trans Woman on Gender, Feminism and PoliticsPaperbackRachel Anne Williams9781785926471$29.95SOCIAL SCIENCE Jun 21, 2019
How do I know I am trans? Is trans feminism real feminism? What is there to say about trans women's male privilege? This collection of insightful, pithy and passionately argued think pieces from a trans-feminist perspective explores issues surrounding gender, feminism and philosophy and challenges misconceptions about trans identities. The book confronts contentious debates in gender studies to alleviate ongoing tension between feminism and trans women. Split into six sections, this collection covers wider issues, as well as autobiographical ex... + Read More
Series: Life Isn't BinaryOn Being Both, Beyond, and In-BetweenPaperbackMeg-John Barker9781785924798$25.95SOCIAL SCIENCE Jun 21, 2019
Much of society's thinking operates in a highly rigid and binary manner; something is good or bad, right or wrong, a success or a failure, and so on. Challenging this limited way of thinking, this ground-breaking book looks at how non-binary methods of thought can be applied to all aspects of life, and offer new and greater ways of understanding ourselves and how we relate to others. Using bisexual and non-binary gender experiences as a starting point, this book addresses the key issues with binary thinking regarding our relationships, bodies, ... + Read More
Series: Uncomfortable LabelsMy Life as a Gay Autistic Trans WomanPaperbackLaura Kate Dale9781785925870$25.95FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS Aug 18, 2019
Being LGBT and having autism is actually fairly common and yet often misinterpreted. This groundbreaking firsthand account uses personal experiences from birth to late diagnosis to explore this connection, and the nuances of both gender identity and ASD. Looking at everyday struggles faced by the author, such as learning feminine presentation through observation of subtle cues, issues around sensory processing, socially difficult situations exacerbated by gender identity, and coming out as trans during an autistic meltdown, this book gives a u... + Read More
Series: Between You and MePersonal Stories from Neuro-Diverse CouplesPaperbackJoanna Pike9781787750289$29.95FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS Aug 19, 2019
Comprised of the accounts of twelve heterosexual couples in which the man is on the Autism Spectrum, this book invites both partners to discuss their own perspectives of different key issues, including anxiety, empathy, employment, and socializing. Autism expert Tony Atwood contributes a commentary and a question and answer section for each of the twelve accounts. Between You and Me is the perfect companion for couples in neurodiverse relationships who are trying to understand one another better.
The trend towards a more secular culture in Western society means that there can be greater flexibility in a wedding ceremony, but couples are often faced with the challenge of preparing a meaningful celebration outside the traditional religious framework. This hands-on, practical guide demonstrates how to approach and prepare a secular wedding ceremony that honours a couple's relationship with honest vows and rituals true to their shared values. In addition, it provides guidance on structuring a ceremony for couples that come from very differe... + Read More
Series: Dear DementiaA Diary of Living with DementiaPaperbackKeith Oliver9781785925030$25.95HEALTH & FITNESS May 18, 2019
Keith Oliver was diagnosed with young onset dementia at the age of 55. Unaware at the time that dementia could affect people of this age, Keith set out to increase public awareness of the condition and dispel the myths about the illness. Using a unique diary format, this intimate and empowering memoir captures what everyday life with dementia is like, offering both a candid look at its struggles, and a profoundly moving account of Keith's journey to live a full life afterwards.
Series: I Have a QuestionI Have a Question about CancerClear Answers for All Kids, including Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder or other Special NeedsHardcoverArlen Grad Gaines9781785926945$19.95JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 5 - 11Jun 21, 2019
When someone in a child's life has cancer, it can be tough for any parent or adult to explain. This book is designed specifically to help kids, especially children with autism spectrum disorder or other additional needs, to understand what cancer means. Using a question and answer format, it explores the life changes and feelings of uncertainty a child may experience if a loved one has cancer. Illustrated with SymbolStix, a symbol-based language for visual thinkers, this book explains a difficult topic to children who might otherwise struggle t... + Read More
Revised and significantly expanded, the latest edition of this handbook provides full information on the use of essential oils in the field of contemporary aromatherapy and aromatic therapy, based on the most up-to-date research evidence behind their therapeutic applications. The author provides a detailed account of how essential oils are created, how and where aromatherapy is used, and the underlying pharmacology and chemistry. This will be an indispensable text for all students and practitioners of aromatherapy and related disciplines, as we... + Read More
This practical and engaging coloring book helps yoga teachers and students develop their knowledge of the human body. Katie Lynch covers physiology of the breath; movements of the joints; workings of the spine, shoulders, and pelvis; and in-depth muscle information, providing anatomical drawings allow learners to visually connect with the new information. Featuring 100+ illustrations and backed by rigorous scientific knowledge, it is the ultimate tool for all those interested in practicing yoga effectively and safely.
Series: Yoga Therapy for ArthritisA Whole-Person Approach to Movement and LifestylePaperbackSteffany Moonaz9781848193451$49.95HEALTH & FITNESS Jan 21, 2019
Yoga therapy is commonly used for the management of arthritis, but often focuses exclusively on adaptation of the physical poses and on structural solutions. This book moves beyond the traditional routines to present yoga as a lifestyle designed to improve quality of life and overall well-being for individuals living with arthritis and rheumatic conditions. By incorporating the ancient practices of yoga as both physical and mental exercises involving a model of 5-koshas or sheaths (physical, energetic, mental/emotional, wisdom, and spiritual), ... + Read More
In this book, expert yoga therapist Lisa Sanfilippo explains how yoga practices can be used to target the underlying issues that inhibit good quality sleep, with immediate results that build over time. Learn how to work with clients to release tension in the body that builds up during the day making it difficult to sleep at night. Honouring a natural yogic and Ayurvedic approach, and infusing it with modern neuroscience, Lisa also addresses the deeper emotional reasons for not sleeping well and looks at how lifestyle changes can help to achieve... + Read More
Series: You Can Change the World!Everyday Teen Heroes Who Dare to Make a DifferencePaperbackMargaret Rooke9781785925023$25.95YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION Age (years) from 13 - 18Jul 21, 2019
This inspirational book tells the stories of 50 real-life teens who've dared to change the world around them. This unforgettable book shows you how you can survive in a social media and celebrity obsessed world by refusing to conform to other people's expectations. It shows how you can find ways to achieve against the odds. And it features tips for actions you can take to create genuine social impact, and change within yourself.
Series: Can I tell you about...?Can I Tell You About Courage?A Helpful Guide for EveryonePaperbackLiz Gulliford9781785926716$17.95JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 7 - 12May 18, 2019
Meet Briony. Briony has always wanted to be a firefighter - they seem so brave! Firefighters stay calm during really difficult circumstances, and train to be able to rescue people in life-threatening situations. How do firefighters get to be so courageous? Are they born with that kind of courage? Or is it developed through their training? What is moral courage, and are there other kinds of courage? Where do they come from? The ideal conversation starter for children aged 7+, this illustrated guide will open discussion as to what courage means, ... + Read More
Series: Appearance AnxietyA Guide to Understanding Body Dysmorphic Disorder for Young People, Families and ProfessionalsPaperbackThe National and Specialist OCD, BDD and Related Disorders Service9781785924569$19.95YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION Age (years) from 12 - 17Apr 21, 2019
The first book for teens that explains the causes and impact of body dysmorphic disorder (BDD). The book is interspersed with accounts and artwork from young people with BDD, along with perspectives of their families. BDD is a debilitating mental health disorder, and this book gives advice on treatment including CBT and medication, and shows where to get help. It increases awareness, provides solidarity for people with BDD, and alerts others to key signs and symptoms so they can prevent further suffering. It also includes a short section for fa... + Read More
Series: Mud BoyA Story about BullyingHardcoverSarah Siggs9781785928703$21.95JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 5 - 11Aug 19, 2018
The sound of Sam's life was like the best piece of music you have ever heard. Everyone liked Sam, and Sam liked himself. But then one day the mud words begin and got inside his head - and now Sam can't hear the music anymore. Mud Boy is an illustrated story book for ages five and up, showing how children can go from being joyfully buoyant to totally deflated when being bullied and teased, and offering advice to get them back to their best. Mud, music, and a family cat are used to conjure up the story to children in a very new and real way, show... + Read More
Cleo the Crocodile loved having fun with all of the other animals, until Hayden the Hippo started being mean to Cleo and he had to leave to another swamp. Scared of being hurt again, Cleo swung, snapped and stared at all the others animals so that he would be left alone. Would he ever be happy again and make friends? How would he feel safe and ready for new adventures?This activity book developed by expert psychologist Dr. Karen Treisman is an illustrated therapeutic story about Cleo the Crocodile to help start conversation with children who ha... + Read More
Neon the Ninja has a very special job. He looks after anyone who finds the night time scary. Lots of us have nightmares, but Neon loves nothing more than using his special ninja powers to keep the nightmares and worries far away, and to keep the magical dreams and positive thoughts close by. It combines a fun illustrated story to show children how Neon the Ninja can reduce their nightmares and night worries with fun activities and therapeutic worksheets to make nighttimes feel safer and more relaxed. This workbook contains a treasure trove of e... + Read More
There can be confusion around the appropriate terminology for trans and queer identities, even within the trans community itself. As language is constantly evolving, it can be especially difficult to know what to say. As a thorough A-Z glossary of trans and queer words from "ace" to "ze," this dictionary will help to dispel the anxiety around using the "wrong" words, while explaining the weight of using certain labels.Having correct and accurate terminology to describe oneself can be empowering, especially with words and phrases that describe g... + Read More
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