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Bunk 9's Guide to Growing Up

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$12.95
Welcome to Bunk 9--and a new girl-powered puberty book girls will want to read.

Based on the lively conceit that it's written by nine older girls at a fictional summer camp who share their collective been-there, done-that experiences, Bunk 9's Guide to Growing Up is a puberty book with a twist, an entertaining, up-to-date, supportive guide that covers the head-to-toe changes that young girls go through as they grow up. Since it is written in the voices of different girls, reading it is like listening to your best friend or older sister giving no-nonsense information, advice, and tips on menstruation, breasts, hygiene, health and nutrition, boys, and all the complicated feelings that go along with these changes. Filled with callouts, doodles, and margin notes, it's a book that's gentle enough for a third grader and thorough enough for a middle schooler, and it's vetted by a pediatrician.

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9780761193593
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2017-12-19
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Chocolate Me

$7.99

The boy is teased for looking different than the other kids. His skin is darker, his hair curlier. He tells his mother he wishes he could be more like everyone else. And she helps him to see how beautiful he really, truly is.

For years before they both achieved acclaim in their respective professions, good friends Taye Diggs and Shane W. Evans wanted to collaborate on Chocolate Me!, a book based on experiences of being African American, feeling different and trying to fit in as kids. Now, both men are fathers and see more than ever the need for a picture book that encourages all people, especially kids, to love themselves.

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9781250068019
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Congratulations, Miss Malarkey!

$6.99
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978080272293550
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Day Tiger Rose Said Goodbye

$16.99
Not since "The 10th Good Thing About Barney" or "I'll Always Love You" has there been such a peaceful and inspiring book to help children and adults cope with the loss of a pet. The talented multiple-medalist Jane Yolen takes on this difficult subject with her usual grace and poetic sensitivity, focusing not on the "death" as much as the "life" in the last day of an older cat named Tiger Rose. Tiger Rose's kitten days are long gone and she's grown too tired to stay, so she says her goodbyes to all the creatures and the joys of her natural world--from the scolding blue jay, to the dog and children she shares her home with, to a chipmunk, startled by her gentleness, to her favorite shady patch under a piney bush. In a final vision, Tiger Rose takes one last leap into the blue sky and becomes one with all--the earth, the air, the sun. . . . This is perhaps the most reassuring book on death available for children.
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9780375866630
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EACH KINDNESS

$16.99
ISBN/SKU: 
0399246525
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GIFTS OF BEING GRAND

$15.95
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0965244881
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Growing Friendships: A Kids' Guide to Making and Keeping Friends

$14.99
From psychologist and children's friendships expert Eileen Kennedy-Moore and parenting and health writer Christine McLaughlin comes a social development primer that gives kids the answers they need to make and keep friends.

Friendship is complicated for kids. Almost every child struggles socially at some time, in some way. Having an argument with a friend, getting teased, or even trying to find a buddy in a new classroom...although these are typical problems, they can be very painful. And friendships are never about just one thing.

With research-based practical solutions and plenty of true-to-life examples--presented in more than 200 lighthearted cartoons--Growing Friendships is a toolkit for both girls and boys as they make sense of the social order around them.

Children everywhere want to fit in with a group, resist peer pressure, and be good sports--but even the most socially adept children struggle at times. But after reading this highly illustrated guide on their own or with a caring adult, kids everywhere will be well equipped to face any friendship challenges that come their way.

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9781582705880
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Her Mother's Face

$16.99
Award winners Roddy Doyle and Freya Blackwood team up to create a heartwarming story of loss, love, and what it means to be a family.
When Siobhan was just three years old, her mother died, leaving Siobhan and her father alone in their house in Dublin. They never talk about her, and now, at ten years old, Siobhan no longer remembers her mother's face.
One day, Siobhan meets a mysterious woman in the park who tells her that to remember her mother, she just needs to look in a mirror. As Siobhan grows older, she sees more and more of her mother's face in her own reflection. With time, she and her father and her own daughter are able to remember Siobhan's mother with joy and laughter instead of tears.
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9780439815017
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MENINO: A STORY BASED ON TRUE EVENTS

$19.95
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1554987784
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Parent/Teacher Guide to the Buford Series

$9.95
About The Buford Series The Buford The Bully Series presents to children everywhere the bullying dynamics that affect children's lives on a daily basis-in schools, at home, and in our communities. There is a growing awareness that the time to act, inform, and strategize is now. The Buford Series Guide provides parents and professionals with critical thinking questions and an emotional exploration of each of the individuals, as they struggle within the dynamics of bullying behaviors. About June Pierce June Pierce, now retired after a teaching career, has a master's degree in both education and special education. A native of northern New York State, she has lived in the Hudson Valley for more than thirty years. She is a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. She is a published author and Folk Artist, teaching Early American Decoration and European Folk Art in her studio in Hyde Park, New York. "The Buford Series does an extraordinary job of not only illustrating the roles of bully, victim, and bystander and how to stop bullying behavior, but it also demonstrates empathy and promotes kindness and compassion for those who need it the most when their behavior seems to warrant it the least. Teaching kindness and compassion is essential in eradicating bullying behvior and no other books on the subject do this better than this series. A must-have for children of all ages." -RHEAM DEANS, MA, Licensed Mental Health Couselor & Certified School Psychologist
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9781936940455
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