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  • Knowing the Past, Facing the Future

    Indigenous Education in Canada

    by Sheila Carr-Stewart

    In 1867, Canada’s federal government became responsible for the education of Indigenous peoples: Status Indians and some Métis would attend schools on reserves; non-Status Indians and some Métis would attend provincial schools. The chapters in this collection – some reflective, some piercing, all of them insightful – show that this system set the stage for decades of broken promises and misguided ... Read more

    $29.03 AUD

  • My Feelings Have Names

    by Sheila Stewart

    series Kids Have Troubles Too
    Feelings and emotions can be confusing. Sometimes it can be hard to understand exactly what it is you are feeling, and that can be hard to deal with. For kids, feelings can be especially overwhelming. It is easy to just react without taking the time to think about what's going on and what you're really feeling. Understanding your feelings can help you figure out what to do about them and will keep ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • I Live in Two Homes

    Adjusting to Divorce and Remarriage

    by Sheila Stewart

    series Kids Have Troubles Too
    Divorce and remarriage are fairly common today, but for the kids whose family structure is changing around them it is never easy. Kids adjusting to their parents divorcing or remarrying sometimes feel like they are the only ones who have ever felt the things they are feeling. It can be very hard for kids to adjust to having their parents live in separate houses or to getting used to a new ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Seeing with Your Fingers

    Kids with Blindness and Visual Impairment

    by Sheila Stewart

    series Kids with Special Needs: IDEA (Individua
    People who can see with their eyes find it hard to imagine what life must be like for those with blindness or visual impairment. For thousands of kids, though, this is a reality. While some are born with blindness or some type of visual impairment, others lose their sight later on because of a disease, infection, or injury. For kids with blindness or visual impairment, life presents a unique set ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • I Don't Keep Secrets

    by Sheila Stewart

    series Kids Have Troubles Too
    Some secrets are good and some are bad. When somebody asks you to keep a secret about something that makes you feel uncomfortable, you might not know what to do. Should you keep the secret because the person is your friend, or a member of your family, or someone older than you that you like and respect? Or should you tell someone like a parent or teacher? You might feel like you are betraying a ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • What Is a Family?

    by Sheila Stewart

    series The Changing Face of Modern Families
    Single-parent families. Blended families. Gay or lesbian-parent families. Traditional families. Grandparents raising grandchildren. There are so many types of families today, all of them with their own challenges. Are nontraditional families new? Or did they exist throughout history in some form or other? And what makes some families strong, while others struggle? Are some families so ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • A Place Called Dead

    by Sheila Stewart

    series Kids Have Troubles Too
    Death is scary for everyone, and not just kids. When someone you love dies, you are likely to have a whole lot of different feelings and reactions. You might not believe it's true, you might be really angry, or you might want to cry all the time. All those reactions are normal. It's never easy to deal with death, and it's not easy to know how to talk to someone else who's dealing with it. Some ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Speed Racer

    Kids with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

    by Sheila Stewart

    series Kids with Special Needs: IDEA (Individua
    For kids with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, things like sitting still, paying attention, or focusing on homework can be huge challenges. Sometimes, people think kids with this disorder are "bad" or lazy and think they should just try harder. But, of course, it isn't that simple. Kids with ADHD aren't bad or lazy, they just have an extra challenge to overcome, and with help, that ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Growing Up in Religious Communities

    by Sheila Stewart

    series The Changing Face of Modern Families
    It can be tough to be different. Children growing up in a religious community are separated from the rest of the world in some way or another, either by what they wear, their rituals, what they are not allowed to eat or do, or else by not mixing at all with those outside the community. These families have many strengths, and can give their children a strong emotional foundation on which to build ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Finding My Voice

    Kids with Speech Impairment

    by Sheila Stewart

    series Kids with Special Needs: IDEA (Individua
    Kids with speech impairment sometimes find the world to be a very frustrating place. They can hear and see and understand what's going on around them, but it can be very difficult for them to communicate with other people. Depending on the type of speech impairment, they might have trouble saying certain sounds or the words might get stuck in their throat when they try to talk, or when they try to ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • When My Dad Lost His Job

    by Sheila Stewart

    series Kids Have Troubles Too
    If your dad loses his job (or your mom loses hers), it might not mean much to you at first. Parents have jobs, and kids don't always think a lot about them. But having a parent lose a job can bring changes you weren't expecting. Suddenly, your family is trying to save money and you can't afford everything you'd been used to. Maybe your family has to move to a smaller house, or get a cheaper car. ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The Hidden Child

    Kids with Autism

    by Sheila Stewart

    series Kids with Special Needs: IDEA (Individua
    Autism is something a lot of people talk about these days. Many kids with autism have trouble communicating and understanding how people relate to each other. Since autism is a spectrum disorder, however, some kids who have autism might only have a few symptoms, while others may have many symptoms. Some people don't know how to act around kids who have autism, but, even though these children might ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD