This title speaks directly to the child or teenager about common issues such as recognizing confidence, being afraid of mistakes, comparing yourself to others, to help build their confidence and self-esteem. Uncluttered pages and use of clear headings, colourful diagrams and images makes it easy to read.
If any child or teenager you are working with answers no to:
Then the information shared in this title can help to turning those NOs into know-how? Being Me is loaded with tips and advice for taking on everyday challenges and for building up confidence and self-esteem. Inside they will find lots of ways to explore strengths and feel more confident in school, with friends...with everything!
Anh Do's inspirational story about his family's incredible escape from war-torn Vietnam and his childhood in Australia, told especially for children. Giant waves crashed down on our little boat. I was terrified but my mum hugged me tight and told me, 'Everything will be okay. Don't worry, it will be okay.' Anh Do nearly didn't make it to Australia. His entire family came close to losing their lives as they escaped from war-torn Vietnam in an overcrowded boat. It was a dangerous journey, with murderous pirates and terrifying storms,... More info
A small child awakes to find blackened leaves falling from her bedroom ceiling, threatening to quietly overwhelm her. 'Sometimes you wake up with nothing to look forward to...' As she wanders around a world that is complex, puzzling and alienating, she is overtaken by a myriad of feelings. Just as it seems all hope is lost, the girl returns to her bedroom to find that a tiny red seedling has grown to fill the room with warm light. Astonishing Perth artist, Shaun Tan's latest creation, The Red Tree, is... More info
The Negatees is, to put it bluntly, a sooky la-la! He whines about everything, and is never happy with what he’s got. He needs to change his ways and fast, or else his life will be one miserable soap opera! Luckily, a little purple guy pops along who sets a brilliant example for The Negatees to follow. The question is will he follow it? (The answers yes, he will ... just in case you were wondering). This great book teaches kids in a fun way to always... More info