Body Safety Education: A parents’ guide to protecting kids from sexual abuse
by Jayleen Sanders
A step-by-step guide for parents and carers on how to protect children from sexual abuse through personal Body Safety Education. This guide contains simple, practical and age-appropriate ideas, as well as important information on how abusers groom and signs a child maybe being sexually abused.
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R. J. Palacio
August Pullman was born with a facial difference that, up until now, has prevented him from going to a mainstream school. Starting 5th grade at Beecher Prep, he wants nothing more than to be treated as an ordinary kid—but his new classmates can’t get past Auggie’s extraordinary face. His perspectives converge with others in a portrait of one community’s struggle with empathy, compassion, and acceptance.
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Out of My Mind
Sharon M. Draper
In this breakthrough story, readers will come to know a brilliant mind and a brave spirit who will change forever how they look at anyone with a disability.
Building Resilience in Children and Teens
Help your child gain the 7 Crucial C’s- competence, confidence, connection, character, contribution, coping, and control. This important parent resource includes chapters on topics like perfectionism, media literacy, and styles of discipline.
Caring for Your Baby and Young Child, 6th Edition: Birth to Age 5
American Academy of Pediatricians
This essential resource from the most respected organization on child health is the one guide pediatricians routinely recommend and parents can safely trust, covering everything from preparing for childbirth to toilet training to nurturing your child’s self-esteem.
The Care and Keeping of You: The Body Book for Younger Girls
This book features tips, how-tos, and facts from the experts, with answers to questions about your daughter’s changing body, from hair care to healthy eating, bad breath to bras, periods to pimples, and everything in between.
The Care and Keeping of You 2: The Body Book for Older Girls
This book covers new questions about periods, your daughter’s growing body, peer pressure, personal care, and more! This book follows the first book with even more in-depth details about the physical and emotional changes you’re going through.
The Feelings Book
Dr. Lynda Madison
The Feelings Book helps girls understand their emotions and deal with them in positive ways. Girls will learn how to express their feelings and stay in control, plus get sensitive advice on handling fear, anxiety, jealousy, and grief. They’ll discover how to stay in the driver’s seat of their own emotions.
How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character
Why do some children succeed while others fail? The story we usually tell about childhood and success is the one about intelligence: success comes to those who score highest on tests, but author Paul Tough argues that the qualities that matter more have to do with character: skills like perseverance, curiosity, optimism, and self-control.
Great books written for children addressing varying issues such as grief, anxiety, bullying, ADHD, etc.
A great resource for kids with anxiety problems.