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Parenting, Death, Divorce, Bullying, Disabilities, Starting School, the Dentist - you name it, we've got it

Learn all about emotions with this friendly guide, packed with advice on how to understand your feelings. Feelings can be tricky, and My Mixed Emotions will coach you through situations including dealing with bullying, getting on with siblings, grie... read more

My Mixed Emotions: Learn to Love Your Feelings
$37.00(NZD) inc GST
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 Sex Education

Here is a book to help young girls understand the changes they go through when reaching puberty.An increasing number of girls are reaching puberty as young as eight years of age. 'Secret Girls' Business' will enable girls, and the important adults in their lives, to make th... read more

Secret Girls' Business
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This is an activity book designed to be personalised by 7-12 year olds who are facing tough stuff in their lives. In a non-threatening, low-key way, it helps children find words and ways to express and to process what's happening in their lives. It includes many ideas from kiwi kids themselves.
Includes write-on pages

When Tough Stuff Happens: An Activity Book for Tough Times for 7 to 12 Year Olds
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The tragic story of midwife Nicole Wyborn and her partner Kane, who lost their second child to stillbirth. The story is intensely emotional; the couple sink to the depths of despair in their struggle to come to terms with their loss.

A Mother's Tears: A Story of Stillbirth and Life
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 Social Issues

Series:Start Smart: Community

Heroes are all around us. They are people in the community who help others stay safe and be well, teach us, and protect our homes and businesses.

People Who Help: A Kids' Guide to Community Heroes (Start Smart)
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 Social Issues


The Explaining series looks at a range of conditions, illnesses and disabilities that affect children and adults all over the world. The books explain why they occur, how they are diagnosed, how they affect people and how they can be treated.
Explaining: Epilepsy will h... read more


Explaining Epilepsy
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 Social Issues

Series:Keeping Healthy

An engaging and accessible book on maintaining a safe and healthy lifestyle for children aged 8-11, this book covers such topics as: what makes a family, friends and friendships, joining in, teams, bullies and bullying, gangs, how to handle arguments, coping with famil... read more

Relationships (Keep Healthy)
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 Grief Books

Series:Walker Classics
Awards:Winner in the Picture Book category at the 2002 New Zealand Post Children s Book Awards. A 2002 Storylines Notable Picture Book. Best First Book at the 2002 New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards.

Brodie is always making people laugh. He wiggles his ears and yodels like a country singer and tells far-out jokes. He's a brilliant artist, too: he draws loads of planes and helicopters, because he wants to be a chopper pilot.
Everyone at school knows that Brodie is ill, and when he'... read more


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Children are hitting puberty younger than ever before, some as young as 8 years old.
So That's What's Happening provides accurate, fun & age appropriate information about the changes which lie ahead.
The boo... read more

So That's What's Happening! : An Illustrated Guide to Your Changing Body
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A resource for New Zealand parents and caregivers offering practical ideas to help manage and support children and teens through angry times. Includes information on why people get angry, what h... read more

The Anger Toolbox: Tools for Children and Teens, and for Those Caring for Them, to Get Through Angry Times
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 Sex Education

Series:What's Happening to Me? Ser.
Reading Level:Children's - Grade 3-4, Age 8-9

A sensitive, detailed and informative guide to male puberty, invaluable for young boys and parents alike, tackling key subjects from physical changes to emotional ones. Bright, stylish original colour illustrations and diagrams reveal everything young boys need... read more

What's Happening to Me? For Boys
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 Teenage Issues

This book has been written for girls with special needs including intellectual disability, physical disability, communiction disorder, autism. 'Special Girls' Business' takes a girl and her carer step by step through the process of managing periods. Information is present... read more

Special Girls' Business
$55.00(NZD) inc GST
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