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  • Auteur:
    Wambach, Abby
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    This program is read by Abby Wambach, and includes a bonus conversation. In this young listeners adaptation of her #1 New York Times bestselling book, two-time Olympic gold medalist and FIFA World Cup champion Abby Wambach inspires the next generation to find their voice, unite their pack, and change the world. From rising young star to co-captain of the 2015 Women's World Cup Champion team, Abby Wambach's impressive career has shown her what it truly means to be a champion. Whether you're leading from the bench or demanding the ball on the field, real success comes when you harness your inner strength, forge your own path, and band together with your team. Updated with stories that trace her journey from youth soccer to the hall of fame, this young listeners adaptation of Abby's instant bestseller Wolfpack is for the next generation of wolves ready to change the game. A Macmillan Audio production from Roaring Brook Press

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    Roberts, Dr. Jillian, Revell, Cindy
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    Separation and divorce are difficult on the entire family. Often young children blame themselves or are unsure of their place in the family if these events occur. Child psychologist Dr. Jillian Roberts designed the Just Enough series to empower parents/caregivers to start conversations with young ones about difficult or challenging subject matter. Why Do Families Change? is part of the Just Enough series. Other topics in the series include birth, death and diversity. For more information, visit www.justenoughseries.com.

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    Brown, Waka Takahashi
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    When twelve-year-old Waka's parents suspect she can't understand the basic Japanese they speak to her, they make a drastic decision to send her to Tokyo to live for several months with her strict grandmother. Forced to say goodbye to her friends and what would have been her summer vacation, Waka is plucked from her straight-A-student life in rural Kansas and flown across the globe, where she faces the culture shock of a lifetime.

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    Roberts, Dr. Jillian, Revell, Cindy
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    An engaging introduction for very young children to the basic facts of life in a way that is gentle, age-appropriate and accessible. Child psychologist Dr. Jillian Roberts created the Just Enough series to help parents and caregivers approach difficult subjects with little ones. These primers offer a gentle and accessible starting point for conversations about important topics. Research shows that children are learning about sex at an increasingly young age and often from undesirable sources. The Q&A format, with questions posed in the child’s voice and answers starting simply and becoming gradually more in-depth, allows the adult to guide the conversation to a natural and satisfying conclusion. Additional questions at the back of the book allow for further discussion. Where Do Babies Come From? is the first book in the Just Enough series. Other topics in the series will include death, cultural diversity and separation or divorce.

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    Roberts, Dr. Jillian, Revell, Cindy
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    When it comes to explaining physical, cultural and religious differences to children, it can be difficult to know where to begin. What Makes Us Unique? provides an accessible introduction to the concept of diversity, teaching children how to respect and celebrate people's differences and that ultimately, we are all much more alike than we are different. Additional questions at the back of the book allow for further discussion. Child psychologist Dr. Jillian Roberts designed the Just Enough series to empower parents/caregivers to start conversations with young ones about difficult or challenging subject matter. Other books in the series deal with birth, death, separation and divorce. For more information, visit www.justenoughseries.com.

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    Roberts, Dr. Jillian, Revell, Cindy
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    Whether children are experiencing grief and loss for the first time or simply curious, it can be difficult to know how to talk to them about death. Using questions posed in a child’s voice and answers that start simply and become more in-depth, this book allows adults to guide the conversation to a natural and reassuring conclusion. Additional questions at the back of the book allow for further discussion. Child psychologist Dr. Jillian Roberts designed the Just Enough series to empower parents/caregivers to start conversations with young ones about difficult or challenging subject matter. What Happens When a Loved One Dies? is the second book in the series. For more information, visit www.justenoughseries.com.

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    Hodge, Deborah
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    This stunning nature alphabet book explores the fascinating ecosystem of the Pacific West Coast a magnificent area that combines an ancient rainforest, a rugged beach and a vast, open ocean, and where whales, bears, wolves, eagles and a rich variety of marine species thrive in an interconnected web of life ... The text and art have been carefully checked for scientific accuracy. The book also includes a note about the Pacific West Coast and suggestions for exploring the region and further reading.

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    Hartson, Tamara
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    Super Explorers brings you all the weird fish, mammals and other strange creatures that inhabit the deep, deep ocean: the Frilled Shark is a strange-looking prehistoric shark that swallows its prey whole,  the Japanese Spider Crab has the largest leg-span of any of its species, Vampire Squids are covered in light-producing organs that flash to confuse their prey, Fangtooth has impressive-looking teeth and really looks like a monster from the deep! And many more...

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    Qamaniq, Uvinik, Widermann, Eva, Christopher, Neil
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    Experience the exciting world of arctic giants through traditional tales from around Nunavut. Based on elder interviews from more than one hundred years ago, these stories reveal the fearsome giants that once stalked the arctic. From enormous beings strong enough to pick up a walrus with one hand, to massive creatures that towered over mountains and could carry humans on the lace of one boot, these Inuktitut language stories will introduce readers to a vast array of arctic giants.

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    Roberts, Jillian
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    In this illustrated nonfiction picture book, child psychologist Dr. Jillian Roberts introduces young readers to the ideas of body safety and body image.

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    Skrypuch, Marsha Forchuk, Ho, Van
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    After the Vietnam War, a young girl is left behind in the care of her grandmother when the rest of her family flees the new communist regime by boat. Once settled in North America, her parents will send for her; but in the meantime, Van must work for her demanding aunt and uncle, who treat her like a servant. And she is forced to deal with the school bully, who is the son of a military policeman.

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    Hamilton-Barry, Joann
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    Did you know pirates once sailed the seas around Atlantic Canada? Pirates might seem like fun in the movies, but back in the 17th and 18th centuries-the Golden Age of Piracy-being a pirate was very serious business. From the Hackmatack award-shortlisted author of Oak Island and the Search for Buried Treasure comes the newest book from Nimbus's popular Compass series for young readers. Learn about what everyday life was like for some of the fiercest pirates of all time. Explore the history of piracy, from the ancient Romans and Greeks to modern-day pirates. How did pirates navigate the seas? What happened if they were caught? Did pirates really bury treasure? This full-colour non-fiction book includes highlighted glossary terms, informative sidebars, over 50 colour illustrations and historical photographs, an index, and recommended further reading.

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    Debbink, Andrea
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    Packed with real-life tales of adventure and practical tools, this handbook is an inspiring guide for the next generation of climate activists, conservationists, and nature lovers.

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    Mayrock, Aija
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    Aija Mayrock shares the different approaches and strategies that helped her survive her own experience with bullying. She speaks the same language as her peers, making the book very relatable for kids and teens.

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    Ginalina
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    Learn about rivers and the plants and animals that depend on them. Explore how vital rivers are to our ways of life, and how we can protect them.

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    Batalion, Judy
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    This young readers' edition tells the remarkable story, largely forgotten until now, of the young Jewish women who became resistance fighters against the Nazis during World War II.

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    Sadlier, Rosemary
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    Learn the important role Black Canadian's have played, and will continue to play, in the development of Canada.

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    Khanduri, Kamini
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    There is a brain-teasing picture puzzle on every double-page of this book. Each beautifully illustrated scene shows a different period in history, crammed with all kinds of people, animals and objects to spot. A bustling Greek marketplace, a firework display at a Chinese palace, a smoky factory town, and the inside of a 1930s department store are all included, plus lots more. As well as providing countless hours of puzzle-solving fun, "The Great History Search" is packed with fascinating historical facts presented in short, easy-to-read captions. If you get really stuck trying to find the hidden things, all the answers are at the back of the book.

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    Welch, Liz, Aĭsholpan, Nurgaĭvyn
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    Aisholpan Nurgaiv tells her story for the first time of how she captured and trained her own golden eagle and won the Ölgii eagle festival in Mongolia. A true trailblazer, Nurgaiv was the first female eagle hunter to ever take part in this highly competitive festival.

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    Fritz, Jean
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    Pocahontas was the special favorite of her father, the great chief Pawhatan. And when the English settlers came to Virginia, she became a "sister" to Captain John Smith, who was "adopted" into her tribe. She was permitted to move freely between the Indian and white worlds, and her life seemed perfect. But soon there was trouble. Pocahontas was kidnapped by the settlers, who forced her to live like a white woman. She yearned for her father to meet the colonists' demands so all would be well again. But before Pocahontas made peace, she would be asked to turn her back on everything she loved and leave her Indian world behind forever.

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