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Banned Books for Kids: Reading Lists and Activities for Teaching Kids to Read Censored Literature By American Library Association (ALA) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781728266008
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Sourcebooks - September 18th, 2023

"The act of reading outside of your experience increases empathy. It broadens our understanding of humanity and our ideas about who we are and what we can be."- Jesmyn Ward

This book is a jewel of a resource for educators and caregivers alike. Help youth understand their right to free expression, information, and imagination. Includes discussion guides, writing prompts, and "read-alike" book suggestions for future reading.


Review by Sarah P.

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Raising Kids with Big, Baffling Behaviors: Brain-Body-Sensory Strategies That Really Work By Robyn Gobbel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781839974281
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Jessica Kingsley Publishers - September 21st, 2023

Take heart caregivers who are feeling overwhelm, shame, and frustration raising children with regulation and sensory processing challenges! Robyn Gobbel has digested the last twenty revolutionary years of brain research for YOU. Her style is empathetic and practical. Whether your child has a vulnerable nervous system because of early neglect, trauma, or their own unique wiring, you need this book. Also, her podcast is fantastic!


Review by Sarah P.

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The Nordic Theory of Everything: In Search of a Better Life By Anu Partanen Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062316554
Availability: Out of stock, usually available in 3-10 days
Published: Harper Paperbacks - June 27th, 2017

Want to convince your relatives that universal healthcare, free high quality education, and a robust social safety net are a good thing without them thinking you're a pinko commie? Hand them this.

Review by Anje