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Children Just Like Me

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A favorite in classrooms, libraries, and homes, "Children Just Like Me" is a comprehensive view of international cultures, exploring diverse backgrounds from Argentina to New Zealand to China to Israel. With this brand new edition, children will learn about their peers around the world through engaging photographs and understandable text laid out in DK's distinctive style. Highlighting 36 different countries, "Children Just Like Me" profiles 44 children and their daily lives. From rural farms to busy cities to riverboats, this celebration of children around the world shows the many ways children are different and the many ways they are the same, no matter where they live. Meet Bolat, an eight-year-old from Kazakhstan who likes to cycle, play with his pet dogs, and play the dromba; Joaquin from New Jersey who enjoys reading and spending time with his family, and whose favorite food is bacon; or Yaroslav from Moscow who likes to make robots. Daily routines, stories of friends and family, and dreams for the future are spoken directly from the children themselves, making the content appropriate and interesting to draw in young readers. To celebrate the twentieth anniversary of this special project, all-new photography, maps, and facts give unique insight to children's lives in our world today showing their homes, food, outfits, schools, families, and hobbies. A passport to a celebratory journey around the world, "Children Just Like Me" is perfect for children who are curious about the children of the world and their stories.

Children Just Like Me

Author : Barnabas Kindersley
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Share the lives, hopes, and dreams of 20 children from around the globe as they talk about their family and friends, pets, school, and hobbies in their own words. Published in association with UNICEF. Full color. 16 pp plus 4 pages of stickers.

Children Just Like Me

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Children Just Like Me is an amazing children's book showing everyday life through the eyes and words of children around the world. Offering a remarkable insight into the lives of children today all around the globe, Children Just Like Me is packed with photography of children, their friends and family, home, and school vividly illustrating different cultures, from rural farms to busy cities to river boats. With distinctive DK design and text, using children's own words, children will take a journey around the world to meet Children Just Like Me.

Children Just Like Me

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Author : Anabel Kindersley
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A calendar of celebrations which describes holidays and festivals of all major religions and cultures from around the world. Includes original photography.

Food Like Mine

Author : Dorling Kindersley P
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Part of the much loved Children Just Like Me series, Food Like Mine is a touching celebration of children from all over the world and the food they eat. Featuring more than 20 easy-to-follow recipes and beautiful photography throughout, Food Like Mine is part of DK's groundbreaking series on children of the world and features children from Botswana to the USA. Perfect for children key stage 1 & 2 who will learn about staple ingredients, see where they're eaten and discover how they're grown. Then you can use these staples in more than 20 delicious, international dishes to make at home. Food Like Mine shows that even if we live thousands of miles apart, our lives share a common ingredient - food!

A School Like Mine

Author : Dorling Kindersley, Inc.
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"First edition written and edited by Penny Smith and Zahavit Shalev

An Angel Just Like Me

Author : Mary Hoffman
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When Tyler and his family are putting up the Christmas decorations, Tyler takes a look at the Christmas-tree angel, and asks, “Why are they always pink? Aren't there any black angels?” It's a question that no one can answer - not even his friend, Carl. And when Tyler starts combing the shops for a black angel, there are none to be found. But, late on Christmas Day, a surprise delivery from Santa convinces Tyler that there are angels just like him.

Granny You Have Walker Just Like Me

Author : Clarissa Fells Smith
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This is a Caregiving Kids Series Book. Have you ever wondered what older people and littel children have in common? Respectfully, most older people carry a host of wisdom, life experience, and things to share with others. In this book, little Johnny noticed something strange while using his own walker. He saw his Granny using a walker, a bib, and even a bed with rails. Dr. Smith does an excellent job of welcoing a much needed and realistic dialogue with students, families, churches, and communities around the world.

My Name Is Unique Just Like Me

Author : Melanie White
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This book was written for children that have unisex names. Unisex names are gender neutral and have become a growing trend, but some children don't understand that certain names are for both girls and boys. Having a unisex name can be tough on certain kids, so we wrote this book to make them feel better about their unique name.

Different Just Like Me

Author : Lori Mitchell
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While preparing for a visit to her grandmother, a young girl notices that, like the flowers in Grammie's garden, people who are different from one another also share similarities and it's okay to like them all the same.

Just Like Me

Author : Elizabeth Tewksbary
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Just Like Me is written for 2-5 year olds. This is a story about a little girl that discovers a friend that is just like her. Her shadow! They spend a fun filled day together outside on a sunny day.

Our Favorite Stories

Author : Jamila Gavin
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A multicultural anthology of traditional stories is complemented by information about ten youngsters representing the different cultures from which the stories come.

Just Like Me

Author : Harriet Rohmer
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Highlights the art and inspirational journeys of fourteen significant artists who have, in the last twenty years, shared their work and lives with children, in a collection that combines each section with photographs of artist and child.

Just Like Me

Author : Vanessa Brantley-Newton
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An ode to the girl with scrapes on her knees and flowers in her hair, and every girl in between, this exquisite treasury will appeal to readers of Dear Girl and I Am Enough and have kids poring over it to find a poem that's just for them. I am a canvas Being painted on By the words of my family Friends And community From Vanessa Brantley-Newton, the author of Grandma's Purse, comes a collection of poetry filled with engaging mini-stories about girls of all kinds: girls who feel happy, sad, scared, powerful; girls who love their bodies and girls who don't; country girls, city girls; girls who love their mother and girls who wish they had a father. With bright portraits in Vanessa's signature style of vibrant colors and unique patterns and fabrics, this book invites readers to find themselves and each other within its pages. "A dynamic, uplifting, and welcoming world of girls."--Kirkus "Thoughtful, inclusive, and celebratory"--Publishers Weekly "Bursting with positivity, this would be a great book to use in primary school classrooms when discussing issues of friendship, diversity, and self-esteem."--Booklist

Project Management

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"Highlighting the practical side of real-life project execution, this massive reference stresses project management as an independent profession--detailing the varied applications where project management is used and examining the numerous and diverse project management responsibilities and tools. "

Teaching Young Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders to Learn

Author : Liz Hannah
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This wide-ranging, well-illustrated book offers all kinds of tried and tested strategies to help young people with autistic spectrum disorders develop and learn. Designed to be a really practical guide for nursery nurses, teachers and support staff in mainstream schools, as well as parents, the guide focuses on both work and play. 'Every parent, teacher or teaching assistant who supports a child with autistic tendencies should have a copy of this book.' Fiona Jukes, Learning Support Assistant This wide-ranging, well-illustrated book offers all kinds of tried and tested strategies to help young people with autistic spectrum disorders develop and learn. Designed to be a really practical guide for nursery nurses, teachers and support staff in mainstream schools, as well as parents, the guide focuses on both work and play and includes helpful guidance on numeracy and literacy.

The Cuckoo s Child

Author : Margaret Thompson
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In her forties, Livvy Alvarsson hopes to be a bone marrow donor for her much-loved younger brother, Stephen. Instead, she discovers she has no idea who she is. This is the second great loss she has suffered, for eleven years earlier her four-year-old son, Daniel, disappeared. Armed with a few clues from wartime England, she embarks on a search for her birth family. The narrative takes the reader from small-town British Columbia to London, the English countryside, and back. It is a story about loss and grief, and secrets and guilt, but it is also about restoration and balance. As Livvy confides her story to her dying brother, she reveals not only an identity enriched by experience, but also the transcendent importance of family and love. The Cuckoo�â�€�™s Child is a compelling and remarkable evocation of a woman�â�€�™s search for her family history.

Crazy Love You

Author : Lisa Unger
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No one writes “good scary fun” (The Washington Post) better than New York Times bestselling master of psychological suspense Lisa Unger. With more than 1.7 million books sold in more than thirty countries, it’s clear why USA TODAY declared that her thrillers “should be on everyone’s to-read list.” Falling in love can feel like a dream…or a living nightmare. Darkness has a way of creeping up when Ian is with Priss. Even when they were kids, playing in the woods of their small upstate New York town, he could feel it. Still, Priss was his best friend, his salvation from the bullies who called him “loser” and “fatboy”…and from his family’s deadly secrets. Now that they’ve both escaped to New York City, Ian no longer inhabits the tortured shell of his childhood. He is a talented and successful graphic novelist, and Priss…Priss is still trouble. The booze, the drugs, the sex—Ian is growing tired of late nights together trying to keep the past at bay. Especially now that he’s met sweet, beautiful Megan, whose love makes him want to change for the better. But Priss doesn’t like change. Change makes her angry. And when Priss is angry, terrible things begin to happen…

Psalms of David

Author : David Vercoe
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How do you describe a lifetime of events? For David Vercoe writing poetry has become a key ingredient in expressing feelings and thoughts that might otherwise remain unspoken. God has given him a gift of being able to express in poetry, concepts that cannot be easily expressed in normal conversation. The poems are grouped topically on themes like nature, personal stuff, journey and grief. This collection of modern poems or psalms will bring encouragement and hope to people from all walks of life and faith.