Fiction

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Voices of the Land

The Seed Savers and Other Plays

By Katherine Koller; Introduction by Anne Nothof
Athabasca University Press

In this collection of four plays by Katherine Koller, the Canadian prairie drives and intensifies the actions of the human characters.

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Trueman Bradley: Aspie Detective

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Trueman Bradley – Aspie Detective is a fantasy adventure that will capture the imagination of anyone interested in Asperger's Syndrome.

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Dustship Glory

By Andreas Schroeder; Foreword by Don Kerr
Athabasca University Press

Set in the Dirty Thirties, this prairie classic novel concerns Tom Sukanen's wild scheme to build a ship in the middle of a Ssaskatchewan wheatfield.

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Dreamwork

Athabasca University Press, AU Press

Dreamwork is a poetic exploration of the then and there, here and now, of landscapes and inscapes over time.

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Liam Knows What To Do When Kids Act Snitty

Coping When Friends are Tactless

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

In Liam Knows What to do When Kids Act Snitty, lovable Liam finds out why his amazing feats of greatness are sometimes met with snide or snitty responses. He learns that when kids are snitty, it does not mean they don't like you, or that your tricks are boring, but that they haven't yet learnt how to be gracious and polite.

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Liam Goes Poo in the Toilet

A Story about Trouble with Toilet Training

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Liam Goes Poo in the Toilet illustrates the relationship between eating and excreting. It provides visual instructions on how to "relax and push". After much fanfare, Liam finally masters going 'poo' in the toilet, and both he and Mum bask in the glory of a job well done.

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Liam Says "Sorry"

Repairing an Encounter Gone Sour

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

In Liam Says "Sorry" Liam impulsively whacks his brother on the nose and ruins an otherwise joyful round of wrestling. Wanting desperately to resume the game and win favour with his brother, Liam accepts responsibility for his blunder and apologises. His brother forgives him, and apologises too and the wrestling at last can be resumed.

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Liam Wins the Game, Sometimes

A Story about Losing with Grace

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

In Liam Wins the Game, Sometimes, lovable Liam learns that it is ok to feel disappointed if you don't win, but that it's not ok to moan or cry or throw things: sometimes you win and sometimes you don't. He learns how to become a good sport, and that makes him a real champ!

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The Red Beast

Controlling Anger in Children with Asperger's Syndrome

By Kay Al-Ghani; Illustrated by Haitham Al-Ghani
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This vibrant fully illustrated children's storybook is written for children aged 5+, and is an accessible, fun way to talk about anger, with useful tips about how to 'tame the red beast' and guidance for parents on how anger affects children with Asperger's Syndrome.

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Malpas the Dragon

By Ann Cattanach; Illustrated by Michael Renouf
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This beautifully illustrated children's book is about loss and survival. It will be enjoyed by children and adults alike, and is ideal for parents and professionals to read with children who find it hard to love and be loved.

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