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The Lovable Liam Series

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This set of six books follows the everyday adventures of Liam as he tries to make sense of the world around him. Covering topics such as how to greet friends appropriately, how to apologise and how to lose with grace, children can learn with Liam about basic social skills and how to cope with a variety of situations.

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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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Renaming the Earth

The University of Arizona Press

In his distinctive and spirited way, Ray Gonzalez, the well-known essayist, poet, fiction writer, and anthologist, reflects on the American Southwest--where he was raised and to which he still feels attached (even though he has lived much of his life elsewhere). It is a place that tugs at him, from its arid desert landscapes to its ...

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Alejandro and the Fishermen of Tancay

The University of Arizona Press

Don Morales tells stories. He tells lots of stories. About Chimbote, the Peruvian town where he lives. About fishing, the lifeblood of the town. And about change, which is not always the same as progress. Stories about the first people to inhabit the region and stories about the people who live there now. Stories about the early people's ...

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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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The Last Supper of Chicano Heroes

The University of Arizona Press

Widely considered one of the most important voices in the Chicano literary canon, José Antonio Burciaga was a pioneer who exposed inequities and cultural difficulties through humor, art, and deceptively simple prose. In this anthology and tribute, Mimi Gladstein and Daniel Chacón bring together dozens of remarkable examples of Burciaga's ...

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The Last Supper of Chicano Heroes

The University of Arizona Press

Widely considered one of the most important voices in the Chicano literary canon, José Antonio Burciaga was a pioneer who exposed inequities and cultural difficulties through humor, art, and deceptively simple prose. In this anthology and tribute, Mimi Gladstein and Daniel Chacón bring together dozens of remarkable examples of Burciaga's ...

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