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Animal Speak: The Spiritual and Magical Powers of Creatures Great and Small
Author: Ted Andrews
Format: Paperback
  • Animal Speak provides techniques for recognizing and interpreting the signs and omens of nature. Meet and work with animals as totems and spirits by learning the language of their behaviors within the physical world.

    Animal Speak shows you how to: identify, meet, and attune to your spirit animals; discover the power and spiritual significance of more than 100 different animals, birds, insects, and reptiles; call upon the protective powers of your animal totem; and create and use five magical animal rites, including shapeshifting and sacred dance.

    This bestselling guide has become a classic reference for anyone wishing to forge a spiritual connection with the majesty and mystery of the animal world.

$29.95

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Being Me with OCD
Author: Alison Dotson
Format: Paperback
  • Part memoir, part self-help for teens, Being Me with OCD tells the story of how obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) dragged the author to rock bottom—and how she found hope, got help, and eventually climbed back to a fuller, happier life. Using anecdotes, self-reflection, guest essays, and thorough research, Dotson explains what OCD is and how readers with OCD can begin to get better. With humor, specific advice, and an inspiring, been-there-beat-that attitude, readers will find the book simultaneously touching and practical.

$21.99

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Bullying: Deal with it before push comes to shove
Author: Elaine Slavens
Format: Paperback
  • Kids deal with bullying in its many forms on a daily basis. This newly revised and reissued edition of Bullying: Deal With It is a popular and proven resource in Lorimer’s Deal With It conflict resolution series. Quizzes, comics and graphic novel-style illustrations help make this an engaging and accessible way to approach a complex and all-too-common problem.

    This book will give kids the know-how to deal with bullying, whether they are the targets, witnesses, or even bullies themselves.

    Bullying 101 explains the many forms that bullying can take, from name-calling to physical fights to cyberbullying
    Letters to the “Bully Counsellor” illustrate real-life examples of bullying
    Quizzes test your anti-bullying skills
    A resource page lists helpful organizations, books, and websites

$12.95

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Can I tell you about Depression?
Format: Paperback
  • This illustrated book is an ideal introduction to depression. Julie helps readers to understand what depression is, how it feels to be depressed and how it can affect their family life. She explains what help and support is available for people with depression and what friends and family can do to make things easier for her.

$14.95

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Can I Tell You About Eating Disorders?
Format: Paperback
  • Meet Alice – a teenage girl with anorexia nervosa. Alice invites readers to learn about anorexia nervosa and how it makes her see herself differently from how other people see her. She also introduces readers to Beth who has bulimia nervosa, Sam who has selective eating problems, Francesca who has functional dysphagia and Freddie who has food avoidance emotional disorder. They all explain why they find food difficult and how their eating disorders are different.



    This illustrated book is an ideal introduction to understanding the complex issues surrounding eating disorders. It shows family, friends and teachers how they can support a young person with an eating disorder and will also be a good place to start when encouraging open conversations about eating disorders at school or at home.

$14.95

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Cyberbullying: Deal with it and Ctrl Alt Delete it
Format: Paperback
  • Do you race home to log in on your computer and chat? But what can you do when that user comes on, the user that won't go away and is getting nastier by the day? Now it seems you can't go to any of your favourite sites without finding something nasty posted about you.

    This volume in the "Deal With It" series examines the issues of online name-calling, rumours, and threats, and provides fun and practical tips to help kids surf and text safely. [Fry Reading Level - 6.6

    Paperback: 32 pages
    Physical Dimensions: 8.50" x 11.00"

$12.95

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Dancing with the Wheel
Format: Paperback
  • The Native American philosophy behind the vision of the Medicine Wheel is that all things and beings on the earth are related and, therefore, must be in harmony for the earth to be balanced. Dancing with the Wheel teaches you how to apply this philosophy to your daily life through many practical exercises and ceremonies. These exercises will help you gain energy from the spirits, which can heal both humans and the earth.

    Through Dancing with the Wheel, the second book specifically devoted to the Medicine Wheel, those familiar with this vision will gain an increased understanding of the wheel and its developments over the last ten years. Those new to the Medicine Wheel will be ushered into the teachings and technique of what has come to be a source of comfort and direction for thousands of people around the world. Whether you are in the middle of the wilderness or the middle of a city, this book and its exercises will help you center yourself and establish peace with the earth and other beings.

$33.00

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Families Change
Author: Julie Nelson
Format: Paperback
  • All families change over time. Sometimes a baby is born, or a grown-up gets married. And sometimes a child gets a new foster parent or a new adopted mom or dad. Children need to know that when this happens, it’s not their fault. They need to understand that they can remember and value their birth family and love their new family, too. Straightforward words and full-color illustrations offer hope, support, and coping skills for children facing or experiencing change. Includes resources and information for birth parents, foster parents, social workers, counselors, and teachers.

$14.95

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First Nations Ceremonies
Traditional Territory: Anishinaabeg
Format: Paperback
  • First Nations Ceremonies explores various Anishinaabe teachings that have been handed down from Elders, encouraging mino-pimaatisiwin, the good life. These practices are still used today, crossing time from the past to the future.

    24 pages

$4.95

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Growing Up with a Bucket Full of Happiness: Three Rules for a Happier Life
Author: Carol McCloud
Format: Paperback
  • Did you know that you have an invisible bucket which is filled with all of your good thoughts and feeling?
    If you are new to the concept of bucket filling and bucket dipping, then this book is for you.
    With easy to read chapters, colorful illustrations, a quiz and even instructions to make your own Bucketfilling Journal, Growing Up with a Bucket Full of Happiness will give readers the tools to live a life filled with happiness.

$14.95

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How Rude! Revised - The Teen Guide to Good Manners, Proper Behavior, and Not Grossing People Out
Author: Alex J. Packer
Format: Paperback
  • Explaining etiquette from A ("Applause") to Z ("Zits"), Alex J. Packer blends outrageous humor with sound advice as he guides readers and explains why manners and etiquette are important - because people who know how to handle themselves in social situations come out on top, get what they want, feel good about themselves, and enjoy life to the fullest.

    Full of practical tips for every occasion. How Rude is a serious etiquette encyclopedia - and a hilarious read. This revised and updated edition describes the basics of polite behavior in all kinds of situations at home, in school, online and in the world.

$32.50

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Indigenous Writes: A Guide to First Nations, Métis & Inuit Issues in Canada
Author: Chelsea Vowel
Format: Paperback
  • In Indigenous Writes, Chelsea Vowel initiates myriad conversations about the relationship between Indigenous peoples and Canada. An advocate for Indigenous worldviews, the author discusses the fundamental issues—the terminology of relationships; culture and identity; myth-busting; state violence; and land, learning, law and treaties—along with wider social beliefs about these issues. She answers the questions that many people have on these topics to spark further conversations at home, in the classroom, and in the larger community.

$26.00

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Just Reach Out: Back to High School Transition Guide
Format: Paperback
  • Just Reach Out is for your journey through high school. It is for students who are in high school, returning to high school or relocating to a new program outside of their home community.

    It is based on bringing Aboriginal ways of life, learning, and sharing into our everyday lives. Our survival as First Nation peoples depends on staying connected to the strengths of our communities—past and present. This guide shares Aboriginal stories and information collected over time about our survival, and about building respectful relationships with family, animals, places, spirits and the land.

$25.95

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Kayas, Ochekiwi Sipi: Fisher River Before 1950
Author: Verna Kirkness
Format: Hardcover
  • This beautiful hard cover book by Verna J. Kirkness invites readers to go back in time and enjoy stories and photos of Ochekiwi Sipi (Fisher River) before 1950, as told by the Elders. This book was written and created for the 140th Anniversary of Ochekiwi Sipi in 2015.

$12.95

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Looks Like Daylight: Voices of Indigenous Kids
Author: Deborah Ellis
Format: Hardcover
  • After her critically acclaimed books of interviews with Afghan, Iraqi, Israeli and Palestinian children, Deborah Ellis turns her attention closer to home. For two years she traveled across the United States and Canada interviewing Native children. The result is a compelling collection of interviews with children aged nine to eighteen. They come from all over the continent, from Iqaluit to Texas, Haida Gwaai to North Carolina, and their stories run the gamut — some heartbreaking; many others full of pride and hope.

    You’ll meet Tingo, who has spent most of his young life living in foster homes and motels, and is now thriving after becoming involved with a Native Friendship Center; Myleka and Tulane, young artists in Utah; Eagleson, who started drinking at age twelve but now continues his family tradition working as a carver in Seattle; Nena, whose Seminole ancestors remained behind in Florida during the Indian Removals, and who is heading to New Mexico as winner of her local science fair; Isabella, who defines herself more as Native than American; Destiny, with a family history of alcoholism and suicide, who is now a writer and powwow dancer.

    Many of these children are living with the legacy of the residential schools; many have lived through the cycle of foster care. Many others have found something in their roots that sustains them, have found their place in the arts, the sciences, athletics. Like all kids, they want to find something that engages them; something they love.

    Deborah briefly introduces each child and then steps back, letting the kids speak directly to the reader, talking about their daily lives, about the things that interest them, and about how being Native has affected who they are and how they see the world.

    As one reviewer has pointed out, Deborah Ellis gives children a voice that they may not otherwise have the opportunity to express so readily in the mainstream media. The voices in this book are as frank and varied as the children themselves.

$15.95

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