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  • School

    By Ruth Thomson
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    Ruth Thomson
    These books will help you think about and look around your local area. Find out what your surroundings can tell you about how people live and work, where they shop and go to school and how they travel and spend their leisure time. Discover the clues that will tell you how people lived in the past. Think about the changes that could benefit your local area, whether it's your home, school or further afield.
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  • Saving Water

    By Jen Green
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    Jen Green
    Why is water precious?What happens when water is scarce?What is being done to take care of water?The Environment Detective Investigates helps you to answer these questions and many more about saving water. Find out why living things need water, how people waste water and how we can help to save water.
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  • School

    By Jillian Powell
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    Jillian Powell
    Using specially commissioned photography, this series introduces the reader to common new and first experiences. The choice of titles reflect the most common types of experiences. The series uses the perspective of another child to tell the 'story' of a particular experience and explores how they feel by the event. At the end, advice will be given to help deal with difficult situations such as feeling scared because they are starting a new school.
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  • Somalia

    By Sonya Newland
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    Sonya Newland
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  • Sea Rescue Services

    By Kathryn Walker
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    Kathryn Walker
    Emergency 999! Sea Rescue Services explores all aspects of the coastguard from the types of emergencies they attend, what uniform they wear and the type of equipment they use to save lives.
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  • Steve Jobs

    By Adam Sutherland
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    Adam Sutherland
    The series focuses on the people who inspire children today. This book looks at the background, life and achievements of Steve Jobs. It examines his impact on the communications industry and popular culture as well as detailing the everyday facets of his job and how he gained such success.
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  • Stem Cell Research

    By Pete Moore
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    Pete Moore
    This series shows balanced arguments for and against issues affecting our modern world. The books study each argument in detail and explore the history of each topic. The use of case studies throughout bring the issues to light.
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  • Sports People

    By Adam Sutherland
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    Adam Sutherland
    This title looks at key sports figures from black history such as Jesse Owens, Muhammad Ali and Usain Bolt. Biographies of each individual detail their childhood, struggles and achievements, looking at the legacy they have left behind today.
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  • Space

    By Jon Richards, Ed Simkins
    Authors:
    Jon Richards, Ed Simkins
    Welcome to the world of infographics! This exciting form of data visualisation uses icons, pictograms and graphics to present information to kids in a whole new way. Marvel at the planets, asteroids and incredible forces in our solar system, as well as space missions and the universe beyond - all visualised in beautifully designed infographics and graphic organisers.
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  • Same-Sex Parents: This is My Family

    By Pat Thomas, Lesley Harker
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    Pat Thomas
    Illustrated by:
    Lesley Harker
    This reassuring picture book introduces children to same-sex parenting. It shows that all parents love, care and support their children in the same way. Young children learn to respect people's differences and treat all types of families fairly and without discrimination.Notes for parents and teachers at the back of the book provide valuable advice for how to share this book with your child or class.Written by a trained psychotherapist, journalist and parent, and illustrated by an experienced children's book artist, this is part of an acclaimed and successful series of picture-book non-fiction for Early Years. Books in the series give advice and promote interaction between children, parents, and teachers on a wide variety of personal, social and emotional issues. They are excellent tools for teachers to use during classroom discussions.
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  • Safety

    By Kate Purdie
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    Kate Purdie
    'Being Healthy, Feeling Great: Safety' covers a wide range of health topics to show readers what it takes to lead healthy lives. It encourages readers to understand why it is important to be healthy and safe from a young age and how this will stand them in good stead as adults. The book features a magazine-style design to engage readers, with a quiz at the end. Topics are dealt with in a sensitive tone, making the subjects accessible.
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  • South Africa

    By Jane Bingham
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    Jane Bingham
    The My Holiday In series offers a simple approach to the concept of travel and the new experience of going on holiday to a foreign country. The typical things relating to holidays are discussed for each country, such as weather, food, landscape, accommodation, the people and their language, as well as the sights and attractions that will appeal to children.
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  • Street Sports: Freestyle BMX

    By Isabel Thomas
    Authors:
    Isabel Thomas
    The high-adrenalin thrill of freestyle BMX is creating a stir on the extreme sports scene. Make sure it's on your radar! Look inside to find the real life story of young BMX pro, a 5-minute interview with a biking expert who provides the low-down on this awesome sport, plus step by step guides to super BMX stunts and moves! Are you on the radar?
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  • Street Sports: Street Football

    By Paul Mason, Sarah Eason
    Authors:
    Paul Mason, Sarah Eason
    The awesome creativity of street football is taking the world of urban street sports by storm - make sure it's on your radar! Look inside to find a real life story of a young, talented street footballer, a star story featuring a world class professional street footballing duo and a 5-minute interview with an expert in the street football scene. Are you on the radar?
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  • Shops

    By Ruth Thomson
    Authors:
    Ruth Thomson
    This book will help you think about and look around the shops your local area. Find out what they can tell you about how people live and work, where they shop and how they spend their leisure time. Discover the clues that will tell you how people lived in the past. Think about the changes that could benefit the shops in your local area.
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  • Spain

    By Ruth Thomson
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    Ruth Thomson
    Find out about the people and culture of Spain in this colourful book about the country. Looking at topics such as land and sea, weather, town and country, homes, shopping, food, sport, holidays and festivals. Includes instructions on how to play a traditional Spanish ball game.
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  • Sex, Snogs, Dates and Mates

    By Anita Naik
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    Anita Naik
    How do you deal with dating and build good relationships? How will you know when you're ready to have sex? Can you resist the pressure and say no if you're not? Designed to make sex education easier for teenagers and their parents and teachers, this age appropriate guide will give you the facts and answer all the questions on sex and relationships you didn't like to ask, from periods and puberty, crushes and contraception to health and harrassment. Topical and helpful, the book includes quotes from teenagers about their own experiences, and is written in a down-to-earth and friendly manner by highly respected author and agony aunt Anita Naik. The chapter listing is as follows: Your changing body; Sex education - what's it all about?; Love and relationships; Thinking about sex; Having sex; Life after sex; Bigger problems.
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  • See How They Grow: Horses and Ponies

    By Kathryn Walker
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    Kathryn Walker
    An explanation of the stages in the life cycle of a horse. From birth to adulthood, we see what horses and ponies eat, where they live, the different types and their characteristics.
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  • Street Sports: Free Running

    By Paul Mason, Sarah Eason
    Authors:
    Paul Mason, Sarah Eason
    The acrobatic sport of free running is taking the urban landscape by storm - make sure it's on your radar! Look inside to the real-life story of an awesome, adrenalin-fuelled free runner, a star story featuring a Hollywood actor who pulls cool street stunts and a 5-minute interview with a free running expert. Are you on the radar?
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  • Self-Esteem and Being YOU

    By Anita Naik
    Authors:
    Anita Naik
    Are you scared to take risks in case you make a fool of yourself? Do you need other people's approval? If someone likes you do you think there must be something wrong with them? Do you hate your body? If you answered yes to any of these questions, this essential guide will help you to turn your opinions around. It will boost yourself esteem and encourage you to believe in who and what you are.
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