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#MeToo and You includes essential terminology, from consent to assault, from just plain yes to just plain no. Author Halley Bondy explores the nuances of emotions, comfort, and discomfort in sexually charged and emotionally abusive situations. Detailed scenarios, both real and hypothetical, provide valuable examples of what's acceptable and what is not, along with tools to help everyone treat others appropriately and to stand up for themselves and their peers.
Henrietta Szold founded Hadassah, the Jewish women's social justice organization, in 1912, determined to help the starving families she saw in Palestine. Hadassah served everyone, regardless of race, ethnicity, or national origin, and continues its mission to this day.
In these delightful, illustrated stories, diverse young narrators explore different cultures by comparing and contrasting their own lives to their friends' and neighbours' lives. Critical-thinking and comprehension questions get readers talking about the stories.
Andrea, a young Indigenous Colombian woman, has returned to the land she calls home. Only nineteen years old, she comes to mourn her lost child, carrying a box in her arms. And she comes with another mission. Andrea has hidden a camera upon herself. If she can capture evidence of the illegal mining that displaced her family, it will mark the first step toward reclaiming their land. This socially conscious thriller from graphic novelist Canizales examines the injustices of his home country in a s
Ana & Andrew are always on an adventure! They live in Washington, DC with their parents, but with family in Savannah, Georgia and Trinidad, there's always something exciting and new to learn about African American history and culture.
The Social Justice Standards from Learning for Justice are a proven framework for developing anti-bias in students. This series shows the Social Justice Standards in action in school and in the community, modeling best practices for young readers as they learn to interact with others--and themselves. Engaging inquiry-based sidebars encourage students to think, create, guess, and ask questions around the content.
This title examines Anti-Bullying Days across Canada. From the series Canadian Celebrations (Butter Tarts) - Canadians have many reasons to celebrate, and they enjoy gathering throughout the year to observe many uniquely Canadian holidays. Canadian Celebrations provides readers a closer look at the history of these events, the reasons for each holiday, and the ways in which Canadians gather to celebrate them.
Artie Irvin is thrilled to discover she comes from a line of werewolves. But as she dives into her family history and figures out her new abilities, vampires wait in the shadows . . .
Part of the To Be Canadian series - Many factors mold and shape the Canadian identity. From our diverse backgrounds to our cultural beliefs, it's important that every Canadian feels accepted. To Be Canadian explores the essence of what it means to be a Canadian, and how everyone can make the country a better place to live.
At Recovery and Relief, a treatment center for girls with eating disorders, the first thing Shoshana Winnick does is attach herself to vibrant but troubled Rowan Parish. Shoshana-a cheerleader on a hit reality TV show-was admitted for starving herself to ensure her growth spurt didn't ruin her infamous tumbling skills. Rowan, on the other hand, has known anorexia her entire life, thanks to her mother's chew and spit guidance. Through the drudgery and drama of treatment life, Shoshana and Rowan d