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Personal & social issues: family issues (Children's / Teenage)

See below for a selection of the latest books from Personal & social issues: family issues (Children's / Teenage) category. Presented with a red border are the Personal & social issues: family issues (Children's / Teenage) books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Personal & social issues: family issues (Children's / Teenage) books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

I Care About: My Family

I Care About: My Family

Author: Liz Lennon Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/09/2020

A charming non-fiction book that promotes a caring attitude, confidence, self-esteem and gives children a way to discuss emotions. The book explores topics such as what is a family, everyday lives, special days, sharing with siblings, arguments and falling out and how a family cares for each other. The book is an ideal starting point for discussing family topics. It is part of a series 'I care about' for children aged 4+. The titles are: My Friends, My Planet, Animals, My Family, My Growing Brain, My Body. The illustrations by Michael Buxton are quirky and fun and are designed to inspire a child's imagination.

Forever Fingerprints

Forever Fingerprints

Author: Sherrie Eldridge Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/08/2020

Meet Lucie - she is a rambunctious, inquisitive, seven-year-old girl who was adopted! Lucie has lots of questions about everything. When Lucie's pregnant Aunt Grace and Uncle John come to visit, new curiosities bubble into Lucie's mind. What does the baby do in there? Does he eat? That night Lucie has an amazing dream, that her birth parents are a king and queen who live in a castle. She knows she grew in her birth mother's tummy, but if her birth parents lived in a castle, why didn't they keep her? The next day, Dad helps her to make an amazing discovery - he tells her how to find a special connection with her birth parents, and how you can too! Forever Fingerprints is a heartwarming, fun story written for children aged 5-11 which uses an everyday experience to embark upon a gentle exploration of some of the difficult questions and feelings commonly expressed by children who are adopted. Adoption expert Sherrie Eldridge also provides a valuable 'Parent Tools and Activities' section, with ideas for creative activities and suggestions on how to explore issues such as belonging, identity, self-esteem and connection.

Superheroes Don't Get Scared

Superheroes Don't Get Scared

Author: Kate Thompson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/08/2020

Scared Maisie Brown dreams of being a fearless superhero - because they never get frightened, right? But when Dad explains that even the strongest, boldest and bravest hero can sometimes feel afraid, and that's perfectly fine, Maisie realizes there's a superhero in all of us. With fun characters, rhyming text and a wonderfully relatable take-away message about normalizing feelings, this heart-warming book is an amazing addition to any little hero's bookshelf.

Eight Pieces of Silva

Eight Pieces of Silva

Author: Patrice Lawrence Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/08/2020

From the multi-award-winning author of Orangeboy, an addictive mystery that refuses to let you go long after you turn the final page. Can Becks piece the jigsaw together and find her sister before Silva loses herself? Becks is into girls but didn't come out because she was never in. She lives with her mum, stepdad and eighteen-year-old Silva, her stepdad's daughter. Becks and Silva are opposites, but bond over their mutual obsession with K-pop. When Becks' mum and stepdad go on honeymoon to Japan, Becks and Silva are left alone. Except, Silva disappears. Becks ventures into the forbidden territory of Silva's room and finds the first of eight clues that help her discover her sister's secret life. Meanwhile, Silva is on a journey. A journey to make someone love her. He says he doesn't, but he's just joking. All she has to do is persuade him otherwise ...

This Is My Family (Set of 6)

This Is My Family (Set of 6)

Author: Julie Murray Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2020

Families come in all shapes and sizes. This series makes sure that all kinds of families are represented in your library. Simple, sweet text introduces a family and is followed by fun, everyday activities and interactions that all types of families experience. Aligned to Common Core standards & correlated to state standards.

Grandma Snuggles

Grandma Snuggles

Author: Glenys Nellist Format: Board book Release Date: 23/07/2020

Grandma, this one's especially for you! Cuddle your grandchildren close with this adorable book. Written by bestselling author Glenys Nellist, this board book celebrates the loving relationship between a grandma and her little ones with sweet animal rhymes and charming illustrations. Grandma Snuggles is an engaging, board book that celebrates the love between a grandma and her little ones. Whether it's Grandma Mouse who shares her cheese or Grandma Duck who splashes in the lake, this book shows special cuddles and love, relaying a message that all grandmas are special in their own ways. So, hop, skip, and run with Grandma Rabbit and roll into a ball with Grandma Hedgehog. Most of all, celebrate Grandma who's as sweet as pie! Through the fields and gardens, We hop, and skip, and run. God made the world's best Grandma- She's really lots of fun. Grandma Snuggles: Is a sweet and engaging board book lovingly written in honor of all the grandmas of the world to snuggle and share with the little ones in their lives Is written by bestselling author Glenys Nellist, whose beloved books include The Wonder That Is You, Snuggle Time Fall Blessings, and the Love Letters from God series Makes a perfect gift from a grandma to her grandchild for birthdays, Christmas, Easter, or just to spoil her grandson or granddaughter in the way only a grandma can

We Belong Together

We Belong Together

Author: Todd Parr Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/07/2020

We belong together because.... You needed a home I had one to share Now, we are a family Bestselling author/illustrator Todd Parr has received hundreds of requests to write a book about adoption. And as he did with his beloved books It's Okay to be Different and The Peace Book, he has found a way to approach this challenging matter with humour and sensitivity through his bold and colourful illustrations and unique reassuring messages.

Elana's Ears, or How I Became the Best Big Sister in the World

Elana's Ears, or How I Became the Best Big Sister in the World

Author: Gloria Roth Lowell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/07/2020

Lacey's luxurious life as an only child changes the day Mom and Dad bring home a new baby. Although Lacey goes through all the confusion and upset that any child feels when presented with a new sister or brother, she eventually comes to like having Elana around.

Magic Box

Magic Box

Author: Marty Sederman, Seymour Epstein Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/07/2020

This text is designed for children coming to terms with the absence of parents.

Candy Cane Lane's Story

Candy Cane Lane's Story

Author: Sister Mary Faith Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/06/2020

Candy Cane Lane's Story

Candy Cane Lane's Story

Author: Sister Mary Faith Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/06/2020

When You Are Ready

When You Are Ready

Author: Raquel Mudryk Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/06/2020