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Asthma resources for families

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Asthma Clinic. Vancouver, BC: BC Children's Hospital
URL
http://www.bcchildrens.ca/health-info/coping-support/asthma
Material Type
Online
Website
These asthma resources are recommended by the Asthma Clinic. They include videos, asthma action plans, inhaler dose tracking sheets, and information on medication or devices that the Asthma Clinic may prescribe your child.
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URL
http://www.bcchildrens.ca/health-info/coping-support/asthma
Corporate Author
Asthma Clinic
Place of Publication
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
BC Children's Hospital
Subject
Asthma
Asthma-Children
Asthma-Drug
Asthma-Medication
Abstract
These asthma resources are recommended by the Asthma Clinic. They include videos, asthma action plans, inhaler dose tracking sheets, and information on medication or devices that the Asthma Clinic may prescribe your child.
Language
Chinese Simplified
English
Punjabi
Material Type
Online
Website
URLs
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Monkey has an asthma attack

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Sadler, Helen. Birmingham, UK: AhHa Publications | Monkey Wellbeing , 2014.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR FN 405 SAD 2014
Availability
2 copies, 1 available
A realistic, photograph-based storybook to prepare children for an immunization. Monkey goes to the ED after as asthma attack. He sees a triage nurse, a nurse, and a doctor. He stays overnight, meets a play specialist, and gets an asthma action plan from his asthma nurse. Developed in partnership …
Author
Sadler, Helen
Place of Publication
Birmingham, UK
Publisher
AhHa Publications
Monkey Wellbeing
Publication Date
2014
Physical Description
18 pages
Series
Monkey goes to hospital storybook series
Subject
Asthma-Children
Abstract
A realistic, photograph-based storybook to prepare children for an immunization. Monkey goes to the ED after as asthma attack. He sees a triage nurse, a nurse, and a doctor. He stays overnight, meets a play specialist, and gets an asthma action plan from his asthma nurse. Developed in partnership with the UK's National Health Service.
Ages 2-7
ISBN
9781909479050
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR FN 405 SAD 2014

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Why does my body smell? and other questions about hygiene

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Royston, Angela. Chicago, IL: Heinemann Library , 2003.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR GK 205 ROY 2003
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Provides advice about hygiene and cleanliness and on how to avoid illness, nits, athlete's foot, warts, head lice, and more tips.
Author
Royston, Angela
Place of Publication
Chicago, IL
Publisher
Heinemann Library
Publication Date
2003
Physical Description
Hardcover, col. ill.; 32 p.
Series
Body Matters
Subject
Children's Health-Hygiene
Picture Books
Abstract
Provides advice about hygiene and cleanliness and on how to avoid illness, nits, athlete's foot, warts, head lice, and more tips.
ISBN
0613706935
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR GK 205 ROY 2003

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Why should I wash my body?: And other questions about keeping clean and healthy

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Spilsbury, Louise. Chicago, IL: Heinemann Library , 2003.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR GK 205 SPI 2003
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Why should I wash my body? -- How are germs bad for me? -- How often should I wash my body? -- Why should I wear clean clothes? -- Why should I change my socks? -- Why shouldn't I bite my nails? -- Why should I blow my nose? -- Why should I wash my hands after going to the bathroom? -- Why should I…
Author
Spilsbury, Louise
Place of Publication
Chicago, IL
Publisher
Heinemann Library
Publication Date
2003
Physical Description
Hardcover; 32 p. : ill.
Series
Body matters; Heinemann infosearch
Subject
Children's Health-Hygiene
Picture Books
Abstract
Why should I wash my body? -- How are germs bad for me? -- How often should I wash my body? -- Why should I wear clean clothes? -- Why should I change my socks? -- Why shouldn't I bite my nails? -- Why should I blow my nose? -- Why should I wash my hands after going to the bathroom? -- Why should I clean my room? -- Amazing facts about my body.
ISBN
1403446849
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR GK 205 SPI 2003

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Understanding asthma: Written by doctors for kids

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Renfrew, Ruth, deLoache, Shawn. New York, NY: Jumo , 2018.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR FN 400 REN 2018
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Comic book featuring Medikidz, superhero experts on health and illness. Explains how asthma affects the body, and how treatments work.
Author
Renfrew, Ruth
deLoache, Shawn
Editor
Medikidz USA Inc.
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Jumo
Publication Date
2018
Physical Description
Softcover; 16 p.
Subject
Asthma
Asthma-Medication
Abstract
Comic book featuring Medikidz, superhero experts on health and illness. Explains how asthma affects the body, and how treatments work.
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR FN 400 REN 2018

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What about me?: When brothers and sisters get sick

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Peterkin, Allan, Middendorf, Frances (Illustrator). New York, NY: Magination Press , 1992.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR EF 860.5 PET 1992
Availability
2 copies, 1 available
Illustrated book dealing with the many complicated feelings the well child experiences in a situation where a sibling is ill: guilt about having caused the illness, fear that the sibling will die, anger over being left out, anxiety about catching the sickness, and longing for life to return to the …
Author
Peterkin, Allan
Middendorf, Frances (Illustrator)
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Magination Press
Publication Date
1992
Physical Description
Softcover: 30 p.
Subject
Children Coping with Family Illness
Sibling Relationships
Picture Books
Abstract
Illustrated book dealing with the many complicated feelings the well child experiences in a situation where a sibling is ill: guilt about having caused the illness, fear that the sibling will die, anger over being left out, anxiety about catching the sickness, and longing for life to return to the way it was.
ISBN
0945354487
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR EF 860.5 PET 1992

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This is a hospital, not a zoo!

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Karim, Roberta, Truesdell, Sue (Illustrator). New York, NY: Houghton Mifflin , 1998.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR GK 210 KAR 1998
Availability
1 copy, 0 available
Hospital patient Filbert MacFee transforms himself into a series of animals to avoid some unpleasant medical procedures, making the nurses so frustrated that he is finally allowed to go home.
Author
Karim, Roberta
Truesdell, Sue (Illustrator)
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin
Publication Date
1998
Physical Description
Paperback, 48 p. : ill
Subject
Children's Hospitalization
Picture Books
Abstract
Hospital patient Filbert MacFee transforms himself into a series of animals to avoid some unpleasant medical procedures, making the nurses so frustrated that he is finally allowed to go home.
Notes
Ages 4-8.
ISBN
0395720990
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR GK 210 KAR 1998

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The way I feel

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Cain, J. (Author, Illustrator). Seattle, WA: Parenting Press, Inc. , 2000.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR GK 720 CAI 2000
Availability
1 copy, 0 available
This hard cover picture book teaches young children about emotions. It uses illustrations, text, colour and type font to describe happy, disappointed, angry, jealous and other feelings that kids experience.
Author
Cain, J. (Author, Illustrator)
Place of Publication
Seattle, WA
Publisher
Parenting Press, Inc.
Publication Date
2000
Physical Description
Hardcover: ill. (unpaged)
Subject
Children's Emotions
Picture Books
Abstract
This hard cover picture book teaches young children about emotions. It uses illustrations, text, colour and type font to describe happy, disappointed, angry, jealous and other feelings that kids experience.
ISBN
1884734715
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR GK 720 CAI 2000

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What to do when you grumble too much: A kid's guide to overcoming negativity

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Huebner, Dawn, Matthews, Bonnie (ill.). Washington, DC: Magination Press , 2007.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR GK 720 HUB 2007
Availability
2 copies, 2 available
This illustrated book guides children and their parents through the cognitive-behavioral techniques used to treat negative thinking. Lively metaphors and illustrations help kids see life's hurdles in a new way, while drawing and writing activities help them master skills to get over those hurdles.
Author
Huebner, Dawn
Matthews, Bonnie (ill.)
Place of Publication
Washington, DC
Publisher
Magination Press
Publication Date
2007
Physical Description
Softcover; 87 p. : ill.
Series
"What to do" Guides for Kids
Subject
Children's Emotions
Picture Books
Abstract
This illustrated book guides children and their parents through the cognitive-behavioral techniques used to treat negative thinking. Lively metaphors and illustrations help kids see life's hurdles in a new way, while drawing and writing activities help them master skills to get over those hurdles.
Notes
Ages 6-12
ISBN
1-59147-450-7
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR GK 720 HUB 2007

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When Molly was in the hospital: A book for brothers and sisters of hospitalized children

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Duncan, Debbie. Windsor, CA: Rayve Productions , 1994.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR GK 210 DUN 1994
Availability
2 copies, 1 available
This is a book offering support for young children when a brother or sister is in hospital. It explores the emotions that go through children's minds when a sibling is in hospital.
Author
Duncan, Debbie
Place of Publication
Windsor, CA
Publisher
Rayve Productions
Publication Date
1994
Physical Description
Hardcover, unpaged, ill.
Subject
Children's Hospitalization
Picture Books
Abstract
This is a book offering support for young children when a brother or sister is in hospital. It explores the emotions that go through children's minds when a sibling is in hospital.
ISBN
1877810444
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR GK 210 DUN 1994

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Hope the "hip" hippo

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Jay, Gina, Beattie, Julie, Turner, Cherie (ill.). [Victoria, BC?]: Friesen Press , 2012.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR FB 860 JAY 2012
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Written by two parents of children with hip dysplasia, this book tells the story of a hippo named "Hope," and aims to help children understand what is happening to them and the journey through the hospital.
Author
Jay, Gina
Beattie, Julie
Turner, Cherie (ill.)
Place of Publication
[Victoria, BC?]
Publisher
Friesen Press
Publication Date
2012
Physical Description
Softcover: [38 p.]
Subject
Picture Books
Abstract
Written by two parents of children with hip dysplasia, this book tells the story of a hippo named "Hope," and aims to help children understand what is happening to them and the journey through the hospital.
ISBN
9781460200629
1460200624
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR FB 860 JAY 2012

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The game in the dark

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Tullet, Herve. New York, NY: Phaidon Press Limited , 2012.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR AA 200 TUL 2012
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Take a journey to the moon - without leaving your bedroom! Charge up each special glow-in-the-dark page, turn off the lights and see a magic universe come to life.
Author
Tullet, Herve
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Phaidon Press Limited
Publication Date
2012
Physical Description
Boardbook: [14 p.]
Subject
Picture Books
Abstract
Take a journey to the moon - without leaving your bedroom! Charge up each special glow-in-the-dark page, turn off the lights and see a magic universe come to life.
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR AA 200 TUL 2012

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I know I made it happen: A gentle book about feelings

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Blackburn, Lynn Bennett., Dietrich, Glenda. (ill). Omaha, NE: Centering Corporation , 2001. 2nd ed.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR CA 260 BLA 2001
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
This book deals with childhood guilt in a positive way. It looks at feelings when there is a family fight, a divorce, illness, injury or death. The book gives kids support and understanding during a crisis and helps them understand that thoughts do not make bad things happen.
Author
Blackburn, Lynn Bennett.
Dietrich, Glenda. (ill).
Edition
2nd ed.
Place of Publication
Omaha, NE
Publisher
Centering Corporation
Publication Date
2001
Physical Description
Softcover: 23 pages
Subject
Guilt
Children-Coping with Death and Dying
Children and Divorce
Divorce
Children's Emotions
Coping with Death
Picture Books
Abstract
This book deals with childhood guilt in a positive way. It looks at feelings when there is a family fight, a divorce, illness, injury or death. The book gives kids support and understanding during a crisis and helps them understand that thoughts do not make bad things happen.
ISBN
1561230162
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR CA 260 BLA 2001

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Keeping your body clean

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Salzmann, Mary Elizabeth. Edina, MN: ABDO Pub. Co. , c2004.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR GK 205 SAL 2004
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Explains in simple language the importance of keeping our bodies clean and wearing clean clothes.
Author
Salzmann, Mary Elizabeth
Place of Publication
Edina, MN
Publisher
ABDO Pub. Co.
Publication Date
c2004
Physical Description
Hardcover, col. ill.; 23 p.
Series
Healthy Habits
Subject
Children's Health-Hygiene
Picture Books
Abstract
Explains in simple language the importance of keeping our bodies clean and wearing clean clothes.
ISBN
1591975530
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR GK 205 SAL 2004

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Personal hygiene

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Ballard, Carol, Pickett, Robert (Photographer). San Diego: Thomson/Gale , c2004.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR GK 205 BAL 2004
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Explores how to look after your teeth, skin, hair, and nails, and deal with problems they may cause. Also includes facts and healthy hints.
Author
Ballard, Carol
Pickett, Robert (Photographer)
Place of Publication
San Diego
Publisher
Thomson/Gale
Publication Date
c2004
Physical Description
Hardcover, col. ill.; 32 p.
Series
Healthy Body
Subject
Children's Health-Hygiene
Picture Books
Abstract
Explores how to look after your teeth, skin, hair, and nails, and deal with problems they may cause. Also includes facts and healthy hints.
ISBN
1410301648
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR GK 205 BAL 2004

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Why should I wash my hair?: And other questions about healthy skin and hair

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Spilsbury, Louise. Chicago, IL: Heinemann Library , 2003.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR FO 100 SPI 2003
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Why is healthy skin important? -- Why should I care for my hair? -- Why should I take a shower or bath? -- Why should I wash my hair? -- Why does my head itch? -- Why should I brush my hair? -- Why should I wear sunscreen? -- Why do I get pimples? -- Why do I get a skin rash? -- How can I soothe so…
Author
Spilsbury, Louise
Place of Publication
Chicago, IL
Publisher
Heinemann Library
Publication Date
2003
Physical Description
Hardcover; 32 p. : ill.
Series
Body matters; Heinemann infosearch
Subject
Skin/Hair/Nails. Skin/Hair/Nail Diseases. Dermatology
Children's Health-Hygiene
Picture Books
Abstract
Why is healthy skin important? -- Why should I care for my hair? -- Why should I take a shower or bath? -- Why should I wash my hair? -- Why does my head itch? -- Why should I brush my hair? -- Why should I wear sunscreen? -- Why do I get pimples? -- Why do I get a skin rash? -- How can I soothe sore skin? -- Amazing facts about skin and hair.
ISBN
1403446857
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR FO 100 SPI 2003

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Taking dyslexia to school

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Moynihan, Lauren E., Dineen, Tom (illustrator). Plainview, NY: JayJo Books , 2002.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR FM 262 MOY 2002
Availability
1 copy, 0 available
A young boy with dyslexia has trouble with his school work and shares with the reader how difficult school has been for him. With help from his teachers and parents, he learns new techniques for school success.
Author
Moynihan, Lauren E.
Dineen, Tom (illustrator)
Place of Publication
Plainview, NY
Publisher
JayJo Books
Publication Date
2002
Physical Description
Paperback, col. ill.; (unpaged).
Series
Special kids in school series
Subject
Dyslexia
Picture Books
Abstract
A young boy with dyslexia has trouble with his school work and shares with the reader how difficult school has been for him. With help from his teachers and parents, he learns new techniques for school success.
ISBN
1891383175
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR FM 262 MOY 2002

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Stop picking on me: A first look at bullying

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Thomas, Pat, Harker, Lesley (Illustrator). Hauppauge, NY: Barron's Educational Series, Inc , 2000.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR GK 850 THO 2000
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
This book explores the difficult issue of bullying among children. It helps kids accept the normal fears and worries that accompany bullying, and suggests ways to resolve this upsetting experience.
Author
Thomas, Pat
Harker, Lesley (Illustrator)
Place of Publication
Hauppauge, NY
Publisher
Barron's Educational Series, Inc
Publication Date
2000
Physical Description
Paperback, col. ill.; 29 p.
Series
A first look at... Book
Subject
Bullying
Picture Books
Abstract
This book explores the difficult issue of bullying among children. It helps kids accept the normal fears and worries that accompany bullying, and suggests ways to resolve this upsetting experience.
Notes
Audience: children, parents and teachers
ISBN
0764114611
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR GK 850 THO 2000

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My first Canadian bodies: A my world board book

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Picthall & Gunzi Limited. Markham, ON: Scholasitc Canada , c2004.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR AC 05 FIR 2004
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Provides photographs and labels to help young children identify different parts of their bodies.
Corporate Author
Picthall & Gunzi Limited
Place of Publication
Markham, ON
Publisher
Scholasitc Canada
Publication Date
c2004
Physical Description
Hardcover, col. ill.; (unpaged).
Subject
Anatomy
Picture Books
Abstract
Provides photographs and labels to help young children identify different parts of their bodies.
ISBN
0439967163
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR AC 05 FIR 2004

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Imagine a rainbow: A child's guide for soothing pain

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Miles, Brenda, Wong, Nicole. Washington, DC: Magination Press , 2006.
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR FM 800 MIL 2006
Availability
2 copies, 1 available
This illustrated book is a tool for introducing children to the idea of using their imaginations to cope with pain.
Author
Miles, Brenda
Wong, Nicole
Place of Publication
Washington, DC
Publisher
Magination Press
Publication Date
2006
Physical Description
Hardcover; unpaged : col. ill.
Subject
Pain
Picture Books
Abstract
This illustrated book is a tool for introducing children to the idea of using their imaginations to cope with pain.
Notes
Ages 4-8
ISBN
1591473853
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Call Number
JUNIOR FM 800 MIL 2006

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