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Maus is a classic graphic novel based on the author’s experience of interviewing his father Vladek about his experiences during World War II, when he and Art Spiegelman’s mother Anya, who subsequently committed suicide, were interned in a concentration camp.

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There are people who describe themselves (and others) as ‘a bit Aspergers,’ but Christopher, the protagonist of Mark Haddon’s classic young adult crossover novel, is the real deal; a teenage maths genius who can’t even interpret emotions when they’re expressed in sad or smiley faces on paper.
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For eleven years, educator Catherine Cadden ran the bold experiment called TEMBA, a K-8 academic school based on the tenets of nonviolence and founded on the conviction that children who have the opportunity to practice peace in the classroom wouldn't just survive school - they'd thrive.

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When I first read this children’s book, I was desperate to give it to everyone I knew- first my flatmate, then my parents. In fact, I wanted to have kids so I could share it with them about ten years later (it‘s still waiting patiently on my shelf for that moment).

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‘Dear Joe, your wild noisy huge brother/is dead. I couldn’t do what my parents did/bring two boys, four years apart, through the maze.’

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Pearl is a medieval poem by an unknown author.

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What would you do if the unthinkable happened? Reg Thompson's collection of letters to his daughter is an eloquent and unsparing attempt to answer this question that no parent wants to think about.

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The Empathy Way Teacher's Manual accompanies The Empathy Way book collection. Dr. Paris presents a comprehensive Empathy in Education Program (grades K-3), and the Empathy Buddy Program (grades 4-6).

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Philip Larkin once wrote, ‘Lonely in Ireland, since it was not home, strangeness made sense.’ When I read this book, I was travelling on business, something I was used to doing. I was also dealing with grief.