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The World Around Us series introduces children to complex cultural and social issues in a straightforward and accessible way. These illustrated nonfiction picture books tackle global concerns and initiate conversations about subjects that are difficult, sad or overwhelming with school-aged children who are just beginning to observe the world around them.

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On Our Nature Walk
By (author): Dr. Jillian Roberts   Illustrated by: Jane Heinrichs   Foreword by: Bob McDonald
ISBN: 9781459821002
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 32
Price: $19.95
Young readers are introduced to environmental issues in their own neighborhoods in this illustrated nonfiction picture book.
On Our Street
By (author)s: Dr. Jillian Roberts, Jaime Casap   Illustrated by: Jane Heinrichs
ISBN: 9781459816176
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 32
Price: $19.95
Using illustrations, full-color photographs and straightforward text, this nonfiction picture book introduces the topics of homelessness and poverty to young readers.
On the Internet
By (author): Dr. Jillian Roberts   Illustrated by: Jane Heinrichs
ISBN: 9781459820944
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 32
Price: $19.95
Using illustrations, full-color photographs and straightforward text, this nonfiction picture book introduces the topic of online safety.
On the Internet Read-Along
ISBN: 9781459823082
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 32
Price: $9.99
Using illustrations, full-color photographs and straightforward text, this nonfiction picture book introduces the topic of online safety.
On the News
By (author): Dr. Jillian Roberts   Illustrated by: Jane Heinrichs
ISBN: 9781459817845
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 32
Price: $19.95
Using illustrations, full-color photographs and straightforward text, this nonfiction picture book introduces the topics of tragedy and disaster to young readers.
On the Playground
By (author): Dr. Jillian Roberts   Illustrated by: Jane Heinrichs
ISBN: 9781459820913
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 32
Price: $19.95
Using illustrations, full-color photographs and straightforward text, this nonfiction picture book introduces the topic of prejudice to young readers.
Under Our Clothes
By (author): Dr. Jillian Roberts   Illustrated by: Jane Heinrichs
ISBN: 9781459820975
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 32
Price: $19.95
In this illustrated nonfiction picture book, child psychologist Dr. Jillian Roberts introduces young readers to the ideas of body safety and body image
What Makes Us Unique?
By (author): Dr. Jillian Roberts   Illustrated by: Cindy Revell
ISBN: 9781459828254
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 32
Price: $12.95
A nonfiction picture book that introduces very young children to the concept of diversity in a way that is uplifting and approachable.


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