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Nonfiction Ages 6-8
Pages: 0
Themes: tough topics, introduction, diversity, inclusive, read-along, audio
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
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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. The topics covered include poverty, homelessness, media awareness, tragedy, prejudice, bullying, internet safety, body image and environmentalism.

This ebook bundle includes the entire World Around Us series:
On Our Street: Our First Talk About Poverty
On the News: Our First Talk About Tragedy
On the Playground: Our First Talk About Prejudice
On the Internet: Our First Talk About Online Safety
Under Our Clothes: Our First Talk About Our Bodies

On Our Nature Walk
: Our First Talk About Our Impact on the Environment

"A cheery and buoyant introduction to timely and imperative topics for young readers." —School Library Journal

“The text is informative and manages to treat weighty issues seriously without being too scary.” —Booklist

“The Q-and-A format works to bring in different topics...Accessible and informative.” —Kirkus Reviews