Review by Shahrane'e Fa'avae, High School Counsellor
A resource for teachers of Pasifika students to gain insight into how the world looks and feels for them.
Mophead Tu: The Queen's Poem
Review by Ari Prakash
From the sinking islands in the South Seas to the smoggy streets of London, this is a hilariously thought-provoking take on colonial histories and one poet's journey to bridge the divide.
Step up! My anti-bullying activity book
Review by Jacoba Glenny, Years 6, 7 and 8 Teacher
This activity book provides a wide-ranging set of activities for a child to unpack their experiences of bullying.
Fish in a tree
Reviewed by Bodhi Hellesoe, Intermediate student
An uplifting novel that will speak to anyone who’s ever thought there was something wrong with them because they didn’t fit in.
Review by Becky Essery, Intermediate school teacher
A novel about identity, self-esteem, and friendship shines with the strength of a young person's spirit and the enduring power of acceptance.
Review by Imogen Crooks, Secondary school student
A novel about about standing up for yourself and those around you.
Review by Maya Russell, Secondary Student
Award-winning author Alex Gino explores what it means to search for your own place in the world and the importance of having good people around you.
Reviewed by Kirsten Edie, Secondary School Teacher
This resource aims to develop the cultural confidence of NZ teachers in order to better support our tamaiti in succeeding as proud teine and tama Sāmoa.
The boy at the back of the class
Review by Shahin Najak, recent University graduate
Told with heart and humour, this story is a child's perspective on the refugee crisis, highlighting the importance of friendship and kindness in a world that doesn't always make sense.
Channel kindness: Stories of kindness and community
Reviewed by Morgan Dysart
Stories collected from Lady Gaga's Born This Way Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to making the world a kinder and braver place.
(Don't) Call me crazy: 33 voices start the conversation about mental health
Reviewed by Fiona McDiarmid, Teacher
Thirty-three actors, athletes, writers, and artists offer essays, lists, comics, and illustrations that explore mental health.
The no more bullying book for kids
Review by Sarah Premkumar, Student and Blogger
A book that empowers children to become ‘strong, happy and bully-proof’ versions of themselves, while giving parents and teachers alike the tools and resources to open up important conversations at home and school.