Workplace bullying: A costly business phenomenon
Review by Dr Katrina McChesney, Senior Lecturer in Initial Teacher Education, University of Waikato
An updated and revised edition of this book supported by Needham’s Legacy Trust.
How to stop homophobic and biphobic bullying: A practical whole-school approach
Review by Richard Everson, Teacher Aide and LGBT member/supporter
A teachers’ guide to challenging homophobic and biphobic bullying offers unique insights to address the issue at its core.
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.
Creating a drama-free workplace: The insider’s guide to managing conflict, incivility and mistrust
Review by Sabrina Fernandez, Registered Nurse
Maravelas notes knowing how to transform conflict into collaboration affects the outcome of every interaction, challenge, and opportunity.
Draw the line
Review by Deb Marsden, Guidance Counsellor & Secondary School teacher
Black and white illustrations with thoughtful splashes of color create a powerful, multi-layered statement about friendship, boundaries, and healing after conflict.
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.
What is empathy? A bullying storybook for kids
Review by Ky McWilliam
Two sides to every story--helping kids learn compassion and understanding by putting themselves in someone else's shoes.
The proudest blue: A story of Hijab and family
Review by Kirstie Stevens, School Library Assistant
An uplifting, universal story of new experiences, the unbreakable bond between siblings, and of being proud of who you are. Sibling Faizah tells the story of her older sister, Asiya's, first-day wearing a hijab at school.
Stick up for yourself: Every kid's guide to personal power and positive self-esteem
Review by Datoka Shute
Questions from real kids are paired with answers about how to handle specific situations calmly, confidently, and effectively.
Supporting Aotearoa's Rainbow People - A practical guide for mental health professionals
Review by Louisa Woods, Guidance Counsellor
The first thing that strikes you about Supporting Aotearoa's Rainbow People is its colour - the native flora and fauna that adorn its pages thanks to the design and illustration talents of Bo Moore.
Review by Taonga Tangaere, Artist, Writer, and Trans Person
The tale of a mystical gem and one woman's journey of self-determination in transition from the boy she once presented herself to be into the woman and hero that she would come to know herself as.