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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 Street
By authors: 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 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.


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