Is there a book about diabetes that you’ve found helpful or a book with a character that has diabetes that you’d like recommend to others? Lara Takes Charge by Rocky Lang Lara tells all the things she does that regular kids do -- run, swim, dance -- and she talks about her insulin pump and doing blood tests. Life with Diabetes: Lacie the Lizard's Adventure by Dana Sheppard Lacie the Lizard on an insulin pump. Even Little Kids Get Diabetes by Connie White Pirner Written for children who have recently learned that they have diabetes, this book discusses symptoms, diagnostic procedures, and treatment.
The Baby-Sitters Club: The Truth About Stacey by Ann Martin, adapted by Raina Telgemeier Stacey, a member of the Baby-sitters Club, is still coming to terms with her diabetes.
Last Dance by Lurlene McDaniel Rachel Deering loves to dance and hopes to become a professional ballet dancer. The Dinosaur Tamer and Other Stories for Children with Diabetes by Marcia Levine Mazur, Peter Banks and Andrew KeeganA collection of short stories about children with diabetes and some common challenges including being different, family relationships, friendships at camp, and beginning to take charge of their diabetes care. Donnie Makes A Difference by Sandra HainesDonnie, a young boy, tries out for the school football team but finds out he has diabetes. Eagle’s Nest books by Georgia PerezThis 4 part series of books targeted toward the Native American population.
Even Little Kids Get Diabetes by Connie White PirnerA young girl tells about getting diabetes when she was two years old.
The Gift of the Pirate Queen by Patricia Reilly Giff Grace and Amy’s mother has recently died, and the household responsibilities have fallen to Grace, as well as the responsibility of making sure Amy takes proper care of her diabetes. Grilled Cheese at Four O’clock in the Morning by Judy Miller Scott, a sixth grader, learns to live with diabetes and copes with soccer, school, friends, and family. How I Feel: A Book about Diabetes by Michael OlsonThe author wrote this book for his brother Steven who was diagnosed when Michael was twelve. My Sister Rose Has Diabetes by Monica Driscoll Beatty James is twelve years old and his sister has diabetes. Return to Skoki Lake by Nikki Tate Jessa is a young girl diagnosed with Type 1 who loves horses. Sugar Was My Best Food: Diabetes and Me by Carol Antionette Peacock, Adair Gregory, and Kyle Carney Gregory Co-author Adair Gregory tells about his first-hand experience after he was diagnosed at age 9. Taking Diabetes to School by Kim Gosselin This story is simple and instructional as Jayson tells his classmates all about his life at school with diabetes. Taming the Diabetes Dragon by Anne Dennis When the dragon named Diabetes invades Pancreas village, a brave young boy named Preston shows the villagers how to defeat him (with insulin, exercise and healthy eating of course). When Cody Became a Mouse Potato by Bonnie Nygard and Susan Koonce This book is not about diabetes in particular.
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It is the sequel to Yergin’s Pulitzer prize-winning The Prize, about the global oil industry (I have a soft copy if anyone is interested in the history of the industry). We know about renewable energy and energy efficiency, but what about the four day week as a low-carbon initiative?
Interesting article by one of the authors of the 1972 Limits to Growth on the failure of democratic governments to change the direction of societies, with a preference for making short-term decisions. It touches upon various issues relating to MRV – particularly in the context of NAMA’s.
Discussions move to institutional architecture, developing country capabilities, and concludes by reiterating the complexity of designing flexibly but standardised approaches to MRV.
It is a nice site for general adaptation references as well as what’s happening from time to time. The risk profile of  a developing  country increases the cost of capital for renewable energy projects, which in turn  increases the required tariff and widens the price differential between electricity from renewable sources and fossil fuels.
A little dated but still relevant: a great way of presenting data that forces us to rethink our reconceived notions development.
A Gallup poll reports that about 37% of Americans read more than 10 books a year, 16% haven’t read any, with the median being 5 books a year.
Movie attendance and Internet usage doesn’t seem to have had that much impact on many people reading books, but they can help people decide which books they would or would not like to read. If you like to read, indulge yourself during the down times within your day or during your holidays.
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By now you must have realized that I love reading books, especially if they are related to eLearning, Instructional Design, mLearning, or Captivate. I’ve attended some of his face-to-face and online trainings in the past and he has a magic mantra of keeping the audience engaged in the class throughout the session. To make a recommendation about a specific book or to submit a brief book review, please email us. Read about Lacie’s adventures and friendships, and learn why she is just like any other Lizard. Caitlin tells about all the fears, anxieties, questions she and her family had when she was first diagnosed, and why her first Halloween with diabetes was the best one ever, even though she had to give away most of her candy to her sisters.
Fortunately, Caitlin meets Ellie, another girl with diabetes, and together the friends share experiences and help each other cope, with some adventures along the way. Nora begins at the time of her diagnosis and talks about food, insulin, diabetes burnout and relationships as well as sex and alcohol - all things that teens worry about and want to know about.
These stories will help to ease a child’s frustrations and they are very entertaining as well.
She discusses her experience including symptoms, diagnostic procedures, and her daily routine of insulin and glucose testing in a matter-of-fact but reassuring manner.
Spike and Bo Loy were diagnosed exactly one year apart and have lived successfully with Type 1 for over 10 years. An older cousin arrives from Ireland to take charge of the household and tells the girls about the Irish legend of Grania (Grace) the Pirate Queen and her courage. His illustrations capture the feelings of a young child when first diagnosed and add to the appeal of the book. His story is written from the original and refreshing point of view of the sibling of a child with diabetes.
This story, excellent for pre-teens and older, tells the story of her reaction to the diagnosis and how she manages to resume her normal activities afterward. He talks about his meal plan, testing, insulin, and low blood sugar and about his friend Laci who uses an insulin pump. Anne Dennis is Preston’s mom, and she wrote this book to help the family adapt and to teach Preston that diabetes would not defeat him. However, with the increase in Type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents, it gives a valuable message. The 39 Clues. More than one book, this young adult adventure series is currently composed of 16 separate novels. Geek Dad. Written by the popular author of the Geek Dad blog, this book supplies dads (and moms) with exciting ideas for tinkering, exploring and creating with their kids. Did you have a favorite childhood book that ignited your love of history, taught you cool science experiments, or helped you form one of your favorite geeky obsessions? Representing more than 250 organizations, including early learning centers & schools, museums & libraries, afterschool programs & community nonprofits, colleges & universities, ed-tech startups & major employers, philanthropies & civic leaders, Remake Learning is collaborative effort to inspire and empower a generation of lifelong learners in Pittsburgh, West Virginia, and beyond. It’s a great article in that it seeks to integrate visual information on climate impacts, and both adaptation and mitigation – at the local level.
Concerning that not much progress has been made since he co-authored the Limits to Growth over 40 years ago.
The ERC is a multi-disciplinary energy research centre, housed in the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment at the University of Cape Town.
This time I picked up books authored by Kevin Siegel, who is a fantastic trainer and a fabulous person with a great sense of humor. I would say that it’s a great resource for people who wish to learn and master Adobe Captivate 6. Jimenez narrates the book in the form of a story which is full of events, observations and experiences. I also like the cool titles he uses for the chapters, which go as Bucket List, Awake at Night, True Chatter, etc. Similar to theater, the presenter reads the script with expressions, emotions and voice-modulation. This is an excellent book for young children with diabetes who will undoubtedly share in Caitlin’s experiences. Family, friends, and coaches find a way to show Donnie he can still make a valuable contribution to the team.
Eagle, Miss Rabbit, and Coyote, the clever trickster, teach their young friends about physical activity, eating healthy foods, and learning about health and diabetes prevention from their elders. The information about never being able to eat sweets is out-of-date but this book fills a void for kids from ages 4 – 8 that are recently diagnosed. Here, they communicate to other kids in language they can relate to, discussing how to cope with diabetes from elementary school through the college years without missing a thing. Young children will relate to the experiences in this book and know at the end that they are not alone.


Eight-year-old Cody used to be involved in lots of physical activity and team sports until he received a computer for his ninth birthday. Matching a young reader with the book they’ll fall in love with is itself a labor of love. Since the time it was first published in 1947, Goodnight Moon has remained one of the most popular books for kids — especially those who have trouble falling asleep. It seems that people in my age group have a harder time reading a book than those are older. If the book requires your unbroken attention and you have small children running around you or you plan on reading during your lunch hour, this may not be the book for you.
So, my self-assigned task while reading these books was to gauge if his books were as engaging and effective as his training sessions are!
It’s a comprehensive guide to help you create your eLearning course from start to end, and covers everything from pre-production to publishing stage. It’s like he is teaching how to create scenario-based learning courses in a scenario-based book!
At the end of each chapter, the author directs you to view a course and answer a few questions which allow the readers to think and respond. The text is written in rhyme, which makes it easy for beginning readers and a pleasure to the ear for those that are younger. This easy-to-read primer for kids covers everything they need to know about diabetes, is colorfully illustrated and dispels some common fears. Luckily, children’s authors are happy to help, and every year they publish more books on unique, even esoteric, subjects.
Matilda devours books, outsmarts conniving and self-absorbed adults, and sticks up for her fellow kids. In that time, she’s taken us through hurricanes and asteroid belts and even the human heart.
The two battle against their family members to find the 39 clues — ingredients that hold the key to a serum that can create the most powerful human on earth.
But a lot has changed since the late 40s, and children are far less likely to say goodnight to balls of yarn and bowls of mush than they are to end the day with their tablets, smartphones and laptops.
Some highlights for me were on “bridging the gap between formalized analytical models and fuzzy social realities” and a set of “conceptual requirements of a scenario based process”. Other kids will relate to this story as told by another kid with a kid’s perspective. That’s good news for kids, and even better news for the adults trying their best to make reading and learning fun.
Each Magic School Bus book is a different adventure, and kids who love science will love riding along with Miss Frizzle’s frazzled students.
Each book comes with six game cards that allow readers to jump into the action online, making The 39 Clues a great series for inquisitive kids who love a challenge.
Goodnight iPad puts a new spin on the old classic while it satires our culture’s growing dependence on technology. The want to show not only 4-D visuals of impacts, but also “the cumulative impacts of low-carbon development”.
They not only educate children about diabetes, but teach students more about Native American culture as well.
My Own Book about Pumping is another book available on this website, as well as lots of fun games and activities for young kids with diabetes.
Cody eventually uses some information he has found on the internet to make his way back to making healthy choices. Rumor has it that Spielberg will direct a movie based on the books in 2014, so now’s a better time than ever to crack open book one and begin the journey.
They are also refreshingly candid in saying that old IPCC scenarios, without action, are not good enough. This series of books is available FREE (1 copy) by calling the Centers for Disease Control at 1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636). Read this if you’re interested in: fair shares, adaptation-mitigation nexus,   scenario-based processes, visualisation, and local action! The Spark Network has rounded up five titles that are sure to thrill geeky kids of all stripes. Readers Theater generates fluency in the participants reading through recurring exposure to plays and accelerates the understanding of the situation in audience. It is an activity that integrates reading, speaking, listening, expressing and learning into a single framework.Check out some of the resources below for more information on reader's theater as well as samples and advice on creating your own scripts for the classroom.What is Reader’s Theater About?



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