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Books in your Community


Nunavut Public Libraries.

Public Libraries are located in: Arctic Bay; Arviat; Baker Lake; Cambridge Bay; Clyde River; Igloolik; Iqaluit; Kugluktuk; Pangnirtung; Pond Inlet; and Rankin Inlet.

Public Schools

In communities where there is NO Public Library, resource materials are available through the local High School (ask at the front desk).

Communities with no Public library include: Cape Dorset; Chesterfield Inlet; Coral Harbour; Gjoa Haven; Gris Fiord; Hall Beach; Kimmirut; Kugaaruk; Qikiqtarjuaq; Repulse Bay; Resolute Bay; Sanikiluaq; Taloyoak; and Whale Cove.

Book List

Topics Book Title Author
Anger A Volcano in My Tummy Eliane Whitehouse
What Angry Kids Need: Parenting Your Angry Child Without Going Mad Jennifer Anne Brown & Pam Provonsha Hopkins
Angry Children, Worried Parents: Seven Steps to Help Families Manage Anger Sam Goldstein, Robert Brooks & Sharon Weiss
Hot Stuff to Help Kids Chill Out: The Anger Management Book Jerry Wilde
How to Take the Grrr Out of Anger Elizabeth Verdick & Marjorie Lisovskis
What to do When Your Temper Flares: A Kids Guide to Overcoming Problems with Anger Dawn Huebner
Anxiety What to do When You Worry Too Much: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Anxiety Dawn Huebner & Bonnie Matthews
What to do When You're Scared and Worried: A Guide for Kids James Crist
Attention Problems Attention Difference Disorder: How to Turn Your ADHD Child or Teen’s Differences into Strengths in 7 Simple Steps Kenny Handelman
Cory Stories: A Kid's Book About Living With ADHD Jeanne Kraus
Learning to Slow Down and Pay Attention: A Book for Kids About ADHD Kathleen Nadeau
Putting on the Brakes: Understanding and Taking Control of Your ADD or ADHD Patricia Quinn
Survival Guide for Kids with ADD or ADHD John Taylor
Behaviour Issues Your Defiant Teen: 10 Steps to Resolving Conflict and Rebuilding Relationships (HC) Russel A. Barkley & Arthur L. Robin
The Defiant Child: A Parent's Guide to Oppositional Defiance Disorder Douglas A. Riley
101 Activities That Build: Self-Esteem, Teamwork, Communication, Anger Management, Self-Discovery, and Coping Skills Alanna Jones
A Boy and a Bear: The Children's Relaxation Book Lori Lite
Don't Behave Like You Live in a Cave Elizabeth Verdick
Dude, That's Rude: Get Some Manners Pamela Espeland & Elizabeth Verdick
My Mouth is a Volcano Julia Cook
Squirmy Wormy: How I Learned to Help Myself Lynda Farrington Wilson
The Behavior Survival Guide for Kids: How to Make Good Choices and Stay Out of Trouble Thomas McIntyre
The Survival Guide for Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders (and Their Parents) Elizabeth Verdick & Elizabeth Reeve
What to do When Your Brain Gets Stuck: A Kids Guide to Overcoming OCD Dawn Huebner
Words Are Not for Hurting Elizabeth Verdick & Marieka Heinlen
Bullying Bullies are a Pain in the Brain Trevor Romain
Bully B.E.A.N.S. Julia Cook
Bullying: What Adults Need to Know and Do to Keep Kids Safe Irene Van der Zande
Hands Are Not For Hitting Martine Agassi
I Saw It Happen: A Child's Workbook About Witnessing Violence Wendy Deaton & Kendall Johnson
Stop Picking on Me Pat Thomas
Dating & Sexuality Talking Sex with Your Kids: Keeping Them Safe and You Sane by Knowing What They Are Really Thinking Amber Madison
The Teen Survival Guide to Dating & Relating: Real-World Advice for Teens on Guys, Girls, Growing Up and Getting Along Annie Fox
From Diapers to Dating: A Parent's Guide to Raising Sexually Healthy Children from Infancy to Middle School Debra W. Haffner
Boys, Girls & Body Science: A First Book About Facts of Life Meg Mickling & Kim La Fave
Care & Keeping of You: The Body Book for Girls Valerie Schaefer
The New Speaking of Sex: What Your Children Need to Know & When They Need to Know It Meg Hickling
What's the Big Secret? Talking About Sex With Girls & Boys Laurie K. Brown & Marc Brown
Depression & Suicide Hot Stuff to Help Kids Cheer Up Jerry Wilde
What to do When You're Sad and Lonely: A Guide for Kids James Crist
Your Depression Map: Charting Your Own Course Back to Health Randy Paterson
Is Your Child Depressed or Suicidal Waln Brown
Navigating Teenage Depression: A Guide for Parents and Professionals Gordon Parker & Kerrie Eyers
Discipline 123 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12 Thomas W. Phelan
Discipline Without Distress: 135 Tools for Raising Caring, Responsible, Children Without Time-Out, Spanking, Punishment or Bribery Judy Arnall
Good Discipline, Great Teens Ray Guarendi
Worst Day of My Life Ever Julia Cook
Emotions My Book Full of Feelings: How to Control and React to the Size of Your Emotions Amy Jaffe & Luci Gardner
The Way I Feel Janan Cain
FASD Recognizing & Managing Children with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome/Fetal Alcohol Free: A Guidebook Brenda McCreight
Family Violence A Family That Fights Sharon C. Bernstein
Hear My Roar: A Story of Family Violence Gillian Watts
Something is Wrong at My House: A Book About Parents' Fighting Diane Davis
Grief & Bereavement 10 Steps for Parenting Your Grieving Children Anne Hatcher Berenberg, Vicki Scalzitti & Jack Cain
25 Things to Do When Grandpa Passes Away, Mom and Dad Get Divorced or the Dog Dies: Activities to Help Children Heal After a Loss or a Change Laurie A. Kanyer
A Terrible Thing Happened Margaret Holmes
After a Suicide: A Workbook for Grieving Kids Dougy Center for Grieving Children
But I Didn't Say Goodbye: Helping Children and Familes After a Suicide Barbara Rubel
Help Me Say Goodbye: Activities for Helping Cope When a Special Person Dies Janis Silverman
Sad Isn't Bad: A Good-Grief Guidebook for Kids Dealing With Loss Michaelene Mundy
Someone I Love Died By Suicide: A Story for Child Survivors and Those Who Care for Them Doreen Cammarata
When Something Terrible Happens: Children Can Learn to Cope With Grief Marge Heegaard
Learning Problems Learning Disabilities from a Parent's Perspective: What You Need to Know to Understand, Help & Advocate for Your Child Kim E. Glenchur
Beyond the Label: A Guide to Unlocking a Child's Educational Potential Karen L. Schiltz, Amy M. Schonfeld & Tara A. Niendam
Positive Parenting Raise Your Kids Without Raising Your Voice Sarah Chana Radcliffe
The Big Book of Parenting Solutions: 101 Answers to Your Everyday Challenges and Wildest Worries Michelle Borba
Getting to Calm: Cool-Headed Strategies for Parenting Tweens & Teens Laura S. Kastner & Jennifer Wyatt
Respectful Parents, Respectful Kids: 7 Keys to Turn Family Conflict Into Cooperation Sura Hart & Victoria Kindle Hodson
How to Raise Kids You Want to Keep: The Proven Discipline Program Your Kids Will Love (and That Really Works) Jerry R. Day
Inuit Parenting & Culture Child Rearing Manual Meeka Arnakaq
The Iceberg Healing Manual Meeka Arnakaq
Teamwork and job involvement Training Meeka Arnakaq
Expanding One’s Environment for a Healthy lifestyle Meeka Arnakaq
Sexual Abuse Helping your Child Recover From Sexual Abuse Caren Adams & Jennifer Fay/font>
How Long Does it Hurt: A Guide to Recovering from Incest and Sexual Abuse for Teenagers, Their Friends, and Their Families Cynthia Mather
I Said No: A Kid-to-Kid Guide to Keeping Private Parts Private Zach King & Kimberly King
Invisible Girls: The Truth About Sexual Abuse Patti Feuereisen & Caroline Pincus
It Happened to Me: A Teen's Guide to Overcoming Sexual Abuse Lee Carter
My Body is Private Linda Walvoord Girard & Rodney Pate
Repair for Kids: A Children's Program for Recovery from Incest and Childhood Sexual Abuse Marjorie McKinnon
Your Body Belongs to You Cornelia Spelman
Studying How to Do Homework Without Throwing Up Trevor Romain
Substance Abuse & Tobacco Know How to Say No to Drugs and Alcohol Jim Auer
Choices & Consequences: What to Do When a Teenager Uses Alcohol/Drugs Dick Schaefer
Talking to Your Teens About Drugs Government of Canada
Teenagers, Alcohol and Drugs: What Your Kids Really Want and Need to Know about Alcohol and Drugs Paul Dillon
When a Family is in Trouble: Children Can Cope With Grief From Drug and Alcohol Addiction Marge Heegaard
Smoking Sucks Department of Health and Social Services, NU.
Healing from Smoking Department of Health and Social Services, NU.
Our Ancestors Never Smoked Pauktuutit
Easy Way to Stop Smoking Allen Carr