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    You and Your Problems

    Age Range: 9 years and above

    In this booklet, the problem-solving method will be tried out on lots of different real-life problems. It has been written to help young people understand and solve personal problems, get along successfully with others, and make realistic educational and rational plans.

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    Living through Courtesy

    Age Range: 9 years and above

    Living Through Courtesy teaches young readers how to be courteous in their everyday lives and how effective it can be. In twenty-six lessons, readers learn the importance of making contact with others pleasant and peaceful. This books encourages you to look at yourself in relation to others and to discuss topics and problems concerning courtesy frankly and openly with your parents, friends, teachers and public officers in your country.

    Everyday you are in contact with others in one way or another, in one place or another. It is important to know how to make these contacts pleasant and peaceful.Your best of doing this is through the practice of Courtesy.

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    How to Get Along With Others

    Age Range: 9 years and above

    How to Get Along With Others teaches young readers how to cooperate by understanding and respecting their fellow peers.

    Getting along with others is a skill that can be constantly improved. This booklet is designed to help you get along successfully with others. The more you put into practice the things you already know, you will get along better with other people.

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    Guide to Good Manners

    Age Range: 9 years and above

    This book teaches young readers how to be polite and have good manners.

    The real secret to good manners is being thoughtful and considerate of others. Thoughtfulness, more than anything else, will help you get along smoothly with others.

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    City of Girls

    A SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER

    Selected as a summer read by the Independent, Grazia, Vogue, Cosmopolitan and ES Magazine

    ‘Transcendent: art at its most carnal and healing. It is a love letter to love … This book is, like its author, the most empathic and generous and wise and sensual and brave and stunning and luminous permissors of passion that has ever been created. The reason it was written doesn’t merely save on a reading level, but on the level of the soul. As a writer and as a citizen of the world, Gilbert shines on and on and on…’ — Lisa Taddeo, author of Three Women

    It is the summer of 1940. Nineteen-year-old Vivian Morris arrives in New York with her suitcase and sewing machine, exiled by her despairing parents. Although her quicksilver talents with a needle and commitment to mastering the perfect hair roll have been deemed insufficient for her to pass into her sophomore year of Vassar, she soon finds gainful employment as the self-appointed seamstress at the Lily Playhouse, her unconventional Aunt Peg’s charmingly disreputable Manhattan revue theatre. There, Vivian quickly becomes the toast of the showgirls, transforming the trash and tinsel only fit for the cheap seats into creations for goddesses.

    Exile in New York is no exile at all: here in this strange wartime city of girls, Vivian and her girlfriends mean to drink the heady highball of life itself to the last drop. And when the legendary English actress Edna Watson comes to the Lily to star in the company’s most ambitious show ever, Vivian is entranced by the magic that follows in her wake. But there are hard lessons to be learned, and bitterly regrettable mistakes to be made. Vivian learns that to live the life she wants, she must live many lives, ceaselessly and ingeniously making them new.

    ‘At some point in a woman’s life, she just gets tired of being ashamed all the time. After that, she is free to become whoever she truly is,’ she confides. And so Vivian sets forth her story, and that of the women around her – women who have lived as they truly are, out of step with a century that could never quite keep up with them.

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    City of Girls

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    My Sister, the Serial Killer (Pre-order)

    Longlisted for the Booker Prize 2019
    Shortlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2019
    Winner of the LA Times Award for Best Crime Thriller, 2019

    ‘A literary sensation.’Guardian

    ‘A bombshell of a book…Sharp, explosive, hilarious.’New York Times

    ‘Glittering and funny… A stiletto slipped between the ribs and through the left ventricle of the heart.’ — Financial Times

    When Korede’s dinner is interrupted one night by a distress call from her sister, Ayoola, she knows what’s expected of her: bleach, rubber gloves, nerves of steel and a strong stomach. This’ll be the third boyfriend Ayoola’s dispatched in, quote, self-defence and the third mess that her lethal little sibling has left Korede to clear away. She should probably go to the police for the good of the menfolk of Nigeria, but she loves her sister and, as they say, family always comes first. Until, that is, Ayoola starts dating the doctor where Korede works as a nurse. Korede’s long been in love with him, and isn’t prepared to see him wind up with a knife in his back: but to save one would mean sacrificing the other…

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    Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orïsha #1) – Pre-order

    **Available from 15 September 2019

    With five starred reviews, Tomi Adeyemi’s West African-inspired fantasy debut, and instant #1 New York Times Bestseller, conjures a world of magic and danger, perfect for fans of Leigh Bardugo and Sabaa Tahir.

    They killed my mother.
    They took our magic.
    They tried to bury us.

    Now we rise.

    Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zélie’s Reaper mother summoned forth souls.

    But everything changed the night magic disappeared. Under the orders of a ruthless king, maji were killed, leaving Zélie without a mother and her people without hope.

    Now Zélie has one chance to bring back magic and strike against the monarchy. With the help of a rogue princess, Zélie must outwit and outrun the crown prince, who is hell-bent on eradicating magic for good.

    Danger lurks in Orïsha, where snow leoponaires prowl and vengeful spirits wait in the waters. Yet the greatest danger may be Zélie herself as she struggles to control her powers and her growing feelings for an enemy.

    “A phenomenon.” Entertainment Weekly

    “The epic I’ve been waiting for.” New York Times-bestselling author Marie Lu

    “You will be changed. You will be ready to rise up and reclaim your own magic!” New York Times-bestselling author Dhonielle Clayton

    “The next big thing in literature and film.” Ebony

    “One of the biggest young adult fiction debut book deals of theyear.” Teen Vogue

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    The Toddler’s Big Book of Everything: Everything A Toddler Needs to Know! (Boardbook)

    Age Range: 1 – 3 years

    Help young children to learn NEW WORDS and improve their VOCABULARY with this exciting first word book!

    • Covers all the key first concepts
    • Words arranged subject by subject

    An ideal gift for pre-school children.

    This book includes:

    • Essential first words — and hundreds more
    • The alphabet, numbers, colours and counting
    • Interactive, open questions to engage the child
    • Important key early-learning objectives
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  • Chasing Butterflies (Pre-order)

    *Available from 15th September 2019.

    “A good mother does not run from her child’s home. She always stays and fights.” Titilope Ojo left Nigeria for the United States over a decade ago, but her mother’s words remain fresh in her mind. Titilope is married to Tomide, a handsome and charismatic man who she is afraid of. She spends each day anticipating his moods and lives in fear of offending him. She takes great care to try and love him just the way he wants, but will it ever be enough? As life continues to spiral out of control, Titilope finds herself alone at a crossroad where she must choose between duty and survival.

     

     

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  • Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree (Pre-order)

    *Available from 15th September 2019.

    Based on interviews with young women who were kidnapped by Boko Haram, this poignant novel by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani tells the timely story of one girl who was taken from her home in Nigeria and her harrowing fight for survival. Includes an afterword by award-winning journalist Viviana Mazza.

    A new pair of shoes, a university degree, a husband–these are the things that a girl dreams of in a Nigerian village. And with a government scholarship right around the corner, everyone can see that these dreams aren’t too far out of reach.

    But the girl’s dreams turn to nightmares when her village is attacked by Boko Haram, a terrorist group, in the middle of the night. Kidnapped, she is taken with other girls and women into the forest where she is forced to follow her captors’ radical beliefs and watch as her best friend slowly accepts everything she’s been told.

    Still, the girl defends her existence. As impossible as escape may seem, her life–her future–is hers to fight for.

     

     

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  • What about Adjoa?

    Age Range: 3 – 6years

    Adjoa is excited about the arrival of her baby brother but she begins to notice that things have changed. At times Adjoa feels like she is being left out and asks the question ‘What about me?’ Throughout the story, the answers to Adjoa’s questions help her to learn that despite her feelings, being a big sister isn’t that bad after all.

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  • Beneath the Tamarind Tree: A Story of Courage, Family, and the Lost Schoolgirls of Boko Haram (Pre-order)

    *Available from 15th September 2019.

    “It is no accident that the places in the world where we see the most instability are those in which the rights of women and girls are denied. Isha Sesay’s indispensable and gripping account of the brutal abduction of Nigerian schoolgirls by Boko Haram terrorists provides a stark reminder of the great unfinished business of the 21st century: equality for girls and women around the world.”— Hillary Rodham Clinton
    The first definitive account of the lost girls of Boko Haram and why their story still matters—by celebrated international journalist Isha Sesay.
    In the early morning of April 14, 2014, the militant Islamic group Boko Haram violently burst into the small town of Chibok, Nigeria, and abducted 276 girls from their school dorm rooms. From poor families, these girls were determined to make better lives for themselves, but pursuing an education made them targets, resulting in one of the most high-profile abductions in modern history. While the Chibok kidnapping made international headlines, and prompted the #BringBackOurGirls movement, many unanswered questions surrounding that fateful night remain about the girls’ experiences in captivity, and where many of them are today.
    In Beneath the Tamarind Tree, Isha Sesay tells this story as no one else can. Originally from Sierra Leone, Sesay led CNN’s Africa reporting for more than a decade, and she was on the front lines when this story broke. With unprecedented access to a group of girls who made it home, she follows the journeys of Priscilla, Saa, and Dorcas in an uplifting tale of sisterhood and survival.
    Sesay delves into the Nigerian government’s inadequate response to the kidnapping, exposes the hierarchy of how the news gets covered, and synthesizes crucial lessons about global national security. She also reminds us of the personal sacrifice required of journalists to bring us the truth at a time of growing mistrust of the media. Beneath the Tamarind Tree is a gripping read and a story of resilience with a soaring message of hope at its core, reminding us of the ever-present truth that progress for all of us hinges on unleashing the potential of women.

     

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