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A Different Way Home (2011)

The Power of Reading program, developed by ABC Life Literacy Canada in partnership with Energizer Canada, includes five picture books for young children to read with their parents.

In this book, a small boy discovers many new and unusual things when his father takes a different route home after a visit with his grandmother.

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2013-02-20

The Pledge (2011)

Developed by ABC Life Literacy Canada in partnership with Energizer Canada, the Power of Reading program includes five picture books for young children to read with their parents.

In this book, a little girl makes a promise to help her busy mother around the house.

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2012-12-20

The New Kid (2011)

The Power of Reading program, developed by ABC Life Literacy Canada in partnership with Energizer Canada, consists of five picture books for parents and children to share.

In this book, a little boy deals with his fears about being the new kid at school.

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2012-12-10

The Dinner Table (2011)

This picture book is one of five titles in The Power of Reading program, developed by ABC Life Literacy Canada in partnership with Energizer Canada.

This book focuses on a little boy getting ready for dinner at the home of a friend who comes from a different country. He describes, in vivid and funny ways, his concerns about what he might encounter there.

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2012-12-06

Train of Toys (2011)

This picture book is one of five in The Power of Reading program, developed by ABC Life Literacy Canada in partnership with Energizer Canada.

It tells the story of a little boy who, despite the skepticism of family and friends, uses a toy train to transport all his stuffed animals to the park.

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2012-11-28

Fill Up Your Piggy (2008)

A guide to managing your money

This document, prepared by Ontario-based Credit Canada, includes a variety of information about basic money management.

The authors have included tips for avoiding overspending; tracking expenses; using credit wisely; and setting a budget. One section provides ideas for making household cleaners and beauty treatments from products found around the house.

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2011-03-11

Elections Toolkit (2008)

This Elections Toolkit includes information that literacy instructors and tutors can use to promote civic participation and literacy development in voting‐age learners. It is divided into three sections.

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2008-09-29

Adult Literacy Resources (2008)

Best books and links for tutors to try!

This document contains a list of books, web sites and other learning tools that an adult literacy tutor would find useful. The resources have been organized according to subject such as math, early readers, spelling, etc. The Halifax Community Learning Network compiled this list of resources after hosting a series of Tutor Learning Circles in 2007.

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2008-03-07

Language, Literacy & Healthy Development: The Work of CAPC and CPNP Projects (2004)

Literacy is related in multiple ways to healthy development. Consequently, it has become a serious concern for Health Canada. The effects of literacy on health are both direct and indirect; whether the health issue is the safe administration of medications and infant formulas or the ability to secure food and housing, literacy is involved.

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2005-05-25

Developing Successful Strategies for At-Risk Youth (2004)

An Annotated List of Resources for Those Designing Youth Programmes

Teachers and educators want to improve the likelihood of students graduating from high school and want to support youth who have already dropped out of school. These young people are what are usually referred to as “at-risk youth”. "At-risk youth" may also apply to those who have emotional or behavioural issues. Many factors contribute to youth becoming at risk.

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2005-02-16

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