New books in the library: April additions

The library at the Family Support and Resource Centre has a large selection of resources that are available to all residents of BC. Here’s what’s new this month:
(Click on the image to order the book online!)


Raising my rainbow
Lori Duron with Neil Patrick Harris & David Burtka (foreword)

Raising My Rainbow is Lori Duron’s frank, heartfelt, and brutally funny account of her and her family’s adventures of distress and happiness raising a gender-creative son.

TakakoWandering son: Volume one
Shimura Takako

In this graphic novel, Shuichi Nitori and his new friend Yoshino Takatsuki share a secret that further complicates a time of life that is awkward for anyone: Shuichi is a boy who wants to be a girl, and Yoshino is a girl who wants to be a boy.


Indian inspired gluten-free cooking Alamelu Vairavan and Margaret Pfeiffer

With more than 100 inspired recipes like “Mushroom and Green Pea Quinoa with Pistachios”, “Chickpeas with Ginger and Mango” and “Chicken in Almond-Coconut Sauce”, this cookbook brings the rich flavours of Indian cooking to your gluten-free table.

HarrisIt’s not the stork
Robie Harris and Michael Emberley (illustration)

Vetted and approved by science, health, and child development experts, this book is aimed at helping kids feel proud, knowledgeable, and comfortable about their own bodies, about how they were born, and about the family they are part of.


Asperger’s syndrome and sexuality: From adolescence through adulthood
Isabelle Hénault with Tony Attwood (foreword)

In this comprehensive and unique guide, Isabelle Hénault delivers practical information and advice on issues ranging from puberty and sexual development, gender identity disorders, couples’ therapy to guidelines for sex education programs and maintaining sexual boundaries.

To find out more about the library and the Family Support & Resource Centre, including how to have these and other books mailed to your house at no charge:

Visit: Rm K2-126,  2nd floor, Ambulatory Care Building
Open Mon-Fri, 10 am-4 pm
Call: 604-453-8335 ext 1  OR   local 5102


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