Uncanny Chronicles Issue #1.5

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In this issue, Kayla gets a big surprise.

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Age: 7-10+

Resources

 Is there a chance that Kayla feels like she’s pushed to the side because Andre’s behavior requires so much attention from her parents? We may not know enough about that yet, but here are some expert tips for strengthening the child-parent bond: Psychology Today https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/peaceful-parents-happy-kids/201706/...

Kayla has decided to trust Emily with her secret and begins sharing her story. It can be tricky for pre-adolescent kids to forge trusting relationships with friends and Kayla is adding a fantastical story to the mix. If you are interested in learning more about pre-adolescent friendships, visit PBS.org for more: https://www.pbs.org/parents/thrive/helping-young-children-learn-to-make-...

We don’t know if there will be a conflict between Kayla and Emily yet, but if you are interested in helping your child resolve conflict, visit here: https://www.pbs.org/parents/thrive/5-strategies-to-help-kids-resolve-con...

The connection between social and emotional factors and learning disabilities can be tricky to understand. This article from the University of Michigan helps describe how the two can be related: http://dyslexiahelp.umich.edu/parents/living-with-dyslexia/home/social-e...

Kayla shares her dislike for reading in response to her Aunt’s gift of a book. Children with learning difficulties struggle to describe how they feel. To learn more about learning difficulties from a child’s perspective, check this resource out from Reading Rockets http://www.readingrockets.org/sites/default/files/rocks_guide.pdf

We don’t know yet if Kayla’s reading struggles are due to dyslexia, but if you would like to learn more about the signs of dyslexia, visit this resource from the Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center http://www.peatc.org//Fact%20Sheets/reading/Dyslexia%20factsheet%202012.pdf

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Issue 1 Cover

In this issue, Kayla faces a challenge bigger than one would expect on the first day of school.

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Age: 7-10+

In this issue, Kayla and her Aunt Monae spend time together!

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Age: 7-10+

In this issue, Kayla gets mad.

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Age: 7-10+
Issue 3 Cover

In this issue, Kayla takes a test!

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Age: 7-10+
Issue 3.5 Cover

In this issue, Kayla makes a mistake!

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Age: 7-10+