CATHERINE RONDINA is a writer, educator, library assistant and sports fan. She writes award winning nonfiction for children, and her previous Lorimer Recordbook on hockey star goalie Carey Price win the 2019 Silver Birch Non-Fiction Award. Catherine lives in Richmond Hill, Ontario.
Gossip: Deal with it before word gets around looks at the damage gossip can cause to both its object and its perpetrators, ways to cope when a rumour is making the rounds, and what young people can do when the urge to participate in gossip feels irresistible.
Demonstrating good manners goes way beyond not talking with your mouth full. This book shows kids just how harmful rudeness can be, and explains how the keys to conflict resolution are also the basis of good manners everywhere.