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“Maleea Acker (at left) joins four other writers shortlisted this year for the City of Victoria Butler Book Prize. Three writers are up for the City of Victoria Children’s Book Prize. Read more here.FULL STORY



Healthy tech habits for kids

June 03rd, 2020

Vancouver-based Dr. G. Shimi Kang has written The Tech Solution: Creating Healthy Habits for Kids Growing Up in a Digital World (Penguin Random House $29.95) about the short-term and potential long-term consequences of tech use for children. She also offers advice for tackling specific concerns such as tech addiction, anxiety, cyberbullying and loneliness. Dr. Kang is a Harvard-trained psychiatrist, researcher, media expert, author and speaker. She is the former medical director for child and youth mental health for Vancouver, a clinical associate professor at UBC, and the founder of the Provincial Youth Concurrent Disorders Program at B.C. Children’s Hospital. She has received six international awards including the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry Research Award. Dr. Kang is also the recipient of a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for her years of outstanding community service. 978-0-7352-3954-8

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