Alan Twigg’s tribute to Rudolf Vrba

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Talk Sex at Kidsbooks

August 26th, 2016

Saleema Noon has teamed up with veteran B.C. sex-ed pioneer Meg Hickling, a registered nurse and educator, for Talk Sex Today: What Kids Need to Know and How Adults Can Teach Them (Wood Lake $24.95), to be launched on September 22 at 7 pm, at Vancouver Kidsbooks’ new location at 2557 West Broadway, in Vancouver

The public is welcome.

Hicklilng, Meg & Saleema Noon

Meg Hickling and Saleema Noon

With a UBC Master of Arts degree in sexual health education earned in 1997, Saleema Noon has also taught assertiveness training, internet safety, healthy relationships, body image and self-esteem. Creator of the iGirl and iGuy Empowerment Workshops for nine-12-year-olds. A step-mom to two teenaged girls, she has appeared as a regular guest on Global News, CKNW Radio, Shaw TV, CityTV Breakfast Television, CTV Morning Live, The Kid Carson Show on KiSS Radio, and also appeared in CBC’s Passionate Eye documentary Secrets and CBC Doc Zone documentary Sext Up Kids. Noon has been featured in Canadian Living, Chatelaine and Today’s Parent magazines along with several other national publications, and is the recipient of the Options For Sexual Health’s Educator of the Year Award. In 2011, Saleema also received the YWCA Vancouver’s Women of Distinction Connecting the Community Award, leading to her induction into the Order of British Columbia. 978-1-77064-813-5

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