Welcome to the AWCH Library

The AWCH Library was established in 1975, and contains information for parents and families as well as academic and research literature from national and international resources.

Our digital catalogue can be accessed from your home, work or place of study at any time of the day or night. You can search  for books, children's books, DVDs, journal articles, online documents and useful websites covering topics such as: Child and adolescent development; child health nursing; grief and bereavement; hospital and dental preparation for children; play in hospital; pain management; non-medical aspects of child and adolescent health care; children and young people with chronic illnesses; children and young people with special needs.

(published on 27/08/2013)
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The lessons of a Lac / by Jenkins, Lynn Fay,
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. 33 unnumbered pages : 31 cm ISBN: 1925117022
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Nita byōin ni iku = Nita goes to hospital / by Barkow, Henriette. Nita goes to hospital 
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. 30 unnumbered pages : 21 cm ISBN: 184444984X
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Brave as can be : a book of courage / by Witek, Jo,
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. pages cm 22 ISBN: 1419719238
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Paddington goes to hospital / by Bond, Michael.
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London : Collins, 2001. . [32] p. : 24 cm. ISBN: 0001934899
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All my treasures : a book of joy / by Witek, Jo,
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. pages cm 22 ISBN: 1419722042
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Operation Teddy / by Hutchins, Elizabeth.
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Adelaide, S. Aust. : Helios Art and Book Co., c1995. . 27 p. : 22 cm. ISBN: 1875852093
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What to expect when you go to the doctor / by Murkoff, Heidi.
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Pymble, N.S.W. : HarperCollins, 2001. . 1 v. (unpaged) : 22 cm. ISBN: 0732269679
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Extraordinary parenting : protecting self-esteem and minimising depressive outcomes in pre-adolescent children who have significant medical or physical conditions : a manual for parents and professionals / by Bruce, Elizabeth J. Extraordinary parenting:  a manual for parents of children aged 0-12 with chronic physical or medical conditions 
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Cheltenham, VIC : Emotional Health Centre, 2007 . 168 p. : ill. : 30 cm ISBN: 0980420601
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Felix and the worrier / by Wells, Rosemary.
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London : Walker, 2003. . [36] p. : 21 cm. ISBN: 0744580447
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Going to the doctor / by Smith, Ian.
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London : QED Publishing, 2004. . 24 p. : 22 x 25 cm. ISBN: 1845380843

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Our librarian is dedicated to providing a friendly and efficient service. Please feel free to get in touch with Jillian Rattray if you require any assistance.

Phone: 02 9817 2439 ~ Fax: 02 9879 4346 ~ Email:library@awch.com.au

The library is located at:

The Association for the Wellbeing of Children in Healthcare

Building 40B Gladesville Hospital

Cnr Victoria & Punt Roads

Gladesville NSW 2111

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