Every child is different, but almost everyone has one thing in common - the family. Love them or loathe them, they are part of everyday life. Family Fortunes is a collection of witty, sharp stories that draw on both biblical and modern narratives. It is intended to help children to talk about families, to think about what it means to be a member of a family and about making a positive contribution to their own family life. Issues explored include: Living with brothers and sisters Coping with anger Coping with conflict Love and forgiveness Leaving home Growing up Each unit includes: Photocopiable illustrated stories Teacher's notes packed with activies and ideas to prompt story telling Two or three photocopiable worksheets Suggested activities for use with children with special needs. Living Stories is an exciting series of books especially designed for KS2 classroom work. The books contain a series of units suitable for teaching RE, PSE, History and the Literacy Hour.