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Jean Driscoll: Dream Big, Work Hard!

Michael Sandler · Bearport
Pages: 32
Format: Book

Learn about the wheelchair racer who overcame many setbacks.
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Little Stevie Wonder

Quincy Troupe · HMH Books for Young Readers
Format: Audio CD

Eleven-year-old Stevland Judkins Morris Hardaway hit the big time when he signed a Motown recording contract. At the age of thirteen, Little Stevie Wonder had millions of fans dancing to the number-one song in the nation.Little Stevie Wonder is the true story of a boy who lost his sight...
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Knockin' on Wood: Starring Peg Leg Bates

Lynne Barasch · Lee & Low Books
Format: Hardcover

2005-2006 Utah Beehive Children's Book Award Masterlist, Children's Literature Association of Utah An inspirational biography of Clayton "Peg Leg" Bates (1907-1998), an African American man who overcame the hardship of losing a leg at age 12 and went on to become a world-renowned...
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World At Her Fingertips: The Story Of Helen Keller

Joan Dash · Scholastic Press; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Helen Keller has always been a shining example of courage in the face of unbelievable adversity. This lively biography goes beyond Helen¹s youth and learning process and includes many fascinating details of her later life, including her college years and involvement with politics.
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Ray Charles

Sharon Bell Mathis · Lee & Low Books
Format: Print book

As a young boy he fell in love with music, and as a man, the world fell in love with his music. Ray Charles and his soulful, passionate rhythms and melodies have been embraced around the world for decades. Now, in this beautiful new edition of an award-winning biography, readers can follow...
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Out of Darkness: The Story of Louis Braille

Russell Freedman · Clarion Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

A biography of the modest Frenchman who, after being blinded at the age of three, went on to develop a system of raised dots on paper that enabled blind people to read and write.
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Taking Hold: My Journey Into Blindness

Sally Hobart Alexander · Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
Format: Hardcover

The author recounts how she gradually lost her sight from retinal hemorrhages, and describes her experiences in a training program for blind adults
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Jim Abbott, Star Pitcher

Bill Gutman · Millbrook Press
Pages: 48
Format: Book

A biography of Jim Abbott, detailing his career as a one-handed pitcher with the California Angels.
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Stephen Hawking: Unlocking the Universe

Sheridan Simon · Dillon Pr
Format: Library Binding

Examines the education, research, and personal life of the renowned British theoretical physicist who has taken the study of cosmology farther than most in his field, despite his need for wheelchair and computer in order to travel and communicate.
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My Friend Has Dyslexia

Amanda Doering Tourville · Picture Window Books
Format: Book

My friend Darius has a disability called dyslexia. But that doesn’t matter to us. We make our own comics, help each other with our homework, and volunteer at a nearby animal shelter. I’m glad Marius is my friend!
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Autism and me : sibling stories

Ouisie Shapiro; Steven Vote · Albert Whitman
Format:  Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats

In these moving essays, children tell their stories of what it is like to live with a sibling who has autism.
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The Don't-Give-Up Kid: and Learning Disabilities

Jeanne Gehret · Verbal Images Press; Fourth Edition, Fourth edition edition
Format: Hardcover

This revised edition about Alex, a child with learning disabilities, has been updated with completely new illustrations and reflects the use of the latest tactile techniques used in schools. In this story, Alex is inventing a cookie snatcher, but his lack of reading skills and impatience...
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Never Sell Yourself Short

Stephanie Riggs · Albert Whitman & Company
Format: Hardcover

Fourteen-year-old Josh was born with achondroplasia, the most common form of dwarfism. In this photo-essay, Josh talks about his life, describing the challenges he faces along with his plans for the future.
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Animals Helping with Specials Needs

Clare Oliver · Franklin Watts
Format: Library Binding

THIS EDITION IS INTENDED
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Seeing Things My Way

Carol S. Carter · Albert Whitman & Company
Format: Hardcover

Amanda can't see very well. She had a tumor in her head when she was younger, and now there are blind spots when she looks at things. But with the help of special equipment and special teachers, Amanda and her friends are able to keep up with their classmates and have fun. Full color.
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Extraordinary People With Disabilities

Deborah Kent · Childrens Pr

Profiles seven dozen people throughout history with various physical or mental disabilities. Additional articles provide historical background on the disability rights movement.
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What's Wrong with Timmy?

Maria Shriver · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

What is the response when a child points out that a disabled child or adult looks 'different'? Shriver tells the story of Kate, who finds that making friends with a mentally retarded boy helps her learn that the two of them have a lot in common.
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My First Book of Sign Language (Whistlestop Books; Troll Books)

Joan Holub · Troll Communications; 1st edition
Format: Paperback

This beginner's guide to fingerspelling and sign language contains the sign for each letter of the alphabet along with signs for words that begin with each letter.
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Prison Puppies

Meish Goldish · Bearport Publishing

Describes how prison dog training programs give prisoners a chance to connect emotionally to animals and learn valuable skills while they prepare dogs to help people living with serious disabilities.Title: Prison PuppiesAuthor: Goldish, MeishPublisher: Bearport Pub Co IncPublication Date:...
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Many Ways to Learn: A Kid's Guide to LD

Judith M. Stern · Magination Press; 2 edition
Format: Hardcover

For a lot of kids, dealing with a learning disability can be like climbing a mountain. It can be difficult and overwhelming. But with the right tools, support, and guides, kids can successfully reach the top of their mountain. This new edition of the classic book Many Ways to Learn gives...
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