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The Black Book of Colors

Menena Cottin · Groundwood Books
Pages: 24
Format: Hardcover

Living with the use of one's eyes can make imagining blindness difficult, but this innovative title invites readers to imagine living without sight through remarkable illustrations done with raised lines and descriptions of colors based on imagery. Braille letters accompany the illustrations...
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Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes

Jonathan Auxier · Harry N. Abrams
Format: Hardcover

Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes is the utterly beguiling tale of a ten-year-old blind orphan who has been schooled in a life of thievery. One fateful afternoon, he steals a box from a mysterious traveling haberdasher—a box that contains three pairs of magical eyes. When he tries the first...
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Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille

Jennifer Bryant · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

An inspiring picture-book biography of Louis Braille - a blind boy so determined to read that he invented his own alphabet.**Winner of a Schneider Family Book Award!** Louis Braille was just five years old when he lost his sight. He was a clever boy, determined to live like everyone else,...
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As Brave As You

Jason Reynolds · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 410
Format: Print book

Kirkus Award Finalist Schneider Family Book Award Winner Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book When two brothers decide to prove how brave they are, everything backfires - literally - in this piercing middle grade novel by the winner of the Coretta Scott King - Johnson Steptoe Award.Genie's...
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My Three Best Friends and Me, Zulay

Cari Best · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Format: Hardcover

Zulay and her three best friends are all in the same first grade class and study the same things, even though Zulay is blind. When their teacher asks her students what activity they want to do on Field Day, Zulay surprises everyone when she says she wants to run a race. With the help of a special...
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T.J.'s Story: A Book About a Boy Who Is Blind

Arlene Schulman

A nine-year-old boy who has been blind from birth describes various aspects of his life, including his reading in Braille, his use of a cane, and the games he plays with his friends
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Colors of the Wind: The Story of Blind Artist and Champion Runner George Mendoza

J.L. Powers · Purple House Press
Pages: 1
Format: Hardcover

George was one of those kids. You know, the kind that never stays still. And then one day, the doctor said he was going blind. Did that slow George down? Not for a single second. In fact, he was so fast, he went on to break a world record for blind runners. And now he is breaking more barriers...
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Jeremy's Dreidel

Ellie Gellman · Kar-Ben Publishing
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

At the dreidel-making workshop, JeremyÂ’s friends think heÂ’s molding a secret code on his clay dreidel. But heÂ’s really making a special gift for his father, who is blind. How will he get his friends to appreciate his special dreidel?
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I am Helen Keller

Brad Meltzer · Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA)
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

We can all be heroes. That's the inspiring message of this New York Times Bestselling picture book biography series from historian and author Brad MeltzerWhen Helen Keller was very young, she got a rare disease that made her deaf and blind. Suddenly, she couldn't see or hear at all, and it was hard...
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Moses Goes to School

Isaac Millman

A day at a school for the deaf is like a day at any schoolMoses goes to a special school, a public school for the deaf. He and all of his classmates are deaf or hard-of-hearing, but that doesn't mean they don't have a lot to say to each other! They communicate in American
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Wonderstruck

Brian Selznick · Scholastic Press
Pages: 637
Format: Hardcover

In this groundbreaking tour de force, Caldecott Medalist and bookmaking pioneer Brian Selznick sails into uncharted territory and takes readers on an awe-inspiring journey. Ben and Rose secretly wish their lives were different. Ben longs for the father he has never known. Rose dreams of a mysterious...
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El Deafo

Cece Bell · Harry N. Abrams
Format: Print book

A 2015 Newbery Honor Book Going to school and making new friends can be tough. But going to school and making new friends while wearing a bulky hearing aid strapped to your chest? That requires superpowers! In this funny, poignant graphic novel memoir, authorillustrator Cece Bell chronicles...
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Feathers

Jacqueline Woodson · G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

View our feature on Jacqueline Woodsons FeathersldquoHope is the thing with feathersrdquo starts the poem Frannie is reading in school Frannie hasnrsquot thought much about hope There are so many other things to think about Each day her friend Samantha seems a bit more ldquoholyrdquo There...
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Sound of All Things, The

Myron Uhlberg · Peachtree Publishers
Pages: 36
Format: Print book

A day in the life of a young hearing boy and his deaf parents. The Brooklyn family takes an outing to Coney Island, where they enjoy the rides, the food, and the sights. The father longs to know about how everything sounds, and his son does his best to interpret the noisy surroundings through...
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The Mitten String

Jennifer Rosner · Random House Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

An original Jewish folktale about a girl who knits, a deaf woman, and a piece of blue yarn.        When her family invites a deaf woman and her baby to stay, Ruthie, a talented knitter of mittens, wonders how the mother will know if her child wakes in the night. The surprising answer...
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Dad, Jackie, and Me

Myron Uhlberg · National Braille Press Inc.
Pages: 1
Format: Paperback

"It was Opening Day, 1947. And every kid in Brooklyn knew this was our year. The Dodgers were going to go all the way!"It is the summer of 1947 and a highly charged baseball season is underway in New York. Jackie Robinson is the new first baseman for the Brooklyn Dodgers-and the first...
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Hello Goodbye Dog

Maria Gianferrari · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

For Zara's dog, Moose, nothing is more important than being with her favorite girl. So when Zara has to go to school, WHOOSH, Moose escapes and rushes to her side.Hello, Moose!Unfortunately, dogs aren't allowed at school and Moose has to go back home.Goodbye, Moose. But Moose can't be held...
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King for a Day

Rukhsana Khan · Lee & Low Books, Incorporated
Pages: 28
Format: Hardcover

Basant is here, with feasts and parties to celebrate the arrival of spring. But what Malik is looking forward to most is doing battle from his rooftop with Falcon, the special kite he has built for speed. Today is Malik's chance to be the best kite fighter, the king of Basant. In two fierce...
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Best Friend on Wheels: A Concept Book

Debra Shirley · Albert Whitman & Co.
Pages: 30
Format: Hardcover

In second grade, Mrs. Poole asks our narrator to show the new girl around school. Imagine the surprise when our narrator first meets Sarah-Sarah uses a wheelchair! For a moment, our narrator feels awkward. Then she sees a button Sarah wears. It says "Rockhound" on it. "Do...
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Let's Talk about It: Extraordinary Friends

Fred Rogers · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

How do you get to know someone in a wheelchair? Is it okay to ask questions when you see someone who is different from you? Written for the child without special needs--the child with the questions--this book opens up a difficult subject to discussion. Mister Rogers challenges the stereotypes...
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Rolling Along: The Story of Taylor and His Wheelchair

Jamee Riggio Heelan · Peachtree
Pages: 1
Format: Print book

Taylor and Tyler are twin brothers and best friends. But the twins are different in one significant way: Taylor has cerebral palsy, while Tyler does not. Through Taylor's eyes we see how much effort he must expend to strengthen his legs, which are weak. He explains how valuable his new wheelchair...
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Curious George Joins the Team

Cynthia Platt · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015.
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Curious George has a playdate at a park designed for children of all abilities, perfect for his new friend, Tina, who uses a wheelchair. While they are playing together, Tina spots some kids playing her favorite game: basketball. George jumps right into the action, but Tina is too shy to ask to join....
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It's Hard To Be a Verb!

Julia Cook · National Center for Youth Issues; 1 edition
Format: Book

Louis is a verb! He has a lot of trouble focusing and he is always doing something, but the problem is usually it s the wrong something. It s hard to be a verb! My knees start itching, my toes start twitching, my skin gets jumpy, others get grumpy. When it comes to sitting still it s just...
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Thank You, Mr. Falker

Patricia Polacco · G. P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 40
Format: Book

The real-life, classic story of a dyslexic girl and the teacher who would not let her fail. A perfect gift for teachers and for reading students of any age.Patricia Polacco is now one of America's most loved children's book creators, but once upon a time, she was a little girl named...
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The Middle School Rules of Jamaal Charles: as told by Sean Jensen

Sean Jensen · Broadstreet Publishing Group, LLC
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

Five running backs were selected in the first round of the 2008 NFL Draft. Jamaal Charles was not among them. Despite piling up the fourth-most rushing yards at the University of Texas in just three seasons, he waited for eight other running backs to get selected ahead of him.The Middle...
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The Survival Guide for Kids with LD*:

Rhoda Cummings · Free Spirit Publ
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

Kids with LD can learn - they just learn differently. Young people labeled with a "learning disability" or "learning disorder" will find a welcome resource in this fully revised and updated survival guide. The book retains the warmth, affirmation, and straightforward...
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My Brother Charlie

Holly Robinson Peete · Scholastic Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

From bestselling author and actress Holly Robinson Peete--a heartwarming story about a boy who happens to be autistic, based on Hollys son, who has autism.Charlie has autism. His brain works in a special way. Its harder for him to make friends. Or show his true feelings. Or stay safe. But as his big sister...
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A Boy Called Bat

Elana K Arnold · Walden Pond Press
Pages: 198
Format: Hardcover

From acclaimed author Elana K. Arnold and with illustrations by Charles Santoso, A Boy Called Bat is the first book in a funny, heartfelt, and irresistible young middle grade series starring an unforgettable young boy on the autism spectrum.For Bixby Alexander Tam (nicknamed Bat) , life...
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A Boy Called Bat

Elana K Arnold · Walden Pond Press
Pages: 198
Format: Hardcover

From acclaimed author Elana K. Arnold and with illustrations by Charles Santoso, A Boy Called Bat is the first book in a funny, heartfelt, and irresistible young middle grade series starring an unforgettable young boy on the autism spectrum.For Bixby Alexander Tam (nicknamed Bat) , life...
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The Middle School Rules of Jamaal Charles: as told by Sean Jensen

Sean Jensen · Broadstreet Publishing Group, LLC
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

Five running backs were selected in the first round of the 2008 NFL Draft. Jamaal Charles was not among them. Despite piling up the fourth-most rushing yards at the University of Texas in just three seasons, he waited for eight other running backs to get selected ahead of him.The Middle...
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Looking after Louis

Lesley Ely · Albert Whitman & Company; First Printing edition
Format: Print book

A young girl sits next to a boy named Louis at school. Louis has autism, but through imagination, kindness, and a special game of soccer, his classmates find a way to join him in his world. Then they can include Louis in theirs.
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How I Learn: : A Kid's Guide to Learning Disability

Brenda S. Miles and Colleen Patterson · Magination Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

When a child struggles in school, it is difficult to find the words to help. Once a child is diagnosed with a learning disability, another journey begins. How do you explain learning problems to a child? What strategies may support academic success? How I Learn provides a simple explanation...
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Views from Our Shoes: Growing Up with a Brother or Sister with Special Needs

Cary Pillo · Woodbine House; 1 edition
Pages: 114
Format: Paperback

In Views From Our Shoes, 45 siblings share their experiences as the brother or sister of someone with a disability. The children whose essays are featured here range from four to eighteen and are the siblings of youngsters with a variety of special needs, including autism, cerebral palsy,...
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Rules

Cynthia Lord · Scholastic
Pages: 200
Format: Paperback

This 2007 Newbery Honor Book is a humorous and heartwarming debut about feeling different and finding acceptance. Now in After Words paperback!Twelve-year-old Catherine just wants a normal life. Which is near impossible when you have a brother with autism and a family that revolves around...
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PETE HAUTMAN · Candlewick
Pages: 278
Format: Hardcover

Competitive eating vies with family expectations in a funny, heartfelt novel for middle-grade readers by National Book Award winner Pete Hautman.David can eat an entire sixteen-inch pepperoni pizza in four minutes and thirty-six seconds. Not bad. But he knows he can do better. In fact,...
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Ian's Walk: A Story about Autism

Laurie Lears · Albert Whitman & Company

A young girl realizes how much she cares for her autistic brother Ian when he gets lost at the park.,
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