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Neurodiversity & Disability
Can You See Me? by
Eleven-year-old Tally really wants to fit in at her new school, which means somehow hiding her autism, hypersensitivity to touch, and true self, and trying to act "normal". But Tally begins to wonder--what is "normal" anyway?
Emmanuel's Dream: the True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah by
Emmanuel, a young man born in Ghana with a deformed leg, refused to beg to survive and instead persevered until he was able to get a job and raise money to achieve his dream, riding a bicycle 400 miles across Ghana to bring attention to the plight of disabled people. As a result of his efforts, the Parliament passed a Persons with Disabilities act and Emmanuel opened a school for students with disabilities.
A Friend for Henry by
Henry would like to find a friend at school, but for a boy on the autism spectrum, making friends can be difficult, as his efforts are sometimes misinterpreted, or things just go wrong--but Henry keeps trying, and in the end he finds a friend he can play with.
The Girl Who Thought in Pictures by
When young Temple was diagnosed with autism, no one expected her to talk, let alone become one of the most powerful voices in modern science. Yet, the determined visual thinker did just that. Her unique mind allowed her to connect with animals in a special way, helping her invent groundbreaking improvements for farms around the globe.
Hello Goodbye Dog by
Zara knows that her dog Moose hates to say goodbye to her as she goes to school in her wheelchair-because he sneaks his way to school every day! This becomes a problem, until Moose goes to dog therapy school and becomes a reading buddy.
My Ocean Is Blue by
A young girl who lives near the ocean describes it in simple sensory terms such as slimy and sparkly and relays how it crashes and echoes.
Red's factory-applied label says that he is red, but despite the efforts of his teacher, fellow crayons, and family members, he only seems to draw blue objects. While others think Red is lazy or broken or not very bright, a new friend offers Red a fresh perspective and he discovers what he's really good at--drawing blue jeans, bluebirds, and blueberries!
Publication Date: 2015-02-03
Rescue and Jessica by
Rescue the dog is at first disappointed when he receives the news he is to become a service dog. He had thought he would be a Seeing Eye dog--but, when he meets Jessica, a girl whose life turned out very different than she thought it would, too, Rescue realizes he can still be a seeing eye dog. He can help Jessica see a future for herself.
Song for a Whale by
When Iris, the only deaf student in her class, learns about the whale Blue 55, she feels a connection with it. The whale can't communicate with other whales because its songs are on a different frequency, and she has trouble communicating with her hearing classmates. She is determined to find a way to reach out to the whale.