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Different Just Like Me by
Call Number: PZ1000.M6933 Di 1999
Throughout this book, April encounters new and diverse people while she runs errands with her mother. A little girl who talks with her hands, a woman who reads with her fingers, a grown-up who draws pictures for a living, and so many others fascinate her. April wonders why and how these people are different from her and learns how they are also very much alike.
Leo the Late Bloomer by
Call Number: PZ1000.K869 Le 1971
Leo isn't reading, or writing, or drawing, or even speaking, and his father is concerned. But Leo's mother isn't. She knows her son will do all those things, and more, when he's ready. 'Reassuring for other late bloomers, this book is illustrated with beguiling pictures.' -- Saturday Review.
The Don't-Give-Up Kid by
Call Number: LC4704 .G35 1990
As Alex becomes aware of his different learning style, he realizes his hero Thomas Edison had similar problems and works with his teachers and parents to solve them.
Crazy Lady! by
Call Number: PZ7.C761846 Cr 1993
Increasingly alienated from his widowed father, Vernon joins his friends in ridiculing the neighborhood outcasts' Maxine, an alcoholic prone to outrageous behavior, and Ronald, her learning disabled son. But when a social service agency tries to put Ronald into a special home, Vernon fights against the move.
My Thirteenth Winter by
Call Number: CT4300.A1151 A25 2007
In this beautiful and chilling memoir, twenty-five-year-old Samantha Abeel describes her struggles with a math-related learning disability, and how it forced her to find inner strength and courage.
Stay Away from Simon! by
Call Number: PZ7.C2344 St 1985
Lucy and her younger brother are frightened when they discover that Simon, the hulking miller's boy, is following them home from school.
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