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A-F

Activist Jennifer Keelan describes her diagnosis with cerebral palsy at birth, the limitations she overcame to pursue life on her own terms and her 8-year-old participation in the Capital Crawl on behalf of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

On a rainy day two brothers try to discover who is playing the harmonica they hear in their apartment building.

Through lively text and delightful illustrations, this truly inclusive book celebrates all the different human bodies that exist in the world.

Instructs children about others with disabilities, encouraging them to be accepting of those who are different.

When disaster strikes during a day out in the country, five friends with unique abilities must combine their individual powers in order to save the day.

G-L

When a boy who stutters feels isolated, alone, and incapable of communicating in the way he'd like, it takes a kindly father and a walk by the river to help him find his voice. Compassionate parents everywhere will instantly recognize a father's ability to reconnect a child with the world around him.

Julie, who appears to be eight or nine, tells about an outing to the park with her older sister and younger brother, who is autistic. As they walk  through town, she describes the things that Ian  does and the sensations he experiences that are different from what most people do and feel.

Ms. Lake and her class have been tending to an egg-hatching project. When one of the ducklings has trouble standing or walking like the other ducks, Ms. Lake and the class come up with ideas so that Lemon can do all the things that other ducks love to do.

M-R

Max spends his day dreaming about competing in world class sporting events, and when he and his classmates--some of whom are disabled--prevail in a soccer match, he imagines they have won the World Cup.

When he can't find the answer to his question about the wind in any of his books, inquisitive Noah embarks on a windy adventure to satisfy his curiosity.

Ginny's eyes play tricks on her, making her see everything double, but when she goes to vision screening at school and discovers that not everyone sees this way, she learns that her double vision can be cured.

Simple text and illustrations introduce young readers to the world of schizophrenia and other illnesses that can cause hallucinations.

S-Z

Presents the early life of the nineteenth-century Frenchman who developed the system of raised dots by which blind people read and write.

When his sister has to make one of her trips to the hospital, Toby tries to make both of them feel better.

Rhyming couplets describe a wide range of common emotions and activities experienced by a little girl who uses a wheelchair.

Constantly seen first for his disability, Joe is fed up of only ever being asked about his leg. All he wants to do is play Pirates. But as usual, one after the other, all the children ask him the same question they always ask, What happened to you? Understandably Joe gets increasingly cross!