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My Brother’s Wheeeeelchair

Durva and Dhrubo are brother and sister. Together they explore markets and parks, and they have lots of fun like normal siblings do. Dhrubo’s wheeeeelchair is a fun attachment to their games. Read about all the crazy things this pair get up to in My Brother’s Wheeeeelchair. Author: Salil Chaturvedi, Illustrator: Tanvi Bhat     …

 

What is Love – Children’s Biography of Helen Keller

In What is Love – a children’s biography of Helen Keller, an excerpt from Helen Keller’s book, The Story of My Life is included, whereupon she explains beautifully the first time she learns what love is and what her life was like before her teacher arrived, thereafter the book details the biography of Helen Keller …

 

The Story of My Life – Helen Keller’s Autobiography up to age 21

Helen Keller’s Autobiography, written at age 22, and details her growing up, before and after meeting Anne Sullivan, and her years in formal education, both special needs education and afterwards when she was accepted into main stream education, with the help of Ms Sullivan’s translation. The book includes letters written by Helen from the age …

 

The Special Painter – Making the most of your talents

Teo, the Special Painter, loves to draw. His mom and dad are painters. But his right hand is missing fingers, how will he manage to paint? Find out how Teo solves this problem in a unique way and makes beautiful pictures. This beautifully illustrated book from Room to Read helps discuss differences, disabilities, and how …

 

Zanele Situ’s Story – Biography for Early Grades

Zanele Situ’s Story is the true story of the first African woman to win a gold medal at the paralympics, an amazing story of overcoming disability and achieving success despite extreme difficulty. As a young girl Zanele Situ was told that she would never walk again. Loving sports she was very sad. But being in …

 

A Helping Hand

A Helping Hand – A series of letters tell a heartwarming and inspiring tale of friendship and dealing with disabilities. The writer is asked to show the new girl around. To begin with it’s awkward, and the other kids don’t understand, but differences are what make us stronger! This story is about a young girl …

 

Chuskit Goes To School

Chuskit Goes To School – Chuskit is 9 years old, and yearns to go to school, but because of her disability she cannot. After learning about human rights at the local school, Abdul, initiates an effort to change this. Everyone who wants to learn should have access to an education. A beautifully illustrated and heart …

 
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