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being different

In Just the Way I am, a story about being different, Matko the sheep is wider than all the others and she can’t fit through the gate. Yoga sheep suggests she tries yoga, jogging sheep suggests she jog, and many more sheep suggest helpful ways to change. Matko gets really fit, but she is still …

 
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earthshaker

Earthshaker – Sizo, a really big dinosaur comes to stay. The other dinosaurs find his differences a little annoying, but when trouble comes, they realise being different can be a blessing. By: Emma Laybourn     Text and Images from Earthshaker Chapter One BOOM…BOOM…BOOM… The earth shuddered. Trees shook, dropping leaves on the tidy nest below. The …

 
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Zanele Situ Story biography for kids

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 …

 
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daksha

Daksha lives in a remote hamlet in the Himalayas. After losing her family to flashfloods, she grows up in the village community and gains knowledge of herbal medicine by helping the Vaidya. A chance encounter opens up a new life that includes schooling. But Daksha longs for her mountain home….This is an inspirational story set …

 
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the golden ballon

The Golden Balloon – “- But I’m a balloon just like you” , it said hesitantly to the round balloons that were looking from up high and were laughing. It was different from the rest, with a rare, almost gold colour. It had every right to be proud of its appearance but it had yet to …

 
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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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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     …

 
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story about a disabled kitten

The Amazing Max and the Young Inventor follows the story of a disabled kitty Max on his journey to acceptance. Along the way meet his adoptive family Bill & Kate, the Young Inventor Marc, and wise old Seymour the Blue-Tongue lizard who all help to shape an amazingly wonderful and rewarding future for a “special …

 
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I am the Colour of Honey – Biracial experiences – A little girl explains what it is like to have people make judgments about her skin colour. She loves her biracial family and wishes others would understand. A poignant look at our multicultural society through the eyes of a child, perfect for social studies or …

 
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a zebra called dottie

A Zebra Called Dottie – Who’s my dad? Why do all the other kids have a dad and I don’t know who my dad is? What is the meaning of beauty? Am I beautiful? What should I do when kids make fun of me at school?In this endearing tale, spotty the zebra, learns the answers that …

 
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