Books tagged: special needs

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Quinton Finds His Family
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2009 by Four Moons Books. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Quinton is a somewhat different quail among the others in his village, for he has two plumes instead of one, and has not yet learned to fly. Follow Quinton as he goes from a life as a belittled child and local outcast to one of happiness and love, watch him as he learns the true meaning of family, and see him take the first step into a world of acceptance and belonging.
The Adventures of Cat, the Dog
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,850. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
The Adventures of Cat, the Dog, is a who-done-it mystery series with a twist. It involves a young teen-aged girl, Mary, who is paralyzed from the waist down due to an accident that happened in her past - a past that comes back to haunt her. Her very special dog, Cat, narrates the story. This is a feel good, humorous mystery with a cast of colorful characters, certain to bring a smile to your face.
Closer to the Imminent Human Truth
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Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » New age philosophy
In North America, there are an estimated 800,000 kids with autism. While traditional science has identified them as disordered and incurable, I think they have woefully misunderstood the significance of their wonderful presence. It has to do with advanced technology and machines.
My Brother's Unknowable World
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Price: $4.29 USD. Words: 16,140. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the story of my brother, Leonard, who was born blind and profoundly "retarded" and is now 59 years old. I began writing this memoir in 1987 to reveal grim truths about people who had no choices. By the time there were laws to protect my brother’s human rights, he had already been a victim of immeasurable neglect in two institutions. Eventually, Leonard prevailed, and this is my tribute.
Sickle Cell Anemia : A Mother's Perspective What Every Parent Should Know
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 23,270. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Reference
Sickle Cell Anemia: A Mother's Perspective offers information that every parent should know when caring for a child diagnosed with this disease.
All Time Is Now
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,780. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Once upon a time, there was a perfect family: one father, one mother, and one perfect son. Then they had an “imperfect” child. The author writes about how their “perfect” family adapted to living with and caring for their “imperfect child” — but more than that, this funny, wise book is about how Jennie graced their lives, and showed them they didn't know beans about "perfect."
The Silver Lining
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Price: Free! Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This story received 10th place in the 79th Annual Writer's Digest Writing Competition in the mainstream/literary short story category. It is a bitter-sweet story of an elderly woman who remembers one afternoon with her daughter. People who enjoy Hans Christian Anderson's work, such as "The Steadfast Tin Soldier and "The Little Match Girl," will love this touching story.
An Accidental Advocate: A mother's journey with her exceptional son
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,890. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A health care consultant turned education advocate, Kathryn Burke is the parent of a son with learning disabilities and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. An Accidental Advocate chronicles her journey to identify her son's challenges and obtain supports necessary to address his needs. Also described are the steep learning curve and emotions that accompany being her son's advocate.
Autistic License
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 24,160. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011 by Studio City. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting
The play by Stacey Dinner-Levin named one of the "10 Best Plays of 2007." This touching, funny, educational, and inspirational play will lift the heart of anyone who has ever faced adversity. Audiences are ravenous for this play and demand has spawned an annual tour (and national productions) every year since it opened. Now you can read the script and see photos from the various productions.
Under the Same Stars
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Price: Free! Words: 57,490. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Willow and Ben's world seems to crumble when their son Tommy is diagnosed with autism. When they accept that the dreams they had for their son aren't going to be realized, rather than give up hope for his future, they essentially change their dreams. Under the Same Stars is a story of one family's courage in the face of an all too common diagnosis. It is a story about perseverance, love, and hope.