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Amputeddy Helps a Friend
By Kate Policani
Price: Free! Words: 720. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Special needs
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Brandon Bear is worried. His dad was hurt serving in the millitary. At a playdate with Todd the Amputeddy, Brandon asks important questions about how his dad will be different. Todd helps Brandon see that everything will turn out all right. Amputeddy books voice the feelings of children with an amputation, or who know someone who does. Todd's experiences facilitate communication and understanding.
Amputeddy Meets Nubby Bear
By Kate Policani
Price: Free! Words: 690. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Special needs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Amputeddy meets a new friend who is missing an arm. They play and become friends, comparing experiences and trials as amputee kids. They're glad to meet another little bear who knows what it is like to be a little different. Amputeddy books voice the feelings of children who have an amputation, or know someone who does. Todd's experiences pave the way for communication and understanding.
Stretch!
By Lydia Ondrusek
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012 by Echelon Press LLC. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Meet Mr. Yee's niece Zoe – she swings a mean bo staff, but doesn't usually use it in the kind of battles she fights. Zoe's spent a lot of time on her own because of her parents' professions, and has gotten used to taking care of herself. Now that she's one of the Marshmallows, though, she also has friends to take care of – to help, to teach, and to defend.
Reaching for a Star
By Felix Mayerhofer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Special Needs
Who would turn down an offer of free lessons from Madam Gulenka to learn the graceful moves and artistry of a ballerina? This opportunity extended to an intelligent but overweight 7th grade girl with psychological problems reaps great rewards. (Age Level – 7-11)
Dannie's Dilemmas The Shopping Trip
By L.J HALDANE
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,710. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Special Needs
A day in the life of Dannie, an eleven year old Apergers girl. Dannie reveals her thoughts on going shopping for a new toy, while encountering choices, literal thinking and memorising. Dannie reveals in her own words how challenging she finds going shopping for a new toy, from preparing to leave, through to waiting her turn and finally the dilemma of choices, which the reader will decide.
Wheel and Fly
By Michelle Tatam
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,880. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Paranormal
When Keith and Rachel are involved in a car accident, Rach is blinded and Keith retreats into a coma. But the accident has also given Keith incredible telepathic and telekinetic powers. Keith is a police officer and, when he learns his ‘accident’ was caused deliberately to stop him investigating a drug ring, he is determined to finish what he started. But to do that he needs Rach's help.
ASD and Me: Learning About High Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder
By Teresa DeMars
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
Written for kids diagnosed with Aspergers, PPD-NOS, or autism, parents will appreciate the way this heartwarming children's picture book will help them explain high functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to their child on the spectrum.