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Waking Up in Paradise
By C.J. Day
Series: The Cody Austin Series, 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 217,750. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2010 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction
Cody Austin and his grandparents have just moved to an island they purchased in Belize. Cody, who was severely injured in the accident that killed his mother, has since climbed a mountain of disabilities and is dealing well with the challenges of being a paraplegic teenager. Things change quickly with the move, though, and Cody finds that life is coming at him fast—almost too fast ...
Daddy Bent-Legs: The 40-Year-Old Musings of a Physically Disabled Man, Husband, and Father
By Neil Matheson
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 26,020. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
DADDY BENT-LEGS is a memoir all about the author's life experience growing up with a physical disability (Cerebral Palsy). Told through a series of eclectic anecdotes, the book is very much an "Everything-You-Ever-Wanted-To-Know-About-Physical-Disabilities-But-Were-Afraid-To-Ask" affair. It's light-hearted, humorous, and an easy-to-pick-up read for all ... an impactful, inspirational testimony.
Fishing with Balloons
By Dion
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 5,660. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2010 by Oxton House Publishers. Category: Fiction
This controlled-vocabulary chapter book is written for developing readers in grades 3 and beyond. Sam, a 10-year-old with physical mobility problems, wants to do something impossible. Clinging to his dream, he learns about friendship, trust, courage, and the power of imagination. The vocabulary beyond one or two syllables emphasizes consonant-l-e words with suffixes and words ending in -ment.
Chess with Butterflies
By Dion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2010 by Oxton House Publishers. Category: Fiction
This controlled-vocabulary chapter book is written for developing readers. Sam is a wheelchair-bound 6th grader who is a keen chess player. Follow his adventures as he confronts a frightening memory. The vocabulary beyond one or two syllables provides extensive practice on multisyllable words with the suffixes -tion, -cial, -cious, -cial, etc. Suitable for literature circles in grades 4 and up.
21st Century Essential Veterans Benefits Sourcebook: Complete Coverage of Education Benefits, the GI Bill, Home Loan Programs, Life Insurance Programs, Health Care - Including Dependents and Survivors
By Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 111,830. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
This ebook provides reproductions of Department of Veterans Affairs documents with coverage of every aspect of federal benefits for veterans, dependents and survivors, with information on eligibility, special groups outside of wartime service, documents, health care benefits and enrollment, priority groups, financial information required, health care, disability, vocational rehabilitation, more.
Quinton's Reading Rainbow
By Philip Wooldridge
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2011 by Four Moons Books. Category: Fiction
Quinton returns in this second short story, and finds that he's having difficulty in school. With the help of his loving Grandfather Briscoe, and the patience of his school teacher, Quinton finds new ways to learn as he discovers he has dyslexia. Read as Quinton's mind, body, and soul take flight in this adorable short story.
Frankie's Story: Accomplishment Personified
By Michael Basso Dorothy Scarfone
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 16,990. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Frankie Scarfone is a fourth degree black belt inductee in the International Martial Arts hall of fame - as a karate master. He's also a special olympian, a keyboard virtuoso, a guitar player and a .......choir singer, alter server, teachers aid and much more. BTW, Frankie has Down's Syndrome! Written by Dorothy Scarfone and Michael R. Basso
Overcoming Dyslexia: Tips & Strategies
By Etienne Q. Reynolds
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2011 by feelsocialpublishing. Category: Nonfiction
A helpful explanation of Dyslexia, the challenges it creates for living, and learning, and day-to-day solutions to help adults and children manage the condition.
3 Lies
By Helen Hanson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,420. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2011. Category: Fiction
At CIA headquarters, a young officer discovers that terrorists may have commandeered their computer systems to launch an unauthorized mission. Elsewhere, conspirators abduct nine people to manipulate the rules of their game. Two disparate ambitions — Clint Masters becomes the reluctant link in the chain of danger.
Parents' Guide to Early Autism Intervention
By Kimberly Kaplan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,170. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This book is intended to help other parents who are currently in the situation we were in. Our one year old had developmental delays. We immediately got him evaluated and he was placed into an early intervention program. We experienced the good and the bad during this time. I intend this book as a learning experience, and hopefully your road within the autism system will be smoother.