Books tagged: down syndrome

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The Fly Must Die
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,220. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Once she was gone I went back to Shrimp’s room to clean up. I was leaving, arms full, when a glint caught my eye. It was under the radiator. A bottle, a long thin vial. The vial my father had used, that had held the McGrow! And there on the lip of the bottle, sucking—a fly!
A Christmas for Chloe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,960. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016 by 5 Prince Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
When free spirit Jessica Caldwell’s daughter is diagnosed with Down syndrome weeks before Christmas, her carefree existence sheds its holiday glitter in a collision with the regimented world of pediatric medical care.
Wrap Your Heart Around It: A Memoir About Learning to Love the Life You Have
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,120. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Children with special needs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Grammy-nominated artist and television professional LynnMarie Rink spent her whole life running from the one thing that could save her–herself.
Lia, The star princess with the princessability to see differently
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
In this book the darkness covers the sky while the girls are in the middle of the Magic Garden, not knowing nor being able to see where to go. Fortunately in their way, they found Lia, the star princess. She has a really long, black hair and bangs that cover her eyes, so she is not able to see. But she saves them, with her princessability to see differently.
Cafe Birds: A Fine Canary Sang
Series: The Cafe Birds, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,100. Language: Australian English. Published: November 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Book 5 in the series (these books are best read in sequence). At their final gathering for the year, there are plenty of surprises in store for the café birds. For one thing, instead of meeting in a café they’re— Hang on, no spoilers! I’ll give you a little hint, though - better bring on the champers and canapés, STAT!
Cafe Birds: A Pied Cockatiel
Series: The Cafe Birds, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,000. Language: Australian English. Published: October 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Book 4 in the series (these books are best read in sequence). It’s now their fourth gathering. Caitlin makes a shocking revelation about her ex, Nita admits to insulting her friend ‘Dump Man’, Paige makes romantic plans for an unwitting Darius, and Megan’s secrets start to unravel. Yikes! Better bring on the double-shot espressos, STAT!
Cafe Birds: The Magpie's Secret
Series: The Cafe Birds, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,830. Language: Australian English. Published: October 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Book 3 in the series (books best read in sequence). The café birds are gobsmacked to hear of Nita’s new friend, ‘Dump Man’, Grace hides a nasty bruise under her leather jacket, and Caitlin has taken up cycling in G-strings and even ‘driving like she stole’ her ex’s flash car! And has Brad the baker uncovered one of Megan’s biggest secrets? ‘Phew, bring on the long blacks STAT!
Cafe Birds: Hard to Budgie
Series: The Cafe Birds, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,890. Language: Australian English. Published: October 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Book 2 in the series (books best read in sequence). At this, their second gathering, there are surprises in store for the café birds. A not-so-mousey Caitlin's dramatic entrance leaves them stunned, Paige opens up about Rick's problems - is one of them Darius Winterbottom? - while Megan teases Grace about some Carey bloke - what's happened to Jake? Better bring on the flat whites, STAT!
Confounding the Wise
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 43,290. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by WordCrafts Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Children with special needs
Children with special needs are not always given to those who are both willing and able to meet their needs. But here we discover there are people who will seek sacrifice in order to provide the life that so many are willing to discard. Confounding the Wise describes the sometimes brutal view that many countries have toward Down syndrome and other diagnoses.
Living With a Rock Star and a Super Hero. Creating a new normal with Down Syndrome and Sensory Processing Disorder.
Price: $9.21 USD. Words: 24,900. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Children with special needs
Having a child with Sensory Processing Disorder was a challenge that taught us a lot. What we didn't realize was that it was preparing us for an even bigger challenge, parenting a child with Down Syndrome. We were scared parents, but we needn't have worried. This is one mom's memoir about learning from her kids about what really matters in life, and how to live with a rock star and a superhero.