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The Adventures of Cat, the Dog
By Julia McLaughlin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,850. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2010. Category: Fiction
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.
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.
Mephibosheth
By Andrew Kooman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010. Category: Fiction
After recovering from a terrible car accident that rendered him a paraplegic, a man reflects on the new confines put on his life as he considers the limitations of life, faith, and love from a wheelchair.
Cripin Place
By David Ashton
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,610. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2010 by Heather Mackay. Category: Nonfiction
David’s life story isn’t for the faint hearted, feeble minded or humourless. It exposes how life is for persons living with MS, dependant on the vagaries and mindless inconsistencies of State funded care and oft times compassionless bureaucracy. A gripping and roller-coaster read, you will be outraged, humbled, overwhelmed, angered, nourished and inspired in turn, sometimes on the same page.
The Holy Terror
By Wayne Allen Sallee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,480. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction
"Crippled and insane, I am the American Dream!" Evan Shustak is on the hunt for the "Pain Killer," who is taking out Chicago's "invisible people" one by one. Evan and a mis-matched band of would-be saviors fight to protect their own, while the author leaves us wondering - is the killer evil, or is he a hero too? Painful to read, brutally honest. Reminiscent of Flannery Oconner.
First Steps (A Short Story)
By Brian Hartman
Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2010. Category: Fiction
'"First Steps" is the story of Dave Riggler's first psychotherapy session. He's a handicapped teenager, who uses a wheelchair, in therapy (he thinks) because the school he's going to wants him to walk on a walker, but he doesn't want to. "First Steps" is a story about being handicapped, identity, and self-determination, for better or worse.
A Memorable Weekend: A Short Story
By John Brinling
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011. Category: Fiction
When Marge Harper decides to host a Special Olympian for the weekend, she knows only that he is somehow handicapped and is an avid skier. Despite her own infirmities--which are significant--she is sure she will be able to help her Olympian—until he turns the tables and changes how she sees the world.
The Jokers of Sarzuz
By Paul Sherman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,300. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011 by TWB Press. Category: Fiction
Emilio Gabrazini has a drinking problem and his circus is plaged with bad luck. He's about to learn that these two things are one in the same.
Legwork
By Roland Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,210. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Category: Fiction
When Briggs Barclay first meets his new neighbor Theodore Ranly he can't imagine what they might have in common. Briggs’ main ambition in life is to dazzle the freshman football coach. Theodore's got a killer arm, but the fact that he's confined to a wheelchair rules out any possibility of playing backyard tackle. They soon enter into a relationship that sends Briggs on the adventure of his life
Tuesday (A Short Story)
By Brian Hartman
Price: Free! Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011. Category: Fiction
Dave Riggler is having a typical Tuesday. But as he rolls into work, everything changes. Because today is Tuesday, September 11th, 2001, and it looks like this may be the last Tuesday. Ever. "Tuesday" is a window into one man's perspective of September 11th, as told from a seated position.