Dion

Biography

Dion is the pen name of a talented author and experienced teacher of children with learning disabilities. She and her husband live in central Maine.

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Books

Chess with Butterflies
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2010 by Oxton House Publishers. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » 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.
Fishing with Balloons
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 5,660. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2010 by Oxton House Publishers. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » 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.

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