Temple Grandin has a neuro diverse brain that works in very unique ways. Because she thinks in pictures and empathizes with animals, she is able to visualize elegant solutions to challenges.
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Parents, children, and educators will recognize how young people feel when they are pressured to meet milestones and be like other people. This simple story about dragons and knights helps us talk with children about the gifts of people who are differently abled.
This book tells the true story of Norman, a disabled dog that is slowly going blind. Though Norman can no longer see, his loving family still values him. The other family dog, Lucy, helps Norman get around and stay safe. Norman loves to run with Lucy and his family on the beach.
Fauja Singh broke world records along the way to becoming the first 100-year-old to run a marathon. He overcame a disability, ideas about age, as well as bigotry related to his Sikh culture. The author, who is also Sikh, was inspired by the runner to run and be an activist.
In this book, Sonia and her friends share what is unique about each one of them as they work together to plant a garden. It is their differences that make the garden diverse and beautiful. The reader is invited to consider how they interact with the world and the ways they are diffe
We are all who we are meant to be. This affirming book with rhyme and repetition shows us the beauty in each of us.
In this book, we learn the true story of Malala Yousafzai, a Pashtun Muslim girl living in Pakistan who was shot for daring to be a girl demanding an education. Malala survived and decided to speak up for human rights and the right to universal childhood education.
Every year a group of students from Mrs. Randall’s class gets to lay a wreath on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. This year, the lucky students will be those who write the best letter pleading their case.
In this story, Charles Dickens tackles the meaning of Christmas and the impact of greed on the individual and on the community. Originally published in 1843, "A Christmas Carol" has remained popular throughout the years.