Don't Call Me Special A First Look at Disability

ISBN-10: 0764121189
ISBN-13: 9780764121180
Authors: Pat Thomas, Lesley Harker
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This delightful picture book explores questions and concerns about physical disabilities in a simple and reassuring way. Younger children can find out about individual disabilities, special equipment that is available to help the disabled, and how people of all ages can deal with disabilities and live happy and full lives. Titles in this series for younger children explore emotional issues that boys and girls encounter as part of the growing-up process. Books are focused to appeal to kids of preschool through early school age. Written by psychotherapist and counselor Pat Thomas, A First Look At books promote positive interaction among children, parents, and teachers, and encourage kids to…    

Author bio:

As a producer, Pat Thomas has reissued recordings by Allen Ginsberg, Eugene McDaniels, Watts Prophets and Black Panther Elaine Brown. His music writing has appeared in Mojo, Crawdaddy, and the San Francisco Bay Guardian. He has lectured at San Francisco State University and Evergreen State College. He lives in Seattle, WA.

Mary Hooper is a hugely popular writer for children and young adults. Her other books for Bloomsbury include Amy, Holly and the ever popular and award-winning Megan series as well as brilliant historical fiction. Mary is very much in demand for her events at literary festivals and schools. She lives in Henley-on-Thames.


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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Sourcebooks, Incorporated Number of pages: 32 Dimensions: 9.44" wide x 8.25" long x 0.08" tall Weight: 0.286 lbs. Language: English