Children\'s Litrature


My Friend Has Down Syndrome

My Friend Has Down Syndrome

Amanda Doering Tourville

Celebrating tolerance and acceptance, each title in this constructive and accessible series focuses on the rewards and challenges of having a friend with a disability. Everyday situations are accompanied by informative sidebars that...

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My Friend Isabelle

My Friend Isabelle

Eliza Woloson

Isabelle and Charlie are friends. They both like to draw, dance, read, and play at the park. They both like to eat Cheerios. They both cry if their feelings are hurt. And like most friends, they are also different from each other. Isabelle has...

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For Pete's Sake

For Pete's Sake

Ellen Stoll Walsh

Pete's a flamingo, he's sure of that. But why is he green? Why does he have four feet instead of two? And why doesn't he have feathers? Pete soon discovers he's not just another flamingo--and he learns what it means to fit in with friends.

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Be Good To Eddie Lee

Be Good To Eddie Lee

Virginia Fleming

Christy's mother tells her to treat Eddie Lee, a neighborhood child, well because he has Down syndrome and needs special care, but Christy does not always want him tagging along, until Eddie Lee shows her a special hiding place in the woods...

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 We'll Paint The Octopus Red

We'll Paint The Octopus Red

Stephanie Stuve-Bodeen

Six-year-old Emma has big dreams for her new baby brother. But when she learns that he has Down syndrome, she worries that he won't be able to do many of the fun things she's imagined they'd do together. This is a reassuring story for young...

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