Recommended Books for Lit Circles/Book Clubs with a Focus on Disability and the Body
Each semester, I focus a section of my college course on disability and the body. I choose this topic for literature circles quite intentionally. My class is divided into thirds for most of […]
Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus
Author: Dusti Bowling
Published September 5th, 2017 by Sterling Children’s Books
Summary: Aven Green loves to tell people that she lost her arms in an alligator wrestling match, or a wildfire in Tanzania, but the truth […]
“From Advocate to Author: New Children’s Chapter Book Series Features American Special Hockey Association” By Chris Beehler, ASHA Ambassadors Executive Director
I write today with exciting news that will steal your heart! This is such a rare opportunity. The American Special Hockey Association (ASHA) is the largest special hockey organization in the […]
The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B
Author: Teresa Toten
Published: March 10, 2015 by Delacorte
GoodReads Summary: Deep, understated, and wise, this engaging YA novel, winner of the Governor General’s Award in Canada, is about more than the tough issue of teens dealing with obsessive-compulsive order. It also […]
Kids of Appetite
Author: David Arnold
Published: September 20, 2016 by Viking
GoodReads Summary: The bestselling author of Mosquitoland brings us another batch of unforgettable characters in this tragicomedy about first love and devastating loss.
Victor Benucci and Madeline Falco have a story to tell.
It begins with the […]
Author: Jeanne Moran
Published September 13th, 2013 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Summary: Munich, Germany, 1938. The Nazis are in power and war is on the horizon.
Timid Sophie Adler is a member of Hitler Youth and a talented […]
The Memory of Things
Author: Gae Polisner
Published: September 6, 2016 by St. Martin’s Griffin
GoodReads Summary: The powerful story of two teenagers finding friendship, comfort, and first love in the days following 9/11 as their fractured city tries to put itself back together.
On the morning […]
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