A Friend Like Simon

This is a special education children’s picture book that introduces autism. When a child with autism joins a mainstream school, many children can find it difficult to understand and cope with a student that is somewhat ‘different’ to them. This story encourages other children to be mindful and patient of the differences that exist and… More A Friend Like Simon

A Very Special Critter

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In this wise and funny picture-book adventure, a special student  joins Little Critter’s class at school. The new student uses a wheelchair, and  Little Critter is worried. Will his classmate be very different? Will the class  know how to act around him?  It’s an honest, realistic look at ways kids deal  successfully with the unknown… More A Very Special Critter

A Walk In The Rain With A Brain

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Lucy is making her way down a rainy sidewalk when she spies, of all things, a brain — Manfred, called Fred — sitting forlornly in a puddle. The courtly cerebrum asks Lucy for help getting home, and as they walk along she worries that she’s not smart enough. “Everyone’s smart!” explains Fred. “You just need… More A Walk In The Rain With A Brain

ABC A Family Alphabet book

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Have fun with the kids, moms, dads and pets in this delightful book that celebrates alternative families as it teaches young children the alphabet.

Accidents Of Nature

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Seventeen-year-old Jean has cerebral palsy and gets around in a wheelchair, but she’s always believed she’s just the same as everyone else. She goes to normal school and has normal friends. She’s never really known another disabled person before she arrives at Camp Courage. But there Jean meets Sara, who welcomes her to “Crip Camp”… More Accidents Of Nature

All Families Are Different

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One of the world’s most influential and loved authors of educational children’s books, Dr. Sol Gordon has created an uplifting book for young people age four and older who are curious about just what it means to be part of a family. Some children, he explains, live with both parents, while others live with one… More All Families Are Different

All Kinds Of Families

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Explores in words and pictures what a family is and how families vary in makeup and lifestyles. Ages 5-7.

All Kinds Of Friends, Even Green!

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In school, Moses, and the rest of his class are given the assignment of choosing a friend to write about. As he wonders which person to choose, he thinks of his circle of friends and what they share together. Some friends are kids like Jimmy, who says funny things, and Manuel, who races with Moses on… More All Kinds Of Friends, Even Green!

Be Quiet Marina!

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Meet Marina. She is a four-year-old who likes to dance, play with dolls, go on the see-saw, and dress up. She also screams and shouts and makes a lot of noise. Meet Moira. She is also a four-year-old who likes to do the same things that Marina likes to do. But she likes quiet and… More Be Quiet Marina!

Becca And Sue Make Two

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Shows children that it’s okay for people to be different and do things in different ways.

Black, White, Just Right!

Celebrating the differences between a mother and father that blend to make the perfect combination in their daughter. An African American mother and a white father are only one reason why this family is “just right.” Ages 2-5

Camp Outlook

Shannon, who has been delighted that her parents are finally going to have a longed-for second child, is horrified when her new brother turns out to have Down syndrome. Like most kids, Shannon wants to blend in and have a family that is considered normal. She is torn between delight and fury at how the… More Camp Outlook

Catherine’s Story

What makes Catherine so special? She can’t talk, and she can’t walk like her cousin Frances can. But Catherine listens very closely, she walks in her special shoes, and her claps are so quiet that hardly anyone can hear them. These are some of the things that make Catherine special and, because her family knows… More Catherine’s Story

Clumsy Crab

Nipper has huge, clumsy claws which always seem to get in his way when he tries to play with his friends. Read along as Nipper learns that his claws are very useful.

Connecting Across Differences: Finding Common Ground with Anyone, Anywhere, Anytime

Providing research-based insight into the psychology of communication, this reference explores the most common barriers to effective communication and provides tangible steps to address these barriers head-on. The book features an expanded selection of relevant, meaningful exercises, role-plays, and activities that give readers the chance to immediately apply the concepts to real-life experiences. With lessons… More Connecting Across Differences: Finding Common Ground with Anyone, Anywhere, Anytime