Wed July 23 2014 4:51 AM

Books on Special Needs–Education 365

These books, recommended for Education 365, are now available in the A.Y. McDonald Curriculum Library and the Charles C. Myers Library.  Please check catalog for location.

Watch for the following books, available now! (Fall 2011):

Mockingbird by Kathryn Erskine–Asperger’s.  CL Fic Ers55m 2010

Pirate of Kindergarten by George Ella Lyon–visual impairment. CL Pic Lyo50p 2010

After Ever After by Sonnenblick, Jordan– living with cancer. CL YA Son64a 2011

Five Flavors of Dumb by Jon Antony–deafness and speech impairment. CL YA Joh46f 2010

My Big Fat Manifesto by Susan Vaught– Fat acceptance. CL YA Vau44m 2009

These are new since our 2010 update:

Mindblind by Jennifer Roy CL YA Roy0m 2011

Mother Warriors by Jenny McCarthy   RJ 506 .A9 M425 2008

Laurie by Elfi Nijssen and Eline van Lindenhuizen. CL Pic Nij77i 2010

Anything but Typical by Nora Baskin CL Fic Bas55a 2009

My Sister Alicia May by Nancy Tupper Ling CL Pic Tup74m 2009

Abby’s Asthma and the Big Race  by Theresa Martin Golding  CL Pic Gol35a 2009

The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things by Carolyn Mackler CL YA Mac55e 2006

Marcelo in the Real World by Francisco X. Stork CL YA Sto75m 2009 This book is a “Best Books for Young Adults” winner!

One Child   CL RJ499 .H398 1981
After the Tears by Simon Robin   HQ 759.913 .S56 1987
A Child Called It by Dave Pelzer   HV 883 .C2 P45 1995
A Man Named Dave by Dave Pelzer   HV 833.C2 P47 1999
The Lost Boy by Dave Pelzer   HV 881.P45 1997
My Brother is Special by Maureen Wartski   CL Fic War87m 1981
So B. It by Sarah Weeks   CL Fic Wee57s 2004
Alice with Golden Hair   CL YA Hul5a 1982
The deep cut / by Spain, Susan Rosson   CL Fic Spa56d 2006
A Corner of the Universe by Ann M. Martin   CL Fic Mar85e 2002
A Face in Every Window by Han Nolan   CL YA Nol36f 1999
The Wild Kid by Harry Mazer   CL YA Maz47w 1998
My Louisiana Sky by Kimberly Willis Holt   CL Fic Hol80m 1998
Tru Confessions by Janet Tasjian   CL Fic Tas55t 1997
Big Brother Dustin by Alden Carter   CL Pic Car84b 1997
Veronica’s First Year by Jean Rheingrover   CL Pic Rhe56v 1996
Beautiful Child by Torey Hayden   CL LA 2317 .H485 A3 2003
Ghost Girl by Torey Hayden   CL BF 1548 .H39 1992
Just Another Kid by Torey Hayden   CL LC 4631 .H39 1989
Somebody Else’s Kids by Torey L. Hayden   CL LB 1028.8 .H39 1981
Tiger’s Child by Torey Hayden   CL RJ 507 .A29 H39 1995
Dibs in Search of Self by Virginia Maxline   CL RJ 506 .M87 A84 1967
Twilight Children by Torey Hayden   CL RJ 507 .A29 H392 2006
With Love from Karen by Marie Killilea   CL RC 388 .K55 1963
Karen by Marie Killilea   CL RJ 496 .P3 K5 1999
Joey and Sam by Illana Katz   CL Pic Kat90j 1993
Andy and His Yellow Frisbee by Mary Thompson   CL PicTho47a 1996

The London Eye Mystery by Siobhan Dowd CL Fic Dow30l 2007

Rules by Cynthia Lord  CL Fic Lor30r 2006

Don’t Forget Tom by Hanne Larsen.  CL 362.7 Lar74d 1978

Finding a Common Language: Children Living with Deafness by Thomas Bergman.  CL 362.4 Ber45f 1989

Friends in the Park by Rochelle Bunnett. CL Pic Bun54f 1992

Joey Pigza Swallowed a Key by Jack Gantos.  CL Fic Gan86j 1998

Let’s Talk about It: Extraordinary Friends by Fred Rogers.  CL 362.4 Rog47e 2000

Lisa and Her Soundless World by Edna Levine.  CL 362.7 Lew56l 1974

Pay Attention, Slosh! by Mark Smith.  CL FIC Smi85p 1997

Seeing in Special Ways: Children Living with Blindness by Thomas Bergman.  CL 362.4 Ber45s 1989 

The Seer by David Stahler CL Fic Sta45s 2007

Someone Special, Just Like You by Tricia Brown.  CL 362.4 Bro86s 1982

Spider’s Voice by Gloria Skurzynski  CL YA Sku79s 1999

Truesight by David Stahler CL Fic Sta45s 20074

Veronica’s First Year by Jean Rheingrover  CL Pic Rhe56v 1996

We Can Do It! by Laura Dwight.  CL 305.90 Dwi44w 1992

The Wild Kid by Harry Mazer CL YA Maz47w 1998

Can you hear a rainbow? : the story of a deaf boy named Chris  by Jamee Heelan CL 362.4 Hee43c 2002

 

“Just give him the whale!” : 20 ways to use fascinations, areas of expertise, and strengths to support students with autism / by Paula Kluth  CL LC 4718 .K577 2008

Owning it : stories about teens with disabilities / by Donald Gallo CL YA Own56 2008

Homes of Favorite Authors

Click on this for a short slide show of the childhood homes of several favorite authors, including Louisa May Alcott and Maud Hart Lovelace.  Notice how many of these homes are nearby, in Minnesota and Wisconsin.  They are worth visiting!!

Foreign films (for Human Relations Edu119)

This list of foreign films is the result of a catalog search for DVDs with the subject heading foreign films.  It will include new foreign films as they are added to the collection.  You can also search the catalog by using the name of a country and limiting your search to DVDs.

Fantasy Picture Books

Fantasy Picture Books

Realistic Picture Books

Realistic Picture Books

Leveled Books - 8th Grade

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Leveled Books - 8th Grade

Leveled Books - 7th Grade

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Leveled Books - 7th Grade

Leveled Books - 6th Grade

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Leveled Books - 6th Grade

Leveled Books - 5th Grade

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Leveled Books - 5th Grade

Leveled Books - 4th Grade

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Leveled Books - 4th Grade
These books, levels 25 and 26, are primarily chapter books and nonfiction appropriate for skilled third graders and fourth graders at grade level.