"Kindness is the best remedy for suffering."
~ South African saying
"It is a waste of time to be angry about my disability. One has to get on with life and I haven't done badly. People won't have time for you if you are always angry or complaining." - Stephen Hawking
"I am neither an optimist nor pessimist, but a possibilist." - Max Lerner
Disability Books Catalog specializes in quality books for elementary-aged children that help them expand their horizons and understanding of the world while growing into caring, knowledgeable and competent adults.
Many Ways to Learn: Young People's Guide to Learning
Disabilities by Judith M. Stern, Uzi Ben-Ami, Michael Chesworth
Whoa, Wiggle-Worm: A Little Lemon Book about an Overly Active Child (Paperback)by Betsy B. Lee
Thank You, Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco
Leo the Late Bloomer by Robert Kraus
The Survival Guide for Kids With LD: Learning Differences by Gary L. Fisher
Brothers and Sisters by Laura Dwight
Rolling Along: The Story of Taylor and His Wheelchair by Jamee Riggio Heelan
Howie Helps Himself by Joan Fassler
The Don't-Give-Up Kid and Learning Differences by Jeanne Gehret
A Nifflenoo Called Nevermind: A Story for Children Who Bottle Up Their Feelings (Helping Children with Feelings) by Margot Sunderland
Author: A True Story by Helen Lester
That's Like Me! by Jill Lauren
Why Can't Jimmy Sit Still? by Sandra L. Tunis and Maeve Kelly
Disabled Fables: Aesop's Fables, Retold And Illustrated By Artists With Developmental Disabilities by Members of L A Goal and Sean Penn
Johnny Can-Do: A Disabled Boy's Courage by Sean Byerley
Animal Helpers for the Disabled (Watts Library) by Deborah Kent
Lesson My Cat Taught Me by Saul Weber and Nancy Lepri
Kids Like Me...Learn ABCs by Laura Ronay and Jon Wayne Kishimoto
Cricketer: Dan is Physically Disabled (Making it) by Eleanor Archer
We are interested in books that provide motivated for disabled children. We are dedicated towards providing quality educational material for elementary and middle school aged children. The focus is centered around the world and the belief that every person, from whichever culture, is unique, valuable and deserving of respect and understanding.
Further, we hope that by understanding the differences on this planet we can help to make it a more just, peaceful and sustainable place. We firmly believe that change must begin with children, and so offer this selection of books as what we consider to be the best available relating to this theme.
Please support us! It is as simple as that. If you do not support independent companies, they will cease to exist and the world will lose its diverse source of expression. Send us a list of children's books for disabled persons that you think would fit this list of recommended books. The list is ever growing. Filled with a lot of reputable reviews and praise, these books for the disabled will fill your children or student with the understanding of the world around them.