Sees Behind Trees

Ability, Disability & Ableism
People, Identity & Culture
Author(s):
Michael Dorris
Age Group:
9-12
Publisher:
Hyperion Books for Children
ISBN:
978-0786813575
Year:
Ability, Disability & Ableism
People, Identity & Culture

Set in the colonial past, this coming-of-age story is about a young Powhatan Indian boy with a visual disability who dreads the warrior's test, a rite of passage for boys his age to enter manhood, but ends up passing the test with flying colors by using his acute senses of hearing and smell.

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Ashley Herring Blake

When a tornado rips through town, Ivy Aberdeen's house is destroyed and her family displaced. Ivy feels invisible and ignored in the aftermath of the storm—and what's worse, her notebook filled with secret drawings of girls holding hands has gone missing.

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