Why Can't I Learn Like Everyone Else?: Youth With Learning Disabilities

Ability, Disability & Ableism
Shirley Brinkerhoff
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Mason Crest Publishers
Ability, Disability & Ableism

Charlie Begay, an eighth-grade Navajo student in New Mexico who has dyslexia, describes his personal journey of embarrassment, frustration and low self-esteem due to his learning disability. Included at the end of the story is factual material about learning disabilities, terminology, possible signs, diagnosis, the law, coping strategies and success stories.

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Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the World

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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