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Cakes and Miracles: A Purim Tale. A young child smells the aroma of food on a table.
Cakes and Miracles : a Purim tale

Young, blind Hershel finds that he has special gifts he can use to help his mother during the Jewish holiday of Purim. Includes author's notes about the holiday and its origins.

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Hello Goodbye Dog. A dog puts his front paws on the lap of a girl in a wheelchair.
Hello Goodbye Dog

A student who uses a wheelchair finds a way to see her dog each day in school.

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I Talk Like A River. A young boy walks perpendicular to a river.
I Talk Like a River

When a child has a "bad speech day" at school, his father gives him a new perspective on his stuttering.

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I Will Dance by Nancy Bo Flood. % kids, one of whom is in a wheelchair, dance together.
I Will Dance

Eva's cerebral palsy makes it difficult for her to do many things, but she longs to dance and, finally, her dream is realized. Includes author's note and information about Young Dance Company.

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Janine and the Field Day Finish. Janine holds up a red, triangular flag.
Janine and the Field Day Finish

"Janine is good at a lot of things like singing, cheering, and spelling big words. But she is not very good at sports--her body just doesn't work like the other kids'. On field day at school, Janine tries her best to finish each challenge"-- Provided by publisher.

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Just Because. A young girl and her younger brother sit atop a rocket ship and fly through space.
Just Because

A younger brother describes all the fun he has with the big sister he loves so much just because. He is enthusiastic about just how loving and special she is, and delights in telling us about all the fun things they do together. Only as his tale unfolds does the reader begin to realize that his sister has special needs and by then the reader just accepts, as he does, all the wonderful things about her.

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King for a Day. A boy in a wheelchair flies a kite, with other kites in the background.
King for a Day

"Even though he is confined to a wheelchair, a Pakistani boy tries to capture the most kites during Basant, the annual spring kite festival, and become "king" for the day. Includes an afterword about the Basant festival"--Provided by publisher.

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My City Speaks by Darren Lebuf and Ashley Barron. A young girl walks with her father next to a busy city street.
My City Speaks

A young girl explores her city with her father, taking in all its sensory details. Her city speaks to her in so many ways: "sometimes it echoes," and "sometimes it trills." It "buzzes and tweets and flocks." It's both "busy" and "relaxed," and "smelly" and "sweet." In the end, we discover that the city doesn't just speak to this inquisitive young girl - it also listens...

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The Deaf Musicians. 4 musicians appear to be standing inside of a bus.
The Deaf Musicians

Lee, a jazz pianist, has to leave his band when he begins losing his hearing, but he meets a deaf saxophone player in a sign language class and together they form a snazzy new band.

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The Mitten String. A girl knits a tubular object.
The Mitten String

Ruthie Tober's family is known for the beautiful, warm mittens they knit, so when she and her mother meet a deaf woman and her baby and give them shelter, Ruthie decides to design very special mittens for them.

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The Truly Brave Princesses. Cover art is 5 women standing together in solidarity.
The Truly Brave Princesses

Women and girls practicing professions from hairdresser to firefighter, in different family situations, and of different ages, ethnic backgrounds, and in some cases, disabilities, show what it means to be a true princess in everyday life.

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When Charley met Emma. Emma, who uses a wheelchair, is drawn next to Charley.
When Charley Met Emma

Five-year-old Charley gets teased for daydreaming and drawing more than his friends, but when he meets Emma, who is physically different, he needs help remembering that being different is okay.

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Yes I Can: A Girl and Her WheelChair. A girl is pushed in her wheelchair by a friend while 2 others walk beside her.
Yes I Can! : a girl and her wheelchair

"Carolyn is in a wheelchair, but she doesn't let that stop her! She can do almost everything the other kids can, even if sometimes she has to do it a little differently"-- Provided by publisher.

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