[ISLMA-Share] Looking for titles about celebrities with disabilities
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Temple Grandin, has written some great books about animals and being
Carolyn Kinsella, District Librarian
Minooka Community High School
ckinsella at mchs.net
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Minooka, IL 60447
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> Michael J. Fox comes to mind. I have one of him and Christopher Reeves.
> On Fri, Jan 13, 2017 at 2:33 PM, Email list for the Illinois School
> Library Media Association <islma at list.railslibraries.info> wrote:
>> I have been working with a SPED teacher in my school to find books about
>> famous people with disabilities. She is having her students choose and read
>> a book and write a paper on the person, the disability, and how it affected
>> that person's life.
>> I have found her a number of titles in our library but we are apparently
>> a little short in this area, especially when it comes to more contemporary
>> titles. I am also ordering a couple of books. I was looking to see if
>> anyone has insight on some titles that are middle school to early high
>> school reading level and are specifically about sports, music, or TV
>> celebrities with disabilties. The whole book doesn't have to be about their
>> disability, but it should talk about how it has affected the person's
>> life/career to some extent.
>> Thank you!
>> Alison Kurtz
>> Library Media Specialist
>> Sandwich High School
>> 515 E. Lions Rd.
>> Sandwich, IL 60548
>> 815-786-2157 ext. 22134 <(815)%20786-2157>
>> akurtz at kidsroe.org
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> Great first lines:
> "There was a boy called Eustace Clarence Scrubb and he almost deserved
> it." - Chronicles of Narnia
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