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    Tangerine

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    Tangerine

    Bloor, Edward, 1950-

    Twelve-year-old Paul, who lives in the shadow of his football hero brother Erik, fights for the right to play soccer despite his near blindness and slowly begins to remember the incident that damaged his eyesight.

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    Fiction  - JH & HSFiction - JH & HS

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    Shadow spinner

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    Shadow spinner

    Fletcher, Susan, 1951-

    When Marjan, a thirteen-year-old crippled girl, joins the Sultan's harem in ancient Persia, she gathers for Shahrazad the stories which will save the queen's life.

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    Fiction  - JH & HSFiction - JH & HS

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    Bluish

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    Bluish : a novel

    Hamilton, Virginia.

    Ten-year-old Dreenie feels both intrigued and frightened when she thinks about the girl nicknamed Bluish, whose leukemia is making her pale and causing her to use a wheelchair.

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    Stoner & Spaz

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    Stoner & Spaz

    Koertge, Ronald.

    A troubled youth with cerebral palsy struggles toward self-acceptance with the help of a drug-addicted young woman.

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    The view from Saturday

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    The view from Saturday

    Konigsburg, E. L.

    Four students, with their own individual stories, develop a special bond and attract the attention of their teacher, a paraplegic, who chooses them to represent their sixth-grade class in the Academic Bowl competition.

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    Fiction  - JH & HSFiction - JH & HS

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    Stuck in neutral

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    Stuck in neutral

    Trueman, Terry.

    Fourteen-year-old Shawn McDaniel, who suffers from severe cerebral palsy and cannot function, relates his perceptions of his life, his family, and his condition, especially as he believes his father is planning to kill him.

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    Fiction  - JH & HSFiction - JH & HS

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    My buddy

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    My buddy

    Osofsky, Audrey.

    A young boy with muscular dystrophy tells how he is teamed up with a dog trained to do things for him that he can't do for himself.

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    One-handed catch

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    One-handed catch

    Auch, Mary Jane.

    After losing his hand in an accident in his father's butcher shop in 1946, sixth-grader Norman uses hard work and humor to learn to live with his disability and to succeed at baseball, art, and other activities.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    The secret garden

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    The secret garden

    Burnett, Frances Hodgson, 1849-1924.

    Ten-year-old Mary comes to live in a lonely house on the Yorkshire moors and discovers an invalid cousin and the mysteries of a locked garden.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    Things not seen

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    Things not seen

    Clements, Andrew, 1949-

    When fifteen-year-old Bobby wakes up and finds himself invisible, he and his parents and his new blind friend Alicia try to find out what caused his condition and how to reverse it.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    Granny Torrelli makes soup

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    Granny Torrelli makes soup

    Creech, Sharon.

    With the help of her wise old grandmother, twelve-year-old Rosie manages to work out some problems in her relationship with her best friend, Bailey, the boy next door.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    Out of my mind

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    Out of my mind

    Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills)

    Considered by many to be mentally retarded, a brilliant, impatient fifth-grader with cerebral palsy discovers a technological device that will allow her to speak for the first time.

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    Shadow spinner

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    Shadow spinner

    Fletcher, Susan, 1951-

    When Marjan, a thirteen-year-old crippled girl, joins the Sultan's harem in ancient Persia, she gathers for Shahrazad the stories which will save the queen's life.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    What would Joey do? / #3

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    What would Joey do? / #3

    Gantos, Jack.

    Joey tries to keep his life from degenerating into total chaos when his mother sends him to be home-schooled with a hostile blind girl, his divorced parents cannot stop fighting, and his grandmother is dying of emphysema.

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    Masks

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    Masks

    Hatrick, Gloria.

    Desperate to help his older brother Will who has become paralyzed by a rare disease, Pete uses tribal animal masks to communicate with Will, allowing him to escape his useless body and embark on a series of strange and powerful dream journeys.

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    Pigs might fly

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    Pigs might fly : a novel

    King-Smith, Dick.

    Having been coached in swimming by a duck and an otter, a runt piglet with deformed front feet becomes a hero when their farm is flooded.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    The giant-slayer

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    The giant-slayer

    Lawrence, Iain, 1955-

    When her eight-year-old neighbor is stricken with polio in 1955, eleven-year-old Laurie discovers that there is power in her imagination as she weaves a story during her visits with him and other patients confined to iron lung machines.

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    Freak the Mighty

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    Freak the Mighty

    Philbrick, W. R. (W. Rodman)

    At the beginning of eighth grade, learning disabled Max and his new friend Freak, whose birth defect has affected his body but not his brilliant mind, find that when they combine forces they make a powerful team.

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    After the dancing days

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    After the dancing days

    Rostkowski, Margaret I.

    A forbidden friendship with a badly disfigured soldier in the aftermath of World War I forces thirteen-year-old Annie to redefine the world "hero" and to question conventional ideas of patriotism.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    Small steps

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    Small steps

    Sachar, Louis, 1954-

    Three years after being released from Camp Green Lake, Armpit is trying hard to keep his life on track, but when his old pal X-Ray shows up with a tempting plan to make some easy money scalping concert tickets, Armpit reluctantly goes along.

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    Harry Sue

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    Harry Sue

    Stauffacher, Sue, 1961-

    Although tough-talking Harry Sue would like to start a life of crime in order to be "sent up" and find her incarcerated mother, she must first protect the children at her neglectful grandmother's home day care center and befriend a paralyzed boy.

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    Sing to the stars

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    Sing to the stars

    Barrett, Mary Brigid.

    When Ephram becomes friends with a blind man in his neighborhood and finds out that Mr. Washington was a famous pianist who hasn't touched a piano for a long time, he resolves to get the man back on stage.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    The little baby Snoogle-Fleejer

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    The little baby Snoogle-Fleejer

    Carter, Jimmy, 1924-

    When all of the other children run off at the sight of a terrifying sea monster, Jeremy, who is unable to walk, discovers a kindred lonely spirit in the baby Snoogle-Fleejer.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Brian's bird

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    Brian's bird

    Davis, Patricia Anne.

    Eight-year-old Brian, who is blind, learns how to take care of his new parakeet and comes to realize that his older brother, while sometimes careless, is not so bad after all.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    The hickory chair

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    The hickory chair

    Fraustino, Lisa Rowe.

    A blind boy tells of his warm relationship with his grandmother and the gift she left for him after her death.

    Due 08/30/19

    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Silent Lotus

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    Silent Lotus

    Lee, Jeanne M.

    Although she cannot speak or hear, Lotus trains as a Khmer court dancer and becomes eloquent in dancing out the legends of the gods.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Through Grandpa's eyes

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    Through Grandpa's eyes

    MacLachlan, Patricia.

    A young boy learns a different way of seeing the world from his blind grandfather.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Knots on a counting rope

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    Knots on a counting rope

    Martin, Bill, 1916-

    A grandfather and his blind grandson, Boy-Strength-of-Blue-Horses, reminisce about the young boy's birth, his first horse, and an exciting horse race.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Alex is my friend

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    Alex is my friend

    Russo, Marisabina.

    Even though Alex is a dwarf and sometimes has to use a wheelchair because of the operation he had on his back, his friend does not mind because they still have good times together.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    So much to tell you

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    So much to tell you

    Marsden, John, 1950-

    Sent to a hospital by her mother, Marina, a disfigured Australian girl who refuses to speak, reveals her thoughts and feelings in a diary.

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    Paperback Fiction - JH & HSPaperback Fiction - JH & HS

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