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How It Feels to Live with a Physical Disability

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A candid, inspiring gift of hope in photographs and in the words of 12 courageous children--the fifth book in the award-winning How It Feels series. Krementz reveals the hopes, fears, and indomitable spirit of children with physical disabilities, including blindness, dwarfism, cerebral palsy, paralysis, and missing limbs. 50 photographs.
Hardcover, 136 pages
Published April 1st 1992 by Simon & Schuster
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Jay
Sep 20, 2008 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: disabled kids, youth, parents
I've read this several times
throughout and since childhood as
a disabled person. The photos and
narratives from the youth are diverse, engaging, and illustrate the effects of racism and classism on the lives of disabled youth.
The framing by the author is
more in the "super-crip" paradigm (claiming the lives of the youth are inspirational and special due simply to their living with disabilities) than I find helpful, but most of the book is the youth speaking for themselves which ultimately feel
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