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Monthly Book Suggestions > Abilities/Disabilities (May 2018)

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message 1: by Mariah Roze (new)

Mariah Roze (mariahroze) | 1391 comments Mod
The voted on diversity topic we will cover in May is Abilities/Disabilities.
Please suggest books! You have till 4/4/18.


message 2: by Kirsten (new)

Kirsten  (kmcripn) I nominate Triptych by Karin Slaughter. The main character is dyslexic.


message 3: by Brittany (new)

Brittany McCann (brittanylmccann) I nominate Turtles All the Way Down by John Green Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

Main Character has crippling Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Social Anxiety


message 4: by Lisa (new)

Lisa Shardlow (lisy_lou) | 2 comments I nominate If at Birth You Don't Succeed: My Adventures with Disaster and Destiny by Zach Anner

It's an autobiography by a comedian who has Cerebral Palsy


message 5: by Angel (last edited Mar 28, 2018 12:48PM) (new)

Angel | 7 comments Fiction Genre:

Characters with Disabilities or based on Real People with Disabilities-


The Secret Language of Sisters

Keep Your Ear on the Ball

Whisper

Miss Spitfire: Reaching Helen Keller

Tomato Girl


message 6: by Phyllis (new)

Phyllis My choice would be A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara


message 8: by Reagan (new)

Reagan Smith My choice is Get Me Out of Here My Recovery from Borderline Personality Disorder by Rachel Reiland


message 9: by Paul (last edited Mar 28, 2018 02:17PM) (new)

Paul Nankivell | 4 comments I nominate Redefining Normal by Paul NankivellThis true story is about a boy with severe cerebral palsy who becomes one of the first disabled students to mainstream into regular schools in the 1970's.


message 10: by Megan (new)

Megan | 119 comments I nominate Miss Spitfire: Reaching Helen Keller, by Sarah Miller. Oh My Stars, by Lorna Landvik, and Brain on Fire, My Month Of Madness, by Susannah Cahalan.


message 11: by Amy (new)

Amy | 3 comments I nominate:
The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating by Elizabeth Tova Bailey
If Not for This by Pete Fromm
Mean Little Deaf Queer by Terry Galloway
and any book by Lisa Genova


message 12: by Gisela (new)

Gisela Hafezparast | 30 comments Brittany wrote: "I nominate Turtles All the Way Down by John Green Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

Main Character has crippling Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Soci..."

My daughter read this. I am pretty new in this group, so don't know if we need to second books, but if we do, can I second it please.


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