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How it Feels to Live with a Physical Disability

Title

How it Feels to Live with a Physical Disability

Authors

Jill Krementz

Publisher

Simon & Schuster

Publication Year

1992

ISBN

9780671723712

Pages

136 pages

Genre

nonfiction

Format

full length

Item Type

Nonfiction

Annotation

Reveals, through photographs and interviews, the indomitable spirit and strength of children living with such physical disabilities as blindness, cerebral palsy, paralysis, and missing limbs.

Grade Level

3-5; 6-8

Lexile Measure

990L

Topic

Disability and Health; Physical disability; Disfigurement; vision loss; hearing loss; hard of hearing; paraplegia; quadriplegia; wheelchair user; mobility; amputation; Tourette syndrome; physical therapy; cerebral palsy; dwarfism

Main Character

multiple

Race/Ethnicities

multiple

Family Formation

multiple

Awards

Booklist Book Review Stars, 1992

Keywords

hospitals; therapy; special schools; true stories; personal stories; honest accounts

Diversity Impact

direct

How it Feels to Live with a Physical Disability

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