Extraordinary People with Disabilities

Title

Extraordinary People with Disabilities

Publisher

Childrens Press

Publication Year

1996

ISBN

9780516260747

Pages

288 pages

Genre

biography

Format

full length

Item Type

Nonfiction

Annotation

Profiles seven dozen people throughout history with various physiccal or mental disabilities.

Grade Level

6-8

Lexile Measure

1020L

Diversity Topics

Disability and Health; Physical disability; Developmental disability; Illness; blind; deaf; clubfoot; epilepsy; amputation; paralysis; polio; quadripelgia; cerebral palsy; breast cancer

Main Character

adult males; adult females

Race/Ethnicities

multiple

Awards

Middle and Junior High School Library Catalog, Eighth Edition, 2000

Keywords

historical figures; overcoming challenges; activist; technological aids; advocacy; artists; scientists

Diversity Impact

direct

Extraordinary People with Disabilities

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