That's Like Me!: Stories About Amazing People with Learning Disabilities

Title

That's Like Me!: Stories About Amazing People with Learning Disabilities

Authors

Jill Lauren

Publisher

Star Bright Books

Publication Year

2009

ISBN

9781595722072

Pages

40 pages

Genre

biography

Format

picture book

Item Type

Nonfiction

Annotation

What do a trapeze artist, an Arctic explorer, and a soccer player have in common? Meet the fifteen kids and adults profiled in That s Like Me!, a collection of first-person accounts of successful people who learn differently. Whether it was reading, math, writing, or speech problems, each person shares his or her inspiring story of facing the challenge of school, while pursuing important goals. An invaluable resource list for adults and students included, as well as a place for kids to write their own success stories.

Grade Level

K-3

Lexile Measure

660L

Diversity Topics

Disability and Health; Learning disability; dyslexia; cognitive processing; attention deficit disorder (ADD); attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD); dyscalculia; dysgraphia; dyspraxia

Main Character

multiple

Race/Ethnicities

multiple

Family Formation

multiple

Keywords

kids in school; learning styles, learning problems; accomodations; talent; perserverence

Diversity Impact

direct

That's Like Me!: Stories About Amazing People with Learning Disabilities

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