What's Wrong with Timmy?

Title

What's Wrong with Timmy?

Authors

Maria Shriver

Illustrator

Sandra Speidel

Publisher

Little, Brown

Publication Year

2001

ISBN

9780316233378

Pages

48 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Making friends with a mentally retarded boy helps Kate learn that the two of them have a lot in common.

Grade Level

PK-1; K-3

Lexile Measure

650L

Diversity Topics

Disability and Health; Developmental disability; Illness; Learning disability; Physical disability; wheelchair user; intellectual disability; cognitive processing; polio

Main Character

female child; male child

Race/Ethnicities

White

Keywords

special needs; mental retardation (MR); recess; school; friends; friendship; basketball; empathy

Diversity Impact

direct

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