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Beck, Martha Nibley

Summary: Describes how a mother struggled to cope when her unborn second child, Adam, was diagnosed with Down syndrome, her decision to keep her son, and his magical influence on her life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Books 2000

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.1 BEC

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 618.24 Beck

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BECK, MARTHA BEC

Estreich, George.

Summary: The author discusses the raising of his daughter, Laura Estreich, with Down syndrome.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ESTREICH, GEORGE EST

Brown, Ian

Summary: Ian Brown's son, Walker, was born with a genetic mutation so rare that doctors call it an orphan syndrome: at most, three hundred people around the world live with it. At thirteen, Walker is still in diapers: he is globally delayed, he can't speak, and he has to wear cuffs on both arms so he won't constantly hit himself. He will require constant care for the rest of his life. The boy in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 BROWN, WALKER BRO

8 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "FAR FROM THE TREE follows families meeting extraordinary challenges through love, empathy, and understanding. This life-affirming documentary encourages us to cherish loved ones for all they are, not who they might have been. Based on Andrew Solomon's award-winning, critically acclaimed, New York Times bestselling non-fiction book "Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sundance Selects 2019

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Hampton, Kelle.

Summary: "The author of the popular blog Enjoying the Small Things interweaves lyrical prose and stunning four-color photography as she recounts the story of the first year of her daughter Nella--who has Down syndrome--and celebrates the beauty found in the unexpected, the strength of a mother's love, and, ultimately, the amazing power of perspective"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HAMPTON, KELLE HAM

Buck, Pearl S

Summary: The author's account of her struggle to help and understand her mentally retarded daughter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Woodbine House 1992

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.3 BUC