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Casanova, Mary.

Summary: When Seattle fourth-grader McKenna Brooks' cast comes off she dives back into gymnastics training in hopes of making the competitive team, but after volunteering at a therapeutic horseback riding center, she considers broadening her interests.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Pub. 2012

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Bloor, Edward

Summary: Twelve-year-old Paul, who lives in the shadow of his football hero brother Erik, fights for the right to play soccer despite his near blindness and slowly begins to remember the incident that damaged his eyesight.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC BLO

Lord, Cynthia.

Summary: Frustrated at life with an autistic brother, twelve-year-old Catherine longs for a normal existence but her world is further complicated by a friendship with an young paraplegic.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2006

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC Lor

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION Lor

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION Lord

Webb, Amy

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Five-year-old Charley gets teased for daydreaming and drawing more than his friends, but when he meets Emma, who is physically different, he needs help remembering that being different is okay.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: Presents ten stories of teenagers facing all of the usual challenges of school, parents, boyfriends and girlfriends, plus the additional complications that come with having a physical or psychological disability.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FICTION Owning

Winters, Cat

Summary: Told from separate viewpoints, Odette returns in 1909 after a two-year absence, promising to rescue her disabled sister, Tru, from the monsters they were taught to believe in.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC WIN

Klimo, Kate

Summary: "A dachshund loses his hind leg in an accident and finds his life's calling as a therapy dog"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC KLI

Seeger, Pete

Summary: Lee, a jazz pianist, has to leave his band when he begins losing his hearing, but he meets a deaf saxophone player in a sign language class and together they form a snazzy new band.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2006

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Clements, Andrew

Summary: When fifteen-year-old Bobby wakes up and finds himself invisible, he and his parents and his new blind friend Alicia try to find out what caused his condition and how to reverse it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2002

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC CLE

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC CLE

Cushman, Karen.

Summary: In 1573, the crippled, scorned, and destitute Meggy Swann goes to London, where she meets her father, an impoverished alchemist, and eventually discovers that although her legs are bent and weak, she has many other strengths.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC CUS

Lupica, Mike.

Summary: Eighth-grade star quarterback Nate Brodie's family is feeling the stress of the troubled economy, and Nate is frantic because his best friend Abby is going blind, so when he gets a chance to win a million dollars if he can complete a pass during the halftime of a New England Patriot's game, he is nearly overwhelmed by the pressure to succeed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2009

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC LUP

John, Antony.

Summary: Eighteen-year-old Piper becomes the manager for her classmates' popular rock band, called Dumb, giving her the chance to prove her capabilities to her parents and others, if only she can get the band members to get along.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC JOH

Sachar, Louis

Summary: Three years after being released from Camp Green Lake, Armpit is trying hard to keep his life on track, but when his old pal X-Ray shows up with a tempting plan to make some easy money scalping concert tickets, Armpit reluctantly goes along.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD SAC

Patterson, James

Summary: "While on a mission to win the Planet's Funniest Kid Comic regional competition, New York middle schooler Jamie Grimm copes with rival comics and bullies, a buddy in trouble, and a sudden family emergency, all with a sense of humor and a loyal group of friends"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC PAT

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Pat

Yolen, Jane.

Summary: In 1746, a year after the Scottish clans have rallied to the call of their exiled prince, Charles Stuart, to take up arms against England's tyranny, fourteen-year-old, epileptic Duncan MacDonald and his cousin, Ewan, run away to join the fight at Culloden and discover the harsh reality of war.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2004

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION Yolen

Lowry, Lois.

Summary: Lame and suddenly orphaned, Kira is mysteriously removed from her squalid village to live in the palatial Council Edifice, where she is expected to use her gifts as a weaver to do the bidding of the all-powerful Guardians.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD LOW

Sachar, Louis

Summary: Two years after being released from Camp Green Lake, Armpit is trying hard to keep his life on track, but when his old pal X-Ray shows up with a plan to make some easy money scalping concert tickets, Armpit reluctantly goes along.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2008

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Woloson, Eliza.

Summary: A young boy named Charlie describes the activities he shares with his friend Isabelle, a girl with Down Syndrome.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Woodbine House 2003

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE WOL

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WOL

Gutman, Dan.

Summary: Assisted by his neighbor, Birdie, blind thirteen-year-old Ed "Bogie" Bogard will win one million dollars if he can sink a ten-foot putt in Hawaii's fifth annual Angus Killick Memorial Tournament.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion Paperbacks for Children 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC GUT

Tuitel, Johnnie

Summary: At Camp Riley, Johnnie meets his first girlfriend, wrestles with some jealousy, conquers some fears, and finds himself inside a real ghost story.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cedar Tree Pub. 2004

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JFIC TUI

Denenberg, Barry.

Summary: In 1932, a twelve-year-old girl who lost her sight in an accident keeps a diary, recorded by her twin sister, in which she describes life at Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC DEN

Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills)

Summary: Considered by many to be mentally retarded, a brilliant, impatient fifth-grader with cerebral palsy discovers a technological device that will allow her to speak for the first time.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD DRA

Patterson, James

Summary: Comedian Jamie Grimm, accompanied by Uncle Frank, New Aunt Flora, and friends, circles the globe as host of regional competitions, then competes, himself, in the Planet's Funniest Kid Worldwide contest.--Provided by Publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION PAT

Sachar, Louis

Summary: When his wealthy uncle, a champion bridge player who has lost his vision, asks seventeen-year-old Alton to be a cardturner for him, Alton has no idea how much he will ultimately learn from his eccentric relative. Includes appendix by Syd Fox with information about bridge.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y Fiction Sac

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Sachar 2010