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Choldenko, Gennifer

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Summary: Ten-year-old Liam and his two younger sisters, precocious third-grader Dakota and second-grader Izzy, who has Down syndrome, face the possibility of losing their beloved dog, Cupcake, who keeps urinating on their apartment's carpet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books, an imprint of Random House Children's Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Lowry, Lois.

Summary: Katy, the precocious ten-year-old daughter of the town doctor, befriends a retarded boy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2003

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Lowrey 2003

Bartoletti, Susan Campbell.

Summary: It is 1871 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, and fourteen-year-old Pringle Rose, still grieving from the death of her parents, takes her brother Gideon, who has Down syndrome, escapes from her uncle and aunt, taking a train to Chicago--but disaster seems to follow her there.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y DA BAR

Walters, Minette.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2005

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M WAL

Wright, Betty Ren.

Summary: A dollhouse filled with a ghostly light in the middle of the night and dolls that have moved from where she last left them lead Amy and her retarded sister to unravel the mystery surrounding grisly murders that took place years ago.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 1983

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

Spencer, Elizabeth

Summary: Over the course of a career that spanned six decades, the southern novelist and short story writer Elizabeth Spencer established herself as one of the finest literary artists of a generation that included Flannery O'Connor, Carson McCullers, and Eudora Welty. This definitive volume brings together three remarkable novels: The Voice at the Back Door, her powerful masterpiece about racial...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2021

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC SPE

Spider, Star

Summary: "A teen tries to balance the last year of high school, a new romance and looking after her sister with mental health issues. Seventeen-year-old Penny is struggling to balance caring for Jude, her sister with mental health challenges, working part-time to help her mother with money issues and facing her final year of high school. She does not need any distractions. But then she meets Jack. The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orca Book Publishers 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC SPI

Steinbeck, John

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall & Co. 1995

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC STE

Simon, Scott

Summary: While helping police officers Esther and Lon investigate a suspicious death at her group home, nineteen-year-old Sal Miyake, who is mentally challenged, gains insights into herself and makes new friends.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2020

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

Cartaya, Pablo

Summary: After a fight at school leaves Marcus facing suspension, Marcus's mother takes him and his younger brother, who has Down syndrome, to Puerto Rico to visit relatives they do not remember or have never met, and while there Marcus starts searching for his father, who left their family ten years ago and is somewhere on the island.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2018

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

Ramey, Stacie

Summary: Rather than be placed in a special school for psychologically-challenged students, Dylan, six months from turning eighteen, sets out on the Appalachian Trail, where he makes surprising connections with other hikers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Fire 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC RAM

Spanogle, Joshua.

Summary: Called in by the CDC after three mentally handcapped women with the same mysterious symptoms check into the same Baltimore hospital, Dr. Nathaniel McCormick is caught in a web of deceit as he follows the trail of a lethal virus to California.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2006

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SPA

Bodeen, S. A. (Stephanie A.)

Summary: Emma and her father discuss what they will do when the new baby arrives, but they adjust their expectations when he is born with Down syndrome.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Woodbine House 1998

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Social Emo Stuve-Bodeen 1998

Keyes, Daniel.

Summary: A thirty-two-year-old mentally handicapped man takes part in an innovative scientific experiment to raise his intelligence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace 1990

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Keyes

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC KEY

Keyes, Daniel.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall & Co. 1995

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC KEY

Groom, Winston

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Washington Square Press 1994

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRO

Wood, Patricia

Summary: Having learned essential life skills from his grandmother that helped him overcome his low IQ, a man finds himself without a caregiver at the age of thirty-one and wins a fortune by playing the lottery, a windfall that brings him more family than he ever wanted.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Books 2008

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1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: BOOK CLUB KIT FIC WOO

Mann, Jennifer Ann

Summary: In 1928, Maxine, Rose, Alice, and London face vicious attendants and bullying older girls at the Massachusetts School for the Feeble-Minded, each determined to change her fate at all costs. Includes historical notes about eugenics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC MAN

Wood, Patricia

Summary: Having learned essential life skills from his grandmother that helped him overcome his low IQ, Perry finds himself without a caregiver at the age of thirty-one and wins a fortune by playing the lottery, a windfall that brings him more family than he everwanted.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnams' Sons 2007

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION WOO

Faulkner, William

Summary: The story of the tragic Caddy Compson, as seen through the eyes of her three brothers--the idiot Benjy, the neurotic Quentin, and the monstrous Jason.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 1995

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC FAU

Spanogle, Joshua.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2006

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC SPA

Hamilton, Jane

Summary: When Aaron Maciver's beautiful young wife, Madeline, suffers brain damage in a bike accident, she is left with the intellectual powers of a seven-year-old. In the years that follow, Aaron and his second wife care for Madeline with deep tenderness and devotion as they raise two children of their own.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2006

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC HAMIL

Faulkner, William

Summary: First published in 1929, Faulkner created his "heart's darling," the beautiful and tragic Caddy Compson, whose story Faulkner told through separate monologues by her three brothers--the idiot Benjy, the neurotic suicidal Quentin and the monstrous Jason. From the Trade Paperback edition. The novel reveals the story of the disintegration of the Compson family, doomed inhabitants of Faulkner's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Modern Library 1992

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FAU

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FAU

Keyes, Daniel.

Summary: Charlie Gordon, a youth with limited mental capabilities, along with a laboratory rat named Algernon become the joint objects of a scientific alteration to see if Charlie can become "normal."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2004

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