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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

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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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC LOW

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Lowry 2003
1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 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

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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

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: 2020

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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

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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 FICTION Stuve-Bodeen

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

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

Groom, Winston

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Washington Square Press 1994

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRO

Kincaid, Gregory D.

Summary: Watching their children move out and live independently is a difficult task for many parents--but for George and Mary Ann McCray, it's nearly impossible. Even though Todd, their disabled son, is in his twenties, George and Mary Ann fear that he cannot thrive without their support and supervision. But Todd is determined to be his own person--and he has a dog named Christmas and an entire...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio, Inc. 2012

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Kin

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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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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION WOO

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 six-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: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION HAM

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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Byars, Betsy Cromer.

Summary: A teen-age girl gains new insight into herself and her family when her mentally retarded brother gets lost.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1970

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC BYA

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FAU

Wood, Patricia

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2007

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