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All Kinds of Minds: A Young Student's Book about Learning Abilities and Learning Disorders
All Kinds of Minds: A Young Student's Book about Learning Abilities and Learning Disorders
By: Mel Levine
Age Level: 9-12
Reading Level: Independent Reader

Understand how you learn, how weaknesses can make learning difficult, and how your strengths can be used to improve your learning skills. The world is made up of "all kinds of minds" and each one needs to be appreciated. Also available on audio tape.

Different is Not Bad, Different is the World: A Book About Disabilities
Different is Not Bad, Different is the World: A Book About Disabilities
By: Sally L. Smith
Age Level: Teen
Reading Level: Independent Reader

"Disabilities can be 'nuisances,' but…differences are good they add to the richness of our world." This illustrated book explores both physical and learning disabilities. You'll also learn how many famous historical figures had disabilities and succeeded despite them.

Eleven
Eleven
By: Patricia Reilly Giff
Age Level: 9-12
Reading Level: Independent Reader

Sam is almost 11 when he discovers a locked box in the attic above his grandfather Mack's room, and a piece of paper that says he was kidnapped. There are lots of other words, but Sam has always had trouble reading. He's desperate to find out who he is, and if his beloved Mack is really his grandfather. At night he's haunted by dreams of a big castle and a terrifying escape on a boat. Who can he trust to help him read the documents that could unravel the mystery? Then he and the new girl, Caroline, are paired up to work on a school project, building a castle in Mack's woodworking shop. Caroline loves to read, and she can help. But she’s moving soon, and the two must hurry to discover the truth about Sam.

Help! Somebody Get Me Out of Fourth Grade (Hank Zipzer)
Help! Somebody Get Me Out of Fourth Grade (Hank Zipzer)
By: Henry Winkler
Age Level: 9-12
Reading Level: Independent Reader

Hank creates an elaborate scheme to have his parents win an out-of-town trip so they're gone during teacher-conference days.

Help4ADD@High School
Help4ADD@High School
By: Kathleen G. Nadeau, Ph.D.
Age Level: Teen
Reading Level: Independent Reader

Designed like a Web site, this book provides straight talk on high school drugs, sex, friends, driving, parents, college and much, much more. It can help make your High School years a time that you can feel good about, instead of one long struggle. Help4ADD@HighSchool includes tips on how to study smarter, not harder; information about your rights in school, and the ways that your high school can help you succeed; tips on getting along better at home; on dating; sex; getting enough sleep, the importance of exercise; and much more. It's a survival guide for high school students with ADD!

How Dyslexic Benny Became a Star
How Dyslexic Benny Became a Star
By: Joe Griffith
Age Level: 9-12
Reading Level: Independent Reader

A touching account of one youngster’s struggle in learning to read and the painful journey that he took to gain self-confidence, self-respect, and tremendous success as a human being, as a student, and as an athlete. Benny’s story stands as a tribute to the human spirit and should serve as an excellent resource for students with dyslexia, their parents and their teachers.

How Many Days Until Tomorrow?
How Many Days Until Tomorrow?
By: Caroline Janover
Age Level: 9-12
Reading Level: Independent Reader

Spending a month on a remote island in Maine with his teasing older brother and grandparents he hardly knows is not Josh's idea of a great time. But that's what happens the summer his parents go abroad. Twelve-year-old Josh, who has dyslexia, can't do anything right in his grandfather's eyes, and is constantly compared to his perfect bookish brother, Simon. So Josh secretly plans to run away back to New Jersey. However, despite gruff Gramps, Josh finds himself captivated by life on Sea Island and all of the challenges it offers him. Plus, Josh discovers unexpected romance and kinship with a young visitor. His biggest challenge, though, comes at the end of the summer when he faces a life-threatening emergency and uses skills he didn't know he had to lead the rescue.

I Got a D in Salami (Hank Zipzer)
I Got a D in Salami (Hank Zipzer)
By: Henry Winkler
Age Level: 9-12
Reading Level: Independent Reader

It's report card day-the most dreaded day in Hank's school year. And when Hank gets his grades, they're his worst nightmare come true: a D in spelling, a D in reading, a D in math. After school, Hank and his friends go to his mom's deli. His mom is on the prowl-she knows a report card day when she sees one. Hank tries to stall her, but she's going for his backpack. He's cornered. Hank hands the report card off to his friend Frankie, who gives it to his friend Ashley, who gives it to Robert, who puts it into a meat grinder! Hank watches as his Ds are ground into a big salami, and this particular salami is being made for a very important client. How will Hank get out of this one?

I Wish I Could Fly Like a Bird!
I Wish I Could Fly Like a Bird!
By: Katherine Denison
Age Level: 6-9
Reading Level: Beginning Reader

This is the story of Chic L. Dee, a bird with learning disabilities who flip-flops when he tries to fly. While he struggles to accept his limitations, he begins to discover his talents, trust his intuition, and find his own way. Perhaps most importantly, he learns about making room for differences.

I'm Somebody Too
I'm Somebody Too
By: Jeanne Gehret
Age Level: 9-12
Reading Level: Independent Reader

Emily's littler brother has ADD and it's creating issues for Emily. Her parents are giving all there attention Ben. She loves her little brother, but she's somebody too!

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