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Bookmark: books and disability
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Bookmark Book of the Month: January
Told in the first person, the book delivers a simple but effective glimpse into Kyla’s life, with help from her father (the author). We see that one way she might differ from some children is that she has autism. Beautifully effective artwork and uncluttered layout complete this delightful portrait.
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Books with positive images of disability in 2017
Take a look at all the fantastic reads that have been our Bookmark Books of the Month in 2017.