Bookmark: books and disability
Looking for information on disability and children's books? Bookmark is full of advice and book recommendations for families, teachers, librarians, authors and publishers.
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Bookmark Book of the Month: October
12 year old Darby is excited – it is the weekend of the family's chocolate hunt. However, beloved sister Kaydee has suddenly brought home a friend for the weekend. Plus her parents (who run the family's strawberry farm) seem distracted, increasingly preoccupied with news that a major storm is brewing. Does no one realise how important the event is to Darby?…
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Deaf Awareness Week booklist
Books that feature deafness as a key theme, have a deaf protagonist, and books that happen to include children with hearing aids and cochlear implants, in a subtle and natural way.