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My Thirteenth Winter: A Memoir

by Abeel, Samantha

Samantha Abeel can't tell time, remember her locker combination, or count out change at a checkout counter and she's in seventh grade. For a straight-A student like Samantha, problems like these make no sense.

Back To Front And Upside Down

by Alexander, Claire

While the rest of the class makes birthday cards for the principal, Stanley struggles with his words and letters.

Anything But Typical

by Baskin, Nora Raleigh

Jason Blake is an autistic 12-year-old living in a neurotypical world. Most days it's just a matter of time before something goes wrong.

Close to Famous

by Bauer, Joan

Foster McFee dreams of having her own cooking show like her idol, celebrity chef Sonny Kroll. Macon Dillard's goal is to be a documentary filmmaker. Foster's mother Rayka longs to be a headliner instead of a back-up singer. And Miss Charleena plans a triumphant return to Hollywood. Everyone has a dream, but nobody is even close to famous in the little town of Culpepper....

My Pal, Victor / Mi Amigo, Víctor

by Bertrand, Diane Gonzales

Two Latino boys experience carefree friendship despite one boy's disability. In English and Spanish.

The War that Saved My Life

by Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker

An exceptionally moving story of triumph against all odds set during World War 2, from the acclaimed author of Jefferson's Sons and for fans of Number the Stars. Nine-year-old Ada has never left her one-room apartment.

A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin

by Sweet, Melissa and Bryant, Jen

As a child in the late 1800s, Horace Pippin loved to draw: He loved the feel of the charcoal as it slid across the floor. He loved looking at something in the room and making it come alive again in front of him.

A Boy And A Jaguar

by Chien, Catia and Rabinowitz, Alan

2015 Schneider Family Book Award Winner! Alan loves animals, but the great cat house at the Bronx Zoo makes him sad. Why are they all alone in empty cages? Are they being punished? More than anything, he wants to be their champion--their voice--but he stutters uncontrollably...

Django: World's Greatest Jazz Guitarist

by Christensen, Bonnie

Born into extreme poverty in a gypsy encampment, Django Reinhardt (1910-1953) overcame tremendous obstacles, including a debilitating injury, to become the world's most acclaimed jazz guitarist.

Things Not Seen

by Clements, Andrew

Bobby Phillips is an average fifteen-year-old-boy. Until the morning he wakes up and can't see himself in the mirror. Not blind, not dreaming-Bobby is just plain invisible.

Waiting for Normal

by Connor, Leslie

Addie is waiting for normal. But Addie's mom has an all-or-nothing approach to life: a food fiesta or an empty pantry, jubilation or gloom, her way or no way. All or nothing never adds up to normal.

The Running Dream

by Draanen, Wendelin Van

Jessica thinks her life is over when she loses a leg in a car accident. She's not comforted by the news that she'll be able to walk with the help of a prosthetic leg. Who cares about walking when you live to run?

Jerk, California

by Friesen, Jonathan

Plagued by Tourette's syndrome and a stepfather who despises him, Sam meets an old man in his small Minnesota town who sends him on a road trip designed to help him discover the truth about his life.

Tending to Grace

by Fusco, Kimberly Newton

Lenore is Cornelia's mother--and Cornelia's fix-up project. What does it matter that Cornelia won't talk to anyone and is always stuck in the easiest English class at school, even though she's read more books than anyone else?

Girls Like Us

by Giles, Gail

With gentle humor and unflinching realism, Gail Giles tells the gritty, ultimately hopeful story of two special ed teenagers entering the adult world.

Handbook for Dragon Slayers

by Haskell, Merrie

Tilda has never given much thought to dragons, attending instead to her endless duties and wishing herself free of a princesss responsibilities.

Fish in a Tree

by Hunt, Lynda Mullaly

The author of the beloved One for the Murphys gives readers an emotionally-charged, uplifting novel that will speak to anyone who's ever thought there was something wrong with them because they didn't fit in.

The Deaf Musicians

by Seeger, Pete and Jacobs, Paul Dubois

Lee, a jazz pianist, has to leave his band when he begins losing his hearing, but he meets a deaf saxophone player in a sign language class and together they form a snazzy new band.

Five Flavors of Dumb

by John, Antony

Winner of the 2011 Schneider Family Teen Book Award! The Challenge: Piper has one month to get the rock band Dumb a paying gig. The Deal: If she does it, Piper will become the band's manager and get her share of the profits.

Looking Out For Sarah

by Lang, Glenna

Tells the day in the life of a guide dog from the dog's perspective.

A Dog Called Homeless

by Lean, Sarah

My name is Cally Louise Fisher and I haven't spoken for thirty-one days. Talking doesn't always make things happen, however much you want them to. When Cally Fisher sees her dead mother, real as anything, no one believes her. So Cally stops talking - what's the point if no one is listening?

Somebody, Please Tell Me Who I Am

by Mazer, Harry and Lerangis, Peter

A soldier returns home from Iraq forever changed in this poignant and pivotal novel from award-winning authors-one a veteran.Ben lives a charmed life--effortlessly landing the lead in the high school musical, dating the prettiest girl in school.

Rules

by Lord, Cynthia

12-year-old Catherine has spent years trying to teach her autistic brother, David, the rules. But when she meets Jason and Kristi over the summer, it is her own behavior that turns everything upside down.

The Pirate of Kindergarten

by Lyon, George Ella

Ginny's eyes play tricks on her, making her see everything double, but when she goes to vision screening at school and discovers that not everyone sees this way, she learns that her double vision can be cured.

Rain Reign

by Martin, Ann M.

Rose Howard is obsessed with homonyms. She's thrilled that her own name is a homonym, and she purposely gave her dog Rain a name with two homonyms (Reign, Rein), which, according to Rose's rules of homonyms, is very special.

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