Books That Portray Characters with Disabilities: A Top 25 List for Children and Young Adults
Prater, Mary Anne, Dyches, Tina Taylor, Teaching Exceptional Children
Our lives are full of lists. From David Letterman to college or professional sports rankings, lists of the top 10 or top 25 are readily available. In fact, the authors of this article conducted a quick Google search using the phrase top 25 and found Web sites devoted to the top 25 highest-grossing films, innovations, executives, podcasts, lighthouses, cities for doing business in America, and many more. Even books of lists, for example, The New Book of Lists (Wallechinsky and Wallace, 2005), are available.
The authors of this article have collectively read and researched the portrayal of disabilities in juvenile literature for nearly 25 years. We have therefore generated our list …
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Publication information: Article title: Books That Portray Characters with Disabilities: A Top 25 List for Children and Young Adults. Contributors: Prater, Mary Anne - Author, Dyches, Tina Taylor - Author. Magazine title: Teaching Exceptional Children. Volume: 40. Issue: 4 Publication date: March/April 2008. Page number: 32+. © Council for Exceptional Children Jan/Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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