A simple tale of love and friendship to warm your heart.
Award-winning author and designer Shaila Abdullah teams up with her 10-year-old daughter Aanyah to bring you this heartwarming tale of a little girl who forms a close bond with a child with cerebral palsy. The girl finds that through her art, she can reach her special friend Suhana.
Emma's best friend Izzie loves roller skating, and she is going to teach Emma; Emma is worried about falling and hurting herself and her nerves make her wobbly--but Izzie is sure that listening to their favorite music will help her relax and forget her nerves. Includes an ASL fingerspelling chart, glossary, and content-related questions.
"Her mom thinks she is too messy; her teachers think she is too loud. But Grandma says that's nonsense. Mia Emilia Lucia Renata simply has too much wepa! Mia tries to bottle up her wepa, but no matter how hard she tries, she can't contain it. With a bit of inspiration from Grandma and her friends, Mia discovers the perfect place to release her wepa. A place where her wepa is celebrated and isn't too much" --
"Nicole has ADHD and a busy, busy brain! Her special brain makes Nicole good at art, daydreaming, and exploring. Some days feel like a mental trip to outer space, on a rainbow carpet ride, with talking bumblebees . . . but sometimes, Nicole has a hard time concentrating in school. With a little courage, she learns how to get help for herself and use her voice to speak up for others."--Back cover.
"Everyone assumes Harry can't listen like he's supposed to, so it's no surprise that he doesn't respond during the hearing test at school. However, the test reveals it's not that Harry isn't listening, it's that he has trouble hearing. Harry has missed out on so much, but there is hope. Once Harry is fitted with hearing aids, he discovers the joy of all he had been missing out on"--
"The latest in the series, Terry Fox celebrates the life of the brave young Canadian who, despite having lost a leg to cancer, embarked on a Marathon of Hope across the whole of Canada to raise awareness and money for those living with the disease"--
Emma, who is deaf and wears a cochlear implant, loves playing soccer with her friends Izzie and Chen, but when Izzie gets discouraged and wants to quit, Emma and Chen take the time to show her that improvement comes through practice. Includes discussion questions, writing prompts, an ASL fingerspelling chart, and a sign language guide.
"Lana is 10 years old and she is deaf. In this story she tells what it's like to be deaf, describing some of the things she uses to help her learn at school and communicate with her teachers and friends"--P.  of cover.