All Star Pediatrics Logo

All Star Pediatrics Home
What's New at All Star Pediatrics
About All Star Pediatrics
All Star Pediatrics Providers
Meet The All Star Pediatrics Staff
All Star Pediatrics Office Hours
Directions To All Star Pediatrics
All Star Pediatrics Frequently Asked Questions
All Star Pediatrics HPV Facts and Prevention
All Star Pediatrics Immunization and Screening Schedule
All Star Pediatrics Links to Internet Resources
All Star Pediatrics Medications
All Star Pediatrics Parents' Library
All Star Pediatrics Children's Library
All Star Pediatrics Forms
All Star Pediatrics Handouts
All Star Pediatrics Financial Matters
All Star Pediatrics Policies & Procedures
All Star Pediatrics Release of Medical Information
All Star Pediatrics Release of Medical Information
All Star Children's Library
Disabilities
Lilly's Secret;  Miko Imai; 1994; ages 3 to 5; fiction. Two cats, embarrassed by their minor physical deformities, discover that their friendship transcends these differences.
Someone Special, Just Like You;  Tricia Brown; 1984; ages 4 to 6; nonfiction. Photographs of children playing, some of whom have obvious disabilities. Highlights commonalities among children.
Different and Alike;  Nancy McConnell; 1988; out of print; ages 5 to 10; nonfiction. A book about children who have physical handicaps or are mentally retarded, deaf, or blind. Basic information about a wide range of disabilities and illnesses; emphasizes similarities rather than differences among people.
The View From Saturday;  E. L. Konigsburg; 1998; ages 10 to 14; fiction. A delightful story of a teacher in a wheelchair and four students who are working together toward a goal.
From Darkness To Light;  Julie Landsman; 1994; ages 13 to adult; nonfiction. Essays written by teenagers about various concerns, including depression, physical illness, and disabilities.
The Acorn People;  Ron Jones; 1992; ages 13 to 16; nonfiction. A straightforward and touching description of children who have mobility impairments, focusing on their humor and courage.
The Crazy Horse Electric Game;  Chris Crutcher; 1991; ages 13 to adult; fiction. A poignant book about a 16-year-old athlete who becomes disabled after a serious accident.
Uncommon Fathers;  Donald J. Meyer (editor); 1995; ages 12 to adult; nonfiction. Moving and wise essays by fathers about their children who have disabilities and how they and their families learned to cope with them.
From the Heart;  Martha Grady and Jayne D. B. Marsh; 1995; adults; nonfiction. Essays by mothers describing their perspectives on raising children who have various disabilities.
Raising a Child With a Physical Disability;  Donna G. Albrecht; 1995; adults; nonfiction. A guidebook of problems and solutions. Dry reading, but full of good advice and resource lists.
Adapted from:  Ellen C. Perrin, MD Susan Starr, MEd Addressing Common Pediatric Concerns Through Children's Books. Pediatrics in Review. 2000;21:130-138.  © 2000 American Academy of Pediatrics
Home  |   About Us  |   Our Providers  |   Our Staff
Office Hours  |   Directions  |   FAQs  |   Immunization Schedule
Internet Resources  |   Medications  |   Parents' Library
Children's Library  |   Forms



© 2003-2017 All Star Pediatrics.  All Rights Reserved.