Category: Family Issues; Children's Books

I Wish I Was a Mallard But God Made Me a Pekin Instead – Duck Ponder Series

"I wish I was a Mallard, but God made me a Pekin instead" is the second book in the Duck Ponder Series. Duck Ponder is a series of books that uses the radiant photography of water fowl to illustrate God's word with a simplistic and heartwarming approach. The words within…
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Will You Be My Friend? Even If I Am Different from You – Duck Ponder Series

Will You be My Friend even IF I am different from you?" is the first book in the Duck Ponder Series.  This book was originally written as a reference/photograph book for the author's granddaughters but quickly metamorphosed into a message of respecting the differences in others. Based on the second…
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Views From Our Shoes: Growing Up With a Brother or Sister With Special Needs

The children whose essays are featured here range from four to eighteen and are the siblings of youngsters with a variety of special needs, including autism, cerebral palsy, developmental delays, ADD, hydrocephalus, visual and hearing impairments, Down and Tourette syndromes.
Categories: . Format: . Published in 1997.Authored by Donald Joseph Meyer.

What’s Wrong with Timmy?

The heart warming story of a little boy named Timmy and how there is nothing "wrong" with him, just different. A great book to read to children to explain differences.
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Troy’s Amazing Universe: T for Toy

Troy, the smallest kid in school, discovers a plot to steal "The World's Greatest Toy". Troy is determined to save the invention and his family, but how will he do it when he can barely speak a word?
Categories: . Format: . Published in 2004.Authored by S. Tosten.

Sad Hug, Mad Hug, Happy Hug: A Children’s Story About Death

This story employs a teddy-bear family to address the issue of a death in the family. It helps children understand the grief and other emotions they will experience. Children learn what will happen around them as family and friends cope with the loss, and how they themselves will progress through…
Categories: . Format: . Published in 1994.Authored by Channing Beaty Company.

Russell is Extra Special: A Book about Autism for Children

A sensitive portrayal of a child with autism written by the boy's father. A physician, Amenta skillfully weaves relevant factual information about autism into his narrative using clear language that children will easily follow. A wonderful book for children.
Categories: . Format: . Published in 1992.Authored by Charles A. Amenta, III.

Odd Velvet

Velvet is odd. Instead of dolls that talk and cry, Velvet brings a milkweed pod for show and tell. She wins the class art contest using only an eight-pack of crayons. She likes to collect rocks. Even her name is strange-Velvet! But as the school year unfolds, the things Velvet…
Categories: . Format: . Published in 1998.Authored by Mary E. Whitcomb.

Ethan and Phoebe: A Child’s Book About Autism

Big sister Phoebe offers a glimpse into her world and that of her little brother Ethan who has autism. Her simple explanations provide insight into autism and the special challenges that it brings. Through Phoebe's innocence and honesty, she reveals her acceptance of and love for her brother. Not only…
Categories: . Format: . Published in 2003.Authored by Deborah Ann Moore.

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