Portraying Persons with Disabilities: An Annotated Bibliography of Nonfiction for Children and Teenagers by Joan Brest Friedberg, June B. Mullins, Adelaide W. Sukiennik |, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Portraying Persons with Disabilities: An Annotated Bibliography of Nonfiction for Children and Teenagers

Portraying Persons with Disabilities: An Annotated Bibliography of Nonfiction for Children and Teenagers

by Joan Brest Friedberg, June B. Mullins, Adelaide W. Sukiennik
     
 

Following the earlier Accept Me As I Am, this selection guide describes and evaluates over 350 nonfiction titles, encouraging readers to develop open attitudes about people with disabilities. Informative introductory essays on topics such as Disability and Historical Trends, The Power of Nonfiction to Portray People with Disabilities, and

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Following the earlier Accept Me As I Am, this selection guide describes and evaluates over 350 nonfiction titles, encouraging readers to develop open attitudes about people with disabilities. Informative introductory essays on topics such as Disability and Historical Trends, The Power of Nonfiction to Portray People with Disabilities, and Patterns and Trends. Similar in structure to is companion volume, Portraying Persons with Disabilities (fiction) groups titles by broad disability categories and also includes reference books on disabilities and on the handicapped.

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Booknews
Entries are organized by type of disability--physical, sensory, cognitive and behavior problems, and multiple/severe. Along with the customary bibliographic information, grade level and sources of reviews are cited. Thorough description is followed by insightful analysis of the accuracy and astuteness of each book. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780835230223
Publisher:
Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/30/1992
Series:
Serving Special Needs Series
Edition description:
2nd ed
Pages:
385
Product dimensions:
6.35(w) x 9.35(h) x 1.35(d)

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