Knees: The Mixed Up World of a Boy With Dyslexia

Knees: The Mixed Up World of a Boy With Dyslexia

by Vanita Oelschlager


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Knees shows the ups and downs of life with dyslexia. We have done this book in the style and size of a chapter book so that younger children and older children at low reading levels can read what seems to be an older child's book.
We cover dyslexia’s symptoms and the reasons school can be hard for dyslexics. We talk about some famous people who had or have dyslexia.
The book is endorsed by the head master of a school where many of the children have dyslexia. He has dyslexia himself.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780982636695
Publisher: VanitaBooks, LLC
Publication date: 05/01/2012
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 296,276
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Vanita Oelschlager is a wife, mother, grandmother, philanthropist,

former teacher, current caregiver, author, and poet. She is a

graduate of Mt. Union College in Alliance, Ohio, where she

currently serves as a Trustee. Vanita is also Writer In Residence

for the Literacy Program at The University of Akron.

Her first book, My Grampy Can't Walk, was widely praised. It's

an uplifting story about the wonderful relationship between her

husband Jim, who has multiple sclerosis, and their grandchildren. Vanita has also supported Jim as he built Oak ssociates, ltd. into a highly respected investment management firm.

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Knees: The Mixed Up World of a Boy With Dyslexia 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
MontzieW More than 1 year ago
Knees:The Mixed-Up World of a Boy With Dyslexia by Vanita Oelschlager I requested this book from NetGalley and the review is voluntary. This is a great book for kids to learn about dyslexia in a fun way. It is about a boy with dyslexia and how he learns to deal with it in his own way. It is a rhyming book but not childish. It also gives a list of famous people that had or has dyslexia. The adorable pictures are clever and appealing and follow the story. The pictures are sure to make many smiles along the way. A fun book yet addresses an issue that is a tough one. Great job!
ScifiandScary More than 1 year ago
Knees is the perfect book for the child with dyslexia in your life. Simple graphics, easy words in a clean font, and the promotion of positive thinking all combine together to form a easy-to-read book for beginning and/or struggling readers. I would highly recommend it to anyone who has a child with dyslexia, and hope there's some way teachers can get their hands on it for a classroom resource for affected children they know.
GratefulGrandma More than 1 year ago
Knees is the story of a young boy with Dyslexia. He explains a little bit about what it is and how it affects him. The idea of the book is to get children with Dyslexia to persevere and find out what they are good at. His parents and teachers encourage him to do his best. They help him find his strengths and support him in his endeavours. This is a great book for children and families that struggle with dyslexia as well as to read to a group of students with friends and classmates with the same problem. I love that the profits form this book will be going to a school that helps students with Dyslexia. The illustrations are cute and the book is even published with cream coloured pages to make it easier for people with dyslexia to read it. I received a copy of this book from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.
Splashesintobooks1 More than 1 year ago
Inspiriational! This book will also helps others to understand how Dyslexia affects learning for people now What it is, what difficulties it causes, are explained.  Some famous folk who had it are also named. Family support and patient teaching, too Will help those with dyslexia achieve all they can do It is also great as it encourages everyone through the book “We’re all good at something, you just have to find it!” - so go look! This is an inspirational book for anyone who has, or knows someone who Lives with, dyslexia to acknowledge that they’re ‘normal’, too. Thanks to the author, publishers and NetGalley, too,  for letting me read an ARC in exchange for an honest review.