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Children's Books About Physical Disabilities -- SHNIC Information for Families

A Very Special Critter by Gina and Mercer Mayer. Western Publishing Company, Inc., 1992.

Arnie and the New Kid by Nancy Carlson. Puffin Books, 1990.

Dancing Wheels by Patricia McMahon. Houghton Mifflin Company, 2000.

Danny and the Merry-Go-Round by Nan Holcomb. Jason and Nordic Publishers, 1984.

Fair and Square by Nan Holcomb. Jason and Nordic Publishers, 1992. (story about using switch activated toys)

The Handstand by Barry Rudner. Art-Print and Publishing Company, 1994.

Howie Helps Himself by Joe Lasker. Albert Whitman and Company, 1975.

Imagine Me on a Sit-Ski by George Moran. Albert Whitman and Company, 1995.

My Buddy by Audrey Osofsky. Henry Holt and Company, 1992. (story of a boy with muscular dystrophy and his service dog)

The New Counselor (A Barbie Book) by Diane Muldrow. Golden Books Publishing Company, Inc., 1998.

Nick Joins In by Joe Lasker. Albert Whitman and Company, 1980.

Our Teacher's in a Wheelchair by M. Powers.

Patrick and Emma Lou by Nan Holcomb. Jason and Nordic Publishers, 1989. (story about a child with cerebral palsy and a child with spina bifida using walkers)

Princess Pooh by Kathleen M. Muldoon. Albert Whitman and Company, 1989.

Rolling Along -- The Story of Taylor and His Wheelchair by Jamee Riggio Heelan. Peachtree Publishers, Ltd., 2000.

Rolling Along with Goldilocks and the Three Bears by Cindy Meyers. Woodbine House, 1999.

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