This informative series inspires empathy and understanding in readers who want to learn about different disabilities. Each title introduces a disability, its common symptoms, and how it affects kids at school and in relationships. Simple infographics and sidebars provide suggestions for how to be a kind and respectful friend to someone with the title disability. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
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|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Subject||Character Education, Health|
|Imprint||Big Buddy Books|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||9.5 x 8.25|
|Features||Activities for further learning, Glossary of key words, Index, Infographics, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, and Table of contents|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Undestanding Disabilities – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
The books in this series clearly explain different disabilities such as ADHD, autism, blindness, and dyslexia. Readers learn the symptoms and behaviors associated with each, the impact of school on children with disabilities, the devices that support these children, how to befriend an individual with a disability, and enjoyable activities to share with this friend. Each book emphasizes the importance of using respectful language and respecting differences. Many colorful photos show children with and without disabilities having fun together. In addition, each book also features a successful person who has the disability. VERDICT Informative and upbeat, this series is an excellent source of information for children and provides useful guidance for becoming friends with children with disabilities. Recommended for both classroom and library use.
Understanding Dyslexia – Booklist review
The strongest parts of the book are its lists of traits of dyslexia, as well as the general descriptions of helpful strategies to support friends with this learning difference.