In this title, readers learn common symptoms and behaviors of dyslexia and how it affects kids at school and in relationships. Text includes suggestions on how to be a kind and respectful friend to someone who has dyslexia and appropriate activities kids can enjoy together. A famous person who has overcome the challenges of dyslexia is highlighted. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
|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|
|ATOS Reading Level||4.4|
|ATOS Interest Level||LG|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||512882|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|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.