Ghosts Review (Children’s Graphic Novel)

Catrina and her family are moving to the coast of Northern California because her little sister, Maya, is sick. Cat isn’t happy about leaving her friends for Bahía de la Luna, but Maya has cystic fibrosis and will benefit from
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Secrets of the Book

​You don’t choose the book—the book chooses you.  Sixth grader Spencer Lemon has a degenerative eye disease—and he’s rapidly losing his eyesight. So he has no idea why he was chosen to guard Pandora’s Book. When Ed, the old guy
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Magonia Review (Disability in Lit/ YA Fantasy & Sci-Fi)

Magonia: Aza Ray is drowning in thin air. Since she was a baby, Aza has suffered from a mysterious lung disease that makes it ever harder for her to breathe, to speak—to live. So when Aza catches a glimpse of
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The Six Review (Young Adult Science Fiction)

To save humanity, they must give up their own. Adam’s muscular dystrophy has stolen his mobility, his friends, and in a few short years, it will take his life. Virtual reality games are Adam’s only escape from his wheelchair. In
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The Zoo at the Edge of the World Review (Kids Fantasy)

A Review of I Hear A Red Crayon by Bonnie Feuer

What’s it about? I Hear a Red Crayon is a true story about a young child growing up as the only sibling of an older brother with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). -From the Netgalley Synopsis My Review of I Hear
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The Ables Review (Middle Grade Fantasy)

Overall, this is a good book and a great representation of how characters can be disabled without their disabilities defining who they are, even as they play a major role in the story. With some content editing, this could easily go from a good book to a great book. It thoroughly entertained me.

On the Edge of Gone Review (Diverse Sci-Fi)

The main character, Denise, is black and autistic. The black is rare enough in a Young Adult and/or Sci-fi novel…but the autism? I can legitimately say this is the first science fiction novel I’ve ever heard of with a main character that has a disability as serious as autism. Up until I read On the Edge of Gone, I’d only experienced three books that even mentioned prominent characters with disabilities.

Sam’s Top Secret Journal: Memorial Day Review

What’s it about?  Sam is a ninth grade girl trying to enjoy her first year of high school. Sam knows she has Down syndrome but she doesn’t feel different; even though other kids sometimes treat her that way. Sam’s new
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Chewy Noh and the Phantasm of Winter Review (Kids Mystery)

Chewy Noh is, first and foremost, a middle-grade mystery dealing with a Korean ghost and a young boy who aces any test or competitions he has. Along the way he learns something unexpected about his cousin, and his family in general.