Can Bears Ski? by Raymond Antrobus; Polly Dunbar (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2020-11-10
"Little Bear feels the world around him. He feels the floor shake when someone stomps to get his attention-- but something is missing. Little Bear is not sure what is happening. All around him he hears the familiar refrain: 'Can bears ski?' Then Dad Bear takes him to see an audiologist and they learn that Little Bear has been experiencing deafness. With new hearing aids, he discovers that 'Can bears ski?' is actually 'Can you hear me?' His new world is loud and will take some getting used to, but with the love and support of Dad Bear, Little Bear will find his way"
Sam's Super Seats by Keah Brown; Sharee Miller (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2022-08-23
Sam, who has cerebral palsy, goes back-to-school shopping with her best friends.
Fast Friends by Heather M. O'Connor ; illustrated by Claudia Dávila.
Publication Date: 2020
Suze, the new girl in class, is nonverbal with special needs. Learning to interpret Suze's nonverbal cues improves Tyson's ability to understand and communicate with his teacher and classmates. He ultimately finds his own voice by helping Suze find hers.
A Friend for Henry by Jenn Bailey; Mika Song (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2019-02-26
"Henry would like to find a friend at school, but for a boy on the autism spectrum, making friends can be difficult, as his efforts are sometimes misinterpreted, or things just go wrong--but Henry keeps trying, and in the end he finds a friend he can play with"
My City Speaks by Darren Lebeuf; Ashley Barron (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2021-09-07
A young girl and her father spend a day in the city, her city, traveling to the places they go together: the playground, the community garden, the market, an outdoor concert. As they do, the girl describes what she senses in delightfully precise, poetic detail. Her city, she says, 'rushes and stops, and waits and goes.' It 'pitters and patters, and drips and drains.' It 'echoes' and 'trills,' and is both 'smelly' and 'sweet.' Her city also speaks, as it 'dings and dongs, and rattles and roars.' And sometimes, maybe even some of the best times, it just listens"
Zoom! by Robert Munsch; Michael Martchenko (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2019-10-01
When Lauretta tries out a 92-speed, silver and gold, dirt-bike wheelchair, she gets a speeding ticket but also helps out her brother.
The Push by Patrick Gray; Justin Skeesuck (Illustrator); Matt Waresak (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2018-04-03
When Marcus moved next door to John, they knew instantly they'd be friends. Now John and Marcus do almost everything together. They go on lots of adventures, with Marcus pushing John's wheelchair and John fueling their escapades with jokes. Through their friendship, the boys discover that their unique gifts make them stronger together.