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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 43 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Zoom! by Robert Munsch
    Zoom! - by Robert Munsch

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780779114320 | ISBN 10: 0779114329

    Finally it's time for Lauretta to get a new wheelchair. But she isn't satisfied with a regular 5- or 10- speed model. Nothing will do but the 92-speed, black, silver and red, dirt bike wheelchair!  When Lauretta gets a speeding ticket during her one ... more

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  • Cover image of book Me and My Sister by Rose Robbins
    Me and My Sister - by Rose Robbins

    £11.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781912650002 | ISBN 10: 1912650002

    This appealing brother and sister duo spend a lot of their day together, eating meals, going to school and playing. But life with an autistic sibling is not always easy.  Told from the point of view of the brother, this is a child’s eye vie ... more

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  • Cover image of book Amazing by Steve Antony
    Amazing - by Steve Antony

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781444944716 | ISBN 10: 1444944711

    A joyful new picture book by the award-winning Steve Antony, creator of the bestselling Please Mr Panda.   A little boy and his pet dragon are the very best of friends. They laugh, they sing, they dance, they snooze. They are both amazing - ju ... more

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  • Cover image of book Song for A Whale by Lynne Kelly
    Song for A Whale - by Lynne Kelly

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781848126916 | ISBN 10: 1848126913

    In the spirit of modern-day classics like Fish in a Tree and Counting by 7s comes the story of a deaf girl’s connection to a whale whose song can’t be heard by his species, and the journey she takes to help him.   From fixing the class compute ... more

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  • Cover image of book You Don
    You Don't Know Everything, Jilly P! - by Alex Gino

    £5.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781407192772 | ISBN 10: 1407192779

    Jilly is one of them. You know. Those annoyingly sorted people who have life figured out, and know exactly how it all works. Thing is, you can only control your own life, not somebody else’s. And when Jilly’s sister is born deaf, she realises she ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Distance Between Me and the Cherry Tree by Paola Peretti
    The Distance Between Me and the Cherry Tree - by Paola Peretti

    £6.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781471407550 | ISBN 10: 1471407551

    A novel for all ages about a young girl losing her sight, inspired by the author's own life story. For fans of Wonder, The Little Prince and The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly.   Mafalda is a nine-year-old girl who knows one thing: some time in the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Pink Is for Boys by Robb Pearlman, illustrated by Eda Kaban
    Pink Is for Boys - by Robb Pearlman, illustrated by Eda Kaban

    £12.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780762462476 | ISBN 10: 0762462477

    An empowering and educational picture book that proves colors are for everyone, regardless of gender.   Pink is for boys... and girls... and everyone! This timely and beautiful picture book rethinks and reframes the stereotypical blue/pink ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ade
    Ade's Amazing Ade-ventures: Battle of the Cyborg Cat - by Ade Adepitan, illustrated by David M. Buisan

    £5.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781787413252 | ISBN 10: 178741325x

    Ade is the new kid on Parsons Road. He knows he should make an effort and make some friends but it's not easy when you look different to everyone else.  It's only when Ade sees off some bullies that Dexter, Brian and Shed realize who Ade rea ... more

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  • Cover image of book We are Family by Ryan Wheatcroft and Patricia Hegarty
    We are Family - by Ryan Wheatcroft and Patricia Hegarty

    £7.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781848576438 | ISBN 10: 1848576439

    All families are different - and yet in many ways the same!   This book uses a gentle rhyming text to follow eight different families, celebrating their everyday differences as well as the similarities they share. ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Back to Front World of Azzie Artbuckle by Paul D. Johnson
    The Back to Front World of Azzie Artbuckle - by Paul D. Johnson

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781909320659 | ISBN 10: 190932065x

    This illustrated children's story explains what it feels like to be a child who finds it difficult to read.   When Azzie, the main character, discovers she has Dyslexia, life begins to get easier for her and everyone around her.  This book can b ... more

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  • Cover image of book One in 1000 by Sonia Alcon
    One in 1000 - by Sonia Alcon

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781527214743 | ISBN 10: 1527214745

    Jojo dreams of doing what other children do. But he can’t. His feet aren’t like everyone else’s.  When Jojo is taken to the hospital and given some strange boots to wear, at first he’s scared, but help comes from unexpected places, an ... more

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  • Cover image of book Proud to be Deaf by Ava and Lilli Beese, illustrated by Romina Marti
    Proud to be Deaf - by Ava and Lilli Beese, illustrated by Romina Marti

    £12.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781526302182 | ISBN 10: 1526302187

    Ava is like any other 7-year-old. She likes to talk and laugh with her friends, is obsessed with dogs and loves being active. Ava is also deaf - and she's proud of it. She loves her Deaf community, that she's bilingual, and that she experiences the w ... more

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  • Cover image of book Through the Eyes of Me by Jon Roberts, illustrated by Hannah Rounding
    Through the Eyes of Me - by Jon Roberts, illustrated by Hannah Rounding

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781912213009 | ISBN 10: 1912213001

    Through the Eyes of Me is a beautiful, colourful, illustrated book for children that allows a glimpse into the world of a child with autism. Readers will meet 4-year-old Kya who loves to run, read, look at... and rip up... stickers. Discover why Kya ... more

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  • Cover image of book Isaac and His Amazing Asperger Superpowers! by Melanie Walsh
    Isaac and His Amazing Asperger Superpowers! - by Melanie Walsh

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781406373141 | ISBN 10: 1406373141

    A groundbreaking picture book, described by the National Autistic Society as "delightful ... full of positive messages", which explains Asperger's Syndrome in a simple, gentle and positive way to very young children.  Meet Isaac. He's a superher ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Goldfish Boy by Lisa Thompson
    The Goldfish Boy - by Lisa Thompson

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781407170992 | ISBN 10: 1407170996

    How do you solve a mystery when you can hardly go outside? The Goldfish Boy by Lisa Thompson is a sad yet funny mystery starring a hero with severe obsessive compulsive disorder.   When you spend most of your day trapped in your bedroom, stari ... more

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  • Cover image of book Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille by Jen Bryant, illustrated by Boris Kulikov
    Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille - by Jen Bryant, illustrated by Boris Kulikov

    £17.50   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780449813379 | ISBN 10: 0449813371

    **Winner of a Schneider Family Book Award!**   Louis Braille was just five years old when he lost his sight. He was a clever boy, determined to live like everyone else, and what he wanted more than anything was to be able to read.   E ... more

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  • Cover image of book Perfect by Nicola Davies
    Perfect - by Nicola Davies

    £8.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781910862469 | ISBN 10: 1910862460

    Perfect is a story of anticipation, disappointment, acceptance and, ultimately, love. Written by award-winning children’s author Nicola Davies, it tells the story of a young boy learning to accept his baby sister as being perfect in every way in sp ... more

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  • Cover image of book Katy by Jacqueline Wilson
    Katy - by Jacqueline Wilson

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780141353982 | ISBN 10: 0141353988

    Katy's life changes in dramatic and unexpected ways after a serious accident. Inspired by the much-loved classic, What Katy Did, bestselling children's favourite Jacqueline Wilson creates an irresistible modern version for the twenty-first-centur ... more

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  • Cover image of book We are Giants by Amber Lee Dodd
    We are Giants - by Amber Lee Dodd

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784294212 | ISBN 10: 1784294217

    A brilliantly funny and wonderfully warm-hearted story about love, family, and what it means to be different.   Sydney thinks her mum Amy is the best mum in the world - even if she is a bit different. When everyone else kept growing, Amy got t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Auggie & Me: Three Wonder Stories by R J Palacio
    Auggie & Me: Three Wonder Stories - by R J Palacio

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780552574778 | ISBN 10: 0552574775

    WONDER tells the story of Auggie Pullman: an ordinary boy with an extraordinary face, whose first year at school changed the lives and the perspectives of everyone around him.   AUGGIE & ME is a new side to the WONDER story: three new chapters ... more

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  • Cover image of book A First Look at Autism: I See Things Differently by Pat Thomas, illustrated by Claire Keay
    A First Look at Autism: I See Things Differently - by Pat Thomas, illustrated by Claire Keay

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780750289481 | ISBN 10: 0750289481

    A beautifully illustrated and reassuring picture book that helps children to understand autism.  This reassuring picture book explains what autism is in simple terms. It aims to help children who may have siblings or classmates with autism unde ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mermaid by Cerrie Burnell, illustrated by Laura Ellen Anderson
    Mermaid - by Cerrie Burnell, illustrated by Laura Ellen Anderson

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781407145938 | ISBN 10: 1407145932

    Cerrie weaves a beautiful story of friendship, magic and a mermaid girl with the power of the sea in her eyes.  On land, Sylvia cant walk. But in the sea she swims like magic. Luka knows she must be a mermaid. He longs to splash in the silvery ... more

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  • Cover image of book Max the Champion by Sean Stockdale and Alexandra Strick, illustrated by Ros Asquith
    Max the Champion - by Sean Stockdale and Alexandra Strick, illustrated by Ros Asquith

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781847805195 | ISBN 10: 1847805191

    Max is mad about sport. As he gets up, has breakfast and heads off to school, he is dreaming of competing in world class sporting events. In his real day, he and his class win the school football match and, in his imagination, he and his friends are ... more

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  • Cover image of book Joey Pigza Loses Control by Jack Gantos
    Joey Pigza Loses Control - by Jack Gantos

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780440870531 | ISBN 10: 0440870534

    Joey's dad is well and truly wired! After months of nagging, Joey Pigza is finally allowed to spend the summer holidays with his dad. But he soon finds out why Mom was so worried. If people think Joey has problems, they should meet his dad! ... more

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  • Cover image of book Can I Tell You About Autism? A Guide for Friends, Family and Professionals by Jane Telford, Jude Welton and Glenys Jones
    Can I Tell You About Autism? A Guide for Friends, Family and Professionals - by Jane Telford, Jude Welton and Glenys Jones

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781849054539 | ISBN 10: 1849054533

    Tom invites readers to learn about autism from his perspective in this beautifully-illustrated book, suitable for readers aged 7 and upwards.  He explains the challenges he faces with issues such as social communication, sensory overload and cha ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Five of Us by Quentin Blake
    The Five of Us - by Quentin Blake

    £11.99   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781849763042 | ISBN 10: 1849763046

    This brand new story from Quentin Blake is beautifully illustrated throughout in his inimitable style and is a celebration of diversity.   The Five of Us is a captivating tale of adventure, friendship and teamwork. Angie, Ollie, Simona, Mario ... more

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  • Cover image of book Zak has ADHD by Jenny Leigh
    Zak has ADHD - by Jenny Leigh

    £5.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781905339822 | ISBN 10: 1905339828

    Poor Zak the Zebra! He's naughty, rude and unpopular - but all he wants is to be like the other children. When Dr.Spot and friends are brought in to help, they find Zak has ADHD, short for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Soon Zak is winning ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wonder by R.J. Palacio
    Wonder - by R.J. Palacio

    £6.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780552565974 | ISBN 10: 0552565970

    'My name is August. I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse.'   Auggie wants to be an ordinary ten-year-old. He does ordinary things - eating ice cream, playing on his Xbox. He feels ordinary - inside. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lemonade Sky by Jean Ure
    Lemonade Sky - by Jean Ure

    £6.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780007431649 | ISBN 10: 0007431643

    The poignant, heart warming and beautifully written new standalone novel from the best-loved and original Queen of Tween, whose books are described by Jacqueline Wilson as funny, funky, feisty - and fantastic reads!. Ruby, Tizz and Sam are sist ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mia
    Mia's Magic Uncle - by Lindsay MacLeod, illustrated by Stephen Lambert

    £5.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781406327069 | ISBN 10: 1406327069

    “Your uncle is amazing,” Mia’s friends tell her. “Yes,” agrees Mia. “He is magic.”   Mia’s Uncle Robbie is amazing – he knows lots of magic tricks, like how to produce an egg from Mia’s ear, or how to turn a red hanky i ... more

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  • Cover image of book Moving the Goalposts by Rob Childs
    Moving the Goalposts - by Rob Childs

    £4.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781408122341 | ISBN 10: 1408122340

    For Sam, playing football is easy. He's the star goalkeeper and a key member of the team. But writing and schoolwork is another matter.   When Sam is chosen to read his match report in front of the whole school, the prospect fills him with dr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Roy the Eagle by Kate O
    Roy the Eagle - by Kate O'Sullivan

    £5.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780955421761 | ISBN 10: 0955421764

    Roy the Eagle is teased for wearing glasses. Engagingly told in verse with colourful and forceful illustrations, it was an instant hit when trialed with Key Stage 1 children (ages 5-6), although it can be read to younger children out loud or read by ... more

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  • Cover image of book Luna and the Big Blur: A Story for Children Who Wear Glasses by Shirley Day, illustrated by Don Morris
    Luna and the Big Blur: A Story for Children Who Wear Glasses - by Shirley Day, illustrated by Don Morris

    £10.95   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781433803994 | ISBN 10: 1433803992

    Luna the Tuna, with glasses on her nose...   It's bad enough having a weird name now, to make matters worse, Luna has to wear glasses! But what happens if she doesn't? Find out as Luna discovers to appreciate herself and her glasses ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Book About What Autism Can be Like by Written and illustrated by Sue Adams
    A Book About What Autism Can be Like - by Written and illustrated by Sue Adams

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781843109402 | ISBN 10: 1843109409

    Chris and Andrew are very good friends. They are the same in many ways. But they are different in many ways too. This is because Chris has autism. Sue Adams' story helps to explain some of the differences that can come with autism - how Chris pr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Why the Whales Came by Michael Morpurgo
    Why the Whales Came - by Michael Morpurgo

    £6.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781405229258 | ISBN 10: 140522925x

    Gracie and her friend Daniel have always been warned to stay away from the Birdman and his side of the island. But then they find a message in the sand and discover the Birdman is not who they thought. They build up a lovely friendship with him, but ... more

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  • Cover image of book Big Ben by Rachel Anderson
    Big Ben - by Rachel Anderson

    £4.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781903015704 | ISBN 10: 1903015707

    This is a moving story about Matthew, whose adored older brother Ben has Downs Syndrome. Matthew is horrified when Ben turns 16 and has to go off to a special school - he will miss him very much. Gradually Matthew comes to realise that it is best for ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dyslexia Rules! by Mary Thomas
    Dyslexia Rules! - by Mary Thomas

    £12.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781857143720 | ISBN 10: 1857143728

    An Activity Book of basic lessons for severe reading and spelling disability.  This book is made of word lists and exercises that have helped children over a period of many years. The lesson plans are easy and fun to use and with constant rep ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ringo the Flamingo by Neil Griffiths, illustrated by Judith Blake
    Ringo the Flamingo - by Neil Griffiths, illustrated by Judith Blake

    £6.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781905434060 | ISBN 10: 1905434065

    Ringo was not like other flamingoes, as his legs just didn’t work. Even though he could not do many of the things they could, he was still able to make a valuable contribution to the flock.   Read how his bravery was rewarded in this sensitivel ... more

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  • Cover image of book Half Brother Pahi Adha by Tariq Mehmood, illustrated by Akhter Shah
    Half Brother Pahi Adha - by Tariq Mehmood, illustrated by Akhter Shah

    £6.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780955253935 | ISBN 10: 0955253934

    Adha is a disabled boy who is teased by his arrogant brothers. One day their exasperated father orders all the brothers into the jungle to fend for themselves.  An enchanting folk tale with a most unusual hero. ... more

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  • Cover image of book All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome by Kathy Hoopmann
    All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome - by Kathy Hoopmann

    £9.99   hardback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781843104810 | ISBN 10: 1843104814

    All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome takes a playful look at Asperger Syndrome (AS), drawing inspiration from the feline world in a way that will strike a chord with all those who are familiar with AS.  Delightful colour photographs of cats bring to ... more

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  • Cover image of book Different Like Me: My Book of Autism Heroes by Jennifer Elder
    Different Like Me: My Book of Autism Heroes - by Jennifer Elder

    £11.99   hardback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781843108153 | ISBN 10: 1843108151

    Different Like Me introduces children aged 8-12 years to famous, inspirational figures from the world of science, art, maths, literature, philosophy and comedy.  Eight-year-old Quinn, a young boy with Asperger's Syndrome, tells young readers abo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Blue Bottle Mystery: An Asperger Adventure by Kathy Hoopmann
    Blue Bottle Mystery: An Asperger Adventure - by Kathy Hoopmann

    £8.99   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9781853029783 | ISBN 10: 1853029785

    Nothing is quite the same after Ben and his friend Andy find an old bottle in the school yard. What is the strange wisp of smoke that keeps following them around? What mysterious forces have been unleashed? Things become even more complicated when B ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Mer-Child: A Legend for Children and Other Adults by Robin Morgan, illustrated by Amy Zerner
    The Mer-Child: A Legend for Children and Other Adults - by Robin Morgan, illustrated by Amy Zerner

    £9.99   hardback   (1991) - ISBN 13: 9781558610545 | ISBN 10: 1558610545

    This enchanting story tells of two outsiders who find a deep kinship in each other.  The Mer-Child � with his pale green skin, surf-white hair, and shimmering tail � is not fully accepted in the sea world or the human world. The Little Girl ... more

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