Sep 18


(2004 iParenting Media Award Winner) Isabelle and Charlie are friends. They both like to draw, dance, read, and play at the park. They both like to eat Cheerios. They both cry if their feelings are hurt. And, like most friends, they are also different from each other. Isabelle has Down syndrome. Charlie doesn’t. Written by Isabelle’s mother, this charming tale encourages readers to think about what makes a friendship special. MY FRIEND ISABELLE also opens the door for young children to ta…

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Sep 06


Babies and toddlers with Down syndrome, like all young children, want to discover their world and take on new experiences. I CAN, CAN YOU? is a delightful board book full of babies and toddlers with Down syndrome going about the business of their lives. Presented in crisp, uncluttered, full-color photographs, these children swim, take a bottle, share, eat spaghetti, laugh, play in the park, and more…looking adorable while doing it! I CAN, CAN YOU? is the perfect book for parents and children…

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Aug 02


When little Kate goes to the park with her mother, she notices a boy named Timmy, whose look and behaviour is different from the other kids. The more Kate stares, the more uneasy she becomes. Whats wrong with him? she asks. Then her mother begins a conversation that helps Kate learn something about what its like to be disabled. And when Kate approaches Timmy, she finds out that they have more in common than she would have imagined. A friendship blooms, and Kate discovers for herself that while T…

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Jul 03

Beth is a spirited woman with mental retardation, who spends nearly every day riding the buses in Philadelphia. The drivers, a lively group, are her mentors; her fellow passengers are her community. When Beth asks her sister Rachel to accompany her on the buses for one year, they take a transcendent journey together that changes Rachel’s life in incredible ways and leads her to accept her sister at long last-teaching her to slow down and enjoy the ride.

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Riding the Bus with My Sister: A True Life Journey

Jun 29

An exceptional memoir that provides emotional insight and practical advice. It’s like planning a trip to Italy, only to get off the plane and discover you’re actually in Holland. You need a new road map, and fast… When Jennifer Groneberg and her husband learned they’d be having twin boys, their main concern was whether they’d need an addition on their house. Then, five days after Avery and Bennett were born, Avery was diagnosed with Down syndrome. Here, … More >>

Road Map to Holland: How I Found My Way Through My Son’s First Two Years With Down Syndrome

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