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Special People Special Ways - by Arlene Maguire (Hardcover)

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About the Book



Presenting a positive image of persons with disabilities, "Special People, Special Ways" shares the message that even though being different is painful at times, it can also be glorious. Maguire explains that although people may have something different about them, they share many similarities. Illustrations.



Book Synopsis



"Share a joke or a dream. Make someone feel good. We need laughter, hugs, and to be understood . . . Though we seem different, inside we're the same. Our hearts are for caring, no matter our name."

Arlene Maguire's delightful rhymes combine with Sheila Bailey's rich watercolor illustrations to take the reader on a journey of discovery. Each page portrays positive images of children with various disabilities. Winner of an iParenting Media Award and 2009 Preferred Choice Award by Creative Child Magazine, this book illustrates that beyond our physical limitations is a world of unique gifts for each of us to share. Teachers and parents love to read this book aloud to promote understanding and tolerance at school and at home. The detailed artwork attracts children of all ages.



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"Special People, Special Ways presents a positive image of persons with disabilities. It shares the message that even though each of us may have something different about us, we share many commonalities. Coupled with the colorful illustrations, the book conveys the message that although painful at times, being different can also be glorious."
Gerald J. Hime, Past President Council for Exceptional Children




About the Author



Arlene Maguire has been writing for children for over three decades. Her books reflect her commitment to relating the importance of self-worth in young people. With a degree from Rutgers University, Arlene taught elementary school for nearly twenty years. She is a native of New Jersey and resides in San Diego, California.

Sheila Bailey's career started with Hallmark Greeting Cards. Her illustrating talent evolved rapidly into a successful freelance career. She has illustrated over 22 children's books. Sheila lives with her husband in Lake Oswego, Oregon.

Dimensions (Overall): 8.6 Inches (H) x 9.1 Inches (W) x .3 Inches (D)
Weight: .7 Pounds
Suggested Age: 4-7 Years
Number of Pages: 32
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Disabilities & Special Needs
Publisher: Future Horizons
Format: Hardcover
Author: Arlene Maguire
Language: English
Street Date: January 1, 2000
TCIN: 11638596
UPC: 9781885477651
Item Number (DPCI): 248-12-7286
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.3 inches length x 9.1 inches width x 8.6 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.7 pounds
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