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Solomon, Andrew author.
Far From The Tree / Andrew Solomon ; adapted by Laurie Calkhoven.
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers,
Copyright Date:
454 pages
Children with disabilities--United States--Psychology--Juvenile literature.
Exceptional children--United States--Psychology--Juvenile literature.
Parents of children with disabilities--United States--Juvenile literature.
Parents of exceptional children--United States--Juvenile literature.
Identity (Psychology)--United States--Juvenile literature.
Parent and child--United States--Psychological aspects--Juvenile literature.
Other Authors:
Calkhoven, Laurie.
Son -- Deaf -- Dwarfs -- Down syndrome -- Autism -- Schizophrenia -- Disability -- Prodigies -- Rape -- Crime -- Transgender -- Father.
Contents :
The old adage says that the apple doesnt fall far from the tree, meaning that children usually resemble their parents. But what happens when the apples fall somewhere elsesometimes a couple of orchards away, sometimes on the other side of the world?
In this young adult edition, Andrew Solomon profiles how families accommodate children who have a variety of differences: families of people who are deaf, who are dwarfs, who have Down syndrome, who have autism, who have schizophrenia, who have multiple severe disabilities, who are prodigies, who commit crimes, and more.
9781481440912 (trade paper)
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