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Amazing Athletes

An All-Star Look at Canada's Paralympians

by Marie-Claude Ouellet, translated by Phyllis Aronoff & Howard Scott
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: olympics, sports & recreation, physical impairments

An uplifting and engaging celebration of Paralympic champions and the sports they dominate

Discover the world of Para sport and meet some of its greatest athletes in this fascinating look at the third-largest sporting event in the world, the Paralympic Games.

This nonfiction book introduces readers to Canadian Paralympians and the sports they play, f …

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We Move Together

by Kelly Fritsch & Anne McGuire, illustrated by Eduardo Trejos
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: physical impairments

A bold and colorful exploration of all the ways that people navigate through the spaces around them and a celebration of the relationships we build along the way.We Move Together follows a mixed-ability group of kids as they creatively negotiate everyday barriers and find joy and connection in disability culture and community. A perfect tool for fa …

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Roll On

Rick Hansen Wheels Around the World

by Ainslie Manson, illustrated by Ron Lightburn
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 10
  • Grade: k to 5
tagged: physical impairments

As Rick Hansen wheels around the globe on his incredible Man in Motion World Tour, the children he meets are encouraged to dream their own dreams and work to make them come true. Readers also discover little-known facts about the great journey. They learn that Rick wheeled the equivalent of three marathons a day and went through 94 pairs of gloves. …

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