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Author Robb, Diane Burton.
Title The Alphabet War : a story about dyslexia / Diane Burton Robb ; pictures by Gail Piazza.
Pub Info Chicago : Albert Whitman & Company, 2017.
book jacket
 Dennis Public - Juvenile  J PICTURE ROB     AVAILABLE
 Falmouth-Children's Room  PARENT TEACHER J Robb     AVAILABLE
Edition Paperback edition.
Descript 32 unnumbered pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Accelerated Reader LG 4.1 0.5 0.5 80715
Summary When Adam started kindergarten, the teacher wanted him to learn about letters. But "p" looked like "q," and "b" looked like "d." Adam would rather color or mold clay. In first grade, his teacher wanted him to put the letters into words so he could read. That was the beginning of the Alphabet War. "Was" looked like "saw," and "there" looked like "then." Almost everyone else in his class was learning to read, but Adam was fighting a war against letters. In second grade, he had to learn to spell, which was also impossible. Now he was so frustrated he got into trouble and had to go to the principal's office. At last, in third grade, he got the right kind of help. Slowly he began to do better. During fourth grade, he learned that he could excel in other things. That gave him the confidence to take chances with reading. One day he found himself reading a book all by himself!
Subject Dyslexia -- Juvenile fiction.
Dyslexia -- Fiction.
Genre Fiction.
Juvenile works.
Add Author Piazza, Gail, 1956- illustrator.
ISBN 9780807503041 (paperback)
0807503045 (paperback)
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