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Author Kent, Deborah.
Title Extraordinary people with disabilities / by Deborah Kent, Kathryn A. Quinlan.
Pub Info New York : Children's Press, ©1996.
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Chilmark Juv Collection  J 920 KEN     AVAILABLE
 Falmouth-Children's Room  J BIOGRAPHY 920.02 Ken     AVAILABLE
 West Dennis - Juvenile  J 920 KEN     AVAILABLE
Descript 288 pages : portraits ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Extraordinary people
Extraordinary people.
Audience 1020L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader UG 8.4 13 13 42991
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-275) and index.
Summary Profiles seven dozen people throughout history with various physical or mental disabilities. Additional articles provide historical background on the disability rights movement.
Contents John Milton -- Ludwig van Beethoven -- Thaddeus Stevens -- Louis Braille -- Harriet Tubman -- John Wesley Powell -- Thomas Edison -- Juliette Gordon Low -- Helen Keller -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt -- Horace Pippin -- Dorothea Lange -- Frida Kahlo -- Sir Douglas Bader -- Jacobus tenBroek -- Harold Russell -- The fight for disability rights legislation -- Bill Veeck -- Alicia Alonso -- Roy Campanella -- Robert Dole -- Daniel Inouye -- John Langston Gwaltney -- Christy Brown -- Beverly Butler -- Audre Lorde -- Ed Roberts -- Henry Kisor -- Wilma Rudolph -- The challenge of sports -- Stephen Hawking -- I. King Jordan -- Judi Chamberlin -- Wilma Mankiller -- Itzhak Perlman -- Patty Duke -- Harilyn Rousso -- For the disabled, of the disabled -- Temple Grandin -- Judy Heumann -- Stevie Wonder -- John Callahan -- The right to live, the right to die -- Susan Nussbaum -- John Hockenberry -- Tom Cruise -- Jackie Joyner-Kersee -- Chris Burke -- Disabled students in the mainstream -- Marlee Matlin -- Jean Driscoll -- Jim Abbott -- Heather Whitestone -- To find a way or to make one : technological aids for the disabled.
Subject People with disabilities -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
People with disabilities.
Add Author Quinlan, Kathryn A.
ISBN 0516200216
9780516200217
051626074X
9780516260747
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