Someone Special, Just Like You

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Macmillan, Sep 15, 1995 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
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Brown and Ortiz show that the differences that seem to separate children with handicaps from others are not important. What is important is the common delight in life--a desire to love, learn and play, and to be accepted for themselves as other children are.


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User Review  - CindiH - LibraryThing

This book is about how children with special needs are not that different than other children and how they can do anything that any other child can do they just may need a few adaptations. Read full review

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User Review  - AmberTrujillo - LibraryThing

Summary of book: Special needs children do have disabilities, and need extra help with daily tasks unlike other children. This book shows kids how special needs children are different in there own ... Read full review

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Tricia Brown is also the author of Hello, Amigos! and L'Chaim: The Story of a Russian Emigre Boy. She has traveled extensively in southeast Asia and is a member of the Chinese Culture foundation. She has a master's degree in international multicultural education and lives in San Francisco, California.

Fran Ortiz, an award-winning photojournalist, was also the photographer for Hello, Amigos! In 1981 he was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for his social documentary on the Mono Indians. He lives in Kensington, California.

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