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Disability visibility : 17 first-person stories for today : adapted for young adults / edited by Alice Wong.

Wong, Alice, 1974- (editor.). Zayid, Maysoon. If you can't fast, give. (Added Author). Henley, Ariel, 1992- There's a mathematical equation that proves I'm ugly--so I learned in my seventh-grade art class. (Added Author). Eric-Udorie, June, 1998- When you are waiting to be healed. (Added Author). Woody, Jeremy. Isolation of being deaf in prison. (Added Author). Thornton, Ricardo T. We can't go back. (Added Author). Girma, Haben, 1988- Guide dogs don't lead blind people. (Added Author). Ho, Sandy. Canfei to canji. (Added Author). Brown, Keah. Nurturing Black disabled joy. (Added Author). Arielle, Zipporah. Selma Blair became a disabled icon overnight. (Added Author). Sheppard, Alice. So. Not. Broken. (Added Author).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593381670 :
  • ISBN: 059338167X :
  • Physical Description: xviii, 139 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, [2021]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"This work is based on Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century, introduction and compilation copyright © 2020 by Alice Wong, published in paperback by Vintage Books, an division of Penguin Random House LLC, New York"--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 135).
Formatted Contents Note:
Part 1: Being -- If you can't fast, give / Maysoon Zayid -- There's a mathematical equation that proves I'm ugly--or so I learned in in my seventh-grade art class / Ariel Henley -- When you are waiting to be healed / June Eric-Udorie -- The isolation of being deaf in prison / Jeremy Woody, as told to Christie Thompson -- Part 2: Becoming -- We can't go back / Ricardo T. Thornton Sr. -- Guide dogs don't lead blind people. We wander as one. / Haben Girma -- Canfei to Canji: the freedom of being loud / Sandy Ho -- Nurturing Black disabled joy / Keah Brown -- Selma Blair became a disabled icon overnight -- Part 3: Doing -- So. Not. Broken. / Alice Sheppard -- Incontinence Is a public health issue--and we need to talk about it / Mari Ramsawakh -- Falling/burning: being a bipolar creator / Shoshana Kessock -- Gaining power through communication access / Lateef McLeod -- Part 4: Connecting -- The fearless Benjamin Lay: activist, abolitionist, dwarf person / Eugene Grant -- Love means never having to say...anything / Jamison Hill -- On the ancestral plane: crip hand-me-downs and the legacy of our movements / Stacey Milbern -- The beauty of spaces created for and by disabled people / s.e. smith
Summary, etc.:
"A young adult adaptation of Alice Wong's Disability Visibility: First Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 12 up Delacorte Press
Subject: People with disabilities > United States > Biography.
People with disabilities > United States > Social conditions.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Town of Hanover Libraries.

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