Graphic Novel Saturday: El Deafo by Cece Bell

After a bought of meningitis, four-year-old Cece finds she has lost her hearing. She gets a set of hearing aids that have cords that attach to a small box she wears in a pouch around her neck. When it becomes time for her attend school, she gets a new more powerful hearing aid called the…

How Lucky by Will Leitch

*I received this as an eARC from NetGalley Daniel is twenty-six and lives alone just off campus in Athens, Georgia. Daniel also has Spinal Muscular Atrophy and uses a wheelchair to get around. One morning while sitting on his porch, he sees a young Asian woman get in a tan car and later sees a…

Graphic Novel Saturday: The Avant-Guards Vol. 2

The Avant-Guards are now an undefeated team in their league. But when the league looses it's sponsor and the team looses against another undefeated team will it be the end of the Avant-Guards? Meanwhile, Ash's relationship with her physical therapist is off to a good start and Nicole's secret almost gets out. The inner thoughts…

All the Way to the Top: How One Girl’s Fight for Americans with Disabilities Changed Everything by Annette Bay Pimmentel and Jennifer Keelan-Chaffins

Based on actual events surrounding the formation of the Americans with Disabilities Act, follow Jennifer Keelan as a young activist for change for disabled children like her. Jennifer was born in '81 and has cerebral palsy. We learn that her parents had to fight to get her into school and she was forced to repeat…