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I'm Special: And Other Lies We Tell Ourselves Cover Image
ISBN: 9781476700403
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 2nd, 2015

Ryan O'Connell is a gay man with cerebral palsy. These days, he is an LGBTQ+ rights and disability rights activist, but he wasn't always out and proud. Read his fantastically humorous, wonderfully touching autobiography, before catching his autobigraphical Netflix series Special

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A Curse So Dark and Lonely (The Cursebreaker Series) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781681195087
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - January 29th, 2019

The first in a series by Brigid Kemmerer, this young adult novel follows Prince Rhen, the heir to Emberfall who has been cursed to repeat the fall of his eighteenth year over and over again unless he can make a girl fall in love with him. Harper, a girl with cerebral palsy who lives in Washington, DC, becomes involved in Rhen's curse when she attempts to save a stranger on the streets. 

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Out of My Mind Cover Image
ISBN: 9781416971719
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - May 1st, 2012

Eleven-year-old Melody has cerebral palsy, and because of this, can't walk, talk, or write. Everyone around her is determined to dismiss her as mentally challenged, but she refuses to let them define her any longer. 

The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781616203153
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Published: Algonquin Books - May 7th, 2013

In the wake of the loss of his family, Ben becomes a caregiver for nineteen-year-old Trevor, who has Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Throughout this fiercely honest and touching novel, their relationship grows from one of distance and resentment to compassion and understanding. Check out the novel based on the movie starring Paul Rudd.