Biography & Autobiography, People with Disabilities
Speaking My Truth
by Abdulahi Hassan
Speaking My Truth is about a young man named Abdulahi Hassan who is born with a physical disability called Cerebral Palsy and tries to live a normal life. Regardless of his daily struggles he faces physically and mentally he is slowly learning to ...
Three Minutes for a Dog
My Life in an Iron Lung by Paul R. Alexander
Contrary to popular belief Polio is not extinct. This is the true story of an indomitable spirit afflicted with unimaginable physical and psychological challenges. Paul Alexander’s life is a saga that started in 1946 and has been profoundly shaped ...
A Tale of Perseverance by Melody Klassen
My book is my memoir. It highlights the ups and downs of living with kidney disease. I think it could appeal to readers of all ages. It is filled with gratitude and hope. It illustrates that life after receiving a transplant (or two) is a wonderful ...
A Silent Cheer
Against the Odds by Dr. Emily Roback and Faye Roback-Jones
Hearing is one of our most precious senses. It allows us to communicate with family and friends and keeps us in contact with the sounds of life that surrounds us twenty-four hours a day. Unfortunately, most of us don't realize how important this ...
One Meltdown at a Time by Jeremy Tolmie, Dave Ray and Joel Mark Harris
“I was tired of feeling this way. I was tired of everything, and I just wanted it to end . . . What would happen if I lit the entire place on fire? What if I just stayed perfectly still and did nothing?” Kicking ASSpergers is the triumphant memoir ...
The Power of Change
A Mennonite Girl's Footprints in Asia by Marcy (Weber) Ninomiya
Because my health continued to decline. . . I started bargaining with God. I was not going to die; I would do whatever God's plan was for me if He spared my life. In my mind, I was going to become a nurse and go to Asia. . . Yes, I was going to get ...
In A Split Second
Living in the World With Cerebral Palsy by Kyle N. Scott
What is it like to grow up with cerebral palsy? How does a child cope throughout life with a disability? What obstacles will they be faced with while trying to reach their goals and achieve their dreams? Kyle Scott was diagnosed with a mystery ...
Big Breath In
The Fight to Breathe and the Journey to a Double-Lung Transplant by George Keulen
Big Breath In follows the ups and fateful downs of living with cystic fibrosis (CF), the journey to receiving a double lung transplant, and the hope of a second chance at life that transplant brings. Documenting the daily struggle of living with CF, ...
An Officer Down Steps Back Up by Laurie White
10-33 – the portable radio code every police officer dreads. “Officer down.” On November 27, 1998, Laurie White, in her third year as a constable with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, was that “Officer down.” Shot in the line of duty, Laurie had ...
An Empathetic Journey with Multiple Sclerosis by Robert Cusinato
EVERYTHING THAT HE THOUGHT would happen could no longer happen. His failing physical abilities reminded him while his eyes affirmed this truth. Or so he thought. Mending Nerves follows the journey of Lobio, a seasoned physiotherapist working ...