Biography & Autobiography, People with Disabilities
The Truth is Stranger Than Fiction by Lorne W.P Vanderwoude
Life can be hard at the best of times, and throw obstacles in our paths that seem like more than we can bear. Lorne W.P. Vanderwoude has had to overcome more than his fair share of obstacles. Given up for adoption by a schizophrenic mother who had ...
A Journey of Perception by L.J. Nelson
That is Not Me: A Journey of Perception is based on a poem the author wrote during her early twenties. Growing up in the 1960s and ‘70s, L.J. Nelson struggled to understand who she was as a Little Person diagnosed with Achondroplasia. During that ...
The story of a boy by Jason Garden
You’re Not Dead chronicles its Hero’s travels during his ten-month hospitalization, beginning with his viral meningoencephalitis, and ending with his struggle to regain his life and independence. Acerbic and illuminating, You’re Not Dead pulls the ...
For Better or Worse by Al Morris
Life imposes many challenges upon us, some with happy endings, and others with unhappy ones. Confessions of a Lover plumbs the depths of those challenges and shows—time and time again—the importance of steadfastness in the face of adversity. This ...
Two brothers and a chromosome to spare by Steve Prater
“Hey, Bub!” was the familiar greeting Tom Prater used throughout his life. He was born with Down syndrome in 1949, and in spite of his disabilities, became a beloved and integral part of his family and community. While his speech was limited to ...