Special Education and Gifted in Books


Special Education

Teachers Resources

Council for Exceptional Children
What Every Special Educator Must Know: The International Standards for the Preparation and Certification of Special Education Teachers
Reston, Va.: Council for Exceptional Children, 1996.
LRC LT7100.C664 W3 1996

Pierangelo, Roger
The Special Educator's Survival Guide
San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2004.
LRC LT7100.J74 S62 2004

Tileston, Donna Walker
What Every Teacher Should Know About Special Learners
Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Corwin Press, 2004.
LRC LT1000.C654 W48 2004

Friedrichs, Terry
Distinguishing Characteristics of Gifted Students with Disabilities
Waco, Tex.: Prufrock Press, 2001.
LRC LT7110.P81 D5 2001

Turnbull, Ann P.
Exceptional Lives: Special Education in Today's Schools
Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Merrill, 1999.
LRC LT7100.M38 E87 1999

Culatta, Richard
Fundamentals of Special Education: What Every Teacher Needs to Know
Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Merrill, 1999.
LRC LT7100.M38 F86 1999

Rolider, Amos
How to Teach Self-control Through Trigger Analysis
Austin, Tex.: Pro-Ed, 2000.
LRC LT1000.P73 H6868 2000

Hill, Jennifer Leigh
Meeting the Needs of Students with Special Physical and Health Care Needs
Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Merrill, 1999.
LRC LT7120.M38 M5 1999

Kluth, Paula and Patrick Schwarz
"Just Give Him the Whale!" 20 Ways to Use Fascinations, Areas of Expertise, and Strengths to Support Students with Autism
Baltimore, Md.: Paul H. Brookes Pub., c2008.
LRC LT7126.B754 W52 2008


ABC Helpers / Rochelle Bunnett
Y PZ7.B915235 Abc 2006x

Brothers and Sisters / Laura Dwight
Y RJ137.D95 2005

Let's Talk About it: Extraordinary Friends / Fred Rogers
Y HV888 .R63 2000

Just Kids: Visiting a Class for Children with Special Needs / Ellen B. Senisi
Y PZ7.S4726 Ju 1998

Someone Special, Just Like You / Tricia Brown; photographs by Fran Ortiz
Y HV 888 .B76 1995x


First Star I See / Jaye Andras Caffrey; illustration by Tracy L. Kane
Y PZ7.C1177 Fi 1997

Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key / Jack Gantos
Y PZ7.G15334 Jo 1998

My Brother's a World-class Pain: A Sibling's Guide to ADHD/Hyperactivity / Michael Gordon
Y RJ506.H9 G6 1992x


Anything But Typical / Nora Raleigh Baskin
Y PZ 7 .B29233 An 2009

Autism and Me: Sibling Stories / Ouisie Shapiro
Y RJ506.A9 S523 2009

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time / Mark Haddon
Y PZ7.H1165 Cu 2003

Forever Changes / Brendan Halpin
Y PZ7.H16674 Fo 2008

Here's How I See It: Here's How It Is / Heather Henson
Y PZ7.H39863 Her 2009

Looking After Louis / Lesley Ely
Y PZ7.E556 Lo 2004

Mindblind / Jennifer Roy
Y PZ7.R812185 Mi 2010

Mockingbird / Kathryn Erskine
Y PZ7.E7388 Moc 2010

My Brother Charlie / Holly Robinson Peete and Ryan Elizabeth Peete
Y PZ7.P3567 My 2010

Pedro's Whale / Paula Kluth and Patrick Schwarz
LRC LT7126.B754 W522 2010

Some Kids Have Autism / Martha E.H. Rustad
Y RJ506.A9 R87 2008

Waiting for No One / Beverley Brenna
Y PS8553.R382 W33 2010x

Down Syndrome

Be Good to Eddie Lee / Virginia Fleming
Y PZ7.F626 Be 1997x

I Can, Can You? / Marjorie W. Pitzer
Y RJ 506 .D68 P56 2004

Emotional Issues

Just Another Kid / Torey Hayden
Y LC4631 .H39 1989x

Ghost Girl: The True Story of a Child in Peril and the Teacher Who Saved Her / Torey Hayden
Y HV741 .H38 1992x

The Tiger's Child / Torey Hayden
Y RJ507.A29 H39x

Icy Sparks / Gwyn Hyman Rubio
Y PS3568.U295 I25 1999x

Don't Think About Monkeys: Extraordinary Stories by People with Tourette Syndrome / Adam Ward Seligman
LRC LT7127.H56 D6 1992

Inside Out / Terry Trueman
Y PZ7.T7813 In 2003

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

The Moon Children / Beverley Brenna
Y PS8553.R382 M66 2007x

Hearing Impairment, including Deafness

Itsy Bitsy Spider: Sign & Singalong / Annie Kubler
Y PZ8.3.K942 It 2004bx

Jake's the Name -- Sixth Grade's the Game / Deb Piper
Y PZ7.P6356 Jak 1996

The Gift of the Girl Who Couldn't Hear / Susan Shreve
Y PZ7.S55915 Gi 1991

Learning Disabilities

Back to Front and Upside Down! / Claire Alexander
Y PZ7.A37666 Bac 2012

My Thirteenth Winter / Samantha Abeel
Y RJ496.A25 A244 2003

My Name is Brain Brian / Jeanne Betancourt
Y PZ7.B46626 My 1993

The Gift of Dyslexia: Why Some of the Smartest People Can't Read and How They Can Learn / Ronald Davis
Y LB1050.5 .D36 1997

Turnabout Children: Overcoming Dyslexia and Other Learning Disabilities / Mary MacCracken
Y LC4705 .M33 1986

Brilliant Idiot: An Autobiography of a Dyslexic / Abraham Schmitt
LRC LT7126.G612 B7 1994

Many Ways to Learn: Young People's Guide to Learning Disabilities / Judith M. Stern
Y LC4704 .S75 1996

Challenging Voices: Writings By, For, and About Individuals with Learning Disabilities / Cheryl Gerson Tuttle and Gerald A. Tuttle
LRC LT7126.L75 C4 1995

Probably still Nick Swansen / Virginia Euwer Wolff
Y PZ7.W82129 Pr 2002

Mental Retardation

Expecting Adam: A True Story of Birth, Rebirth, and Everyday Magic / Martha Beck
LRC LT7124.B558 E8 2000

The Broken Cord / Michael Dorris
Y RG629.F45 D67 1989

The Memory Keeper's Daughter / Kim Edwards
Y PS3555.D942 M46 2005b

Physical Disabilities

All Kinds of Friends, Even Green! / Ellen B. Senisi
Y PZ7.S4726 Al 2002

Out of My Mind / Sharon Draper
Y PZ7.D78325 Ou 2010

Petey / Ben Mikaelsen
Y PZ7.M5926 Pg 1998

Rolling Along: The Story of Taylor and His Wheelchair / Jamee Riggio Heelan
Y RJ496.C4 H44 2000

Some Kids Use Wheelchairs / Lola M. Schaefer
Y HV3022 .S33 2008

Stuck in Neutral / Terry Trueman
Y PZ7.T7813 St 2001x

Waist-high in the World: A Life Among the Nondisabled / Nancy Mairs
Y RC377 .M25 1996

Wonder / R. J. Palacio
Y PZ 7 .P17526 Wo 2012

Gifted Education

Teacher Resources

Rogers, Karen B.
Ability Grouping and Gifted Students
Sydney, N.S.W.: University of New South Wales, Gifted Education Research, Resource and Information Centre, 1996.
LRC LT7110.U667 W4 1996

Gagneo, Francois
About Developing the Talents of Gifted Children
Sydney, N.S.W.: University of New South Wales, Gifted Education Research, Resource and Information Centre, 1996.
LRC LT7110.U667 W47 1996

Gross, Miraca U. M.
About Gifted and Talented Students
Sydney, N.S.W.: University of New South Wales, Gifted Education Research, Resource and Information Centre, 1996.
LRC LT7110.U667 W38 1996

VanTassel-Baska, Joyce.
About Planning an Effective Curriculum for Gifted Learners
Sydney, N.S.W.: University of New South Wales, Faculty of Professional Studies, 1996.
LRC LT7110.U667 W46 1996

Maker, C. June
Teaching Models in Education of the Gifted
Austin, Tex.: Pro-Ed, 2005.
LRC LT7110.P73 T4 2005

Callard-Szulgit, Rosemary
Teaching the Gifted in an Inclusion Classroom: Activities that Work
Lanham, Md.: ScarecrowEducation, 2005.
LRC LT7110.S24 T4 2005

Delisle, James R.
The Survival Guide for Teachers of Gifted Kids: How to Plan, Manage, and Evaluate Programs for Gifted Youth K-12.
Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Pub., 2003.
LRC LT7110.F655 S875 2003


Brotherhood / Janet McDonald
Y PZ7.M4784178 Br 2004

This is the Story of Archibald Frisby: Who Was as Crazy for Science as Any Kid Could Be / Michael Chesworth
Y PZ8.3.C428 Th 1994

213 Valentines / Barbara Cohen
Y PZ7.C6595 Aaf 1991


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