Disability Visibility (Adapted for Young Adults): 17 First-Person Stories for Today

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Product Details

Price
$17.99  $16.73
Publisher
Delacorte Press
Publish Date
Pages
160
Dimensions
5.43 X 8.35 X 0.79 inches | 0.61 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780593381670

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About the Author

Alice Wong is a disabled activist, media maker, and research consultant based in San Francisco. She is the founder and director of the Disability Visibility Project, an online community dedicated to creating, sharing, and amplifying disability media and culture. From 2013 to 2015, Alice served as a member of the National Council on Disability, an appointment made by President Barack Obama. Alice is also the editor of Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century, an anthology of essays by disabled people.

Reviews

"...this is essential reading." --School Library Journal, starred review

"...uplifting anthology." --Booklist, starred review

"This is a wide-ranging collection presenting diverse and compelling voices. Ardently, intimately political instead of passively inspirational: will galvanize young activists." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"This collection is a powerhouse and vital reading." --Bookriot.com

The seventeen essays provide powerful and empathetic windows into living with (or, often, learning to live with and coming to terms with) a broad range of disabilities. --The Horn Book