We Want to Go to School!: The Fight for Disability Rights


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$17.99  $16.73
Albert Whitman & Company
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8.39 X 10.11 X 0.36 inches | 0.76 pounds

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About the Author

Maryann Cocca-Leffler is an award-winning author and illustrator of more than 65 books for children, including The Power of Yet and We Want to Go to School! The Fight for Disability Rights. She lives and works in Portland, Maine. Visit her at www.maryanncoccaleffler.com. Vivien Mildenberger is the illustrator of a number of books for children, including All in a Drop and The Voice that Won the Vote. She lives on a lovely farm just outside of Nashville, where she works on her illustrations, pottery, and other general magic-making.

Janine Leffler is the cofounder of JaninesParty.com, a website dedicated to changing the public perception of children with disabilities. She has a BA in communications and works at a nonprofit community service organization that helps adults with disabilities. Janine loves Broadway plays, poetry, and life.


A Junior Library Guild Selection February 2022

"An accessible introduction to a little-known but life-changing victory for disabled children."--Kirkus Reviews

"Recommended for all libraries. This will appeal to all children, providing them with an understanding of the history of disability rights while simultaneously empowering them to continue advocating for the rights of all individuals."--School Library Journal

"The text describes events and facts gently while making a strong case for the ruling."--The Horn Book, Book Bundles