Scoliosis


Blume, Judy. Deenie. EconoClad Books, 1999. Although Deenie is uncomfortable with people who look "different", she finds through her own experience of scoliosis treatment what being different means. She wears a body brace for 4 years and matures through the experience. Ages 12-15.

Mahony, Mary. There's an S on My Back. Redding Press, 1999. Maisey confronts the onset and progression of scoliosis while coming of age. Ages 10-15.

Porter,Laurie. My Back Has a Squiggle In It: A Story About Scoliosis. Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare, 2004. A young girl explains about scoliosis and how she is fitted for a brace, etc. Ages 5 – 10.

Porter, Laurie. Zoey And Her Brace/Zoey y su Corse. Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare, 2003. Zoey shares through actual pictures, and simple text, what her brace looks like. Ages 2 – 5. Written in Spanish and English.

Spray, Michelle. Growing Up With Scoliosis. Book Shelf, Stratford, CT, 2002. The author shares her thoughts and her experiences of growing up with scoliosis. Ages 13 up.