Spina Bifida


Dwight, Laura. We Can Do It! StarBright Books, 1998. Children with various disabilities show what they can do. Nicely done. Ages 3 - 8.

Holcomb, Nan. Patrick and Emma Lou. Jason & Nordic Pub., 1992. Three year old Patrick finds walking with a walker discouraging until six year old Emma Lou, who has spina bifida, helps him discover something important about himself. Ages 3 - 7.

Lutkenhoff, Marlene & Oppenheimer, Sonya G., Edited by. Spinabilities: A Young Person's Guide to Spina Bifida. Woodbine House, MD, c 1997. A guide to coping with the medical, self-care, and emotional issues of spina bifida. Ages 12 up.

Senisi, Ellen B. All Kinds of Friends, Even Green. Woodbine House, 2002. Seven year old Moses, who has spina bifida and uses a wheelchair, reflects that his neighbor's disabled iguana resembles him because they both have figured out how to get where they want to be in different ways than those around them. Ages 4 – 8.

Travis, Karen Snyder. Christal: Coping With Spina Bifida. Branden Pub. Co., c 2001. A story about coping and courage. Ages 6 – 10.