Born with a facial deformity that initially prevented his attendance at public school, Auggie Pullman enters the fifth grade at Beecher Prep and struggles with the dynamics of being both new and different, in a sparsely written tale about acceptance and self-esteem.
Diligently hiding his OCD tics so that his best friend and his crush will not think he is crazy, Daniel receives a mysterious note from a person who claims to share something in common with him and who asks for his help. By the author of The Incredible Space Raiders From Space!
An imaginative middle school boy who takes refuge in the fantastical stories he writes maneuvers past a nosy girl at his school who follows him around, trying to figure out what he is writing and why he prefers being alone. By the author of the Sammy Keyes mysteries.
In a poignant tale by an award-winning author, a transgender girl and a boy struggling with bipolar disorder forge a friendship based on their respective experiences as outsiders trying to fit in. By the author of As If Being 12 3/4 Isn't Bad Enough, My Mother Is Running for President!
Marley Sandelski has always felt invisible at school when he is not facing bullies, but a series of unexpected events gives him a taste of popularity and insights into some classmates, well-liked or greatly-feared
Possessing a photographic memory in spite of an inability to walk or speak, Melody is mistaken as mentally challenged by those who cannot see beyond her cerebral palsy, impelling her to discover a way to communicate. By the two-time Coretta Scott King-winning author of Copper Sun.
Hiding the truth about her inability to read from a highly motivated new teacher, Ally eventually discovers that her dyslexia is nothing to be ashamed of and gains new confidence as she finds alternative ways to learn. By the award-winning author of One for the Murphys.
Offers the story of thirteen-year-old Mia Winchell whose perception of life is truly different due to synethesia, an unusual physiological condition where a person sees sounds, smells colors, and tastes shapes, and tells how she has learned to embrace the condition and cope with it in her daily routine.