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Extraordinary people with disabilities

by Deborah Kent

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Children"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • People with disabilities -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • People with disabilities.

  • About the Edition

    Profiles seven dozen people throughout history with various physical or mental disabilities. Additional articles provide historical background on the disability rights movement.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-275) and index.

    Statementby Deborah Kent, Kathryn A. Quinlan.
    GenreBiography, Juvenile literature.
    SeriesExtraordinary people
    ContributionsQuinlan, Kathryn A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV1552.3 .K45 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination288 p. :
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL974894M
    ISBN 100516200216
    LC Control Number96011895
    OCLC/WorldCa34410105

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Additional articles provide historical background on the disability rights movement.