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SED biographies: Mobility and Physical Disabilities

Mobility and Physical Disabilities

The Acorn People / Ron Jones (Summer camp experiences of five handicapped children are told in diary form by their camp counselor.)
GV197.H3 J66
TMC 362.4 J789A

Black Bird Fly Away: Disabled in an Able-Bodied World / Hugh Gregory Gallagher ; foreword by Geoffrey C. Ward. (polio)
RC181.U5 G34 1998

The Body Silent / Robert F. Murphy. (Quadriplegic)
RC280.S7 M871990

Born of the Fourth of July / Ron Kovic (experiences of a soldier in Vietnam who was wounded)
DS559.5 .K68

Frida, a Biography of Frida Kahlo / by Hayden Herrera. ( In an accident when she was eighteen, Frida's spine was fractured, her pelvis crushed, and one foot broken. After that, she lived with physical impairments which caused her considerable pain, constant threat of illness, and inability to have children.)
ND259.K33 H471983

How It Feels to Live with a Physical Disability / Jill Krementz.
TMC 362.4 K92H

In Love With Daylight: A Memoir of Recovery / Wilfrid Sheed. (polio, depression)
PR6069.H396 Z4691995

Journey / Robert and Suzanne Massie (parents of a son who has hemophilia)
RC642 .M38 1975

A Leg to Stand On / Oliver Sacks. (This book is the story of Dr. Sacks himself, after he suffered a severe knee injury. He was chased off a cliff, by a bull. He tells how his immobilized leg became an alien thing that did not seem to belong to him. He suffered tremendous difficulties regaining the use of his leg. The doctors and nurses were largely unsympathetic. )
RC339.52.S23 A351984B

Life Scraps / A Patchwork Quilt: Vignettes from the Lives of Brenda and Jim / by Brenda Kay Page. (cerebral palsy)
LC4596 .P34 1995

Lucky Man: A Memoir / Michael J. Fox. (Parkinsons)
PN2308.F69 A3 2002

Missing Pieces: A Chronicle of Living With a Disability / Irving Kenneth Zola. (an anthology, writings about disease and disability)
HV1559.N4 Z641982

Moving Violations: War Zones, Wheelchairs, and Ceclarations of Independence / John Hockenberry. (paraplegics)
RC406.P3 H571995

My Left Foot / Shane Connaughton and Jim Sheridan. (screenplay of the film)
PR6053.O465 M91989

Small Steps: The Year I Got Polio / Peg Kehret.
TMC 921 K266K

Stephen Hawking: A Life in Science/ Michael White and John Gribbin.
QC16.H33 W45 2002

Still Me / Christopher Reeve.
PN2287.R292 A3 1998b

Taking Charge: Teenagers Talk About Life & Physical Disabilities / Kay H. Kriegsman, Elinor L., Zaslow, Jennifer, D'Zmura-Rechsteiner. (Discusses such topics as independence, self-esteem, relationships, and sexuality from the perspective of teenagers with various physical disabilities.)
TMC 362.4 K923T

Three Finger: The Mordecai Brown Story / Cindy Thomson & Scott Brown.
GV865 .B756T46 2006

Under the Eye of the Clock: The Life Story of Christopher Nolan (paralyzed and mute)
PR6064.O39 U51987

"What Happened To You?": Writing by Disabled Women / edited by Lois Keith.
PS508.P56 W431996