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Author Burnell, Cerrie, author.

Title I am not a label : 34 disabled artists, thinkers, athletes and activists from past and present / written by Cerrie Burnell ; illustrated by Lauren Baldo.

Publication Info. Beverly, MA : Wide Eyed Editions, an imprint of The Quarto Group, 2020.

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Location Call No. Status
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Children's Department  J 920.02 BURNELL    Check Shelf
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Children's Department  J920 BUR    Check Shelf
 Cromwell-Belden Public Library - Children's Department  J 305.908 BUR    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - New Children's Books  J 362.4 BURNELL    In Processing
 Manchester, Main Library - Children's Department  J 305.908 BURNELL    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Children's Department  J920 BURNELL    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Children's Department  J920 BU    Check Shelf
Description 59 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Note Title from cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This book brings together 34 disabled artists, thinkers, athletes and activists from past and present. Find out how these iconic figures have overcome obstacles, owned their differences and paved the way for others by making their bodies and minds work for them. These short biographies tell the stories of people who have faced unique challenges which have not stopped them from becoming trailblazers, innovators, advocates and makers. Each person is a leading figure in their field, be it sport, science, maths, art, breakdance or the world of pop. Challenge your preconceptions of disability and mental health with the eye-opening stories of these remarkable people: Ludwig van Beethoven, Gustav Kirchoff, Henri Matisse, Eliza Suggs, Helen Keller, Frida Kahlo, John Nash, Stephen Hawking, Temple Grandin, Stevie Wonder, Nabil Shaban, Terry Fox, Peter Dinklage, Wanda Diaz Merced, Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah, Dr Victor Pineda, Farida Bedwei, Stella Young, Lady Gaga, Arunima Sinha, Naoki Higashida, Isabella Spingmuhl Tejada, Aaron Philip, Catalina Devandas Aguilar, Redouan Ait Chitt, Jonas Jacobsson, Trischa Zorn, Ade Adepitan, and Nick Jonas.
Subject People with disabilities -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Artists with disabilities -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Athletes with disabilities -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
People with mental disabilities -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Artists with disabilities. (OCoLC)fst00817656
Athletes with disabilities. (OCoLC)fst00820083
People with disabilities. (OCoLC)fst01057245
Genre/Form Biographies. (OCoLC)fst01919896
Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Biographies.
Added Author Baldo, Lauren, illustrator.
Added Title I am not a label
ISBN 0711247455 (hardcover)
9780711247451 (hardcover)
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