BOOKS

I am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban
I am Malala is the memoir of the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, Malala Yousafzai. When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, Malala spoke out and fought for her right, as a girl, to be educated. Her refusal to be silenced ended in violence when she was shot in the head at point-blank range while riding the bus home from school. Today, Malala is a symbol of the fight of female education worldwide.
352 pages
$18.71 • ISBN: 978-0316322409
Little, Brown and Company

“Post” Mark: Santa’s Misfit Postman
This heart-warming children’s holiday story shines a light on what can happen when you believe in yourself. Mark’s quest to fit in starts as a young boy, when the other children label him a misfit. Later, he travels around the world and writes stories about his journeys. His dreams to fit in come true when he meets Santa at the North Pole and becomes “Post” Mark, The North Pole Postman.
27 pages
$20.00 • ISBN: 978-0-9838947-0-4
Delor Francis Press

Backwords Forword: My Journey Through Dyslexia
Catherine Hirschman describes dyslexia as she sees it in this nonfiction book, which details her struggles to cope with and overcome the learning differences of dyslexia from early childhood. Her personal story is compelling, and the book includes feedback from her parents, caregivers and siblings about how her dyslexia affected their family.
171 pages
$77.48 • ISBN: 978-0615477053
Catherine A. Hirschman (Jan. 2011)

Overcome Your Fear of Homeschooling with Insider Information
Ever considered home-schooling your child? Are you interested in homeschooling? This book aims to give you answers to understand how the process might work for you. Author Sandra Cook home-schooled her own children, and here she shares her personal experiences and tells stories about how she coped with their learning needs.
136 pages
$7.97 • ISBN: 978-1490921228
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

WEBSITES

Where Cool Things Happen
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This photo blog is designed to give you that “wow” experience. The photos on the blog include all that you could imagine and more. Topics include news in art, travel, food, gadgetry and lifestyle.

Pinterest
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Creativity comes to life on Pinterest, with infinite posts (called “pins”) that share people’s choices of everything from recipes to home décor, and from health to women’s fashion. Pinterest is famous for DIY (do-it-yourself) projects that are easy and aesthetically pleasing. While being pretty and entertaining, the site can also educate those who use it about virtually anything they type into the search bar.

Mental_Floss
mentalfloss.com
This website is full of quizzes and information about anything and everything! It is a one-stop shop for entertainment and factual information that will sharpen your IQ while making learning fun.

MoodGym
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MoodGym is a training program that focuses on ways to prevent and cope with depression. Developed by e-hub Mental Health at the National Institute for Mental Health Research, MoodGym is free and easy to use.

VIDEOS

CinemAbility
This documentary explores the changing portrayal of disabilities in television, film and on the Internet. It also looks at the question of whether the media has transformed society’s acceptance of people with disabilities.