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It's A Whole New View; A Guide for Raising a Child With Dwarfism -download or request from national office

Far From the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity
By Andrew Solomon

Living with Difference: Families with Dwarf Children
By Joan Ablon (1988)

Brittle Bones, Stout Hearts and Minds: Adults with Osteogenesis Imperfecta

By Joan Ablon (2009)

The Lives of Dwarfs: Their Journey from Public Curiosity Toward Social Liberation
By Betty M. Adelson (2005)

Dwarfism: Medical And Psychosocial Aspects of Profound Short Stature
By Betty M. Adelson (2005)

Little People: Learning to See the World Through My Daughter's Eyes
By Dan Kennedy (2003) (not available through Amazon)

Walking Tall: Overcoming Inner Smallness No Matter What Size You Are
By Peggy O'Neill (2002)

Against Tall Odds: Being a David in a Goliath World
By Matt Roloff with Tracy Sumner (1999)

Dwarfism: The Family & Professional Guide
By Charles I. Scott, Nancy Mayeux, Richard Crandall, and Joan Weiss (1994)

Who Says I'm Small
By J.B. Tischendorf (2005)

Dwarfs Don't Live in Doll Houses
By Angela Muir Van Etten (1988)


Children's Books
Even Though I'm Small
(children's fiction, ages 4-8)
By Karen Kelley Smith (2015)

Not So Tall for Six
(children's fiction, ages 4-8)
by Dianna Hutts Aston (1988)

The Shortest Kid in the World
(children's fiction, ages 4-8) 
By Corinne Demas Bliss and Nancy Poydar (1995) 

Spence Is Small
(children's fiction, ages 4-8) 
By Chrisa Chevalier (1987) 

Little Squarehead
(children's fiction) 
By Peggy O'Neill; illustrated by Denise Freeman (2001) 

I'm Just Small, That's All 
By Karalee Braithwaite 
Children's Book, for Ages 3-9

The Thing About Georgie
By Lisa Graff
Childrens' Book (Ages 8-12)

You'll Grow Soon Alex
by Andrew Shavick
Childrens' Book (Ages 4 and up)

Magical Mask Pixi Storybook
Illustrated childrens' book about the use of CPAP
Also available for free by calling ResMed 1-800-424-0737 option 1

In My World Series
In My World contains two chapter books for children aged 7-plus. In one the main character is a little person; in the other the child is a wheelchair user. Author Carole Lander / Illustrator Michele Moore

Don't Call Me Names: Learning To Understand Kids with Disabilities
Don't Call Me Names by C.W. Graham, features an LP amongst other kids with disabilities. 

Louie's Together Playground 
Part of The Able Fables series, this book features Louie, a crafty llama with dwarfism who loves to build, construct, and create.  Together, he and his friends dream up a plan to bring the very first all-inclusive playground to their town.

All the Way to the Top - A children's picture book that tells the inspiring true story of Jennifer Keelan, the activist whose participation in the Capitol Crawl at just eight years old encouraged Congress to pass the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Author Annette Bay Pimental

A Little Warrior With a Mighty Purpose - A story of a young boy who visits the doctor and learns that he has a special trait that affects his growth.  
Author Ayanna Brown

We Move Together - This book follows a mixed-ability group of kids as they creatively negotiate everyday barriers and find joy and connection in disability culture and community. A perfect tool for families, schools, and libraries to facilitate conversations about disability, accessibility, social justice and community building. Includes a kid-friendly glossary (for ages 6-9)
Authors Kelly Fritsch and Anne McGuire / Illustrator Eduardo Trejos

Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon - A story of Molly Lou Melon who is tiny, clumsy, and buck-toothed who is made fun of at school.  But thanks to her grandmother, she possesses seemingly indomitable self-esteem. (for ages 4-8)
Author Patty Lovell / Illustrator David Catrow

The Tiny Tale of Little Pea - A picture book about Little Pea who was born tiny and uses clever adaptations to navigate things.  The message is "one can never be too small to be a GREAT artist".  (ages 3-7)
Author Davide Cali / Illustrator Sebastien Mourrain

Not Too Big…Not Too Small…Just Right For Me -The book is geared to teach children that we are all different in some way and we should all celebrate who we are. It explains dwarfism in a simple way and answers some of the most common questions asked by children.  
Written and illustrated by Jimmy and Darlene Korpai

Rosie the Raven - Rosie is born different than her siblings.  Rosie resembles a tiny girl and empathizes with her attempts to fit in by flapping her skinny arms and cawing until she grows hoarse. Eventually, she accepts that she's different. "And if the others talk about me, what do I care!". (ages 5-8)
Author Helfa Bansch

The Colorful World of Zaza, the Giraffe
Author Priscilla Lacerda

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Queen Bees and Wannabes
By Rosalind Wiseman