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

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

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By Campbell, Joanna and Dorren, Nina

Little People: Learning to See the World Through My Daughter's Eyes
By Kennedy, Dan (2003)

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

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

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

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

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

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

Children's Books

Children's Fiction (Ages 4-8)
By Aston, Dianna Hutts (1988)
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)
By Bansch, Helga
The Shortest Kid in the World
Children's Fiction (Ages 4-8) 
By Bliss, Corinne Demas and Poydar, Nancy (1995) 
I'm Just Small, That's All 
Children's Book (Ages 3-9)
By Braithwaite, Karalee 
A story of a young boy who visits the doctor and learns that he has a special trait that affects his growth.  
By Brown, Ayanna
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)
By Cali, Davide / Illustrator Mourrain, Sebastien

Spence Is Small
Children's Fiction (Ages 4-8)
By Chevalier, Chrisa (1987) 
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.
By Dr. Julia, Nicole / Illustrated Crowther, Jeff
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)
By Fritsch, Kelly and McGuire, Anne / Illustrator Trejos, Eduardo
Children's Book (Ages 8-12)
By Graff, Lisa
Learning To Understand Kids with Disabilities. Features an LP amongst other kids with disabilities. 
By Graham, C.W.
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.  
By Korpai, Jimmy and Darlene
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. By Lander, Carole / Illustrator Moore, Michele
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)
By Lovell, Patty / Illustrator Catrow, David

Little Squarehead
Children's Fiction 
By O'Neill, Peggy; illustrated by Freeman, Denise (2001) 
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.
By Pimental, Annette Bay
You'll Grow Soon Alex
Children's Book (Ages 4 and up)
By Shavick, Andrew

Even Though I'm Small
Children's Fiction (Ages 4-8)
By Smith, Karen Kelley (2015)

Illustrated children's book about the use of CPAP
Also available for free by calling ResMed 1-800-424-0737 option 1
Based on the Magic Mask by Stronach, Keren / Illustrated by Ross, William


Queen Bees and Wannabes
By Wiseman, Rosalind