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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) 

Trudi and Pia
(children's fiction, ages 4-8) 
By Ursula Hegi and Giselle Potter (2003) 
(Based on a story from Hegi's Stones from the River) 

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

Freak the Mighty
(children's fiction, ages 9-12) 
By Rodman Philbrick (1993) 

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)

Why Am I Different?
By Norma Simon
Childrens' Book

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. 

Contact Peggy O'Neil at

Queen Bees and Wannabes
By Rosalind Wiseman