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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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Description 59 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
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Note Title from cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page [63]) and index.
Contents 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 -- Catalina Devandas -- Wanda Díaz Merced -- Victor Pineda -- Arunima Sinha -- Mental health. Abraham Lincoln ; Matt Haig ; Demi Lovato -- Redouan Ait Chitt -- Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah -- Farida Bedwei -- Paralympic stars. Jonas Jacobsson ; Trischa Zorn ; Ade Adepitan -- Stella Young -- Lady Gaga -- Naoki Higashida -- Isabella Spingmuhl Tejada -- Aaron Philip -- Hidden disabilities. Michelle Akers ; Lil Wayne ; Dynamo [Steven Frayne].
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.
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.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Added Author Baldo, Lauren, illustrator.
ISBN 9780711247451 (hardcover)
0711247455 (hardcover)

 
    
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