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We Can Do It - Cover
We Can Do It
Laura Dwight, Star Bright Books 1992
This photo book follows five children: Gina has spina bifida, David has Down syndrome, Jewel and Emiliano have cerebral palsy, and Sarah is blind. The pictures show the many playful and competent things they can do and the therapists and special teachers who help them to be strong and capable. There are also explanations about wheel chairs, walkers and Braille.

Ages: Play Years (2-4), Transition (4-5)
Languages: English
Book Types: Non-Fiction, Photo Book
Identity Groups: Disabilities, African American, Asian American, Latino American, Multi-racial Groups, Southwest Asia/North Africa, White/Euro-American
Special Topics: Bodies, Friendship, School
Strands: Knowledge of Self & Connection to Others, Joy in Diversity