When we found out our son has Dyslexia, one of the first things I did was research Dyslexia Books to read to him.
Understanding Dyslexia can make children feel more comfortable with their challenges and with themselves.
I know my son felt better knowing other kids had Dyslexia too.
Dyslexia Books for Kids
One of our favorite Dyslexia books is definitely Tom’s Special Talent.
It was one of the first we read and really approaches has Dyslexia in a smart and encouraging way.
Moonbeam Book Award Winner. Tom isn’t sure if he has any talents at all when he sees how good his friends are at writing and reading. But a school competition soon helps him to find his own very special talent!
Children with Dyslexia or a learning difficulty often find school a daunting and sometimes terrifying daily task. In an environment where certain skills, like writing and reading, are praised and highlighted more than others, it is important for children to recognize that everyone has a ‘special talent’ of their own.
It encourages other children to be mindful of the differences that exist between their friends and classmates and to be aware that all children, regardless of their talents, learn differently.
The girl in this story knows the alphabet, but she sometimes has trouble putting all the letters together to read words. No matter how hard she tries, she often mixes up the letters or writes them backwards. She’s unhappy until her teacher explains that she has dyslexia, and that she can be helped to read and write correctly.
This engaging picture book will encourage children with dyslexia that their struggles will get easier over time, and provides a great resources for parents and educators.
When Adam started kindergarten, the teacher wanted him to learn about letters. But “p” looked like “q,” and “b” looked like “d.” In first grade, he had to put the letters into words so he could read. That was the beginning of the Alphabet War!
This frank and thoughtful approach to dyslexia is an important exploration of the various ways people learn and that some difficulties do not have to be restrictions on what a person can achieve.
Katie always thought her dad was smart―he is one of the busiest attorneys in town! People are always asking him for advice. She has been a bit confused ever since asking him for help with her weekly spelling list. How can her very smart dad struggle with one of her spelling words? This definitely didn’t make sense. The word Mississippi has changed everything…
The real-life, classic story of a dyslexic girl and the teacher who would not let her fail. A perfect gift for teachers and for reading students of any age.
Patricia Polacco is now one of America’s most loved children’s book creators, but once upon a time, she was a little girl named Trisha starting school. Trisha could paint and draw beautifully, but when she looked at words on a page, all she could see was jumble.
It took a very special teacher to recognize little Trisha’s dyslexia: Mr. Falker, who encouraged her to overcome her reading disability. Patricia Polacco will never forget him, and neither will we.
Hudson is good at a lot of things, but spelling isn’t one of them. In fact, having to do spelling tests is one of the many things he HATES about school. After another horrible day Hudson declares he will never go back to school. But one final very different test helps Hudson understand why he is special . . . and how he can learn to learn!
My friend Darius has a disability called dyslexia. But that doesn’t matter to us. We make our own comics, help each other with our homework, and volunteer at a nearby animal shelter. I’m glad Marius is my friend!
It’s the principal Mr. Slipper’s birthday, and while the rest of the class gets busy writing cards for the occasion, Stan becomes frustrated when his letters come out all in a muddle. Stan is afraid to ask for help, until a friend assures him that nobody’s good at everything. And after lots and lots of practice, Stan’s letters come out the right way round and the right way up.
Delaney was diagnosed with dyslexia. What does that mean? How should she explain dyslexia to her friends and her teachers? Will Delaney learn to read, write and spell? Can she be successful in school? Understand dyslexia through the eyes of an eight year-old girl and learn how to explain dyslexia to school-aged children.
Has your child been diagnosed with dyslexia? If so, “I Have Dyslexia” is the perfect book for you and your child to read together. “I Have Dyslexia” presents information about dyslexia that is easy for your child to understand and will help you become more knowledgeable about dyslexia.
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