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Downs Syndrome -

Related category: Disability

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 5 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Census by Jesse Ball
    Census - by Jesse Ball

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781783783779 | ISBN 10: 178378377x

    "Census is a vital testament to selfless love; a psalm to commonplace miracles; and a mysterious evolving metaphor. So kind, it aches."(David Mitchell, author of Cloud Atlas) "A humane, surreal novel that in terms of its own art form embraces, and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mongol by Uuganaa Ramsay
    Mongol - by Uuganaa Ramsay

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781908643414 | ISBN 10: 1908643412

    Mongol [mong-gohl], noun, 1. a member of a pastoral people now living chiefly in Mongolia.
2. (offensive) a person affected with Down’s Syndrome.   Uuganaa is a Mongol in Britain, far from the world she grew up in: as a nomadic herder she liv ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Politics of Down Syndrome by Kieron Smith
    The Politics of Down Syndrome - by Kieron Smith

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781846946134 | ISBN 10: 1846946131

    Are we a more accepting society than ever before? Is there no longer a them and us division between the disabled and everybody else?  The Politics of Down Syndrome looks at how we got to where we are today, from the racist roots of its identi ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Blue Fox by Sjon
    The Blue Fox - by Sjon

    £7.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781846590375 | ISBN 10: 184659037x

    The year is 1883. The stark Icelandic winter landscape is the backdrop. We follow the priest, Skugga-Baldur, on his hunt for the enigmatic blue fox.  We're then transported to the world of the naturalist Friethrik B. Friethriksson and his charge ... more

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  • Cover image of book Big Ben by Rachel Anderson
    Big Ben - by Rachel Anderson

    £4.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781903015704 | ISBN 10: 1903015707

    This is a moving story about Matthew, whose adored older brother Ben has Downs Syndrome. Matthew is horrified when Ben turns 16 and has to go off to a special school - he will miss him very much. Gradually Matthew comes to realise that it is best for ... more

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