This book models sensitivity and inclusion for people with physical disabilities. This 24-page illustrated story for beginning readers in prekindergarten to grade 2 guides youngsters through social/emotional issues and experiences.
There is a lot to learn about the new girl at school. She does not like beans. She does like to tell jokes. And, she has a physical disability. In Playing and Learning Together: Meeting Mimi, beginning readers can join Mimi's classmates as they ask questions about different abilities and make a new friend.
This illustrated picture book series, Playing and Learning Together, features social/emotional issues as plot drivers. Youngsters are introduced to a variety of experiences, while caregivers are given a jumping off point for discussing and guiding their child's social/emotional development.