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Unbroken: 13 Stories Starring Disabled Teens

Author/Publisher/Website: Nijkamp, M.
Copyright: 2018
Evaluation/Record Entry Date: Sep/2019
Submitting suppliers/Website: Not Available
Primary Identifier: 9780374306502
Recommended Grades and Subjects/Courses: 10-12
(View recommended grades and subjects) English Language Arts

Resource Description

“Unbroken” is a collection of short stories about teens from diverse backgrounds and with diverse disabilities. It is also written by authors with disabilities, and it explores the themes of marginalization and of being different, telling the tales through the viewpoint of disabled characters. This anthology offers an array of stories with settings ranging from the Americas, the Middle East, and even interstellar environments, providing stories that engage different readers and vary in complexity. Suitable for students in the senior secondary grades, “Unbroken” lends itself well to literacy circles or for highlighting specific stories from the book, allowing students to make personal connections to the text and gaining insight into the lives of others and recognizing their varied identities. Log in to read the full review.