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Off to School in my Wheelie Chair
By Charlene McIver
Illustrations by Vaughan Duck
Published May 2021
Paperback & Kindle
Getting to school on time can be tough for any kid.
But when you’re in a wheelchair, it can be double
Roll with this spunky youngster as he navigates obstacles on his way to the classroom.
Pushing his manual wheelchair, he encounters bumps and cracks, a muddy puddle, a hill, and even a speeding bicycle on the walkway. Will he make it to school on time despite these challenges?
This light-hearted rhyming story also has
an important message.
It demonstrates how the simplest of things, like traveling along a footpath, can be difficult for someone using a wheelchair. But with perseverance and trust in their own abilities, anyone is able to achieve
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"A light-hearted and engaging picture book that focuses on a young boy’s journey to school in his manual wheelchair.
The story gives a very positive view of wheelchair use, emphasizing that it can be fast and fun, while at the same time making the reader more aware of the challenges and obstacles that wheelchair users face each day. A fun little rhyming story that promotes resilience, kindness, and acceptance."
Review by Claire Ward-Dutton
Little Parachutes, May 2021
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