What Should I Read?
Painting in the Dark: Esref Armagan, Blind Artist
Born blind to a poor family in Turkey, Esref Armagan never went to school but still managed to learn about color, shadows, and perspective. This true story of a blind artist, written by East Brunswick author Rachelle Burk, is an inspiration to young artists of all abilities.Resource Link
When Misty was a young girl, she was told she had a gift for ballet. But when MIsty became a teenager, she was told she didn't have a dancer's body. Instead of giving up, she just worked harder, overcoming injuries and other obstacles to become the first African American principal dancer for the American Ballet Theater!Resource Link
Temple Grandin: How the Girl Who Loved Cows Embraced Autism and Changed the WorldResource Link
Amelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart
The fascinating story of the female aviator's life -- and of the search for her mysteriously vanished aircraft.