What are the best books featuring dyslexia?

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    #1David & Goliath

    David & Goliath

    David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants is a book by Malcolm Gladwell detailing the balance of advantages and disadvantages, and how to truly manipulate any situation by mastering both of them.

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    Simon Wu
    Written on April 10, 2018
    "Good book! Easy to read and I didn't want to put it down! Recommend this and would make a great gift!"
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    #2Bob Books Set 1: Beginning Readers

    Bob Books Set 1: Beginning Readers

    Bob Books Set 1: Beginning Readers is great for teaching letter sounds. With four letters in the first story, children can read a whole book. Consistent new sounds are added gradually until readers have read books with all letters of the alphabet (except Q). Short vowels and three-letter words in simple sentences make Bob Books Set 1 a fun confidence builder.  

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    Hannah Howell
    Written on April 17, 2018
    "My son has dyslexia and these books have really been helping him read. I was hoping for some books featuring dyslexic kids so he knows he's not alone, and these aren't the books for that, but he still really likes them."
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    #3The Dyslexic Advantage

    The Dyslexic Advantage

    The Dyslexic Advantage: Unlocking the Hidden Potential of the Dyslexic Brain is a book written by Brock L. Eide and Fernette Eide, neuro-learning experts. With over 300 pages, this book is published in 2011 by Hudson Street Press.

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    Jennifer Wheeler
    Written on April 13, 2018
    "The Dyslexic Advantage was a great book to ready for anyone interested in Dyslexia. I've read this book from cover to cover plenty of times and always learn something new with it."
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    #4Dyslexia

    Dyslexia
    Dyslexia: Time For Talent: The Ultimate Guide for Parents and Children is written by Carolina Frohlich. This book received multiple 5-star ratings from Readers Favorite. Published in 2014 by Frohlich Publishing Ltd.

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    Hemant Trivedi
    Written on April 14, 2018
    "This is a very great book for people with and parents of children who have dyslexia. The athor is dyslexic, so this is not just a study, it is real life experience. She also is a teacher. Who better to help? This is so helpful. Anyone affected - please read!!!"
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    #5Thank You, Mr. Falker

    Thank You, Mr. Falker
    Thank You, Mr. Falker is a children's book by Patricia Polacco, based on her experiences as a child. It tells the story of Trisha, who struggled in school because of her dyslexia until her teacher, Mr. Falkner, help her succeed.
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    Aaron Stanley
    Written on April 14, 2018
    "This is a good, highly rated children's book about a child with dyslexia, and her trials overcoming the issues that come along with it. It has the benefit of being based on the authors own childhood, so your child will know this is a real person who went on to a successful life, so it makes a great uplifting story to show your child."
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    #6Fish in a Tree

    Fish in a Tree

    Fish in a Tree is a fiction children's book by Lynda Mullaly Hunt which follows the story of Ally, a dyslexic kid who finds out that she can be free to be herself all along, and that everyone is smart in different ways.

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    Wang Ren
    Written on April 26, 2018
    "I bought this for my dyslexic children, but I didn't really like its message in the end. I don't really like the idea of teaching my kid to deny their difficulty is a disability. I want them to be empowered, yes, but realistic. It's a disability, it's a challenge to be understood, worked with, and lived with, it's not "smart in different ways." It's like calling a physically handicapped person "differently able." No, it's less able - don't be condescending in the guise of being accepting! Pass."
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    #7Overcoming Dyslexia

    Overcoming Dyslexia

    Overcoming Dyslexia: A New and Complete Science-Based Program for Reading Problems at Any Level is written by Sally E. Shaywitz. With over 400 pages, this book is published in 2005 by Vintage.

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    Kathleen Fields
    Written on April 20, 2018
    "This book was great in helping me understand ways to help my dyslexic challenge. He was very encouraged by the stories of people who've been successful while suffering from dyslexia. I wouldn't recommend a book for someone who is dealing with dyslexia themselves."
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    #8The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians)

    The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians)
    The Lightning Thief is the first book in Rick Riordan's series Percy Jackson & the Olympians. In this book, Jackson discovers that he's Poseidon's son and must stop a war between the gods by finding the thief who stole Zeus' master bolt. 
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    Tyler Murray
    Written on May 5, 2018
    "tHERE is absolutely zero indication of dislexia in the reviews or my having seen the mivie either so rated 0"
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    #9Percy Jackson and the Olympians

    Percy Jackson and the Olympians
    Percy Jackson and the Olympians is a pentalogy of fantasy books by Rick Riordan. It follows the adventures of Percy Jackson, son of Poseidon, and his friends as they go on quests to save the human world from a war between Greek gods.
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    #10The Son of Neptune (Heroes of Olympus)

    The Son of Neptune (Heroes of Olympus)
    The Son of Neptune, the second book in Rick Riordan's Heroes of Olympus series, is centered on a dazed Percy Jackson who remembers nothing of his past, a revived Hazel Levesque, and a clumsy Frank Zhang. 
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    Gloria Mendez
    Written on April 19, 2018
    "Not sure what losing one's memory has to do with dyslexia but that story line sounds okay. Not my type of book though."
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    #11The Battle of the Labyrinth (Percy Jackson and the Olympians)

    The Battle of the Labyrinth (Percy Jackson and the Olympians)

    Battle of the Labyrinth, the fourth book in Rick Riordan's series Percy Jackson & the Olympians, is centered on how Percy and his demigod friends braved a vast and dangerous maze to save Camp Half-Blood from an expected attack from the Titan Kronos. 

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    Thomas Gordon
    Written on May 3, 2018
    "Fantasy that is vivid in it's text. Travel with him and all the characters, indulge yourself in the world of make believe."

Summary

Best What are the best books featuring dyslexia
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1David & GoliathBooks 55 Paid
2Bob Books Set 1: Beginning ReadersBooks 50 Paid
3The Dyslexic AdvantageBooks 47 Paid
4DyslexiaBooks 46 Paid
5Thank You, Mr. FalkerBooks 42 Paid
6Fish in a TreeBooks 11 Paid
7Overcoming DyslexiaBooks 9 Paid
8The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians)Books 7 Paid
9Percy Jackson and the OlympiansBooks 6 Paid
10The Son of Neptune (Heroes of Olympus)Books 4 Paid
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