October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month. My niece, Katie, has a beautiful son, Jack, who was born with this syndrome. Katie does an excellent job explaining the condition on her blog, HAPPY JACK AND BABY EVAN. Please stop by and read her revealing insights about Down snyndrome.
Check out these stats on Down syndrome.
Below is a short list of lovely children’s books on this topic. Your library will probably have many more.
The Best Worst Brother by S. A. Bodeen
Victoria’s Day by Maria Campos.
My Sister, Alicia May by Nancy Tupper Ling.
Russ and the Apple Tree Surprise by Jane Elizabeth Rickert