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Down Syndrome | Down Syndrome

nicole-seitz's picture
Dec.02.2009
The revelatory and haunting journey of a struggling single mother from South Carolina who discovers she's expecting another child. Unafraid to confront issues with no simple answers, Seitz has constructed a story of ultimate redemption in SAVING CICADAS, told through the voice of an 8-year-old girl...
grant-mckenzie's picture
Feb.28.2008
Measles is a boy with Down`s syndrome who is a computer whiz. Owl is a fellow outcast, with a cleft lip and a hooked nose. The two boys find a unique friendship in their oddness and in a mutual desire to do away within illegal toxic dumpsite outside town. But there`s magic in the junkyard, as Owl...
stephanie-stuve-bodeen's picture
Jan.23.2008
What starts as a new baby story takes an unexpected twist when Emma's new brother is born.