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Petey - Ben Mikaelsen
Petey
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FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. In 1922 Petey, who has cerebral palsy, is misdiagnosed and institutionalized. Sixty years later, still in the institution, he befriends a boy and shares with him the joys of life.
FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. In 1922 Petey, who has cerebral palsy, is misdiagnosed and institutionalized. Sixty years later, still in the institution, he befriends a boy and shares with him the joys of life.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780786813360 (0786813369)
Publisher: Hyperion Book CH
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
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JL's Bibliomania
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3.5 Read: Petey
I knew that Petey would likely make me cry. And it did, twice. Aimed at middle-grade readers and told in simplistic terms, Petey records the historical mistreatment of persons with disabilities in the early 20th century, where people with physical disabilities were mistaken for people with intel...
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5.0 Petey
Petey was diagnosed as an "idiot" when he was born. After selling off almost everything they had, his parents made the heart-wrenching decision to institutionalize Petey. Petey was misdiagnosed and instead of being mentally retarded, he was born with cerebral palsy. Even though he was ignored and t...
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