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Hi everyone,

I'm hoping all you great readers can help me out. I'm looking for middle grade novels (other than the obvious Joey Pigza series) with main characters who have ADD/ADHD or other learning differences. What I'm really hoping to find are books that aren't "issue" books, meaning the ADHD is not central to the story. It's just something that the character has. In other words, it can affect the plot, just don't want it to be the main drive of the book.

I'm having a hard time tracking down any! (Besides my own forthcoming book, of course! LOL)

Thanks so much!
#1 - October 17, 2013, 11:19 AM
To the Stars! (Charlesbridge)
Aviation: Cool Women Who Fly (Nomad Press)
Eliza Bing Is (Not) A Big, Fat Quitter (Holiday House)

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Percy Jackson is a great example of this.
#2 - October 17, 2013, 12:45 PM
THIS LITTLE PIGGY (AN OWNER'S MANUAL), Aladdin PIX June 2017 :pigsnort
KUNG POW CHICKEN 1-4, Scholastic 2014 :chicken

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THE ABSOLUTE VALUE OF MIKE by Kathryn Erskine
LIVVIE OWEN LIVED HERE by Sarah Dooley
#3 - October 17, 2013, 08:31 PM
BLACKOUT -- available now
DESERTED -- available now
SISTERS DON'T TELL -- available now
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The Hank Zipser (Zipzer?) series. They're funny and sweet, and the main character has dyslexia. It's a part of the story but not the focal point.
#4 - October 18, 2013, 07:22 AM
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SHUFFLE, REPEAT (2016, Random House)
JILLIAN CADE: (FAKE) PARANORMAL INVESTIGATOR (2015, Soho Teen)

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