Author: Eric Walters Copyright Date: 2009
Special Edward is a simple and straightforward story. Written for the pleasure reading of students with reading difficulties, it recounts the experiences of a high school student who decides his life would be easier if he was designated as a special needs student. Edward is a funny and believable protagonist. This book would make a decent addition to a 6-12 library.
Rating # 1 (Highly Recommended) #2 ✓ #3 #4 (Not Acceptable)
Interest Level: 7-12 Reading Level: 3.2
Curriculum Area: Language Arts, Health Guidance
Themes/Topics: Learning disability, school achievemnet, coming of age