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Books for Children

Ages 3 to 8

  • A Brave Little Princess by Beatrice Masini Barefoot Books, 2000
  • Avalanche Anne: a Not-So-Tall Tale by Lisa Wheeler Harcourt Children’s, 2003
  • Fritz and the Beautiful Horses by Jan Brett Econo-Clad Books, 1999
  • I Like Me, I Like You by Laurence Anholt Dorling Kindersley, 2001
  • I'm Growing! by Aliki Econo-Clad Books, 1999
  • Joe Lion's Big Boots by Kara May Kingfisher, 2000
  • Little Miss Tiny by Roger Hargreaves Price Stern, 1999
  • Mr. Small by Roger Hargreaves Econo-Clad Books, 1999
  • Much Bigger Than Martin by Steven Kellogg Econo-Clad Books, 1999
  • Not So Tall For Six by Dianna Hutts Aston Charlesbridge, 2008
  • Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon by Patty Lovell Putnam 2001
  • The Shortest Kid in the World by Corinne Demas Bliss, Nancy Poydar (illustrator) Econo-Clad Books, 1999
  • You'll Soon Grow Into Them, Titch by Pat Hutchins Econo-Clad Books, 1999

Ages 9 to 12

  • Awfully Short for the Fourth Grade by Elvira Woodruff, Will Hillenbrand (illustrator) Dell, 1995
  • Beware of Kissing Lizard Lips by Phyllis Shalant Econo-Clad, 1999
  • Born Too Short: The Confessions of an Eighth-Grade Basket Case by Dan Elish Thorndike Press, 2005
  • Coping With Growth Spurts and Delayed Growth by James Fiscus Rosen, 2002
  • Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick Scholastic, 2001
  • Granville Jones, Commando by Natalie Honeycutt, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1998
  • Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher by Bruce Coville Harcourt Children's Books, 2002
  • Never Sell Yourself Short by Stephanie Riggs Albert Whitman & Co, 2001
  • Secret Weapon by Matt Christopher Little, Brown, 2000
  • Short Stature: From Folklore to Fact by Elaine Landau Watts, 1997
  • The Short Book: Tall Stories, Freakish Facts, and the Long and Short of Being Small in a Great Big World by Zachary Kanin Black Dog & Leventhal Publ, 2007

Other Resources

Little People of America
National Headquarters
PO Box 9897
Washington, DC 20016
888-572-2001
http://www.lpaonline.org

The MAGIC Foundation for Children's Growth
1327 N. Harlem Ave
Oak Park, IL 60302-1376
800-3-MAGIC-3
http://www.magicfoundation.org/


Compiled by Catherine Smith, MLS, medical librarian at the Family Health Library, The Children's Hospital, Denver, CO.
Published by RelayHealth.
Last modified: 2010-06-04
Last reviewed: 2010-06-04

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