Tom’s Special Talent

Book cover for Tom's Special Talent by Kate Gaynor

Kate Gaynor


Eva Byrne

Book Summary

Tom isn’t sure if he has any talents at all when he sees how good his friends are at writing and reading. But a school competition soon helps him to find his own very special talent! Children with Dyslexia or a learning difficulty often find school a daunting and sometimes terrifying daily task. In an environment where certain skills, like writing and reading, are praised and highlighted more than others, it is important for children to recognize that everyone has a ‘special talent’ of their own. It encourages other children to be mindful of the differences that exist between their friends and classmates and to be aware that all children, regardless of their talents, learn differently.

Dyslexia, Learning Difficulty, Learning Exceptionality, Learning Disability, Special Talent, Diversity, Mindfulness, Differences, Learning, Education, School

Age Range
Ages 4 to 8 (grades K-3), Ages 9 to 12 (grades 4-7)
‎ 978-0956175106
Special Stories Publishing
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