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How Dyslexic Benny Became a Star

Book Description
When fifth-grader Benny Whitley messes up a football play by passing the ball to player number 81 instead of 18, Coach Watkins realizes that Benny has dyslexia - just like him. Readers learn about dyslexia as Coach explains it to Benny, and to his father, who thinks the boy is simply lazy. When his dad finally allows Benny to get special help at school, the youngster earns his best grades ever, ... More
Book Information
PublisherYorktown Press
BindingAudio Cassette
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of PagesN/A
Publication Date/1990
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About Joe Griffith (Author) : Joe Griffith is a published author of children's books. Published credits of Joe Griffith include How Dyslexic Benny Became a Star: A Story of Hope for Dyslexic Children & Their Parents, How Dyslexic ... more
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