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Books for Children

Ages 3 to 8

  • A Brave Little Princess; by Beatrice Masini; Barefoot Books, 2000
  • 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
  • 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 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

Other Resources

Little People of America
National Headquarters
PO Box 9897
Washington, DC 20016

The MAGIC Foundation for Children's Growth
1327 N. Harlem Ave
Oak Park, IL 60302-1376

Compiled by Catherine Smith, MLS, medical librarian at the Family Health Library, The Children's Hospital, Denver, CO.
Published by McKesson Provider Technologies.
Last modified: 2006-10-13
Last reviewed: 2006-09-07
This content is reviewed periodically and is subject to change as new health information becomes available. The information is intended to inform and educate and is not a replacement for medical evaluation, advice, diagnosis or treatment by a healthcare professional.
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