If You're So Smart, How Come You Can't Spell Mississippi? (A Story About Dyslexia)

If You're So Smart, How Come You Can't Spell Mississippi? (A Story About Dyslexia) (Adventures of Everyday Geniuses)


Spelling


Katie always thought her dad was smart; he is one of the busiest attorneys in town! People are always asking him for advice! She has been a bit confused since asking him for help with her weekly spelling list. How can her very smart dad struggle with one of her spelling words? This definitely didn't make sense. the word Mississippi has changes everything...

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2 comments:

  1. This is simply great. For children with such kind of problems and for parents who have children with such problems. I admire the author of this book, he really cares about children and what can define the person better than that? Thanks a lot for posting.

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