Author: Chiara Valentina Segre
Illustrated by: Paolo Domeniconi
Publication Date: 2015-11-15
Lola is my best friend. She’s playful and mischievous and a lot of fun. But she wasn’t always this way. When we first became friends, she always seemed sad.She wouldn’t want to leave the house and when she did, she’d jump at every noise and curl up into a ball. But with a little love and persistence, I helped her to stop being afraid and to start seeing life in a new way.
This book was chosen as a 2015 IBBY Outstanding Book for Young People with Disabilities.This biennial selection draws attention to books published around the world that address special needs and situations, and which encourage inclusion at every level. The IBBY Collection is located at Toronto Public Library, Canada.