Eagle Eyes: A Child’s Guide to Paying Attention
Ben learns to appreciate the positive sides of ADHD.
by Jeanne Gehret
Verbal Images Press, $16.00; for ages 8-12
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What a great confidence builder for kids!
Children with ADHD are usually compassionate, creative thinkers. They’re keen observers with great senses of humor. But these positives are often overshadowed by the challenges they face. Eagle Eyes focuses on the upsides of ADHD.
As the story opens, Ben is discouraged by his inability to concentrate. But he learns to appreciate his “eagle eyes,” a trait common in kids with ADHD, when he rescues his injured father.