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1 In the Little World: A True Story of Dwarfs, Love, and Trouble

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In the Little World: A True Story of Dwarfs, Love, and Trouble


John H. Richardson

Through these stories and musings, ranging from classic theories of beauty to the history of the disability movement, to postmodern theories of difference, Richardson presents a world that is a skewed reflection of our own -- and offers us ...
2 Tom Thumb: The Remarkable True Story of a Man in Miniature

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Tom Thumb: The Remarkable True Story of a Man in Miniature


George Sullivan

Shares the life of Charles Sherwood Stratton, describing his career, his travels around the world, his specially designed home, and his longtime friendship with the flamboyant P. T. Barnum.
3 The Person Behind the Syndrome

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The Person Behind the Syndrome


Peter Beighton, Greta Beighton

This book comes a decade after the publication of "The Man behind the Syndrome" and continues the presentation of people who have given their names to disorders or syndromes which are thought to have a significant genetic or chromosomal ...
4 Normal at Any Cost: Tall Girls, Short Boys, and the Medical Industry's Quest toManipulate Height

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Normal at Any Cost: Tall Girls, Short Boys, and the Medical Industry's Quest toManipulate Height


Susan Cohen, Christine Cosgrove

two. girls,. two. continents. A NEW PATIENT The Australian newspaper articles that failed to mention the physical exams and the negative side effects the girls endured brought a deluge of new patients. One was Janet Cregan-Wood, slender ...
5 Little People: Learning to See the World Through My Daughter's Eyes

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Little People: Learning to See the World Through My Daughter's Eyes


Dan Kennedy

"So much for us to consider as we go through this extraordinary book-- how fate and chance determine the circumstances of our lives-- all told in wonderfully affecting and summoning language by a thoughtful and introspectively energetic ...
6 Little Man, Thinking Big: Little Jimmy's Autobiography

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Little Man, Thinking Big: Little Jimmy's Autobiography


James Mastrangelo

James Mastrangelo, Aka Little Jimmy is a little person who achieved great heights.
7 Dwarf: A Memoir

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Dwarf: A Memoir


Tiffanie DiDonato, Rennie Dyball

The author, born with diastrophic dysplasia, shares her quest to lead a normal life during which she underwent a series of surgeries that, after years of rehabilitation, allowed her to gain fourteen inches.
8 In Our Hearts We Were Giants: The Remarkable Story of the Lilliput Troupe: A Dwarf Family's Survival of the Holocaust

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In Our Hearts We Were Giants: The Remarkable Story of the Lilliput Troupe: A Dwarf Family's Survival of the Holocaust


Yehuda Koren, Eilat Negev

A moving, powerful tale of survival under the most extreme circumstances recalls the experiences of the Ovitz family, a troupe of performing dwarves, all relatives, who were deported to Auschwitz, but managed to stay alive, despite special ...
9 Two Foot Fred: How My Life Has Come Full Circle

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Two Foot Fred: How My Life Has Come Full Circle


Fred Gill, Lisa Wysocky

Two Foot Fred, country music celebrity, shares the story of his life, overcoming dwarfism to achieve success.
10 Against Tall Odds: Being a David in a Goliath World

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Against Tall Odds: Being a David in a Goliath World


Matt Roloff

In Matt's biography Against Tall Odds, readers view a world of fast-walking giants, where common obstacles for most are mountains for little people, and stares from strangers are the norm.
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