The Short Persons Support Library contains references to 200 books. Each book links to it's
entry in Amazon.com so you can easily order one or more if you like. We've placed every book in a
category to help you find what may be most useful to you. However, since we have not read all of
these books, some may be miscategorized.
If you find a book that we miscategorized, missed entirely, or would like to write a book review,
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- Entire Library
[ 208 Available, 14 Unavailable ]
All books in the library.
- Short People Support Books
[ 10 Available, 1 Unavailable ]
These books generally provide help, support and guidance to the short person. They provide examples of short people who made it in a taller world.
- Dwarfism Support Books
[ 19 Available, 0 Unavailable ]
Unfortunately there are not many books for adults that address the non-medical issues of
Dwarfism. See also Short People Support Books
- Parents with Short Children
[ 8 Available, 1 Unavailable ]
The books listed in this category were written for parents helping their children deal with their short stature.
- Children and Young Adults
[ 23 Available, 0 Unavailable ]
Books for children and young adults often show, by example, how one can live a good life though being different from the rest. One word of caution though. Throughout much literary history, dwarves have been portrayed as evil (e.g., leprechauns) or deserving of punishment. If you are a parent shopping for a book for a child, we suggest you carefully determine the book's appropriateness to your situation.
- History and Current Events
[ 6 Available, 0 Unavailable ]
These books highlight short people in history and current events.
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These fiction books for adults do not take place in some mythical kingdom but rather in a world closer to ours or our ancestors.
[ 15 Available, 0 Unavailable ]
Dwarves have often played key roles in fantasies, sometimes as villains.
These books were written for adult readers. Fantasies written for a younger audience
appear in the Children and Young Adults category.
- Clinical Books
[ 35 Available, 11 Unavailable ]
Many of these books are written for the medical professional who may be studying aspects of growth and growth disorders. They do not remain in circulation as long as books in other categories. Many of these books are already Out of Print.
- Selfhelp Books on Dating
[ 35 Available, 0 Unavailable ]
Short men often have a difficult time dating and forming serious relationships. These books, written for men of all statures, may help the short men gain confidence.
- Womens Fashions
[ 5 Available, 0 Unavailable ]
A few fashion books have been written for the petite woman but unfortunately they are all currently out of print. No fashion books have ever been written for the short man.
- Stretching Exercises
[ 4 Available, 1 Unavailable ]
There are techniques available that claim to help people grow taller, thought stretching exercises, even after they have reached puberty and their growth plates have closed. We list these books here but must caution that there is very little medical evidence that these exercises can help as advertised.