Welcome To Turtle Books

Brought to you by Jason & Nordic Publishers, Inc.


   Discount period extended


After 27 years, providing special needs books for very special children, their families and friends, we are


Going Out of Business!!!


Final discounted price is 50% off  the list price per book!


Jason & Nordic Publishers, Inc. began with a twenty-five dollar memorial gift from the students of  The Children’s Center in Altoona, Pennsylvania to go toward publishing these first stories written for those children.


Andy Finds a Turtle and How About a Hug.

Recently Updated     That $25.00 has gone a long way and provided many children and families with encouragement and the realization that they are not alone struggling with PT, oral motor control, learning to walk with a cane or a walker, to keep striving!

The quantities of some titles may be limited so order as soon as possible.

   Make your selections—place your order on this website via PayPal.

You may also email or FAX your purchase order. Purchase orders will be  accepted until 15 August 2015

mail@jasonandnordic.com or FAX: 814-696-4250

US orders only. No international orders, please.


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Two Tracks in the Snow!
Peter and Friends at Camp

TURTLE BOOKS are easy-to-read books that honestly talk about what it’s like to be a child with a disability. Warm, colorful illustrations and simple, beautiful stories offer insights in dealing with children who have physical and mental disabilities. High quality bindings and sturdy paper ensure years of use and enjoyment.400

Consider our books featuring heroes who have down syndrome:

Cookie | How About a Hug | Me, Haily! | Buddy’s Shadow

manreading Reading these books together help children discuss their feelings, differences and similarities. They realize that there are others like themselves with similar problems and feelings. Reading the stories together provides a bridge of understanding with friends and siblings through the entertaining, non-threatening world of story telling.
Does your special child have cerebral palsy?
leftbottomAndy Finds a Turtle
Danny and the Merry-Go-Round
Andy Opens Wide
Sarah’s Surprise
Fair and Square
Patrick and Emma Lou
A Smile from Andy
For children with special needs, Turtle Books are reality based fiction. They read about heroes who look like them, have problems like theirs and have similar doubts and feelings.
ryanaddition There are 24 books in the series. Each book tells a story of a young child with physical, mental and language challenges. These include autism, visual impairment and deafness. All books are printed in 18 point type size. The average reading level is late second grade or early third grade.
It’s Time | The Night Search | When I Grow Up | Ryan’s Victory

Turtle Books Bridge the Gap !
From Separated and Isolated to: FULL INCLUSION


At School:school2Provide an interesting way to develop a positive attitude by children and teachers in the general classroom. For children who will be meeting a child who has special needs for the first time, lessons using Turtle Books provide an opportunity to question and become familiar with the disability in a non-threatening manner. The emphasis is placed on the similarities of the children, rather than the differences.school1
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  • Help siblings understand the ways in which their new baby is different. Provide an opportunity for siblings to ask questions and express frustration without guilt or criticism.
  • Frustrated parent and discouraged child may find encouragement and humor as they read the stories of Andy’s eating problems or sibling jealousy. A parent of a child with down syndrome will welcome reading the interactive hug etiquette book.
For the Child with special needs:childFor children with special needs, Turtle Books present heroes who look like them, have problems like theirs and have similar doubts and feelings. The books have developed from the everyday challenges facing the child and the caregiver. Problems like eating, moving, cooperating with therapists seem so simple, but often seem insurmountable to those involved on a daily basis.


Contact Us

Jason & Nordic Publishers
PO Box 441
Hollidaysburg PA 16648
Phone: (814) 696-2929
Fax: (814) 696-4250
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