John Wayne Movie / Operation Pacific (1951) During WWII, a submarine's second in command (Wayne) inherits the problem of torpedoes that don't explode. When on shore, he is eager to win back his ex-wife (Patricia Neal).
Author Patricia Polacco talks about her struggles with dyslexia and her inability to read until she was 14. She has a message for dyslexic students and for the bullies who torture them. 11-minute video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OlHoWjPRGX8