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Understanding Sam and Asperger Syndrome

Clarabelle van Niekerk · Skeezel Press
Format: Hardcover

The National Parenting Center Seal of Approval Winner Holiday 2008 Shortlisted for Speech Pathology Australia's Book of the Year in the lower primary category Answering the question Why is Sam different?, this heartwarming story tells of the challenges of living with Asperger...
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A Wizard Alone: The Sixth Book in the Young Wizards Series

Diane Duane · Harcourt
Pages: 319
Format: Print book

While Nita grieves over her mother's death, Kit tackles a challenge as dangerous as it is strange: Rescue a young wizard who has vanished on his first assignment. This new wizard is unlike any other--he's autistic and he's a magical prodigy. His power is enormous. Now Kit and his dog, Ponch,...
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Waiting For Benjamin: A Story about Autism

Alexandra Jessup Altman · Albert Whitman & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Alexander's little brother, Benjamin, doesn't do things the way Alexander thinks he should. When Benjamin's family learns that he has autism, they hire special teachers to teach him how to listen and talk and play.
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Al Capone Does My Shirts

Gennifer Choldenko · G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Moose Flannagan moves with his family to Alcatraz so his dad can work as a prison guard and his sister, Natalie, can attend a special school. But Natalie has autism, and when she's denied admittance to the school, the stark setting of Alcatraz begins to unravel the tenuous coping mechanisms...
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The Flight of a Dove

Alexandra Day · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Format: Hardcover

An inspiring story about an autistic childBetsy is a child trapped inside her own body. Her autism keeps her isolated and alone, a world apart from even her mother. After hearing about a school for children with developmental disabilities, Betsy's mother enrolls her with high hopes....
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Rules

Cynthia Lord · Scholastic Press
Pages: 181
Format: Hardcover

Twelve-year-old Catherine just wants a normal life. Which is near impossible when you have a brother with autism and a family that revolves around his disability. She's spent years trying to teach David the rules-from "a peach is not a funny-looking apple" to "keep your pants...
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Andy and His Yellow Frisbee

Mary Thompson · Woodbine House; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Andy and His Yellow Frisbee is a heartwarming and educational children's book about a boy with autism. Like many children with autism, Andy displays a fascination for objects in motion. He spins things-coins, dinner plates, and when at school, his yellow frisbee. It's Andy's...
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Anything But Typical

Nora Raleigh Baskin · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Jason Blake is an autistic 12-year-old living in a neurotypical world. Most days it's just a matter of time before something goes wrong. But Jason finds a glimmer of understanding when he comes across PhoenixBird, who posts stories to the same online site as he does. Jason can be himself...
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Ian's Walk: A Story about Autism

Laurie Lears · Albert Whitman & Company

A young girl realizes how much she cares for her autistic brother Ian when he gets lost at the park.,
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Piggy

Mireille Geus · Front Street
Pages: 110
Format: Hardcover

The story of a young girl's struggle and ultimate victory over disability. Piggy (Big in the original Dutch) , like Mark Haddon's The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, is told in the first person by an autistic child. Twelve-year-old Lizzy Bekell lives with her mother and attends...
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Different Like Me: My Book of Autism Heroes

Jennifer Elder · Jessica Kingsley Pub; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Different Like Me introduces children aged 8 to 12 years to famous, inspirational figures from the world of science, art, math, literature, philosophy and comedy. Eight-year-old Quinn, a young boy with Asperger's Syndrome, tells young readers about the achievements and characteristics...
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Very Ordered Existence of Merilee Marvelous, The

Suzanne Carlisle Crowley · Greenwillow Books
Pages: 380
Format: Print book

Merilee leads a Very Ordered Existence. V.O.E., for short.Her schedule (which must not be altered) includes, among other entries:School (horrendous) Litter patrol (30 minutes daily) Lunch (PB&J and a pickle) Bottle return (Friday only at the Piggly Wiggly) Dame Fiona's meditation show...
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My Brother is Autistic

Jennifer Moore-Mallinos · Barron's Educational Series
Format: Paperback

The sensitively written Let's Talk About It Books encourage preschool-age and early-grades children to explore their feelings, deal with problems that trouble them, and understand others who have problems of their own. Each title speaks to a particular concern that children might...
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The London Eye Mystery

Siobhan Dowd · Random House Children's Books
Pages: 323
Format: Print book

Ted and Kat watched their cousin Salim board the London Eye. But after half an hour it landed and everyone trooped off-except Salim. Where could he have gone? How on earth could he have disappeared into thin air? Ted and his older sister, Kat, become sleuthing partners, since the police...
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The Duchess to the Rescue: A Bones & The Duchess Mystery

Alexandra Eden · Allen A. Knoll
Pages: 122
Format: Print book

Bones arrested by Grumbera and put in jail? It's true. Someone has been spray painting bad graffiti about the chief of police all over town, and the chief is convinced it is Bones. Now it's up to the duchess to find out who the real culprit is and prove that Bones is innocent. The duchess...
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Autism

Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen · KidHaven; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Book by Bardhan-Quallen, Sudipta
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Playing by the Rules: A Story about Autism

Dena Fox Luchsinger · Woodbine House; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

2007 Moonbeam Award Winner: Childhood Wellness Category, Silver MedalWhen a long-distance relative comes for a visit, Jody and her brother Josh, who has autism, find themselves teaching Great Aunt Tilda the rules of the games they like to play. Josh loves Animal Sounds Bingo, but not with...
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Colder Than Ice

David Patneaude · Albert Whitman & Company
Pages: 168
Format: Print book

Josh isn't happy to be starting at a new school. Maybe it's a chance to be somebody--not so easy for a kid who's been pretty average and is overweight besides. But he is pumped when a cool kid asks hims to play ice hockey.
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Some Kids Have Autism

Martha E. H. Rustad · Capstone Press
Format: Hardcover

Text and photographs describe children who have autism.
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Clay

Colby F Rodowsky · Farrar
Pages: 165
Format: Print book

Elsie and her brother have been kidnapped -- by their motherEleven-year-old Elsie McPhee and her younger, autistic brother, Tommy, live discreetly with their mother; they are home-schooled and constantly cautioned not to converse with strangers. It's a lonely existence for Elsie, and right...
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Russell's World: A Story for Kids about Autism

Charles Amenta · Magination Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Originally published as: Russell is extra special. New York: Magination Press, c1992.
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Looking after Louis

Lesley Ely · Albert Whitman & Company; First Printing edition
Format: Print book

A young girl sits next to a boy named Louis at school. Louis has autism, but through imagination, kindness, and a special game of soccer, his classmates find a way to join him in his world. Then they can include Louis in theirs.
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My Brother Charlie

Holly Robinson Peete · Scholastic Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

From bestselling author and actress Holly Robinson Peete--a heartwarming story about a boy who happens to be autistic, based on Hollys son, who has autism.Charlie has autism. His brain works in a special way. Its harder for him to make friends. Or show his true feelings. Or stay safe. But as his big sister...
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Autism and me : sibling stories

Ouisie Shapiro; Steven Vote · Albert Whitman
Format:  Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats

In these moving essays, children tell their stories of what it is like to live with a sibling who has autism.
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How to Talk to an Autistic Kid

Daniel Stefanski · Free Spirit Publishing
Format: Hardcover

Kids with autism have a hard time communicating, which can be frustrating for autistic kids and for their peers. In this intimate yet practical book, author Daniel Stefanski, a fourteen-year-old boy with autism, helps readers understand why autistic kids act the way they do and offers specific...
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I Am Utterly Unique: Celebrating the Strengths of Children with Asperger Syndrome and High-Functioning Autism

Elaine Marie Larson · Autism Asperger Publishing Company; illustrated edition edition
Format: Print book

Discover the unique characteristics and abilities of children with Asperger Syndrome and high-functioning autism from A to Z. This book, laid out in an A-to-Z format, celebrates the extraordinary gifts and unique perspectives that children with ASD possess. Each page of this playful alphabet...
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Since We're Friends: An Autism Picture Book

Celeste Shally · Awaken Specialty Press
Format: Book

Children with autism struggle to make friends and navigate social situations. However, one child can make a significant difference in the life of a child with autism by offering compassion, understanding and friendship.<P> Since We're Friends is about two boys. One has autism,...
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My Brother Sammy

Becky Edwards · Millbrook Press

A boy describes some of the many feelings he has about his brother Sammy, who is autistic
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