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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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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 Case of the Prank that Stank #1

Laura J Burns · Razorbill
Pages: 182
Format: Paperback

B. Orville Wright has Asperger's Syndrome - and a genius-level IQ. He isn't popular, but he and his best friend, Agatha Wong, are great detectives. Together, they make one unstoppable crime- solving team! At Placid Middle School's annual football game, a prank gone wrong burns down the field...
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Cynthia Lord · transcribed by Seedlings Braille Books for Children
Pages: 181
Format: Audio CD

A heartfelt and witty debut about feeling different and finding acceptance--beyond the rules.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...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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