Different Like Me

Different Like Me

My Book of Autism Heroes

Book - 2006
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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 of his autism heroes, from Albert Einstein, Dian Fossey and Wassily Kandinsky to Lewis Carroll, Benjamin Banneker and Julia Bowman Robinson, among others. All excel in different fields, but are united by the fact that they often found it difficult to fit in-just like Quinn.

Fully illustrated in colour and written in child-friendly language, this book will be a wonderful resource for children, particularly children with autism, their parents, teachers, carers and siblings.

Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley, [2006]
Copyright Date: ©2006
ISBN: 9781843108153
1843108151
Branch Call Number: J 616.858 ELD
Characteristics: 48 pages :,color illustrations, color portraits ;,26 cm
Additional Contributors: Thomas, Marc

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