Category Archives: Autism

Tornado Brain by Cat Patrick

Tornado Brain by Cat Patrick. G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 9781984815316, 2020 Format: Hardcover, 286 pages Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Realistic Fiction/ Mystery What did you like about the book? Life for thirteen year old Frankie can be … Continue reading

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We Could Be Heroes by Margaret Finnegan

We Could Be Heroes by Margaret Finnegan. Atheneum, 2020. 978153444253 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Ten year old Hank hates the book his teacher is … Continue reading

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The Space We’re In – Katya Balen

 The Space We’re In – Katya Balen, Margaret Ferguson Books; (9780823442898), 2019 Format: hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Frank is ten years old and … Continue reading

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Penguin Days by Sara Leach, illustrated by Rebecca Bender

Penguin Days by Sara Leach, illustrated by Rebecca Bender.  Pajama Press, 9781772780536, 2018.  Format: Hardcover Rating 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a starred review) 5 Genre: Realistic fiction  What did you like about the book? This is a “must have” … Continue reading

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Funny, You Don’t Look Autistic – Michael McCreary

    Funny, You Don’t Look Autistic – Michael McCreary, Annick Press, (9781773212579), 2019 Format: paperback ARC Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: memoir What did you like about the book?  This is a funny and powerful “own voice”s look … Continue reading

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Benji, the Bad Day and Me by Sally J. Pla, illustrated by Ken Min

Benji, the Bad Day and Me by Sally J. Pla, illustrated by Ken Min. Lee & Low Books, 9781620143452, 2018. Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Picture book What did you like about … Continue reading

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How to Build a Hug: Temple Grandin and Her Amazing Squeeze Machine by Amy Guglielmo and Jacqueline Tourville, illustrated by Giselle Potter

How to Build a Hug: Temple Grandin and Her Amazing Squeeze Machine by Amy Guglielmo and Jacqueline Tourville, illustrated by Giselle Potter. Atheneum, 2018. ISBN 9781534410978 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5. What … Continue reading

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Calling All Minds: How to Think and Create Like an Inventor by Temple Grandin

Calling All Minds: How to Think and Create Like an Inventor by Temple Grandin, with Betsy Lerner.  Project illustrations by Thibaud Herem. Philomel, 2018. ISBN 9781524738204 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What … Continue reading

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