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Mar 28, 2015 Angela Hutchinson rated it really liked it
Shelves: picture-book, informational, concept-book, non-fiction, children-s-literature, friendships, diversity, social-studies, science, library, juvenile-literature, acceptance, questions-and-answers, grade-3-5, 3rd-5th, challenges, life-experiences, index, contents, glossary, facts, feelings, website-references, autism
This would be a great book to read to students during discussions about diversity. In this book, there are many things that people do help individuals who struggle with autism. It is a good book to help teach students that everyone is equal and how to help students with diverse issues.
This is an informative book that helps people understand Autism. I would use this to help classmates understand a fellow student who has autism and I could also use it as a way to learn about non-fiction text features.
This non-fiction book is part of a series called "Understanding Health Issues" written by Sue Barraclough which explains different mental illnesses, such as Autism. Using age-appropriate visuals and language, the author explains how the brain of someone with Autism may function differently than someone without this illness. The visuals depict people of different ages and ethnicities with Autism to emphasize the fact that mental illness can affect anyone. One of the most important aspects of this ...more