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Autism (including Asperger's Syndrome)

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We believe that books are a great way to raise awareness and improve understanding of different experiences.

This booklist aims to provide a range of children's and teens' books that feature characters who are on the autistic spectrum or have Asperger’s Syndrome.

  • A Friend for Henry

    Author: Jenn Bailey Illustrator: Mika Song

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  • A Friend for Henry

    Author: Jenn Bailey Illustrator: Mika Song

    Henry’s keen to make friends in his class, but it’s proving a bit of a challenge. His autism is hinted at but not referred to dire…

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  • Maria and Me

    Author: Maria Gallardo and Miguel Gallardo

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  • Maria and Me

    Author: Maria Gallardo and Miguel Gallardo

    This is essentially a father’s description of life with his autistic daughter. However, its humorous voice and quirky graphic book…

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  • Every Shiny Thing

    Author: Cordelia Jensen and Laurie Morrison

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  • Every Shiny Thing

    Author: Cordelia Jensen and Laurie Morrison

    Alcohol addiction, non-traditional families, bereavement and social inequality are just some of the themes in this unusual coming-…

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  • Car Wash Wish

    Author: Sita Brahmachari

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  • Car Wash Wish

    Author: Sita Brahmachari

    Fourteen-year-old Hudson has Asperger's Syndrome, and knows his brain works differently. This entertaining and thought-provoking s…

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