Different Like Me: My Book Of Autism Heroes

Author: Jennifer Elder (Illustrator); Marc Thomas (Illustrator)
Homepage 9781843108153

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  • : $28.99(AUD)
  • : 9781843108153
  • : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • : December 2005
  • : 25.90 cmmm X 19.60 cmmm X 1.20 cmmm
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  • : Jennifer Elder (Illustrator); Marc Thomas (Illustrator)
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  • : English
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Barcode 9781843108153
9781843108153

Description

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.