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Book Review: Thinking In Pictures: My Life With Autism by Temple Grandin

This is the third book from My Book Bucket List that I’ve finished!  Look for next month’s poll post! Pages: 306 Genre: Non-Fiction/Autism/Health/Special Needs Publication Date: December 24, 2008 Some Topics Discussed: Animal Treatment, Medication, Emotions, Social Interactions, Spirituality/Religion, Schooling, and others Temple Grandin, a successful woman with autism, is best known for her work as an animal scientist. Not…… Continue reading Book Review: Thinking In Pictures: My Life With Autism by Temple Grandin

Book Review · Children

Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt

Genre: Children Number of Pages: 288 Publication Date: February 5, 2015 Rating:  out of 5 Story Perspective: First-Person Themes: Special Needs, Dyslexia, Bullying, Acceptance Sixth-grader Ally has a secret that she kept for as long as she can remember. She can use her smarts to fool everyone. Though her disruptive behavior is just a cover-up to the real problem -…… Continue reading Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt

Book Review · Children · Re-read

Wonder by R.J. Palacio

Genre: Children/Realistic Fiction Number of Pages: 313 Publication Date: February 14, 2012 Rating:  Themes: Acceptance, Differences, Peer Pressure, Bullying, Friendship August (Auggie) Pullman was born with a facial deformity that has caused much stress and frustration throughout his life. Due to many harrowing operations, he has been home-schooled by his mom. However, he is now about to start…… Continue reading Wonder by R.J. Palacio