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What Is It Like to Be Me?: A Book About a Boy with Asperger's Syndrome

by Alenka Klemenc, Ursa Rozic, Katarina Kompan Erzar & Branka D Jurisic et al.

This charmingly illustrated book follows Greg, a young boy with Asperger's syndrome (AS), as he tells us all about the world as he sees and experiences it, from his love of batteries to the challenges he faces...


Brotherly Feelings: Me, My Emotions, and My Brother with Asperger's Syndrome

by Sam Frender & Robin Schiffmiller

This book explores the emotions commonly experienced by siblings of children with Asperger's Syndrome. With illustrations throughout, this book will help siblings to understand that their emotional responses...


Different Like Me: My Book of Autism Heroes

by Jennifer Elder & Marc Thomas

Eight-year-old Quinn, a young boy with AS, tells young readers about the achievements and characteristics of his autism heroes, from Albert Einstein, to Lewis Carroll, Benjamin Banneker and Julia Bowman Robinson,...


Manners Matter!

by Veronica Zysk & Temple Grandin

For decades Temple Grandin has been a voice and a positive force in the ASD community. Through her books and speaking engagements she has inspired and enlightened teachers, therapists, professionals, mother,...


Preston the Silly Pup

by Michelle Brunner

Explaining Autism to younger children can be difficult. Follow along as Preston Pups mother tries to explain to his sister why Preston is so silly.


No Need to Worry

by Jennifer Winters

Have you ever had one of those really bad days at school? Well, you are not alone. Luckily, there is always someone there to help you feel better. No Need to Worry is a story about a little boy who has a rough...


Tears of My Angel

by Benedetta Lino

Life is unpredictable. When we least expect it, it can be changed forever. That moment came for author Benedetta Lino when her one-year-old daughter was diagnosed with cerebral palsy, the possible result of...


It Doesn't Look Like a Monster

by Rebecca Additon

It Doesn't Look Like a Monster, A Visit to Fenway Park is a story told from the voice of a seven year old child, Sierra, who has CP and her visit to Fenway Park in Boston. The book focuses on Sierra's experiences...


Can I tell you about Auditory Processing Disorder?

by Alyson Mountjoy & Kelly Davies

In this friendly guide, a girl called Amy tells all about her Auditory Processing Disorder (APD). Together with her friend Tom and sister Lucy, Amy explains how every child with APD is effected in unique ways,...


Can I Tell You About Self-Harm?

by Pooky Knightsmith, Elise Evans & Jonathan Singer

Meet Asher - a teenager who self-harms to manage their feelings when it all feels like too much. The latest in the best-selling Can I Tell You About... series describes what self-harm is, along with the wide...


Claire Wants a Boxing Name/Claire veut un nom de boxe

by Jo Meserve Mach, Vera Lynne Stroup-Rentier & Mary Birdsell

Claire knows that her mom and other women at the Toronto Girls Boxing Club have really cool boxing names. They have names like Slice n' Dice and Eraser. Getting a boxing name is a big honor. Can Claire show...


Matteo Wants To See What's Next/ Mattéo et la surprise de Rebecca

by Jo Meserve Mach, Vera Lynne Stroup-Rentier & Mary Birdsell

Matteo and Cristian love to spend the day with their friend Rebecca. Today, Rebecca has a surprise for them. Matteo can't wait to see it! He's on the move as they explore their favorite museum.

Finding My Way...


Neema Wants To Learn/ Neema Anataka Kujifunza: A True Story Promoting Inclusion and Self-Determination/Hadithi ya Kweli Inayohamasisha Ushirikiano na

by Jo Meserve Mach, Vera Lynne Stroup-Rentier & Mary Birdsell

Neema lives in the mountains of Lushoto, Tanzania. Her day is full of fun. She tricks Joseph. She helps Mama Eduma. She sings with the children. She is always looking for ways to learn.

Finding My Way Books...


Emily Included

by Kathleen McDonnell

The true story of Emily Eaton. Born with severe cerebral palsy, Emily and her family had to fight for her right to go to school with non-disabled children in a regular classroom. Unwilling to take no for an...


The Superkids Activity Guide to Conquering Every Day

by Dayna Abraham

Help Your Kids Stay Calm, Be Happy and Make Every Day Amazing

Do kids’ behaviors leave you confused and frustrated? Dayna Abraham is teaching the world there’s a better way.

She, too, was baffled by her son’s...


I Don't Know If I Want a Puppy/Yo no sé si quiero un perrito

by Jo Meserve Mach, Vera Lynne Stroup-Rentier & Mary Birdsell

It seems like all boys want a puppy.  But not Ethan!  He’s happy playing with his cars.  His older brothers have a different idea. They talk Mom and Dad into getting them a puppy.  It’s a good thing...


Claire Wants A Boxing Name

by Jo Meserve Mach, Vera Lynne Stroup-Rentier & Mary Birdsell

Claire knows that her mom and other women at the Toronto Girls Boxing Club have really cool boxing names. They have names like Slice n' Dice and Eraser. Getting a boxing name is a big honor. Can Claire show...


MyaGrace Wants To Make Music/MyaGrace quiere hacer música

by Jo Meserve Mach, Vera Lynne Stroup-Rentier & Mary Birdsell

Everyone in MyaGrace’s family makes music.  MyaGrace plays the piano but it’s not the same. She wants to join her family when they are making music. How is she going to figure this out? Fortunately, MyaGrace...


I Want To Be Like Poppin' Joe/Yo quiero ser como Joe Palomitas

by Jo Meserve Mach, Vera Lynne Stroup-Rentier & Mary Birdsell

Dylan has an awesome friend. His friend, Poppin’ Joe pops and sells popcorn. Poppin’ Joe has a very fun job. It’s noisy fun! Dylan learns from Poppin’ Joe how to do a job you love.

Finding My Way Books...


Marco and I Want To Play Ball/Marco y yo queremos jugar al béisbol

by Jo Meserve Mach, Vera Lynne Stroup-Rentier & Mary Birdsell

Isiah and Marco share their love of baseball. Who’s going to hit the ball farther? Who’s going to hit the ball higher? Whose ball will hit the barn? Cousins like to tease and play, when Grandpa is pitching....