Children's Autism Books

Charles A. Amenta, III.
Russell is Extra Special: A Book About Autism for Children (New York: Magination Press, 1992). Ages 4-8. A sensitive portrayal of an autistic boy written by his father. A physician, Amenta skillfully weaves relevant factual information about autism into his narrative using clear language that children will easily follow. A wonderful book for children. ISBN: 0945354444 (paperback); ISBN: 0945354436 (hardcover). [autism,account,children]
Autism Society of America.
Autism: Information Written for Kids Only. Brochure. [autism,children]
Carol Baldwin.
Autism (Heinemann Library, 2002). Part of the series Health Matters. ISBN: 1403402507 (hardcover, 32 pages). [autism,children]
Eve B. Band, Sue Lynn Cotton, illustrator & Emily Hecht.
Autism through a Sister's Eyes: A young girl's view of her brother's Autism (Future Horizons, 2001). Forward by Gary B. Mesibov. ISBN: 1885477716 (paperback, 67 pages). [autism,children,family]
Helen Barclay.
Nathan's Journey (HGB Enterprises, 2004). ISBN: 0975541706 (paperback, 72 pages). [autism,children]
Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen.
Autism (Detroit: KidHaven Press, 2005). Part of the series Understanding Diseases and Disorders. For ages 9-12. ISBN: 0737721677 (hardcover, 48 pages). [autism,children]
Amanda Bennett.
The Little Composer (forthcoming). 30 pages Due 12/15/2007. [autism,aspergers,children]
Jacob Betts.
My Brother Has Asperger Syndrome. [children,family,autism,aspergers]
Beverly Bishop.
My Friend with Autism: A Coloring Book for Peers and Siblings (Future Horizons, 2003). Roughly ages 4-8. ISBN: 1885477899 (paperback, 36 pages). [autism,children]
Fiona Bleach.
Everybody Is Different: A Book for Young People Who Have Brothers or Sisters With Autism (Autism Asperger Publishing Company, 2002). ISBN: 1931282064 (paperback, 84 pages). [autism,children,family]
Jennifer Bloink.
A is for Autism (Authorhouse, 2005). ISBN: 1420844636 (paperback, 36 pages). [autism,children]
Cindy Bodenheimer, Gregory Daily & Jane Kowalik.
Everybody is a Person: A Book for Brothers & Sisters of Autistic Kids (Syracuse, NY: Jowonio: The Learning Place., 1979). Middle school level. 16 pages. [autism,children]
Sherry Bonnice.
The Hidden Child: Youth With Autism (Mason Crest Publishers, 2004). Part of the series Youth With Special Needs. ISBN: 1590847369 (hardcover, 128 pages). [autism,children]
Charlie Buckley.
Show Jo How to Make a Sandwich (Literary Architects, 2007). Part of the series Show Jo Language Development. For ages 4-8. [[]] ISBN: 193366908X (board book, 16 pages, ISBN-13: 978-1933669083). [autism,children]
Charlie Buckley.
Show Jo How to Wash Your Hands (Literary Architects, 2007). Part of the series Show Jo Language Development. For ages 4-8. [[]] ISBN: 1933669098 (board book, 16 pages, ISBN-13: 978-1933669090). [autism,children]
Laura Burns & Melinda Metz.
The Case of the Nana-Napper (Razorbill, 2005). Part of the series Wright & Wong. For ages 9-12, second in series. One of the main characters has Asperger's. ISBN: 1595140158 (paperback, 176 pages). [autism,aspergers,fiction,children]
Laura Burns & Melinda Metz.
The Case of the Prank that Stank (Razorbill, 2005). Part of the series Wright & Wong. For ages 9-12, first in series. One of the main characters has Asperger's. ISBN: 159514014X (paperback, 192 pages). [autism,aspergers,fiction,children]
Laura Burns & Melinda Metz.
The Case of the Slippery Soap Star (Razorbill, forthcoming). Part of the series Wright & Wong. For ages 9-12, fourth in series. One of the main characters has Asperger's. ISBN: 1595140174 (paperback, 192 pages, due 12/1/2005). [autism,aspergers,fiction,children]
Laura Burns & Melinda Metz.
The Case of the Trail Mix-Up (Razorbill, 2005). Part of the series Wright & Wong. For ages 9-12, third in series. One of the main characters has Asperger's. ISBN: 1595140166 (paperback, 160 pages). [autism,aspergers,fiction,children]
Kari Dunn Buron.
When My Autism Gets Too Big! A Relaxation Book for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (Autism Asperger Publishing, 2004). Aimed at ages 4-8. ISBN: 193128251X (paperback, 44 pages). [autism,children]
Richard W. Carlson.
My Brother Kevin Has Autism (Writers Club Press, 2002). ISBN: 0595222064 (paperback, 120 pages). [autism,children,family]
Richard W. Carlson.
Poems and Short Stories About My Brother Kevin Who Has Autism: Entertainment for Boys and Girls Ages 6 to 10 (Writers Club Press, 2002). ISBN: 0595228453 (paperback, 128 pages). [autism,children,account,poetry]
Mary W. Carpenter.
Rescued by a Cow and a Squeeze (PublishAmerica, 2003). A book for children about Temple Grandin. ISBN: 1591298806 (paperback, 47 pages). [autism,account,children]
Kathleen A. Chara, Paul J. Chara, Jr., Christian P. Chara & J. M. Berns.
Sensory Smarts: A Book For Kids With Adhd Or Autism Spectrum Disorders Struggling With Sensory Integration Problems (Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2004). For ages 9-12. ISBN: 184310783X (paperback, 80 pages). [autism,children]
Kathleen A. Chara, Paul J. Chara, Jr., Karston J. Chara, J. M. Berns & Angela Litzinger.
Allergy Busters: A Story for Children with Autism or Related Spectrum Disorders Struggling with Allergies (Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2004). Aimed at ages 9-12. ISBN: 1843107821 (paperback, 61 pages). [autism,children,account]
Gennifer Choldenko.
Al Capone Does My Shirts (Putnam Pub Group, 2004). ISBN: 0399238611 (hardcover, 228 pages); ISBN: 1402564090 (audio cassette, Recorded Books, 2004). [fiction,autism,children]
Pat Crissey & Noah Crissey.
Personal Eygiene?: What's That Got To Do With Me? (Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2005). For ages 9-12. ISBN: 1843107961 (paperback, 94 pages). [autism,aspergers,children]
Nancy Dalrymple.
Learning Together (Indiana Resource Center for Autism, 1979). 27 pages. Suggested for K-3. [autism,children]
Julie Davies.
Able Autistic Children - Children with Asperger Syndrome: a booklet for brothers and sisters (Nottingham, 1994). 23 pages. "In the same series as Children with Autism, this booklet focuses specifically on the experiences of siblings with able autism or Asperger Syndrome." [autism,aspergers,children]
Julie Davies.
Children with Autism - a booklet for brothers and sisters (The Early Years Diagnosis Center, 1994). Paperback, 24 pages. Author is at the Child Development Research Unit, University of Nottingham, England. "Designed specifically for brothers and sisters of children with autism from the age of 7 upwards, this useful booklet explains what autism is and explores some of the difficulties which siblings may experience." [autism,children]
Alexandra Day.
The Flight of the Dove (Farrar Straus & Giroux, 2004). ISBN: 0374399522 (hardcover, 32 pages). [fiction,autism,children]
Kate Doherty, Paddy McNally & Eileen Sherrard.
I have Autism... What's that? (Down Lisburn Trust, 2000). Paperback, 32 pages. ISBN: 1899280790 (paperback, 32 pages, National Autistic Society). [autism,children]
Martha Kate Downey, ed.
Tap Dancing in the Night (Phat Art 4). Book on CD: stories, poems, and art relating to people with Aspergers. Aimed at readers aged 7-16. [autism,aspergers,account,children]
Diane Duane.
A Wizard Alone (Harcourt, 2002). Part of the series Young Wizards. Fantasy, for young adults. ISBN: 0152049118 (paperback, 352 pages, Magic Carpet Books, due 2003); ISBN: 0152045627 (hardcover, 336 pages). [children,fiction,autism]
Alexandra Eden.
Holy Smoke: A Bones and the Duchess Mystery (Allen A Knoll, 2004). ISBN: 1888310464 (hardcover). [fiction,children]
Alexandra Eden.
To Oz and Back (Allen A Knoll, 2002). Part of the series The Bones and the Duchess Mysteries. Ages 9-12 reading level. ISBN: 1888310227 (hardcover, 153 pages). [autism,aspergers,fiction,children]
Andreanna Edwards.
Taking Autism To School (Jayjo, 2002). Ages 4-8. ISBN: 1891383132 (paperback, 32 pages). [autism,children,fiction]
Becky Edwards & David Armitage.
My Brother Sammy (Millbrook Pr Trade, 1999). Ages 4-8 ISBN: 0761314172 (32 pages, Millbrook Press, 1999); ISBN: 0761304398 (32 pages). [autism,children,fiction]
Michele Engel Edwards.
Autism (Lucent Books, 2001). Part of the series Diseases and Disorders Series. ISBN: 1560068299 (hardcover, 112 pages). [autism,children]
Marvie Ellis.
The Best Hello (Speech Kids Texas Press, forthcoming). Part of the series An Autism Story Book. Fourth in series. [autism,children,fiction]
Marvie Ellis.
Keisha's Doors (Speech Kids Texas Press, 2005). Part of the series An Autism Story Book. First in series; Bilingual in Spanish and English; Spanish title is Las Puertas de Keisha. ISBN: 1933319003 (hardcover, 32 pages). [autism,children,spanish,fiction]
Marvie Ellis.
Tacos Anyone? (Speech Kids Texas Press, 2005). Part of the series An Autism Story Book. Second in series; Bilingual in Spanish and English; Spanish title is Alguien quiere tacos? ISBN: 193331902X (hardcover, 32 pages). [autism,children,spanish,fiction]
Marvie Ellis.
Trouble Waiting (Speech Kids Texas Press, forthcoming). Part of the series An Autism Story Book. Third in series. [autism,children,fiction]
Lesley Ely.
Looking After Louis (Albert Whitman & Co, 2004). ISBN: 0807547468 (hardcover, 32 pages). [fiction,autism,children]
Roz Espin & Beverley Ransom, illustrator.
Amazingly.. Alphie!: Understanding and Accepting Different Ways of Being (Autism Asperger Publishing). I haven't seen that this is specifically about autism, but looks like it fits it well. ISBN: 1931282536 (paperback, 44 pages). [general,children,disability]
Rebecca Etlinger.
To Be Me: Understanding What It's Like to Have Asperger's Syndrome (Creative Therapy Store, 2005). I am guessing this is instructive fiction. ISBN: 0874244528 (hardcover, 24 pages). [autism,aspergers,children]
Nelle Frances.
Ben, His Helmet and Bees in Your Bonnet. Part of the series Ben and His Helmet. Aimed at children with Asperger's [autism,aspergers,children,fiction]
Nelle Frances.
Ben, His Helmet and Hats Off!. Part of the series Ben and His Helmet. Aimed at children with Asperger's [autism,aspergers,children,fiction]
Nelle Frances.
Ben, His Helmet and the Crashing Symbols. Part of the series Ben and His Helmet. Aimed at children with Asperger's [autism,aspergers,children,fiction]
Nelle Frances.
Ben, His Helmet and the Too Tight Hair. Part of the series Ben and His Helmet. Aimed at children with Asperger's [autism,aspergers,children,fiction]
Elisa Gagnon & Brenda Smith Myles.
This is Asperger Syndrome (Autism Asperger Publishing Company, 1999). Ages 9-12. ISBN: 0967251419 (paperback, 20 pages). [autism,aspergers,children]
Zachary M. Gartenberg & Jerry Gay, photographer.
Mori's Story: A Book About a Boy with Autism (Lerner Pubns Co, 1999). Ages 4-8. Zachary Gartenberg wrote this book while in elementary school about his autistic brother. ISBN: 0822525852 (hardcover, 32 pages). [autism,account,children]
Gunilla Gerland.
Finding Out About Asperger Syndrome, High-Functioning Autism, and Pdd (London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 1999). Designed to be read by children with AS. ISBN: 1853028401 (hardcover, 48 pages). [autism,aspergers,children]
Sherri Koehnen Goehring.
The Children Learn About Strangers and Safety (Luv-n-Hugs Books, 2006). ISBN: 0965882446 (paperback, ISBN-13: 978-0965882446). [children]
Sherri Koehnen Goehring.
A Day (Luv-n-Hugs Books, 1997). Ages 4-8 ISBN: 0965882403 (paperback, ISBN-13 978-0965882408). [children]
Sherri Koehnen Goehring.
Fire Drill Practice (Luv-n-Hugs Books, 1997). Baby-Preschool ISBN: 0965882411 (paperback, ISBN-13: 978-0965882415). [children]
Sherri Koehnen Goehring.
Jena Learns No Biting (Luv-n-Hugs Books, 1998). ISBN: 096588242X (paperback, ISBN-13: 978-0965882422). [children]
Sherri Koehnen Goehring.
Katelyn Begins Day Care (Luv-n-Hugs Books, 1998). ISBN: 0965882438 (paperback, ISBN-13 978-0965882439). [children]
Phyllis-Terri Gold.
Please Don't Say Hello (New York: Human Sciences Press, 1975). Part of the series New juvenile series on the exceptional child. A book on autism, written for children, featuring a nine-year-old autistic boy as a character. The book was very popular in the past before being re-released due to interest. A good resource for kids at junior high level. ISBN: 0877052115 (45 pages). [autism,children,fiction]
L. Gorrod.
My brother is different (National Autistic Society, 1997). ISBN: 1899280502 (paperback, 20 pages). [autism,children]
Carol Gray.
The Sixth Sense II (Future Horizons, 2002). A teaching tool for typical children who share a classroom with children with autism or Asperger's syndrome. ISBN: 1885477902 (paperback, 23 pages). [autism,aspergers,children]
Angie Healy.
Sometimes My Brother: Helping Kids Understand Autism Through a Sibling's Eyes (Future Horizons, 2005). For ages 9-12. ISBN: 1932565310 (paperback, 56 pages). [autism,children,family]
Kathy Hoopman.
Haze: An Asperger Novel, 3rd edition (Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2003). Young Adult. ISBN: 184310072X (paperback, 160 pages). [fiction,autism,aspergers,children]
Kathy Hoopmann.
Blue Bottle Mystery: An Asperger Adventure (Jessica Kingsley Pub, 2001). For ages 9-12. Fantasy story about a boy with Asperger Syndrome. ISBN: 1853029785 (paperback, 96 pages). [autism,aspergers,fiction,children]
Kathy Hoopmann.
Lisa and the Lacemaker: An Asperger Adventure (Jessica Kingsley, 2002). For ages 9-12. ISBN: 1843100711 (paperback, 112 pages). [autism,aspergers,fiction,children]
Kathy Hoopmann.
Of Mice and Aliens: An Asperger Adventure (Jessica Kingsley). For ages 8-13. Sequel to Blue Bottle Mystery. Science fiction. ISBN: 184310007X (paperback, 96 pages). [autism,aspergers,fiction,children]
Green Irene.
Cindy T's Circle Time (2003). ISBN: 0974228028 (paperback, 16 pages). [autism,children]
Green Irene.
Nicki's Next Grade (2003). Part of the series Red and Green Choices By Green Irene. ISBN: 097422801X (paperback, 54 pages). [autism,children]
M. Ives.
What is Asperger syndrome and how will it affect me? (National Autistic Society, 1999). Aimed at 8-13 years. ISBN: 1899280146 (paperback, 2nd edition, 2001, National Autistic Society, author listed as NAS Autism Helpline); ISBN: 1899280049 . [autism,children,aspergers]
Illana Katz & Edward Ritvo.
Joey and Sam: A Heartwarming Storybook About Autism, a Family, and a Brother's Love (Los Angeles, California: Real Life Storybooks, 1993). Ages 4-8. A beautifully illustrated storybook for children. It focuses on a family with two sons, one of which suffers from autism. The book addresses their similarities and differences, as it follows them through daily interactions with each other, parents, and friends. Suggested for K-3. ISBN: 1882388003 (hardcover); ISBN: 1882388062 (paperback). [autism,fiction,children]
Joanna L. Keating-Velasco.
A Is for Autism F Is for Friend: A Kid's Book for Making Friends with a Child Who Has Autism (Autism Asperger Publishing Company, 2007). ISBN: 1931282439 (paperback, 54 pages, ISBN-13: 978-1931282437). [autism,children]
Deborah Kent.
Extraordinary People With Disabilities (Grolier, 1996). Collection of biographies about 48 famous people with disabilities of all sorts. Among them is Temple Grandin. ISBN: 0516200216 (hardcover, 288 pages, Scholastic Library Pub, 1996); ISBN: 0613544722 (hardcover, Bt Bound, 1997); ISBN: 051626074X (paperback, 256 pages, Children's Press, Danbury, CT, 1997). [disability,children,account]
The Boy Who Ate Stars (Egmont Children's Books, 2004). For ages 9-12. ISBN: 1405211296 (paperback, 105 pages); ISBN: 1416900381 (hardcover, 112 pages, Simon & Schuster, due 2/28/06). [autism,children,fiction]
Ellen S. Heller Korin.
Asperger Syndrome: An Owner's Manual--What You, Your Parents and Your Teachers Need to Know: An Interactive Guide and Workbook (Autism Asperger Publishing Company, 2006). Aimed at grades 7-9. ISBN: 1931282919 (spiral-bound, 62 pages). [autism,aspergers,children,adolescent]
Sarah Lamstein.
Hunger Moon (Front Street Books, 2004). Includes a character with Asperger's. ISBN: 1932425055 (hardcover, 112 pages). [fiction,autism,aspergers,children]
Matthew Lancelle & Jeanette Lesada.
Sundays with Matthew: A Young Boy with Autism and an Artist Share Their Sketchbooks (Autism Asperger Publishing Company, 2006). ISBN: 1931282846 (hardcover, 37 pages). [autism,children]
Elaine Landau.
Autism (Franklin Watts, 2001). The author has written a number of non-fiction books including books explaining illnesses, aimed at children, ages 9-12. ISBN: 0531117804 (hardcover, 128 pages). [autism,children]
Elaine Marie Larson.
I Am Utterly Unique: Celebrating the Strengths of Children with Asperger Syndrome and High-Functioning Autism (Autism Asperger Publishing Company, 2006). Aimed at grades 2-3. ISBN: 1931282897 (hardcover, 56 pages). [autism,aspergers,children]
Laurie Lears, Judith Mathews & Karen Ritz, illustrator.
Ian's Walk: A Story about Autism (Albert Whitman & Company, 1997). Part of the series Concept Book. Ages 4-8. Picture story book. About a young girl who learns to appreciate her younger autistic brother when they go for a walk to the park and he gets lost. Reader: Two thumbs up. ISBN: 0807534803 (hardcover, 32 pages); ISBN: 0807534811 (paperback, 32 pages, Albert Whitman, 2003). [autism,fiction,children]
Sarah Lennard-Brown.
Autism (New Edition) (Hoddard Wayland, 2006). Part of the series Health Issues. ISBN: 0750243716 (paperback, 32 pages, ISBN-13: 978-0750243711). [autism,children]
Sarah Lennard-Brown.
Autism (Raintree/Steck Vaughn, 2003). Part of the series Health Issues. ISBN: 073986422X (hardcover, 64 pages). [autism,children]
Patricia Leonard-Toomey, ed.
In Our Own Words: stories by Brothers and Sisters of children with autism and PDD. I think it is self-published, PO Box 1151, Fall River,MA 02722. Written by children, aged 7 to 13. [autism,children,fiction,pdd]
Melvin D. Levine.
All Kinds of Minds: A Young Student's Book About Learning Abilities and Learning Disorders (Cambridge, MA: Educators Publishing Service, 1992). ISBN: 0838820905 (paperback, 283 pages). [disability,account,children]
Hunter Manasco.
Way to A: Empowering Children with Autism Spectrum and Other Neurological Disorders to Monitor and Replace Aggression and Tantrum Behavior (Autism Asperger Publishing Company, 2006). ISBN: 1931282870 (Spiral-bound, 35 pages). [autism,children]
Ann M. Martin.
Inside Out (New York: Holiday House, 1984). Part of the series The Baby-sitters Club. 152 pages. Children's book, by the author of the Baby Sitter's Club series (but not itself one of the series) about a sister's learning to cope with and love her autistic brother. ISBN: 0823405125 ; ISBN: 059043621X . [autism,fiction,children]
Ann M. Martin.
Kristy and the Secret of Susan (Scholastic Professional Books, 1990). Part of the series The Baby-sitters Club. Ages 9-12. Number 32 in the popular Baby-Sitters Club series of books, aimed ath children 9-12. The book is about Kristy and her newest baby-sitting charge, Susan, who is not like most kids. Susan who has autism, can't talk, but can play the piano and sing beautifully. ISBN: 0590731890 (paperback); ISBN: 0836814126 (hardcover, Gareth Stevens, 1995); ISBN: 0590424963 ; ISBN: 0833598589 (Econo-Clad Books, 1999). [autism,fiction,children]
Joan Matthews & James Williams.
Ich bin besonders! (2001). James Williams is the autistic son of Joan Matthews. ISBN: 3893736689 (304 pages). [autism,german,children]
Abby Ward Messner.
Captain Tommy (Potential Unlimited Publishing, 1996). Fact-based story of interaction between two children. Suggested for K-3. ISBN: 096507000X (hardcover, 32 pages); ISBN: 1885477589 (paperback, 34 pages, Future Horizons, 1999). [autism,children,fiction]
Donald J. Meyer, ed & Cary Pillo, illustrator.
Views from our Shoes: Growing up with a Brother or Sister with Special Needs (Woodbine House, 1997). Grades 3-7. Writings from siblings. Includes glossary and resource list. Reader: my daughter really enjoys it. ISBN: 0933149980 (paperback, 114 pages). [disability,children,family]
Donald Joseph Meyer & Patricia Vadasy.
Living with a Brother or Sister with Special Needs: A Book for Sibs, 2nd edition (University of Washington, 1996). Aimed at ages 4-8. ISBN: 0295975474 (paperback). [disability,children,family]
Deborah Ann Moore.
Ethan and Phoebe (Philadelphia: Xlibris, 2003). ISBN: 1413429688 (32 pages, paperback). [autism,fiction,children]
Diane Murrell.
Tobin Learns to Make Friends (Future Horizons, 2001). A teaching tool for teaching social skills to children with autism and Asperger's Syndrome. ISBN: 1885477791 (hardcover, 36 pages). [autism,aspergers,children,social]
Haley Myles.
Practical Solutions to Everyday Challenges for Children with Asperger Syndrome (Autism Asperger Publishing Company, 2002). Aimed at children with Asperger's syndrome, ages 5-11. ISBN: 1931282153 (paperback, 48 pages). [autism,aspergers,children]
Cindy Dolby Nollette.
Having a brother like David (Minneapolis: Fraser Child and Family Center, 1985). 28 pages. It looks as if it is aimed at 5-6 year olds. [autism,fiction,children]
Nancy Ogaz & Patricia Shubeck, illustrator.
Buster and the Amazing Daisy: Adventures with Asperger Syndrome (Jessica Kingsley Pub, 2002). Aimed at 9-12 age range. ISBN: 184310721X (paperback, 112 pages). [autism,aspergers,fiction,children]
Richard Parker.
He is your brother (Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1974). 98 pages. Middle school to Junior High level. ISBN: 0840764952 ; ISBN: 0340175893 ; ISBN: 0525664955 . [autism,fiction,children]
Sarah Peralta.
All About My Brother (Autism Asperger Publishing Co, 2002). The author is eight years old. ISBN: 1931282110 (hardcover, 36 pages). [autism,children,family]
A. C. Phalon.
Me, My Brother and Autism (BookSurge Publishing, 2005). possibly fiction. ISBN: 1419602683 (paperback, 50 pages). [autism,children]
Celia Rees.
The Truth Out There (DK Publishing, 2000). Ages 9-12. ISBN: 0789426684 (hardcover, 240 pages). [autism,aspergers,children,fiction]
K. B. Reish.
Matthew's Box (KBR Mutti's Publications). hardcover, 48 pages, [autism,children,account]
Colby F. Rodowsky.
Clay (Farrar Straus & Giroux, 2001). ISBN: 0374313385 (hardcover, 176 pages); ISBN: 0060006188 (paperback, 160 pages, HarperTrophy, 2004). [autism,fiction,children]
Maxine Rosaler.
Coping With Asperger Syndrome (Rosen Publishing Group). Part of the series Coping. ISBN: 0823944824 (hardcover, due January 2004). [autism,aspergers,children]
Marsha Sarah Rosenberg.
Everything You Need to Know When a Brother or Sister is Autistic (Rosen Publishing Group, 1999). Part of the series Need to Know Library. The Need to Know Library is generally aimed at preteens and young teenagers. ISBN: 0823931234 (hardcover). [autism,family,children]
Ellen Sabin.
The Autism Acceptance Book: Being a Friend to Someone with Autism (Watering Can, 2006). ISBN: 0975986821 (spiral-bound, 61 pages). [autism,children]
Rosina G. Schnurr & John Strachan, illustrator.
Asperger's Huh? A Child's Perspective (Anisor Publishing, 1999). ISBN: 0968447309 (paperback, 52 pages). [autism,aspergers,children]
Celeste Shally.
Since We're Friends: An Autism Picture Book (Awaken Specialty Press, 2007). Part of the series Perfect Paperback. Ages 4-8. ISBN: 0979471303 (paperback, 32 pages). [autism,children]
Karen L. Simmons.
Little Rainman (Future Education, 1996). I also saw the author listed as Karen Sicoli. When someone asked online for a good book for 5 year olds, several readers recommended this book. ISBN: 1885477295 (paperback). [autism,children]
Eleanor Spence.
The Devil Hole (New York: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, 1976). 215 pages. Book for children (ages 12-15), set in Australia. Originally published as The October Child. ISBN: 0688417981 ; ISBN: 0192713841 (paperback, 151 pages, Oxford Univ Press, 1976, under title The October Child). [autism,fiction,children]
Debbi Spencer.
Why Can't Charlie Talk? (Perth: Miss Muffet Books, 2004). For 4-8 year olds. ISBN: 0646437437 (paperback, 30 pages). [autism,children]
Louise Spilsbury.
What does it mean to have autism? (Heinemann, 2001). ISBN: 0431139326 (paperback, 32 pages). [autism,children]
John Sprecher.
Jeffrey and the Despondent Dragon (Special Kids Learning Resource Network). Children's book written by father of autistic child. Illustrated by Jame Forrest. ISBN: 1892186004 (paperback, 32 pages). [children,se,fiction,general]
Brad Strickland, Barbara Strickland & Todd Cameron Hamilton, illustrator.
Crisis on Vulcan (Minstrel Books, 1996). Part of the series Star Trek Starfleet Academy. Ages 9-12, Paperback, First of the series. I was told that the first three books of the Starfleet Academy series include an autistic character. ISBN: 0671000780 (paperback). [autism,fiction,children]
Connor Sullivan.
I Love My Brother: A Preschooler's View of Living With a Brother Who Has Autism (Phat Art 4 Publishing, 2001). Aimed at preschoolers. ISBN: 0970658117 (hardcover, 24 pages). [autism,aspergers,children,account]
Isabel Cottinelli Telmo.
Play with me: including children with autism in mainstream primary schools (National Autistic Society, 2004). Translated from Portuguese. ISBN: 1899280480 (paperback, 32 pages). [autism,children]
Mary Thompson.
Andy and His Yellow Frisbee (Bethesda, Maryland: Woodbine House, 1994). Illustrated, Grades K-5. ISBN: 0933149832 (paperback, 24 pages). [autism,fiction,children]
Mary Thompson.
My Brother, Matthew (Woodbine House, 1992). 28 pages, hardcover, illustrated. Grades K-5. About a boy whose brother has a disability. I assume the disability is not autism. ISBN: 0933149476 (hardcover). [disability,children,fiction]
S. Kennedy Tolsten.
Troy's Amazing Universe, A for Aliens (, 2005). Part of the series Troy's Amazing Universe. ISBN: 1591136725 (paperback, 124 pages.). [autism,fiction,children]
S. Kennedy Tolsten.
Troy's Amazing Universe, M for Mall (, 2003). Part of the series Troy's Amazing Universe. ISBN: 1591133181 (paperback, 116 pages). [autism,fiction,children]
S. Kennedy Tolsten.
Troy's Amazing Universe, T for Toy (Brite Press, 2005). Part of the series Troy's Amazing Universe. ISBN: 0974318515 (paperback, 152 pages). [autism,fiction,children]
Diane Twachtman-Cullen.
Trevor, Trevor (Starfish Press, 1999). [autism,children]
Peter Vermeulen.
I Am Special: Introducing Children and Young People to Their Autism Spectrum Disorder (Jessica Kingsley Pub, 2000). ISBN: 1853029165 (paperback, 240 pages). [autism,children]
Esther Watson.
Talking to Angels (Harcourt Brace, 1996). Ages 4-8. Children's non-fiction book about author's autistic sister. One reader: wonderful. Another: very easy to understand even for preschoolers and great illustrations. ISBN: 0152010777 (hardcover, 32 pages). [autism,children]
Jude Welton.
Adam's Alternative Sports Day: An Asperger Story (Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2004). ISBN: 1843103001 (paperback, 128 pages). [autism,aspergers,children,fiction]
Nancy Werlin.
Are you alone on purpose? (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1994). Ages 9-12 or young adult. Novel about teenagers: a thirteen year old girl with an autistic twin brother. ISBN: 039567350X (hardcover, 204 pages); ISBN: 0449704459 (paperback, Fawcett Books, 1996); ISBN: 0785794360 (Econo-Clad Books, 1999). [autism,fiction,children]
Pearl M. Wilson.
If You Knew Nicky (London: Angus and Robertson, 1983). Photographs by Sandra Irvine. Also published in Sydney & Melbourne. A girl describes her autistic brother. [autism,account,children]
Ryan Wilson.
The Legendary Blobshocker. Book by 9-year-old autistic boy. [autism,children]
Angela Wine.
What It Is to Be Me! An Asperger Kid Book (Fairdale Publishing, 2005). Ages 4-8. ISBN: 1593521995 (paperback, 18 pages). [autism,aspergers,children]
Alisa Wolf.
Acting: for Kids on the Autistic Spectrum (iUniverse, Inc., 2005). Ages 9-12 reading level. ISBN: 0595375642 (paperback, 106 pages). [autism,children]
Taro Yashima.
Crow Boy (Viking, 1955). Ages 4-8. Runner up for 1956 Caldecott Honor book. I assume it is a story, but I am not certain. ISBN: 0670249319 (hardcover); ISBN: 014050172X (paperback, 1976). [autism,fiction,children]

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