Autism Books: Children's - 1996
- Deborah Kent.
- Extraordinary People With Disabilities
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).
- Abby Ward Messner.
- Captain Tommy
(Potential Unlimited Publishing, 1996).
Fact-based story of interaction between two children. Suggested for K-3. http://www.pup-asap.com/captaintommy.htm
ISBN: 096507000X (hardcover, 32 pages); ISBN: 1885477589 (paperback, 34 pages, Future Horizons, 1999).
- 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).
- 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. http://www.futurehorizons-autism.com/rainman.html
ISBN: 1885477295 (paperback).
- 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).
- 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).