Autism Books: Children's - 1996

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]
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 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]
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]
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]
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]