Keisha’s Doors/Las Puertas de Keisha by Marvie Ellis (XBK Ellis 2005) An older sister can’t understand why her little sister, Keisha, won’t play with her. The family discovers that Keisha has autism and goes to a therapist to understand what autism means to them. Una hermana mayor no entiende porque su hermana menor, Keisha, no […]
Trainman Gaining Acceptance…and Friends…Through Special Interest by Stefan and Barbara Kavan (XBK Kavan 2011) In this warmly illustrated children’s book, we meet Stefan, who has a deep interest in trains, roads, and maps. If available, item can be checked out from resource room at no cost.
Your Are a Social Detective by Michelle Garcia Winner and Pamela Crooke XBC Winne 2008 This entertaining comic book offers different ways that can be reviewed repeatedly with students to teach them how to develop their own social detective skills. If available, item can be checked out from the resource room at no charge.
Boys, Girls & Body Science by Meg Hickling XBC Hickl 2002 Hickling talks about the “science names” for the children’s body parts, about good and bad touches and about making babies. She coaches the children not to be embarrassed or shy about body science: “We are going to make this just like a science lesson, […]
“What’s Happening To Me?” by Peter Mayle XAT Mayle 1975 Discusses the mental and physical changes that take place during puberty. If available, item can be checked out from the resource room at no cost.
Superflex takes on One-Sided Sid, Un-Wonderer and the Team of Unthinkables by Michelle Garcia Winner and Stephanie Madrigal (XSS Winne 2013) In this newest comic, children become familiar with several ways to squash the powers of two, related Unthinkable characters: One-Sided Sid, who gets people to talk only about themselves, and his sidekick sister Un-Wonderer, […]
The Reason I Jump by Naoki Higashida (XBC Higas 2007) Written by a 13 year old with autism, this book is a memoir that demonstrates how an autistic mind thinks, feels, perceives, and responds. If available, item can be checked out from the resource room at no cost.
A Week of Switching, Shifting, and Stretching: How to Make My Thinking More Flexible by Lauren H. Kerstein, LCSW. (XBC Kerst 2014) This picture book assists children on the autism spectrum, and any child for that matter, in examining their black-and-white thinking in order to begin to think more flexibly rainbow thinking. Using repeated rhymes […]
The Survival Guide for Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders (And Their Parents) by Elizabeth Verdick and Elizabeth Reeve M.D. XBC Verdi 2012 This positive, straightforward book offers kids with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) their own comprehensive resource for both understanding their condition and finding tools to cope with the challenges they face every day. Some children […]
Mikey by Mindee Pinto and Judy Cohen. XBC Pinto 2013 In this book, Mikey explains how a young child with autism sees, hears, and feels the world around him in his school environment. Mikey is not just intended for educators; although, all teachers should read it to their classes. It is intended to educate adults […]