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Told from the point-of-view of an autistic boy, Jason tells his story, how his way of seeing the world and all the challenges in it is different than "Neuro-typicals," or people who have traditional brain function. Writing stories on a website online, Jason enjoys finding a "friend" who appreciates his stories. But when he finds out he may meet her in person at a writing conference, he worries that the differences that make classmates uncomfortable, will also turn her away. If you like realistic fiction, read this - you'll come away with a new appreciation and understanding of the autistic.


Want to learn more about autism? Clicking here will take you to the kidshealth.org website, where you can read and learn more about it.

Click here to meet the author, Nora Raleigh Baskin. Read her biography and see what other books she's written.

Did you finish this book? If you'd like to write a review, click on the DISCUSSION button at the top of the page, tell us what you thought of the book. Be descriptive, using some detail and good vocabulary! If you click on the trading card, it will take you right to the Regional library system, CWMARs. There you can log in using your library card, and order the book. It will get sent to Hubbard within a couple of days!


Just for teachers: click HERE to go to a list of discussion questions.