Audience:Juvenile: Age (years) 8 - 12, Grade (US) 3 - 7
Dimensions:8.62in x 5.87 x 0.84 in | 1.13 lb
Page Count:240 pages
Illustrations:FULL COLOUR THROUGHOUT
NEURODIVERGENT AUTHOR speaks directly to readers about her experiences in a funny and relatable way.
IMPORTANT REPRESENTATION for both neurodivergent and neurotypical kids to see themselves and to learn about others.
EDUCATES on how autism manifests differently in boys and girls.
HUMOR AND FULL COLOUR ILLUSTRATIONS make this nonfiction so much fun it’s “abnormal”!
INVALUABLE RESOURCE for parents and teachers to hand to autistic kids or those with autistic friends and classmates.
“EMBRACE YOUR DIFFERENCE” theme for anyone who ever felt out of step with the wider world.
PUBLISHING SIMULTANEOUSLY IN HARDCOVER AND PAPERBACK and in partnership with Crown US (originally published by Puffin UK fall 21)
"Heartfelt and insightful, this remarkable book has the potential to be life-changing, not only for adolescents with autism, but also for the people who care for them." —STARRED REVIEW, School Library Journal
"Balfe's honesty . . . builds readers' trust, while the humor in the text and illustrations keeps them engaged." —New York Times
"Useful and reassuring — and wrapped up in a charming, cutely illustrated package." —Kirkus Reviews