Anything But Typical

Book review by Terreece Clarke, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Realistic look inside the world of a tween with autism.

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 11 reviews

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age 8+
Wow! Autism is not a subject many like to talk about. Anything But Typical is a wonderful book about a 12-year old Autistic boy named Jason. He is most comfortable at his computer, writing fantasy stories and posting them to a blog devoted to amateur writers of the genre. It is a compassionate look inside Jason's thoughts and dreams. I love the honesty with which the book is written.

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models

Book Details

  • Author: Nora Raleigh Baskin
  • Genre: Emotions
  • Book type: Fiction
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster
  • Publication date: March 9, 2009
  • Publisher's recommended age(s): 9 - 12
  • Number of pages: 208
  • Available on: Paperback, Audiobook (unabridged), Hardback, Kindle
  • Last updated: December 4, 2019

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