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Autism & Aspergers: Books for Children & Young People -

Related categories: Childrens & Teenage Books / Disability /
Related booklists: Autism, Aspergers Syndrome, Disability - Books for Children, Disability - Books for Young Adults,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 24 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book I Am An Aspie Girl: A Book for Young Girls with Autism Spectrum Conditions by Danuta Bulhak-Paterson, illustrated by Teresa Ferguson
    I Am An Aspie Girl: A Book for Young Girls with Autism Spectrum Conditions - by Danuta Bulhak-Paterson, illustrated by Teresa Ferguson

    £9.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781849056342 | ISBN 10: 184905634x

    Lizzie is an Aspie Girl - she has Asperger's Syndrome, which means that her brain works differently to her friends, and even to boys with Asperger Syndrome. In this book, Lizzie explains what it's like to be an Aspie Girl, including how she has a spe ... more

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  • Cover image of book He
    He's Not Naughty! A Children's Guide to Autism - by Deborah Brownson, illustrated by Ben Mason

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781785928727 | ISBN 10: 1785928724

    Fed up of everyone not understanding her friend Jake, Taryn candidly explains her understanding of autism, and why Jake's behaviour isn't naughty! This book is quick and fun way for children aged 6-10 to learn about autism and the vibrant illustratio ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Boy Who Steals Houses by C. G. Drews
    The Boy Who Steals Houses - by C. G. Drews

    £7.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781408349922 | ISBN 10: 1408349922

    Can two broken boys find their perfect home? By turns heartbreaking and heartwarming, this is a gorgeously told, powerful story.   Sam is only fifteen but he and his autistic older brother, Avery, have been abandoned by every relative he's eve ... more

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  • Cover image of book Me and My Sister by Rose Robbins
    Me and My Sister - by Rose Robbins

    £11.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781912650002 | ISBN 10: 1912650002

    This appealing brother and sister duo spend a lot of their day together, eating meals, going to school and playing. But life with an autistic sibling is not always easy.  Told from the point of view of the brother, this is a child’s eye vie ... more

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  • Cover image of book Queens of Geek by Jen Wilde
    Queens of Geek - by Jen Wilde

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781250111395 | ISBN 10: 1250111390

    When BFFs Charlie, Taylor and Jamie go to SupaCon, they know it’s going to be a blast. What they don’t expect is for it to change their lives forever.   Charlie likes to stand out. SupaCon is her chance to show fans she’s over her public ... more

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  • Cover image of book The State of Grace by Rachael Lucas
    The State of Grace - by Rachael Lucas

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781509839551 | ISBN 10: 1509839550

    Sometimes I feel like everyone else was handed a copy of the rules for life and mine got lost.   Grace has Asperger's and her own way of looking at the world. She's got a horse and a best friend who understand her, and that's pretty much all ... more

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  • Cover image of book Isaac and His Amazing Asperger Superpowers! by Melanie Walsh
    Isaac and His Amazing Asperger Superpowers! - by Melanie Walsh

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781406373141 | ISBN 10: 1406373141

    A groundbreaking picture book, described by the National Autistic Society as "delightful ... full of positive messages", which explains Asperger's Syndrome in a simple, gentle and positive way to very young children.  Meet Isaac. He's a superher ... more

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  • Cover image of book Be a Friend by Salina Yoon
    Be a Friend - by Salina Yoon

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781408869093 | ISBN 10: 1408869098

    Dennis is an ordinary boy who expresses himself in extraordinary ways. Some children shout, some children sing, Dennis mimes. But being a mime is lonely. When Dennis meets a girl named Joy, he begins to discover the power of friendship and how specia ... more

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  • Cover image of book M is for Autism by The Students of Limpsfield Grange School and Vicky Martin
    M is for Autism - by The Students of Limpsfield Grange School and Vicky Martin

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781849056847 | ISBN 10: 1849056846

    Written by the students of Limpsfield Grange School for girls with autism, M is for Autism is a truly authentic coming-of-age novel that shows what it's really like to grow up feeling a bit different.   Why is being normal so easy for everyon ... more

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  • Cover image of book How to Fly with Broken Wings by Jane Elson
    How to Fly with Broken Wings - by Jane Elson

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781444916768 | ISBN 10: 1444916769

    A heart-warming tale about a boy who just wants to make friends, and the girl who shows him how.  'If Finn Maison shouts jump you jump or you are dead.'   Twelve-year-old Willem has Aspergers Syndrome and two main aims in life: to fl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Can I Tell You About Autism? A Guide for Friends, Family and Professionals by Jane Telford, Jude Welton and Glenys Jones
    Can I Tell You About Autism? A Guide for Friends, Family and Professionals - by Jane Telford, Jude Welton and Glenys Jones

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781849054539 | ISBN 10: 1849054533

    Tom invites readers to learn about autism from his perspective in this beautifully-illustrated book, suitable for readers aged 7 and upwards.  He explains the challenges he faces with issues such as social communication, sensory overload and cha ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Asperkid
    The Asperkid's Not-Your-Average-Coloring-Book - by Jennifer Cook O'Toole

    £7.50   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781849059589 | ISBN 10: 1849059586

    Gathering the artistic talents of Asperkids and artists from around the world, as well as her own original artwork, Jennifer O'Toole has created a one-of-a-kind coloring book that's educational, fun and above all a celebration of difference!   ... more

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  • Cover image of book Kevin Thinks... by Gail Watts
    Kevin Thinks... - by Gail Watts

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781849052924 | ISBN 10: 1849052921

    Kevin thinks his mum is ridiculous for saying that he is wasting the sunshine and fresh air. As if it would ever run out! Kevin thinks you should always do up the top button. Why else is it there? Kevin thinks his computer brain is awesome because he ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Asperkid
    The Asperkid's (Secret) Book of Social Rules - by Jennifer Cook O'Toole, illustrated by Brian Bojanowski

    £13.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781849059152 | ISBN 10: 1849059152

    Being a teen or tween isn't easy for anyone but it can be especially tough for Asperkids. Jennifer O'Toole knows; she was one! This book is a top secret guide to all of the hidden social rules in life that often seem strange and confusing to young pe ... more

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  • Cover image of book Inside Aspergers Looking Out by Kathy Hoopmann
    Inside Aspergers Looking Out - by Kathy Hoopmann

    £9.99   hardback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781849053341 | ISBN 10: 1849053340

    Inside Asperger's Looking Out follows in the best-selling footsteps of Kathy Hoopmann's All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome and All Dogs Have ADHD. Through engaging text and full-color photographs, this book shows neurotypicals how Aspies see and experie ... more

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  • Cover image of book The One and Only Sam: A Story Explaining Idioms for Children with Asperger Syndrome... by Aileen Stalker
    The One and Only Sam: A Story Explaining Idioms for Children with Asperger Syndrome... - by Aileen Stalker

    £13.99   hardback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781849050401 | ISBN 10: 1849050406

    One rainy morning after breakfast, Sam's Mother said to his Father, "My goodness, George, it is raining cats and dogs outside." "That's strange," thought Sam. When he looked up into the sky outside, he couldn't see any cats and dogs anywhere, no matt ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Book About What Autism Can be Like by Written and illustrated by Sue Adams
    A Book About What Autism Can be Like - by Written and illustrated by Sue Adams

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781843109402 | ISBN 10: 1843109409

    Chris and Andrew are very good friends. They are the same in many ways. But they are different in many ways too. This is because Chris has autism. Sue Adams' story helps to explain some of the differences that can come with autism - how Chris pr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Baj and the Word Launcher: Space Age Asperger Adventures in Communication by Pamela Victor
    Baj and the Word Launcher: Space Age Asperger Adventures in Communication - by Pamela Victor

    £12.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781843108306 | ISBN 10: 1843108305

    "Awwwwesommme!" Anda whispered as Baj unfurled the cape.   Baj was speechless as the cape waved and swirled in the air, almost as if it had a life of its own.  Baj lives on the planet Aular and in many ways is like any other kid, but h ... more

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  • Cover image of book How to Be Yourself in a World That
    How to Be Yourself in a World That's Different: An Asperger Syndrome Study Guide for Adolescents - by Yuko Yoshida

    £9.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781843105046 | ISBN 10: 1843105047

    If you are a teenager or young adult who has been diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome (AS) or another autistic spectrum disorder (ASD), the information in this book can help you change the course of your life.If you have AS or ASD, you have a wonderful ... more

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  • Cover image of book All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome by Kathy Hoopmann
    All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome - by Kathy Hoopmann

    £9.99   hardback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781843104810 | ISBN 10: 1843104814

    All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome takes a playful look at Asperger Syndrome (AS), drawing inspiration from the feline world in a way that will strike a chord with all those who are familiar with AS.  Delightful colour photographs of cats bring to ... more

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  • Cover image of book Different Like Me: My Book of Autism Heroes by Jennifer Elder
    Different Like Me: My Book of Autism Heroes - by Jennifer Elder

    £11.99   hardback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781843108153 | ISBN 10: 1843108151

    Different Like Me introduces children aged 8-12 years to famous, inspirational figures from the world of science, art, maths, literature, philosophy and comedy.  Eight-year-old Quinn, a young boy with Asperger's Syndrome, tells young readers abo ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
    The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time - by Mark Haddon

    £7.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780099450252 | ISBN 10: 0099450259

    The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is a murder mystery novel like no other. The detective - and narrator - is Christopher Boone. Christopher is fifteen and has Asperger's Syndrome. He knows a great deal about maths and very little ab ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Social Stories Book by Carol Gray and Abbie Leigh White
    My Social Stories Book - by Carol Gray and Abbie Leigh White

    £12.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9781853029509 | ISBN 10: 1853029505

    Over the last decade, Carol Gray's social stories approach has become established as a highly effective way of teaching social and life skills to children on the autistic spectrum. Taking the form of short narratives, the stories in My Social St ... more

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  • Cover image of book Blue Bottle Mystery: An Asperger Adventure by Kathy Hoopmann
    Blue Bottle Mystery: An Asperger Adventure - by Kathy Hoopmann

    £8.99   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9781853029783 | ISBN 10: 1853029785

    Nothing is quite the same after Ben and his friend Andy find an old bottle in the school yard. What is the strange wisp of smoke that keeps following them around? What mysterious forces have been unleashed? Things become even more complicated when B ... more

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