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Clover Kitty Goes to Kittygarten
After naptime, Ms. Snappytail marched the kitties through school like prisoners. A tail touched Clover’s face!
In her purrrrrsonal space!
THAT WAS IT.
Clover spit. She bit. She threw a fur-flying hissy-fit.
“I quit!” Continue reading
Just Ask! by Sonia Sotomayor
Be different. Be brave. Be you. These are the messages and themes in the picture book Just Ask! by United States Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. Just Ask is a wonderful book about communicating to learn about one another’s differences. In … Continue reading
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Since We’re Friends: An Autism Picture Book
Some kids think Matt is weird… they don’t want him to play because sometimes he acts wild when he’s excited.
Since we’re friends, I don’t want him to feel left out, so I ask Matt if he wants to play tag with me and my friends. Continue reading
I See Things Differently: A First Look at Autism
Most of us are pretty good at finding ways to ignore things that we don’t want to see or hear… but for people with autism, it can be harder to ignore things. All the sights and sounds around them come rushing into their brains like a giant wave. Continue reading