The reason i jump [electronic resource] : The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism. Naoki Higashida.
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- ISBN: 9780812994872 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: New York : Random House, 2013.
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"One of the most remarkable books I've ever read. It's truly moving, eye-opening, incredibly vivid."--Jon Stewart, The Daily ShowNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR AND BOOKISH • FINALIST FOR THE BOOKS FOR A BETTER LIFE FIRST BOOK AWARDNEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERYou've never read a book like The Reason I Jump. Written by Naoki Higashida, a very smart, very self-aware, and very charming thirteen-year-old boy with autism, it is a one-of-a-kind memoir that demonstrates how an autistic mind thinks, feels, perceives, and responds in ways few of us can imagine. Parents and family members who never thought they could get inside the head of their autistic loved one at last have a way to break through to the curious, subtle, and complex life within. Using an alphabet grid to painstakingly construct words, sentences, and thoughts that he is unable to speak out loud, Naoki answers even the...
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Text Difficulty 4
MG+/Upper middle grades (6th-12th)
5.8 ATOS Level
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