Neurodiverse Characters: Books for Young Readers

A Friend for Henry: (Books About Making Friends, Children's Friendship Books, Autism Awareness Books for Kids) Cover Image
By Jenn Bailey, Mika Song (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781452167916
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Published: Chronicle Books - February 26th, 2019

2020 Schneider Family Honor Book


The Girl Who Thought in Pictures: The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin (Amazing Scientists #1) Cover Image
By Julia Finley Mosca, Daniel Rieley (Illustrator)
$9.95
ISBN: 9781943147618
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Published: Innovation Press - March 5th, 2019

NSTA Best STEM Books for K-12 Selection
NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Books Selection
Dolly Gray Children's Literature Award Recipient
A Mighty Girl Book of the Year


All My Stripes: A Story for Children with Autism Cover Image
By Shaina Rudolph, Danielle Royer (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781433819179
Availability: Special Order
Published: Magination Press - March 9th, 2015

I'm Here Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781416996491
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - August 16th, 2011

I’m here.
And you’re there.
And that’s okay.
But…
maybe there will be a gentle wind that pulls us together.
And then I’ll be here and you’ll be here, too.

Pure, powerful and deceptively simple, bestselling author and illustrator Peter H.


When My Worries Get Too Big! Second Edition Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9781937473808
Availability: Special Order
Published: Aapc Publishing - October 1st, 2014

Worry and anxiety are on an upswing. In fact, anxiety is the most frequent of all mental disorders in children. High levels of stress and big emotions related to social situations, sensory issues, or general frustration are common in children who live with anxiety.


Thank You, Mr. Falker Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399231667
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Published: Philomel Books - May 4th, 1998

The real-life, classic story of a dyslexic girl and the teacher who would not let her fail. A perfect gift for teachers and for reading students of any age.


This Beach Is Loud! (Little Senses) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780525553458
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Published: Dial Books - June 18th, 2019

Patience, understanding, and a soothing exercise saves the beach day when excitement turns to sensory overload.


The Perfect Project: A Book about Autism (SEN Superpowers) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780711243286
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Published: QEB Publishing - October 15th, 2019

When Charlie’s class has to do a class project on trains, can he use his SEN Superpowers to help his group get the job done? SEN Superpowers: The Perfect Project explores the topic of autism with an empowering story and adorable illustrations.

The SEN Superpowers series celebrates the positive traits associated with a range of common SEN (Special Ed


Armond Goes to a Party: A book about Asperger’s and friendship Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781575424675
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Published: Free Spirit Publishing - April 10th, 2014

Armond doesn’t want to go to Felicia’s birthday party. Parties are noisy, disorganized, and smelly—all things that are hard for a kid with Asperger’s. Worst of all is socializing with other kids. But with the support of Felicia and her mom, good friends who know how to help him, he not only gets through the party, but also has fun.


Same Way Ben Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780807572221
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - October 1st, 2019

Ben likes things the same way every day at school—he sits at the same table, eats the same lunch, and likes the daily class routine. But when his teacher leaves to have her baby and a substitute teacher comes and changes everything, Ben gets upset. He liked everything the way it was before!


I See Things Differently: A First Look at Autism (First Look At...Series) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781438004792
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Published: B.E.S. - September 1st, 2014

Are there kids in your life who need a gentle way to learn about autism? This book will show what autism is and how it affects someone who has it. This is a wonderful catalyst for discussion that will help children to better understand and support autistic classmates or siblings.

Parents, teachers, and gift givers will find:


Phone Call with a Fish Cover Image
By Silvia Vecchini, Sualzo (Illustrator)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802855107
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Published: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers - September 5th, 2018

A story for anyone who has felt like a fish out of water


Prince Noah and the School Pirates (Prince Noah Book) Cover Image
By Silke Schnee, Heike Sistig (Illustrator)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780874867657
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Published: Plough Publishing House - August 1st, 2016

It's time for young Prince Noah to go to school. The prince, who starred in the book The Prince Who Was Just Himself, may be a little slower than other students, but he has no less joy in learning. In his kingdom, children go to school on sailing ships. There is a ship for girls and one for boys.