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Thinking in Pictures: And Other Reports from My Life with Autism

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When Temple Grandin was born, her parents knew that she was different. Years later she was diagnosed with autism.

While Templeand#8217;s doctor recommended a hospital, her mother believed in her. Temple went to school instead.

Today, Dr. Temple Grandin is a scientist and professor of animal science at Colorado State University. Her world-changing career revolutionized the livestock industry. As an advocate for autism, Temple uses her experience as an example of the unique contributions that autistic people can make.

This compelling biography complete with Templeand#8217;s personal photos takes us inside her extraordinary mind and opens the door to a broader understanding of autism.

Synopsis:

An authorized biography about Temple Grandin's life with autism and her groundbreaking work as a scientist, and designer of cruelty-free livestock facilities, by Sibert Medal-winning author Sy Montgomery. Includes photographs, many from Temple's personal collection.

About the Author

Sy Montgomery is an author,andnbsp;naturalist, newspaper columnist,andnbsp;scriptwriter, and radio commentator who writes award-winning books for children as well as adults. She lives in Hancock, New Hampshire.andnbsp;Visit her website at symontgomery.com.
andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; Syandnbsp;Montgomery and photographer Nic Bishop won theandnbsp;Sibert Medal in 2011andnbsp;for their collaborative work on Kakapo Rescue:andnbsp;Saving the World's Strangest Parrot,andnbsp;another Scientist in the Field title.andnbsp;andnbsp;

TEMPLE GRANDINandnbsp;is one of the worldand#8217;s most accomplished and well-known adults with autism. She is a professor at Colorado State University and the author of several best-selling books, which have sold more than a million copies. The HBO movie based on her life, starring Claire Danes, received seven Emmy Awards.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780385477925
Subtitle:
How the Girl Who Loved Cows Embraced Autism and Changed the World
Author:
Grandin, Temple
Author:
Montgomery, Sy
Publisher:
HMH Books for Young Readers
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Autism
Subject:
Autistic Disorder
Subject:
Autism -- Patients -- United States -- Biography.
Subject:
Autistic Disorder -- personal narratives.
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
9934.
Publication Date:
20120403
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
from 5 up to 9
Illustrations:
Full-color photogrpahs
Pages:
148
Dimensions:
10 x 7 in 1.46 lb
Age Level:
from 9 up to 12

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