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Taylor Jane Simon is an eighteen-year-old girl with Asperger’s Syndrome who has a refreshingly different view of the people she encounters and the life she wants to have. Young adult readers will identify with Taylor’s struggle for independence and self-control, and empathize as she outlines the ways—both positive and negative-- that her Asperger’s Syndrome affects her daily life. Connecting with a play by Samuel Beckett, Taylor explores a fear of solitary existence while reaching out to a world at times perplexing. Most important, Taylor wants to be seen as an individual, not as a stereotypical “person with special needs,” or a rare wild flower—images that haunt her from the past. A cameo performance by Taylor’s new gerbil — Harold Pinter-- adds further emphasis to themes of existentialism and humour.

About the Author

Bev Brenna is an assistant professor of education at the University of Saskatchewan and a former special education consultant, as well as the author of six books for young people, including Wild Orchid and The Moon Children, both from Red Deer Press.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780889954373
Author:
Brenna, Beverley
Publisher:
Red Deer Press
Subject:
Social Issues - Special Needs
Subject:
Social Issues - Emotions & Feelings
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Situations / General
Subject:
Situations / Special Needs
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Special Needs
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Publication Date:
20101031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 6 to 12
Language:
English
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
7.25 x 5.25 in 0.30 lb
Age Level:
12-12

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