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Can you see me? : expected to fit in, proud to stand out

By: SCOTT, LIBBY Westcott, Rebecca

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1407195670 / 9781407195674
Paperback
823.92
02/05/2019
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England
20 cm 365 pages
Children / Juvenile  Learn More

With diary entries written by eleven-year-old Libby Scott, based on her own experiences of autism, this pioneering book, written in collaboration with esteemed author Rebecca Westcott, hasbeen widely praised for its realistic portrayal of autism. Tally is eleven years old and she's just like her friends.

Well, sometimes she is. If she tries really hard to be. Because there's something that makes Tally not the same as her friends.

Something she can't cover up, no matter how hard she tries: Tally is autistic. Tally's autism means there are things that bother her even though she wishes they didn't.

It means that some people misunderstand, her and feel frustrated by her. People think that because Tally's autistic, she doesn'trealise what they're thinking, but Tally sees and hears - and notices - all of it. And, honestly? That's not the easiest thing to live with. Perfect for fans of Wonder and The Goldfish Boy, this sucker punch to the heart is valuable reading for children and adults alike. Endearing, insightful and warmly uplifting, Can You SeeMe? is a story of autism, empathy and kindness that will touch readers of all ages.

BIC:

JNSL Teaching of students with emotional & behavioural difficulties, YFB General fiction (Children's / Teenage), YFN Family & home stories (Children's / Teenage), YFS School stories (Children's / Teenage)

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