Get a Grip, Vivy Cohen!

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Product Details

Price
$17.99  $16.55
Publisher
Dial Books
Publish Date
Pages
336
Dimensions
5.8 X 8.3 X 1.1 inches | 0.98 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780525554189

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About the Author

Sarah Kapit lives in Bellevue, Washington with her husband and their goofy orange cat. She earned a PhD in history from the University of California, Los Angeles, and she's always happy to talk about the history of women, medicine, and any other history geek topic. She has a longstanding involvement in the disability rights and neurodiversity movements, and serves as chairperson of the Association for Autistic Community. Get a Grip, Vivy Cohen! is her first novel.

Reviews

Praise for Get a Grip, Vivy Cohen!

β˜… "This vivid epistolary tale captures Vivy's growing sense of her own capabilities. . . . A satisfying baseball story that never minimizes the challenges of autism but celebrates skill, determination, and love for the game." --Kirkus, starred review

β˜… "A standout." --School Library Journal, starred review

β˜… "The story is so undeniably charming, the sports so exciting, the protagonist so sympathetic that readers will get sucked in. Kapit's debut is an exceedingly rare #OwnVoices account of an autistic girl--centered on that character--that gives a clear, authentic, and universally relatable representation of autism while telling a positive, upbeat, feel-good story about a girl's fight to play the game she loves." --Booklist, starred review