Temple Grandin: How the Girl Who Loved Cows Embraced Autism and Changed the World

Sy Montgomery (Author) Temple Grandin (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$18.99
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin
Publish Date
April 03, 2012
Pages
148
Dimensions
7.3 X 0.6 X 10.1 inches | 1.45 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780547443157

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About the Author

The Sibert medalist Sy Montgomery writes for adult and children about animals all over the world. From tarantulas in French Guiana, to pink dolphins in the Amazon, Sy explores the shared connections between humans and nature. Like Temple, Sy counts cows among her favorite animals. Sy lives in Hancock, New Hampshire. Visit her at www.symontgomery.com .

Reviews

-NYPL 100 Titles for Reading & Sharing, 2012

A well written, admiring and thought-provoking portrait.--Kirkus

Montgomery's book not only tells the powerful story of one amazing woman's life journey, but also has potential to help readers understand autistic people and animals.--Horn Book

It isn't easy to describe how the mind of someone with autism works, but Montgomery's biography effectively breaks the disorder down for a younger audience while introducing the extraordinary life of activist Temple Grandin.--Booklist

Lively, well-worded narrative...For librarians who struggle to find well-written biographies of women, this is a must-buy.--School Library Journal, starred review