Different Like Me introduces children aged 8 to 12 years tofamous, inspirational figures from the world of science, art, math,literature, philosophy and comedy.
Eight-year-old Quinn, a young boy with Asperger's Syndrome,tells young readers about the achievements and characteristics of hisautism heroes, from Albert Einstein, Dian Fossey and Wassily Kandinskyto Lewis Carroll, Benjamin Banneker and Julia Bowman Robinson, amongothers. All excel in different fields, but are united by the fact thatthey often found it difficult to fit in-just like Quinn.
Fully illustrated in colour and written in child-friendly language,this book will be a wonderful resource for children, particularlychildren with autism, their parents, teachers, carers and siblings
Banneker. Andy Kaufman. Wassily Kandinsky. Julia Bowman Robinson. Piet
Mondrian. Alan Turing. Sophie Germain. Lewis Carroll. Isaac Newton.
Nikola Tesla. Paul Erdos. Glenn Gould. Immanuel Kant. Barbara
McClintock. Joseph Cornell. Hans Christian Andersen. Temple Grandin.
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