Whether you have someone in your family or school who's on the spectrum or are just looking for a compelling read, these books deliver. Some focus on kids who are dealing with the challenges of having an autistic sibling. In others, the young person on the spectrum drives the action, fighting desperados in the Wild West, solving a mystery in London, or trying to win a basketball game in fifth grade.
Touching fourth-grade story of empathy and kindness.
Fun, gentle story about kids gaining confidence and empathy.
Gripping mystery told by kid with Asperger's.
Poignant tale of autistic girl and her dog. (Pictured above)
Newbery honoree about life with an autistic sib.
Realistic look inside the world of a tween with autism.
Acclaimed book with mature themes is best for older kids.
Funny, violent Wild West saga of autistic kid vs. killers.
Relatable novel in verse shows life with autistic brother.
Gorgeously moving story about autistic teen.
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