Lists and Suggestions for Kids

List: Autism

Cocca-Leffler, Maryann.

"Janine is one of a kind. She focuses on the positive while navigating life with disabilities. ...

Malia, Jen.

Also available in Hoopla. With help from her family and teacher, Holly overcomes her dislike of havi...

Reynolds, Peter H.

In a crowded park, a boy makes an airplane out of a piece of paper carried to him by a gentle breeze...

Rudolph, Shaina.

Zane rushes home to tell his mother about problems he faced during his school day, and she reminds h...

Spilsbury, Louise.

What is life like for an autistic child? This picture book tackles that question in a child-friendly...

Abrams, Kelsey.

"Ten-year-old Abby Ramirez, who is on the autism spectrum, has her hands full when an anxious G...

Arnold, Elana K.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. For Bixby Alexander Tam (nicknamed Bat), life tends to be fu...

Choldenko, Gennifer.

Moose has his hands full during the summer of 1936 watching his autistic sister, Natalie, and the wa...

Davis, Mandy.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. Lester's first days as a fifth grader at Quarry Element...

Farrer, Maria.

Also available in Hoopla. "An autistic younger brother, a frustrated older brother, and a frien...

Finnegan, Margaret Mary.

Fourth-graders Maisie and Hank, who has autism, become friends as they devise schemes to save a neig...

Galante, Cecilia.

Wren Baker is an anxious twelve-year-old, so when her mother goes into a hospital for depression, an...

Hautala, Beth.

Olivia, eleven, has a knack for finding lost things but when she promises her brother, Jacob, that s...

Jensen, Cordelia.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. Seventh-grader Lauren begins stealing to help children who, ...

Lupica, Mike.

Also available in Hoopla. "A girl with Asperger's joins Cassie's softball team but no...

Martin, Ann M.

Also available in Overdrive. Struggling with Asperger's, Rose shares a bond with her beloved do...

O'Donnell, Liam.

"Meet Myron: a third-grade detective who loves logic, facts, and solving mysteries. He does not...

Pla, Sally J.

Also available in Hoopla. Charlie, twelve, who has autism and obsessive compulsive disorder, must en...

Rorby, Ginny.

Since her mother died, twelve-year-old Lily has struggled to care for her severely autistic half-bro...

Hudgens, Bridget.

Bridget and Carlton are as close as any sister and brother. But their relationship is particularly s...

Guglielmo, Amy.

Presents the story of Grandins "squeeze machine," describing her childhood love of buildin...

Demuth, Patricia.

"Temple Grandin wasn't officially diagnosed with autism until she was in her 40s, but she ...

Cook, Julia.

Also available in Hoopla. "Zak knows he's not quite like his siblings and classmates. Brig...

Spilsbury, Richard.

Also available in Hoopla. According to the Centers for Disease Control, approximately 1 in 68 Americ...

Grossberg, Blythe N.

Offers guidance to young people with Asperger's syndrome by explaining how to understand and co...

Stefanski, Daniel.

Also available in Overdrive. A collection of personal stories, knowledgeable explanations, and suppo...

Chase, Bailey.

"Inspired by his journey with autism and overcoming food aversions, Chase Bailey's The Off...

Faber, Joanna.

Also available in Overdrive. With a combination of storytelling, cartoons, and fly-on-the-wall discu...

Ashcroft, Wendy.

The perfect handbook for any teacher looking for proven solutions for helping children with autism s...

Lewis, Lisa S.

Describes dietary intervention, from a scientific and personal approach, and provides gluten- and ca...

Brady, Lois Jean.

Also available in Hoopla. Autism? There's an app for that! Actually, there are more than 200 a...

Carlson, Nancy L.

"Armond doesn't want to go to Felicia's birthday party. Parties are noisy, disorganiz...

Gray, Carol.

"Over 180 social stories that teach everyday social skills to children and young adults with au...

Ozonoff, Sally.

"Packed with real-life stories and everyday problem-solving ideas, this book has given many ten...

Fein, Deborah.

Suspecting that your baby or toddler may have autism spectrum disorder or another developmental dela...

Traces the journey of ten children with autism and their families as they struggle and triumph by pa...

Siblings of kids who have autism have unique perspectives on Autistic Spectrum Disorder. These wise ...

Cain, Barbara S.

: Follows 14-year-old Jenny as she describes her day-to-day life with her younger autistic brother, ...

Grandin, Temple.

Also available in Overdrive. "A cutting-edge account of the latest science of autism, from the ...

Fiske, Kate E.

Introduction -- Understanding the experience of diagnosis -- Recognizing patterns of parent stress ...

Taylor, Lori Ashley.

Also available in Hoopla. "Over a decade ago, an autism diagnosis had confined Lori Ashley Tayl...

Information for people with Autism and anyone interested in learning about Autism. ...