The Reason I Jump by Naoki Higashida

9 books for kids with characters who have autism

The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism

The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism by Naoki Higashida

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This book was full of wonderful information written in a way that it is easily understood. It even held up to being translated into English without losing its clarity. I think it’s a must read for anyone who has contact with people with autism.

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How to Talk to an Autistic Kid by Daniel Stefanski (an autistic kid)

9 books for kids with characters who have autism

How to Talk to an Autistic KidHow to Talk to an Autistic Kid by Daniel Stefanski
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Wonderful! Great information, written by an expert on the topic. This will hopefully help other kids and even adults understand their friends with autism. It’s well written in easy to understand language.

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9 books for kids with characters who have autism

books for kids with characters who have autism

The above linked article tells about books whose characters have autism. I haven’t read any of these yet, but they sounds interesting.

1. The Reason I Jump by Naoki Higashida

2. All My Stripes: A Story for Children with Autism by Shaina Rudolph and Danielle Royer

3. The Categorical Universe of Candice Phee by Barry Jonsberg

4. Noah Chases the Wind by Michelle Worthington

5. How to Be Human: Diary of an Autistic Girl by Florida Frenz

6. Since We’re Friends: An Autism Picture Book by Celeste Shally and David Harrington

7. Leah’s Voice by Lori DeMonia

8. My Friend with Autism by Beverly Bishop

9. How to Talk to an Autistic Kid by Daniel Stefanski (an autistic kid)