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Author Balfe, Abigail, author.

Title A different kind of normal / Abigail Balfe

Publication Info. New York : Crown Books for Young Readers, [2021]
©2021

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Location Call No. Status
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Children's New Books  J 920 BALFE    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Main Library - Children's Department  J616.85882 BAL    In Processing
 Burlington Public Library - Middle School New  M362 BALFE    Check Shelf
 Cheshire Public Library - Children's New  NEW J 616.85 BALFE    Check Shelf
 Cromwell-Belden Public Library - New Children's Books  J 616.85882 BAL    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - New Children's Materials  J B BALFE    Check Shelf
 Farmington, Main Library - Children's Department  J BIO BALFE, ABIGAIL    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - New Children's Books  J-B BALFE, ABIGAIL    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Children's Department  J616.85 BALFE    In Processing
 Rocky Hill, Cora J. Belden Library - Children's New Materials  J BALFE    Check Shelf

Edition First American edition.
Description 234 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 22 cm
Note Originally published by Puffin Books, London, in 2021.
Bibliography Contains bibliographic references.
Contents A memory -- An introduction -- Science, history & facts -- Abigail's world map -- School (toilets feature heavily) -- Special interests -- Emotions -- Family -- Sensory activities -- Social communication -- Humor -- Friendships -- Big school -- Puberty -- College -- My tips for navigating the neurotypical world if you are not neurotypical -- My tips for helping an autistic person feel seen -- My absolute best things about being autistic -- A final note.
Summary Hi! My name is Abigail, and I'm autistic. But I didn't know I was autistic until I was (kind of) an adult. This is my true story of growing up in the confusing "normal" world, all the while missing some Very Important Information about myself. There'll be scary moments involving toilets and crowded trains, heartwarming tales of cats and pianos, and funny memories including my dad and a mysterious tub of ice cream. Along the way, you'll also find some Very Crucial Information about autism. Important, funny, and completely unique, this book is for anyone who has ever felt different -- Provided by publisher.
Subject Balfe, Abigail -- Childhood and youth -- Juvenile literature.
Autistic people -- Great Britain -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Autistic children -- Great Britain -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Autism -- Juvenile literature.
Autistic children -- Life skills guides -- Juvenile literature.
Autism -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Autobiographies.
ISBN 0593566467 (library binding)
9780593566466 (library binding)
0593566459 (hardback)
9780593566459 (hardback)
0593566483 (paperback)
9780593566480 (paperback)
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