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Temple Grandin How the Girl Who Loved Cows Embraced Autism and Changed the World

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ISBN-10: 0547443153

ISBN-13: 9780547443157

Edition: 2012

Authors: Sy Montgomery, Temple Grandin

List price: $18.99
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When Temple Grandin was born, her parents knew that she was different. Years later she was diagnosed with autism.When Temple’s doctor wanted her institutionalized, her mother believed in her and so Temple went to school, instead.Today, Dr. Temple Grandin is a brilliant scientist and professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University. Her world-changing career has revolutionized the livestock industry. A passionate advocate for autism, Temple uses her experience to prove that autistic people can have "normal" lives.This compelling biography takes us inside Temple Grandin’s extraordinary mind and opens the door to understanding autism.
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Book details

List price: $18.99
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 4/3/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 160
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Mari Takabayashi was born in Tokyo, Japan, and studied at Otsuma Women’s College. She illustrated Flannel Kisses and Marshmallow Kisses and is the author and illustrator of I Live in Brooklyn and I Live in Toyko. She lives with her husband and their two children in New York.Sy Montgomery is an author, naturalist, newspaper columnist, scriptwriter, and radio commentator who writes award-winning books for children as well as adults. She lives in Hancock, New Hampshire. Visit her website at symontgomery.com.      Sy Montgomery and photographer Nic Bishop won the Sibert Medal in 2011 for their collaborative work on Kakapo…    

Temple Grandin was born August 29, 1947 in Boston, Massachusetts. She is a bestselling author, doctor and professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University, and leader of both the animal welfare and autism advocacy movements. Grandin was diagnosed with autism in 1950. She was immediately placed in a structured nursery, had speech therapy, and had a nanny spend hours playing turn-based games with her. At the age of four, she began talking and her progress continued. In 1970, Grandin received her bachelor's degree in psychology from Franklin Pierce College in Rindge, New Hampshire. She received her master's degree in animal science from Arizona State University in 1975, and in 1989,…