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

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ISBN-10: 0812994868

ISBN-13: 9780812994865

Edition: 2013

Authors: Naoki Higashida, K. A. Yoshida, David Mitchell

List price: $23.00
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You’ve never read a book like The Reason I Jump. Written by Naoki Higashida, a very smart, very self-aware, and very charming thirteen-year-old boy with autism, it is a one-of-a-kind memoir that demonstrates how an autistic mind thinks, feels, perceives, and responds in ways few of us can imagine. Parents and family members who never thought they could get inside the head of their autistic loved one at last have a way to break through to the curious, subtle, and complex life within. Using an alphabet grid to painstakingly construct words, sentences, and thoughts that he is unable to speak out loud, Naoki answers even the most delicate questions that people want to know. Questions such as:…    
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Book details

List price: $23.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 8/27/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 176
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

David Mitchell was born in 1969 and his first novel, GHOSTWRITTEN, was published by Sceptre in 1999 and won the Mail on Sunday/John Llewellyn Rhys Prize. His second novel, NUMBER9DREAM (2001) was shortlisted for the James Tait Black Memorial Prize. He was chosen as one of Granta's 20 Best Young British Novelists 2003. His latest novel is entitled, The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet. He has also written Black Swan Green and Cloud Atlas, which was made into a major motion picture film in 2012.