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Catherine is the sister of a boy who has autism. She spends a lot of her time watching over him and has created a list of rules for him: 285 more words

Children's Books

It's Monday! What Are You Reading? 12/26/16

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is a meme started by Book Journey. The folks over at Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers have given it a children’s/YA spin. 72 more words


A Handful of Stars

A Handful of Stars by Cynthia Lord is about a girl named Lily and her blind dog, Lucky. When Lucky gets loose while Lily is walking him, he runs into the blueberry barrens. 224 more words

Book Review

Why Be Normal? by Kaitlyn

People with siblings that have disabilities try hard to be seen as normal will try to hide from society the fact that their siblings have a disability like when Catherine was talking to the movers and tells David to remember his “rules” but David doesn’t and Catherine is embarrassed so she lies to them and says she has to go on page 7. 218 more words


What People Believe Vs. The Truth by Shannon

People generally think that people with autism and other disabilities as do not have functioning brains. To prove this stereotype wrong, Rosie King gave a speech about how she had an extremely active imagination. 391 more words


The Minds of People with Autism by Sasha

Although people with autism like Jason and David tend to think differently than people without autism. It doesn’t mean that they live a less important life.  542 more words


The Realistic Relationship of Rules by Elliot

In Cynthia Lord’s novel Rules, Catherine’s relationship with David is a typical relationship between siblings with autism. Firstly, Catherine has to watch over David. The reason this is because Catherine is seen watching over David and babysitting him throughout the book. 156 more words