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Same but Different

Same but Different

by Ryan Elizabeth Peete, RJ Peete, Holly Robinson Peete
Being a teen is hard enough. But when you have autism, or your sibling is struggling with the condition, life can be a topsy-turvy ride. What happens when you come face to face with dating, parties, sports, body changes, school, and kids who just don't get you? Where do you turn when your sibling with autism is the butt of jokes, the victim of misunderstood social cues, and the one everyone thinks is weird?


With insight and humor, Same but Different explores the many aspects of teen autism while daring to address issues and feelings nobody talks about. This powerfully rendered book is timely and one of a kind. It paints an important story of hope for teens and families living with autism, and lets us see that everybody's unique rhythm is worth dancing to.
Ages
14, 15, 16, 17, 18
Interest Level
Grades 9 - 12
DRA
50
Guided Reading
V
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
224
Genre
Realistic Fiction

About the Authors

Ryan Elizabeth Peete Ryan Elizabeth Peete is the co-author of "My Brother Charlie."
RJ Peete
Holly Robinson Peete

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