Books for Everything
The Book with No Pictures
Not A Box
Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth
What Do You Do with an Idea?
I Will Never Not Ever Eat a Tomato
Rosie Revere, Engineer
Fill a Bucket: A Guide to Daily Happiness for Young Children:
This book highlights the many ways that families and caregivers use to fill the buckets of children but also gives young children simple ideas on how to BE a bucket filler as well. This 24-page picture book is perfect for children, parents, grandparents, teachers and people that want to teach empathy, nurture kindness and create a positive environment in their home, classroom, workplace and community.
Taste Your Words
When Amera brings her bad mood home with her, her mom tells her to "taste her words." Amera's mean words taste like rotten eggs, spoiled milk, and lemons! As Amera realizes that her mean words make her feel bad and others feel worse, she starts saying the kindest, sweetest words she can find. This picture book is an excellent resource for parents who want to teach their kids to think before they speak. With humorous text and lively illustrations, Clark and Bright make it easy for even the youngest children to understand the power of their words.
Benjamin Back-Talk Watch Your Mouth
Benjamin is a little monkey with a bad habit of back talking. Doesn't matter what his parents say, he's just got to have the last word. But Benjamin quickly finds out that back talking comes with some consequences. And Benjamin must learn to speak his mind without talking back.
My Mouth is a Volcano
An empathetic approach to the habit of interrupting and teaches children a witty technique to help them manage their rambunctious thoughts and words. Told from Louis' perspective, this story provides parents, teachers, and counselors with an entertaining way to teach children the value of respecting others by listening and waiting for their turn to speak.
Little Respectful Spot: A Story about Respecting People, Places, and Things
Join a cute little yellow SPOT as he shows all the different ways to be respectful to people, places and things. With fun illustrations your child will be able to see actual scenarios that your child is in everyday! From being polite, to respecting personal space and property, your child will have a clear understand of what it means to be respectful and why it's so important.
Siblings of Children with Autism
Touches on the difficulties children encounter when they meet a child with autism or special needs. Siblings may find it hard to explain to their friends, or feel disappointed when others aren't understanding. This book tells the story of two sisters facing these challenges.
The Other Kid (workbook)
Parents and sibling support group leaders can use this workbook as a tool to help children express all their wonders and worries. The book allows the child to read, think, draw and discuss their feelings in a way that reassures them that their feelings are normal and acceptable.
What About Me?
Having a sibling on the spectrum brings great joy. It also brings a flurry of emotions, challenges and questions. Written by a seven-year-old boy, "What About Me?" works through the day-to-day struggles and joys of being an autism sibling.
My Brother with Autism: A Story Book to Celebrate Differences
My Brother with Autism gently introduces Autism to children. The story book encourages kids to be loving and mindful of the differences that exists between them and autistic kids.
We’re Amazing 1,2,3: A Story About Friendship and Autism
Part of Sesame Street's autism initiative that has expanded to include a new character with autism. Elmo introduces his longtime friend Julia to Abby, who's a little confused at first because Julia isn't saying hello. Elmo explains that Julia has autism, so she does things a little differently. Julia sometimes avoids direct eye contact, flaps her arms when she's excited, and is sensitive to some noises.
Just Right for You: A Story About Autism
A beautiful book geared toward introducing children to their autism diagnosis. Bright colored art, very well thought out, and perfect to help children understand life with autism.
Do You Want to Play?
Making Friends with an Autistic Kid: Many other children's books on this subject often depict the neurotypical child as doing their Autistic pal a favor by befriending them, often forcing them to first change a part of themselves.Do You Want to Play? takes a different approach, showing us that Autistic children are more than capable of making meaningful contributions to relationships, and suggests how typical children can alter their own approach in order to foster a true connection.
Why Johnny Doesn’t Flap: NT is Ok!
A picture book with a difference, Why Johnny Doesn't Flap turns the tables on common depictions of neurological difference by drolly revealing how people who are not on the autistic spectrum are perceived by those who are. The autistic narrator's bafflement at his neurotypical friend's quirks shows that 'normal' is simply a matter of perspective.
Looking After Louis
A young girl sits next to a boy named Louis at school. Louis has autism and communicates through echolalia and has an aide at school, but through imagination, kindness, and a special game of soccer, his classmates find a way to join him in his world. Then they can include Louis in theirs.
The Girl Who Thought in Pictures
The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin: When young Temple was diagnosed with autism, no one expected her to talk, let alone become one of the most powerful voices in modern science. Yet, the determined visual thinker did just that. Her unique mind allowed her to connect with animals in a special way, helping her invent groundbreaking improvements for farms around the globe!