To Be Me: Understanding What It's Like to Have Asperger Syndrome
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©2005. By Rebecca Etlinger. Illustrated by Mark Tomassi. This colorfully illustrated book is about a boy named David, who has Asperger Syndrome (AS). Told from David's point of view, the story focuses on his social difficulties, as he struggles to fit in with his classmates at school. After receiving a diagnosis of AS, David begins to understand his own differences and the differences of others, and he learns to accept himself. He also describes his own unique characteristics, and he provides helpful tips for typical students who have classmates with AS. For children ages 7-12. (Hardcover; 19 pages.)
©2007-2008. Autism Society of North Carolina.