Challenge: Autistic Authors

Celebrate neurodiversity - read a book by an autistic author! This list was compiled from Books by Autistic Authors by Geek Club Books https://geekclubbooks.com/autistic-authors/, 100-ish Books on Autism and Neurodiversity by Not an Autism Mom https://notanautismmom.com/2020/07/20/autism-books/ and the library’s NoveList Plus resource https://mcldaz.org/research (search for Storyline: Own Voices and Subject: autism).

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Read Benji, the bad day, and me by Sally J. Pla
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Read It was supposed to be sunny by Samantha Cotterill
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Read Little senses: Nope. Never. Not for me! by Samantha Cotterill
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Read This beach is loud! by Samantha Cotterill
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Read Can I play too? by Samantha Cotterill
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Read Too sticky!: sensory issues with autism by Jen Malia
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Read The Someday birds by Sally J. Pla
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Read Can you see me? by Libby Scott and Rebecca Westcott
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Read Do you know me? by Libby Scott and Rebecca Westcott
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Read Get a grip, Vivy Cohen! by Sarah Kapit
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Read The many mysteries of the Finkel family by Sarah Kapit
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Read Me and Sam-Sam handle the apocalypse by Susan Vaught
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Read Planet earth is blue by Nicole Pantelakos
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Read Stanley will probably be fine by Sally J. Pla
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Read The Asperkid's secret book of social rules: the handbook of not-so-obvious social guidelines for tweens and teens with Asperger syndrome by Jennifer Cook O'Toole
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Read The Asperkid's game plan: extraordinary minds, purposeful play ... ordinary stuff by Jennifer Cook O'Toole
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Read Funny, you don't look autistic: a comedian's guide to life on the spectrum by Michael McCreary
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Read The state of Grace by Rachel Lucas
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Read Queens of geek by Jen Wilde
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Read Even if we break by Marieke Nijkamp
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Read On the edge of gone by Corinne Duyvis
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Read The spectrum girl's survival guide: how to grow up awesome and autistic by Siena Castellon
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Read Same but different: teen life on the autism express by Holly Robinson Peete, Ryan Elizabeth Peete, RJ Peete
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Read Diary of a Young Naturalist by Dara McAnulty
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Read Look me in the eye: my life with Asperger's by John Elder Robison
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Read Be different: adventures of a free-range Aspergian with practical advice for Aspergians, misfits, families & teachers by John Elder Robison
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Read Raising Cubby: a father and son's adventures with Asperger's, trains, tractors, and high explosives by John Elder Robison
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Read The reason I jump: the inner voice of a thirteen-year-old boy with autism by Naoki Higashida
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Read Fall down 7 times get up 8: a young man's voice from the silence of autism by Naoki Higashida
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Read Sincerely, your autistic child : What people on the autism spectrum wish their parents knew about growing up, acceptance, and identity by Emily Paige Ballou
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Read The Parents' Practical Guide to Resilience for Children aged 2-10 on the Autism Spectrum by Emma Goodall
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Read Odd girl out: my extraordinary autistic life by Laura E. James
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Read How to Be Human: An Autistic Man's Guide to Life by Jory Fleming
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Read Autism in heels: the untold story of a female life on the spectrum by Jennifer Cook O'Toole
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Read Good Trouble: Building a Successful Life and Business with Asperger's by Joe Biel
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Read Uncomfortable labels: my life as a gay autistic trans woman by Laura Kate Dale
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Read The kiss quotient by Helen Hoang
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Read The bride test by Helen Hoang
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